Blyde Dam Boat Cruise

  • About 2 hours


Enjoy the splendour of the third largest canyon in the world. Unquestionably being the largest ‘green canyon’ due to its lush subtropical foliage. An interpretation tour by a tour guide will take you to the you to the rare living Kadishi Tufa waterfall and the Three Rondawels. An abundance of wildlife will keep you distracted while learning more about the natural history of the Blyde Canyon.

The Blyde River Canyon supports large diversity of life, including numerous fish and Antelope species as well as Hippos and Crocodiles, primate species and a diversity of birdlife such as the African Fish Eagle, African Finfoot and much more.

Possibly the best view in the whole of the Blyde River Canyon is of the “Three Rondavels”, huge, round rocks, thought to be reminiscent of the houses or huts of the indigenous people, known as rondavels. The Canyon is famous for the Kadishi Tufa waterfall. At 200m (around 660 feet) in height it is the second tallest Tufa waterfall on earth. In the case of the Kadishi Tufa fall, the formation that has been produced strikingly resembles a face which is crying profusely, and is thus sometimes known as the weeping face of nature.

Good to know

  • Depending on weather conditions
  • Children above 12 years pays adult price
  • As we don’t serve drinks or snacks on the boat, you are welcome to bring with
  • Please take note that no alcohol is allowed on the boat!


  • 1.5 hour boat trip


  • Items of a personal nature
  • Food and drinks (bring your own)


  • Camera
  • Something to drink and to eat


  • Comfortable clothes suitable for season

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August, 2019

Absolutely stunning views and one has the chance to see hippos and crocodiles if you're happy. A great little excretion that won't put one out of pocket.

April, 2019

The boat is nothing fancy but the scenery is worth the trip. Guide was nice.

March, 2019

Very enjoyable trip. Ensure to take cash as there are consevation fees payable at entrance gate

August, 2019

Excellent vantage point to view

April, 2019

It was invigorating. Andries was a great host.

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The guest can cancel free of charge until 48 hours before arrival. The guest will be charged the total price if they cancel in the 48 hours days before arrival.

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The beauty of Table Mountain, Lions Head and the Atlantic Sea Board coastline from the comfort of our kayaks is unrivalled. Dolphins, seals, penguins, Sunfish and occasionally whales frequent our Cape Town.

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R260 per person
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R260 per person
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