The Avis Dam is a dam outside of Windhoek, Namibia. It was built in 1933 by the South African colonial authorities. It first flooded in April 1934, but only exceeded 75% again in 2007.Take a look at our Windhoek trip planner to schedule your visit to Avis Dam Nature Reserve and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
There are at least 187 different species of birds.
Avis Dam Nature Reserve Reviews
all dog owners know this place and go there at least once a week, some even go daily - you can reach the walking area from two parkings more »
We stopped here for our first bird spotting site in Nambia and got over 40 different species from a easy 1.5 hours walk around. Nice having a high area across the Dam and then easy walking around the.... more »
If you make sure to go when it's busy, around sunset it feels safe. Looks great after the recent rain
Avis Dam is a great place to do a walk near Windhoek. For birds it's really great, including the potential to see a number of Namibia's specials, such as rockrunner.
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