Botswana National Monuments and protected areas

Bokaa Dam
Bokaa Dam

Botswana has over 2,500 such sites, of which more than 100 have been gazetted. The National Monuments and Relics Act of 2001 ensures that the sites are adequately protected. Most are free to visit, and some have full time guides. Continuing the series of articles, MIKE and JEREMY BROOK* cover Bokaa Dam, Phakalane Ponds and Matsieng Rock Engravings, all within an hour’s drive, north of Gaborone.

Bokaa Dam

Situated in the Kgatleng District, about 30 kilometres north of Gaborone on the road to Francistown, Bokaa Dam was constructed in 1990 by damming the Metsimotlhabe River just south of Bokaa village.

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