Much famed as the rivier or kamma in Africa, the country is believed to be connected by a number of rivers that have been derived from the root called Amanzi, which means water in Zulu. Be it a long stretch of the rivers or the small springs called the spruit by the Afrikaans, these rivers are one of the most indispensable natural resources that form the core of survival in Africa.
Take a look at the 10 best rivers in South Africa that one must explore on their next trip to this wildlife paradise with their loved ones.
River Gariep or popularly known as River Orange is one of the most significant rivers of South Africa. Besides being the longest river in South Africa, Gariep is a key driver for South Africa. Originating from the Drakensberg in Lesotho, River Orange flows all the way to Alexander’s Bay and empties into the Atlantic Ocean. While the river doesn’t traverse any major cities, it plays a significant part in irrigation systems of South Africa which makes it an important river.
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Though a small river and just a tributary of the River Limpopo, the importance of this river arises from the presence of 7 dams all through its course, this makes the river important source of power generation for South Africa…