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Kariba Dam Wall

WELCOME to Eagles Rest - the holiday destination of choice.

 A visit to Siavonga is not complete without a visit to the Dam Wall.

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the spill gates are only opened when the Lake levels are high
and the view presented to visitors is normally without spilling water.

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despite not spilling water, the wall itself is an impressive piece of engineering.

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construction of the wall began in 1957 and was completed in 1960

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 two spill gates open as viewed from the Zambian side.

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from the Dam Wall the river makes it's way through the Kariba gorge.

Visiting the Dam Wall is easy - all you need is some form of identification.

Drive to the Immigration and Customs area at the border post and obtain a gate pass.
then drive down the border road to the Dam Wall car park.
take a walk along the wall and enjoy the magnificent structure and impressive views.


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