Phobane Lake in the Nkwaleni Valley between Eshowe and Melmoth was constructed on the Mhlatuze River to provide an assured water supply to the developing port and industrial complex at Richards Bay. It is the second largest dam in KwaZulu Natal and is a top fishing site offering good catches of Largemouth bass and barbel.
Take the Shakaland/Phobane Lake turnoff on the R66 and continue past Shakaland.
- Mehlamasha, KwaZulu-Natal
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