Benmore Dam


New Zealand’s largest earth dam, Benmore is part of the Waitaki hydroelectricity power scheme and built in the 1960s. After the lake (which covers an area of 75 km²) was created the incidence of seismic shocks increased by a factor of three to six times. Here you can explore, swim, boat, fish and more while enjoyin your stay at Otematata […]

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