Unbelievable but True –These Lakes are Man Made

Our planet, Earth is truly blessed with abundant breath-taking land forms. However, god’s best creation, human also has done wonders to beautify planet earth (let’s keep the global warming aside for sometime). Trust us, you have to see these ingenious man made lake beauties to believe.

Here’s a list of five absolutely stunning man-made lakes that will prove that people with an artistic mind and creativity are capable of forging mind-boggling formations on this planet! Keep reading!

Kenyir Lake, Malaysia

Kenyir Lake, Malaysia

Surrounded by lush tropical rainforests, this stunning man-made lake is a perfect retreat for nature lovers.

Location: Hulu Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia

Your Must-Do Bucket List: Taking a boat ride is a must as it’s the only way to access many of the caves and waterfalls dotted around the shores

Tourist Attractions: Fishing, bird watching, kayaking and canoeing

The Ultimate Travel Packing Checklist:

  • Tripod for your camera (to take pictures in low light conditions)
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Mosquito repellent
  • First aid travel kit with personal medicine
  • Raincoat, poncho or umbrella
  • Headlamp or flashlight
  • Fishing rod

Navigation: Lake Kenyir is a one-hour drive from Kuala Terengganu Sultan Mahmud Airport.

Lake Dunstan, New Zealand

Lake Dunstan, New Zealand

Lake Dunstan on New Zealand’s South Island offers outdoor activities year-round. And it is considered to be one of the safest lakes in the country.

Location: Central Otago District, Otago Region, South Island

Tourist Attractions: Yachting, rowing, fishing, swimming, picnicking, horse trailing, cycling, and camping

The Ultimate Travel Packing Checklist:

  • Don’t overload the boat
  • Carry safety equipment
  • Don’t overload the boat
  • Ensure engine reliability
  • Guard against fire & petrol spills
  • Don’t mix drinking & boating
  • Carry reserve fuel

Navigation: Queenstown is 26 miles from Lake Dunstan Motel, and Wanaka is 24 miles from Lake Dunstan. The nearest airport is Queenstown Airport, 22 miles from Lake Dunstan Motel.

Lake Nasser, Egypt

Lake Nasser, Egypt

Located in southern Egypt, Lake Nasser is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, stretching across 2,030 square miles. It was formed when the Aswan High Dam was built across the Nile between 1958 and 1970.

Location: Egypt

Tourist Attractions: Boat Safari, Desert Lake Safari, Abu Simbel Safari, and Private Safari

The Ultimate Travel Packing Checklist:

  • First aid travel kit with personal medicine
  • Tripod for your camera (to make pictures in low light conditions)
  • Sun screen lotion
  • Water bottles

Navigation: The nearest airports to Lake Nasser are Abu Simbel Airport, Aswan International Airport.

Let the adventure begin. Have a safe & enjoyable time!

Lake Guerlédan, France

Lake Guerledan, France

Lake Guerlédan is a spectacular artificial lake situated in the heart of Brittany, France. With panoramic views, the beauty spot was created to power the Guerlédan dam.

Location: Situated in the centre of Brittany, France

Tourist Attractions: walking and cycling trails, windsurfing, canoeing and kayaking

The Ultimate Travel Packing Checklist:

  • Tripod for your camera
  • Sun screen lotion
  • Mosquito repellent
  • First aid travel kit with personal medicine
  • Raincoat, poncho or umbrella
  • Headlamp or flashlight
  • Fishing rod

Navigation: The nearest airport is Dinard Brittany Airport, 84 km from Lake Guerlédan.

Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe

Lake Kariba

Lake Kariba is Zambia’s undiscovered Riviera! It offers spectacular views, stunning sunsets, great fishing, boating opportunities, water sports or wonderful relaxing holidays or weekends for just soaking up in the sunshine.

Tip: Swimming is not advised.

Location: Border of Zambia & Zimbabwe

Tourist Attractions: Fishing, kayaking, and canoeing

The Ultimate Travel Packing Checklist:

  • Mosquito repellent
  • First aid travel kit with personal medicine
  • Raincoat, poncho or umbrella
  • Headlamp or flashlight

Navigation: It will take 4 hours from Kariba Airport to Lake Kariba

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