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Visitor centres

Visitors Centres – Expanding minds since 1974

Eskom’s Generation Division has five visitors centres - based at the following power stations:  Drakensberg (hydro pumped storage),  Ingula (hydro pumped storage), Koeberg (nuclear), Lethabo (coal-fired) and Palmiet (hydro pumped storage).
The Visitors Centres’ facilities include interactive models demonstrating how electricity is generated as well as informative and colourful displays. Presentations are tailored to suit visitors needs and tours of the power stations can be organised. Bookings are essential.
Invitation to visit Eskom Visitors Centres during Heritage month:
Please visit the "Eskom School Yard" for more information





Lethabo: Northern Free State accessible via the highways from Johannesbug, Pretoria and Bloemfontein.


Drakensberg : Between Harrismith and Bergville in the Northern Berg of KwaZulu-Natal.



Koeberg: About 30 km from Cape Town on the West Coast road.

Palmiet: About 80 km from Cape Town on the N2 national road south.


Ingula:  About 50km from Ladysmith in KwaZulu-Natal,  off the R103
Did you know?
    • Eskom produces approximately 60% of the electricity on the African continent and, in terms of generating capacity, is the TENTH largest power company in the world.
    • Eskom's 26 power stations, located in different parts of the country, use coal, water, kerosene or uranium as their primary energy source and together keep the lights burning throughout southern Africa.
    • Lethabo Power Station burns the lowest grade coal in the world.
    • Koeberg is the only nuclear power station on the African continent.
    • Apart from the dams and transmission lines, Drakensberg is located entirely underground.
    • Palmiet is situated in the UNESCO registered Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, heart of the fynbos plant kingdom