Water Sports

Private slipway with boat launching available - guests are welcome to bring their watercrafts (boats, jetski's, etc.) for a minimal fee.

Tractor available to assist with launching and retrieve at minimal fee.

Non Motorised Watersports.

Pedal Boats, Canoes, kayaks available to all guest daily.

Motorised water sports.

Motorised water sports such as super tube, banana boat , water skiiing available at a nominal fee and is subject to water and weather conditions.

Speed boat Hire with skipper available by appointment.

All persons utilising motorized equipment on the vaal dam need to possess the necessary licencing and Certification.

We cannot by law allow any underaged or unlicensed personal to utilities our facilities.


Fishing along our 350-meter waterfront, you will find species such as barber, common carp, mirror carp, grass carp, smallmouth yellowfish, largemouth yellowfish and mudfish.

Fishing equipment available for a nominal charge.

Fisherman are encouraged to practise safe fishing methods.

Swimming Pools

Embrace the sunshine and enjoy a lazy day by the pool. well maintained swimming pool and kiddies pool are available for your enjoyment.

Kids Playground

The Kids Playground offers a jungle gym, slides, swings, sea saws and a trampoline for the ultimate kiddies enjoyment.

Convenience Store

Our onsite convenience store, Cafe@VMR stocks all the essentials that you may require during your stay, They also offer a take away menu should you not feel like firing up the braai.

Games Room

Kick back and relax with a game of pool or table tennis; rock the foosball, or challenge the gang to a board game!

Property Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Kiddies Pool
  • Kiddies play area
  • Games room
  • Stalls for vendors
  • Lapa
  • Lapa can be rented at a nominal charge for any event. Example events are weddings, birthdays, corporate functions, etc.
  • Boat house and watersport centre 50m2
  • Speed Boat Trips (Surcharge)
  • Water sports
  • Boat lockers
  • Braai facilities
  • Fishing
  • Walking and running
  • Luxurious fully equipped self-catering chalets
  • 350m of private water-front
  • Laundromat
  • Spa
  • No alcohol is allowed to be consumed on the premises.

Close by:

The main activities at the Vaal Dam are mainly around the many Water sports on offer! There is skiing, jet skiing, wake boarding, scuba diving, rowing, yachting, windsurfing, white water rafting, tubing, and canoeing. The dam is fabulous for speed boating, and a great place to keep a boat. However, one could rather just relax and float around on a lilo, take a relaxed swim, or indulge in drinks on a boat cruise. For fishing enthusiasts, the dam offers many quiet and secluded spots perfect for an afternoon of fishing.

Land based activities are also on offer. One could take a relaxed cycle along one of the many tracks surrounding the dam, or heat things up on one of the mountain biking paths. Other adventure activities include rock climbing; which provides spectacular views of the dam, paintball, which is great fun for the whole family, etc.

  • Harbour Town | Mini golf course, Vaal Marina
  • Emerald Resort and Casino | Family activities, Ten pin bowling, casino, restaurants
  • Vanderbijlpark | Historic Motorcycle Museum
  • Deneysville | Magic Garden Centre | Family activities, Restaurant
  • Deneysville Croc Range, Deneysville
  • Vereeniging | Magic Tavern | Restaurant, live music
  • Anchor Creek Marina | Laser tagging, Sundowner cruises
  • Kariba Ranch | Restaurant, family activities, animals
  • Placecol | Spa treatments, Riversquare mall, Three rivers
  • Bass Lake | 4X4 Trails
  • Henley on Klip
  • Riviera on Vaal Country Club | Golf course, Vereeniging
  • Barnyard Theatre, Vereeniging
  • Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve
  • Sharpeville Township and Memorial | Township tours are offered by Vaal Teknorama Museum (Vaaltek), located in Vereeniging. Booking is required. +27 (0)16 450-3030