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We sleep in the hotels and we are enjoying the ⛵ and drink
The scenery was awesome which, really added spark to all the pictures we took.
Excellent fishing destination
Fishing in the Vaal Dam.
More info about Vaal Dam
The Vaal Dam is one of the closest and most popular weekend destinations in Gauteng. It is located about 145kms south of Johannesburg, about an hour and a half's drive, and 175kms from Pretoria. The dam is the fourth largest in South Africa and a favourite place for those in the land-locked provinces to enjoy all kinds of water sports.
The dam was completed in 1938, and even has an island that is almost 5km long. It is known for hosting many exciting world class sports events, including the famous Round The Island yacht race. The Vaal Dam is unusual as its shoreline spans across three provinces, the Free state, Gauteng and Mpumalanga.
Things to do
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... Show more
About Guest Houses
For a more down to earth experience there are guest houses. Less expensive than hotels, they offer a more homey environment, as well as more privacy. Converted from a private house it’s a much gentler environment and for those with furry friends, there are also pet friendly options. They are usually well situated with shops and places of interest nearby. Being so small it offers a much more personal and intimate attention to it’s upkeep, leaving you with a more polished and homely experience.