Vaal Dam Accommodation

The Vaal Dam has long been a retreat for busy city dwellers in Johannesburg and Pretoria. The dam is the second biggest in South Africa (by area) and is a hub of water sport activities for South Africaís interior. Visiting the Vaal Dam offers both a sense of tranquillity and a wide variety of activities to partake in.

The dam, which was completed in the late 1930ís has a shoreline of 800km and holds a huge volume of water. It is supplied with water from the Lesotho Highlands Water Project and plays a vital role in the water supply infrastructure of Gauteng and surrounding the areas.

While the Vaal Dam touches 3 South African provinces, the most active section of the damís shoreline is in Gauteng (despite the largest section of the shoreline being in the Free State). On weekends and over holiday periods Joburgers make the 1-2 hour trip down to the damís shore to relax and take part in water sports.

Some of things that people get up to while on holiday at the Vaal Dam include kite-surfing, canoeing, paddle boating, power boating and jet-skiing, wake boarding and water skiing. The Vaalís fish population, which includes carp, barbell, bass and yellow fish, draws  fishermen who either pick a solitary spot on the shore or fish off the side of a boat. Since the Vaal Dam attracts fishermen from all over SA, most make use of the resorts and fishing accommodation readily available in the area.

Yachting is also a popular activity on the dam and it plays host to the largest inland yachting regatta in the world Ė the Round the Island regatta. This regatta circumvents the 5 kilometre long island in the dam (which was once used as a secret meeting spot for the apartheid government). Numerous other boating events take place throughout the year too.

Stay at one of the  many self-catering cottages, BnBís or guesthouses on offer at the Vaal Dam and treat yourself to a relaxing break.

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From R450 pps


Aqua Blue Guest House is part of Aqua View Group and was formed in 2011 as a hospitality group offering services in the tourism industry. In the Group there are 4 Guest Houses, 2 Wedding Venues and 1... More Info

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Located only 100km/hr from Johannesburg, the quiet town of Deneysville is the perfect getaway destination for a quick break from the hustle and bustle of city life. Relax and unwind at our Bed and Bre... More Info

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From R250 pps


A Favourite choice for Deneysville Accommodation Stone Cottage offers three star standard facilities in one and two bedroom cottages each sleeping five persons these are available on either a self cat... More Info

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Anchor Creek Marina

From R120 pps


Anchor Creek Marina is situated in the quiet town of Deneyesville on the banks of the Vaal Dam. The property offers basic self-catering accommodation and camping facilities on the waterís edge. Th... More Info

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The Aqua View at 19 Guest House is located in Aqua Street 2 houses away from the Vaal Dam in the quaint town of Deneysville, one hour from Johannesburg. We offer elegant, spacious and comfortable acco... More Info

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From R400 pps


The Aqua View Group was formed in 2011 as a hospitality group offering services in the tourism industry. In the Group there are 4 Guest Houses, 2 Wedding Venues and 1 Game Farm situated on the Vaal D... More Info

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From R450 pps

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Aqua Marine Guest House is part of Aqua View Group and was formed in 2011 as a hospitality group offering services in the tourism industry. In the Group there are 4 Guest Houses, 2 Wedding Venues and... More Info

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From R750 pps


A tastefully furnished and spacious four bedroom bed and breakfast holiday property. Close to the village centre with its many shops and stores and within easy walking distance. The main bedroom i... More Info

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This charming and quaint four bedroom house, is tastefully furnished. It has a self contained Kitchen, four bedrooms with two bathrooms and a additional outside shower and toilet, the lounge / dining... More Info

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Vaalnest Boutique Hotel
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From R652 pps

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The Vaalnest Boutique Hotel is located on the banks of the Vaal Dam in the quaint town of Vaal Marina. It redefines luxurious accommodation with a 4 star rating. We are a number one stop location on r... More Info

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Vaal Dam Reviews

Vaal Dam Accommodation has been rated 3.5/5 based on 55 reviews.

Vaal Dam
Vaal Dam was great as usual had lots of fun there's a lot one can do over there.
- Fezile Qambela

Vaal Dam
The Vaal dam is breathtaking, there's something about the dam that gives off positive energy. I love the places around there, full of nature and full of life. If you want to have the experience of a life time visit the Vaal Dam
- Lebo Sekano

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Had a wonderful time using all facilities available.

Thanks.

- Irwin Glover

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Beautiful
- Stephen Sweetman

Vaal Dam
If you want time out yet not too far from JHB, the Vaal Dam is your place.
- Thabang Chiloane