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. Accommodation at 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.

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.

If you are interested in a relaxing break, why not head down to the Vaal Dam. Vaal Dam accommodation offers many options from self-catering cottages to BnBís and guesthouses.

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Lavenderwood B&B

From R325 pps


Located only 100kms / 1hr from Johannesburg, the quiet town of Deneysville is the perfect getaway destination for a quick break from the bustle of city life. Relax and unwind at our Bed and Breakfast ... More Info

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Aqua View Guest Houses (Group Bookings)

From R350 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

3 People are currently making enquiries at this establishment.

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Aqua View at 27

From R350 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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Anchor Creek Marina

From R120 pps


Lovely, peace full accommodation on the waterís edge on the Vaal Dam. One hours drive from Johannesburg. The restaurant has a panoramic view over the Vaal Dam and dam wall with seating on the wate... More Info

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Aqua View at 19

From R350 pps

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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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Aqua View at 29

From R350 pps

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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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Tasha's on Main

From R750 pps


A tastefully furnished and spacious four bedroom self-catering holiday property. Close to the village centre with its many shops and stores and within easy walking distance.... More Info

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Platinum Moon Cottage

From R750 pps


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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Vaal Dam Reviews

Vaal Dam Accommodation has been rated 3.5/5 based on 29 reviews.

Vaal Dam
Beautiful place.
- Andre Edwards

Vaal Dam
My sanctuary
- Laki Deo

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Vaal dam is 'the' place to visit, at least once in your life time.
- Paulo Manuel Muteia

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It's a beautiful place, so peaceful. Nice view in and around the dam, especially on the boat ride
- Bentley Mbatsane

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Very enjoyable. Waking up to the sounds of the water and view of the dam was very refreshing
- Aida Morris