Broadwater River Estate

Holiday Resort Accommodation In Douglas

Endless water views, the call of the fish eagle, breath taking sunsets and champagne under a starry sky. Broadwater is a private river escape that nestles on the banks of the Vaal River near Kimberley and Douglas. In this pristine aquatic environment you find space for the solitary and activity for the energetic.

Accommodation, Camping and Houseboat

We offer stylish and comfortable Accommodation.
Ten Luxurious Air-Conditioned Units with River View, TV, fridge and coffee/tea facilities. All rooms en-suite.

The Apartments and Chalets are equipped with kitchenettes and braai-facilities on the patio for self-catering. Bedding and Towels are supplied in all units.

Breakfast and meals are optional, served in DIE PONT RESTAURANT. Experience more than delicious food, experience nature at it's best.

Each Camping Site has it's Private bathroom (bath & shower), Scullary and Power point. Most sites have a river view and are shaded.

Broadwater also harbours the DaRiva HOUSEBOAT - The idyllic place to relax with comfortable accommodation and a fully equipped kitchen (fridge, freezer, stove, hot water). The spacious top deck has barbeque facilities and a skipper at your service.

  • Check in time: 14.00
  • Check out time: 10h00
  • All mayor Credit Cards accepted
  • No pets allowed


Over 30km of fishing waters with diverse bird life.
If you are lucky, you may even spot the Vaal River's own Big Five: the Otter, African Fish Eagle, Giant Kingfisher, Goliath Heron and Iguana.

  • Sunset Cruises for up to 60 guests;
  • Day Cruises for up to 30 guests;
  • Overnight or weekend cruises with full accommodation for 10 guests.

Have endless fun with WATERSPORTS and ACTIVITIES of all kinds.
For the Watersport Enthusiast activities such as Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Kneeboarding and Water Tube on request. Booking essential. We provide the boat, skipper and all the equipment.
White Water Rafting can also be arranged.

River pool, Trampoline and Pedalboats for children.
Douglas is one of the country's primary freshwater fishing areas with seven of the most important freshwater fish species occurring here. Fishing Guide on request.

Ideal for Functions, Weddings and Special Occasions

Our beautiful conference venue is designed to cater for all special expectations. The venue is small enough to feel personal but big enough to satisfy all your needs, always ensuring the same quality service. Equipment includes data projector, white board and flip chart. Menus are flexible to suit your specific need and budget.

The venue is situated on the same property as 4-star accommodation for 50 people, as well as Die Pont River Restaurant. 80 Kilometres from Kimberley Airport, together with the flexibility of our facilities make Broadwater equally suitable for day conferences, meetings, product launches, breakfast presentations, company breakaways, strategizing meetings, team-building and workshops alike.


Have your river wedding at Broadwater where we are blessed with the pristine Vaal River and a wide variety wedding options. Whether it is just the two of you celebrating your union or a biiiiiiig wedding of family and friends, our venues offer you the very best locations for an unforgettable wedding. Your options is our river view glass room, a open air restaurant, a bigger wedding venue or a wedding tent on the banks of the Vaal River.

Situated in the relaxing privacy of the resort, Broadwater offers you first class accommodation, and a wide range of services and activities to make this your ideal river wedding venue . Here's lots of photographic options, the favourite one being against the beautiful coloured sunset over the river!


  • Confluence of South Africa's two mayor rivers, the Orange and Vaal
  • Wineceller
  • Game Farms
  • Gholf Course
  • Kimberley's Big Hole
  • Broadwater is en-route from Gauteng to
  • Namaqualand's flowers
  • Witsand Nature Reserve
  • Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park as well as Namibia and Upington
  • Augrabies Waterfalls

So take the turn off to Douglas and discover this 'Miracle-in-the-Middle' of South Africa.

  • airport (less than 15km)
  • big game (less than 30km)
  • boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
  • boat / marine slipway onsite
  • fishing onsite
  • hunting (less than 30km)
  • internet facilities
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • nature trail onsite
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • private airfield (less than 15km)
  • restaurant onsite
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine onsite

From Kimberley: Take R357 to Douglas. ±80km from Kimberley, cross the Riet River Bridge. After 5km cross railway line. Directly after railway line turn right on dirt road at the Broadwater sign. About 1 km dirt road to Broadwater entrance on left hand side.