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Vaal River Barrage

The Barrage, created by a set of gates across the Vaal River, was built by Rand Water downstream of the Vaal Dam, in 1923. The reservoir is 64 kilometres long and has a total storage capacity of over 750 million litres, a surface area of 168,35 square kilometres and has an average depth of 4,5 metres. The rivers, i.e. Suikerbosrant, Klip, & Rietspruit, that feed into the Vaal River Barrage Reservoir flow from industrial and heavily populated areas such as Johannesburg, Vereeniging and Sasolburg. This reservoir was used to supply water to the Witwatersrand but no longer does so because the quality of its water is deteriorating due to pollution. This reservoir, which is managed by Rand Water, is used for many recreational activities, such as boating, skiing, fishing, swimming and many holiday resorts have grown up on its banks. Source/licence
 

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Sleeps: 9 in 2 units/rooms

River Buoys Self Catering

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Vanderbijlpark

2.5km North East of center of Vaal River Barrage

Our self catering cottage is nestled amongst the trees on the banks of the Vaal River just one hour drive from Johannesburg.

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Sleeps: 10 in 2 units/rooms
From R 800,00
Per unit, per night.

Cruise-n-Snooze

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Vanderbijlpark

2.5km North East of center of Vaal River Barrage

On the banks of the Vaal River, 10km outside Vanderbijlpark, is Cruise-n-Snooze. A houseboat vacation on the Vaal River one of two self-catering Rondavels units that can accommodate four adults.

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Sleeps: 6
From R 800,00
Per unit, per night.

Loch Vaal Cottage

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Vanderbijlpark

3.2km North East of center of Vaal River Barrage

Situated in Vanderbijlpark, Loch Vaal is a fully equipped air-conditioned cottage ideal for boating / water-sports enthusiasts. Sleeps up to six.

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Sleeps: 10 in 2 units/rooms
From R 250,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Heathbridge River Lodge

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Vanderbijlpark

3.7km North East of center of Vaal River Barrage

Welcome to HeathBridge River Lodge, situated in Loch Vaal with river views from the property stretching across the Loch. We have 2 self-catering cottages on a private home. All water is navigable and safe to ski and swim in. This is a nice way to get away

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Sleeps: 20
From R 4 950,00
Per unit, per night.

On-Vaal Riverhouse

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Vaal Oewer

8.1km West of center of Vaal River Barrage

On-Vaal Riverhouse in Vaaloewer, Southern Gauteng is a spacious, luxurious home-away-from-home, which sleeps 20 guests, is ideally suited for family get-togethers, special occasions, golfers, etc.

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Sleeps: 31 in 7 units/rooms

Heaven On Vaal

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Vanderbijlpark

8.1km West of center of Vaal River Barrage

Treat yourself to a memorable, peaceful weekend away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life in the comfort of our self catering apartments at Heaven on Vaal. Each unit has a view of the river & their own braai on their balcony.

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Sleeps: 22
From R 2 250,00
Per unit, per night.

The Container House

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Parys

10.1km South West of center of Vaal River Barrage

The container house is constructed from 6 shipping containers and then cladded with decorative cement panels. The house has 5 large bedrooms, 2 large bathrooms, a large kitchen and huge centre entertainment area. The centre area is 84sq meters in...

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Goose Bay Canyon Game Ranch

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Parys

10.4km South West of center of Vaal River Barrage

Self Catering Accommodation on the Vaal - Private with own braai and access to river. (5 metres from water's edge). Sleeps 5 in two bedrooms (Main with double bed and loft with three single beds).

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Sleeps: 50 in 15 units/rooms

Kedu Lodge and Toscan River Estate

Holiday Resort Accommodation in Vanderbijlpark

10.4km South West of center of Vaal River Barrage

The perfect weekend getaway on the banks of the Vaal river. Wooden cabins nestled amongst trees in a peaceful and tranquil environment with great fishing and fun for the whole family.

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Sleeps: 12 in 2 units/rooms
From R 220,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Henlize Self Catering Guest House on the Vaal

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Lindequesdrif

11.0km West of center of Vaal River Barrage

Henlize is ideally located on the scenic Vaal River, only 45 minutes drive from Johannesburg. Guests can enjoy peace and tranquility while taking in the breathtaking views. This comfortable cottage is fully self catering with private patio and braai.

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