Be ready to dazzle your senses along the Vaal Meander. You can enjoy any of the vast variety of activities like abseiling, animal feeding farms, archery, berry picking, boating, braai facilities, beer tastings, candle making, casino, cinema, clay pigeon shooting, rock or mountain climbing, cycling paths, tennis, day visitors resorts, fishing, flea markets, game drives, golf courses, golf driving ranches, group camps, hang-paragliding, health spas, helicopter flips, hiking trails, horse riding, hot air ballooning, jet skiing, mini golf or putt-putt, off road trails, picnic spots, quad biking, rafting or tubing, resorts, riding, river cruises, sailing, scuba diving or snorkelling, hot and cold swimming pools, township tours, shebeen night life tours and even wine routes. It’s no surprise that will find conference centres, team building opportunities and glorious wedding venues here as well. Spoilt for choice is an understatement.
Apart from the breathtaking nature around the Vaal River, Klip River and Vaal Dam, the Vaal region is filled with history, art and culture. This is an area with a rich history including the largest meteorite site in the world, Iron Age Redan rock art and San paintings. For modern history, you can explore the Anglo Boer War site, the place where the peace treaty was signed as well as the sites of the Sharpeville massacre in 1960 and Boipatong massacre in 1992 and the Vaal uprisings in 1984.
This is also an area where arts and culture thrive with everything from art galleries, toys and hobbies shops, woodwork, glass work, flea markets, candle makings, beads and jewellery, gift shops, antiques and collectables, picture framing, pottery to sculpting.
You’ll enjoy your stay here. All your accommodation needs can be met and fulfilled in the Vaal region, from B&B’s, backpacking, camping, caravanning, guesthouses, honeymoon suites, hotels, to houseboats, self-catering units , ox wagon accommodation or lodges. A good night’s sleep and a memorable stay are inevitable.
The Vaal Region has a mouth watering variety of venues to excite your taste buds with everything from take-aways, roadhouses, tea and coffee gardens, buffet meals, family restaurants to four-star, fine dining, and everything in-between. Experience a world of cultures including Indian and Chinese food, Mampoer and Potjie Festivals to township cuisine. Whether you enjoy a meal in a social mall atmosphere, family environment, romantic dinners or a sumptuous meal while cruising on the Vaal River or Vaal Dam, you’ll find it here.