Explore the World-famous Vaal Dam and Its Beauty

by Steven Morgan Adventure activities Vaal dam

Whether you are a frequent traveler or a once-in-a-year tourist, you definitely want to make the most of every tour you make and every place you visit. Not every place you visit provides you the equal amount of peace or tranquility due to a number of factors including the fact that you don’t stay in the right mood all the time. Sometimes you get a good chance to explore a place fully, and sometimes you don’t.

You may have made your list of the world’s top 1000 places to visit in your lifetime and you may already have visited a few of those by now, but the Vaal Dam is undeniably one of the best tourist destinations every enthusiastic tourist must include on their list of top tourist places. There are plenty of reasons for that – the all-natural, calm and pure environment surrounding the place, the budget-friendly package and the real African touch are to name a few.

Let’s discuss a bit more about the beauty of Vaal Dam and accommodation Vaal Dam Vereeniging.


The Vaal Dam is located on the Vaal river, 77 km south of Johannesburg, close to the Vereeniging city in Gauteng. Vaal dam covers over 300 km and has over 800 km of coastline. The dam is bounded by three provinces of South Africa such as Gauteng (has the most active coastline), Mpumalanga and the Free State (has the largest coastline). Vaal Dam is the second largest dam in South Africa by land area and the fourth largest by volume.

Other than the Vaal river, the Wilge River, Klip River, Molspruit River and Grootspruit River are flowing water to the Vaal Dam. There is a beautiful lake behind the wall of Vaal Dam that covers about 320 square kilometres land area and is 47 meters deep.

There are a few number of small towns on the banks of Vaal Dam such as Deneysville, Oranjeville, Vaal Marina, Villiers and Frankfort, out of which Deneysville is the largest one.

Major Attractions

There are plenty of things on offer for tourists at the Vaal Dam. If you are a nature-lover, you will surely have your best times out there. If you love adventure sports in the water, Vaal Dam is the perfect place for you. And if you are looking for your life’s best fishing experience, Vaal Dam should be your dream destination.

Water sports like boating, skiing and swimming are world-famous on the Vaal Dam and they attract numerous water sports enthusiasts from across the world, who take part in those events to get the maximum pleasure. The annual island race hosted by the Vaal Dam’s own island holds the Guinness World Record for the largest inland yacht race.

Accommodation Facilities

Nowadays, there are a number of small to luxurious hotels and restaurants offering world-class accommodation facility at the Vaal Dam. Vaal Nest Boutique Hotel is one of those. If you are a newlywed couple and are looking for the best couples accommodation Vaal Dam, you should get it in the Vaal Nest Boutique Hotel. Experience nature’s purest treasure with the maximum amount of peace for your mind.

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