Self drive houseboat charters on the Vaal River. Cruise 55km of SA's 'inland Riviera'. Stop at restaurants, bars, golf courses, spas. Enjoy watersports, fishing, birdwatching. Moor overnight on the river.
Take the helm of a houseboat and navigate the Vaal Barrage! Cruise the 55kms of South Africa's most dynamic, permanently navigable inland waterway.
We show you the ropes, help you chart your course and you become skipper of your river adventure.
Explore the vibrant shorefront attractions, docking at restaurants, bars, spas, golf courses and a casino resort.
Try your hand at watersports.
Enjoy house-spotting on Millionaires' Bend. Test your skill with a fishing rod. Haul out the twitching kit. Light up the on-board braai.
Experience the tranquillity of unspoilt wetlands, misty sunrises and balmy evenings. Choose from a range of locations on the river and moor under starry skies. Drift off to sleep to the lapping of waves and croaking frogs.
Our boats have everything you need. Just bring your clothes, food and towels.
The houseboat can sleep up to five people. Inside it has:
Outside is a sitting area under a retractable awning, a fold-out table and a charcoal braai. Deck chairs and an umbrella are provided on the upper deck.
A houseboat charter on the Vaal River is a unique experience. It's the perfect getaway for a couple, tremendous for a family holiday, idyllic for honeymooners, outstanding for fishermen and birders, great for groups and it's fantastic for friends.
An easy hour's drive south from Joburg and you can be on your own self-drive charter adventure. No special licence required. Just bring yourselves and a sense of adventure.