The River


Why the Vaal river?

Situated on the widest and lowest traffic section of the Vaal River, Waterford offers a safe haven for the watersport enthusiast.

  • A pleasant 60 minute drive from Johannesburg on an uncongested N1 motorway through the countryside - no industrial areas.
  • Navigable distance of 60km of uncongested watersports playground.
  • Half km of splendid, gently sloping, north facing river frontage.
  • Amazing eco wetlands, abundant wildlife and birdlife.
  • Constant level of good quality, calm water and low wakes. Ideal for watersport.
  • Position near Barrage guarantees no river flooding.
  • Widest part of the river - 700m.
  • Sheltered by treed river banks.
  • Tranquil and picturesque country surroundings.
  • Limited development permitted on the river.
  • The newly policed section of the river ensures better safety.
  • Cleaner water than Hartebeespoort.
  • More picturesque than the Vaal Dam

Owners enjoy boating, jetskis, wakeboarding, skiing, and other watersports utilising various watercraft such as Mastercraft, Tige, Malibu, Seadoo and Yamaha