Sedibeng – the Vaal

With one foot in the city and the other in the countryside, the Vaal offers a good balance of activities for everyone. Business travellers, families, romantic couples and thrill seekers will not be disappointed by the array of packages and activities on offer:

  • Tee off at one of our many renowned golf courses
  • Roll the dice at a world-class casino resort
  • Take a leisurely cruise down 55km of navigable inland water
  • Catch your breath at one of the country’s best scuba-diving training venues
  • Enjoy a bicycle tour of our historical townships
  • Meander along a leading wine route
  • Fish along our inland shoreline
  • Hike through a nature reserve
  • Explore our townships
  • Catch the waves of the upper Vaal with a trained river-rafting guide
  • Invite your family to a romantic wedding getaway at a river resort
  • Wander through a country market
  • Learn about a bygone era at a working farm museum
  • Sail across the Vaal Dam

Sedibeng boasts 12 specially designed tour routes in the region, which visitors can explore in their own time, or as part of a tour group. These routes showcase diverse attractions and tourism establishments, and include the Sharpeville and Sebokeng Struggle Routes and the Vaal Birding Route. The Vaal Birding Route extends across the entire Sedibeng region and includes 11 birding sites.

Many annual events and festivals offer residents and tourists the opportunity to experience the cultural diversity of the Sedibeng region. The Vaal River Carnival, Vaal River Meander Wine Route and various music festivals, among others, promise to entertain and delight every taste.

Elements of interest

  • The Vaal River is one of South Africa’s largest rivers, and delivers fun and adventure, ranging from cruises to river rafting
  • Sedibeng is an economic powerhouse, with top-class infrastructure and facilities
  • Sedibeng offers visitors the opportunity to explore the region through 12 specially designed tour routes
  • Sedibeng is renowned for its beauty and is an ideal wedding destination