Broadwater River Estate is a private River Escape that nestles on the banks of the Vaal River near Kimberley and the town of Douglas in the Northern Cape Province. In this pristine aquatic environment, you find space for the solitary and activity for the energetic.
We, the stunning crew of Broadwater River Estate, take our guests on a journey into an exceptional environment of space and open skies, quality and comfort, natural artistry and Northern Cape friendliness. We offer a variety of accommodation options, camping spots, a lovely restaurant, conference facilities and wedding venue, as well as various packages.
Broadwater River Restaurant
With a passion for food, unforgettable river view and a menu that always promises something new.
Open 7 days a week, from early to late. Bring the entire family for a lovely meal overlooking our gorgeous river view!
Bar with TV for the sports lovers
Kiddie play area
Swimming pool & slide
River & water sports
Sunset Private Reserve and game drives
Douglas Bee Farms
Douglas Golf Club
Mokala Game Reserve
- Take R357 to Douglas. 80km from Kimberley, cross the Riet River Bridge. After 5km cross railway line. Few metres after railway line turn right on dirt road at the Broadwater sign.
- Keep on for about 1km to Broadwater entrance on left hand side.
Douglas was founded in 1848 as a mission station on the farm Backhouse by the Reverend Isaac Hughes.
- In 1867, a group of Europeans from Griquatown signed an agreement giving them the right to establish a town. The town was named after General Sir Percy Douglas, Lieutenant Governor of the Cape Colony.