Old Willow No 7 Houseboat Charters - Hop on board a Marine Architect-designed 4-berth Leisureliner houseboat & charter your own course along the magical Vaal River. So why not take the help & steer your own adventure?
Bote is self catering, but also bring towels. Sleeps four, all bedding provided. One cabin with double berth (bed). Dining area converts to double bed.
Inside sitting and dining area. Outside lower deck with awning and braai. Upper sundeck with two sun loungers and umbrella.
Fully equipped with all crockery, cutlery and cookware. Sink with hot water. Fridge (60 litre) and 2-plate gas stove with oven.
Shower, basin & chemical toilet
Dive platform off back. Targa wing with solar panels and awning. Radio/CD Player.
During the day, cruise the 55 Km of South Africa’s “Inland Riviera”. Eat, drink and be merry.
Sun bathe and swim.
Bird watch and fish .
In the evening, cast anchor in the seclusion of unspoilt river tributaries. Watch the sun set, listen to the night sounds, and rejuvenate your soul under a star-studded sky.
Discover a host of exciting activities accessible to you from your base on the water.
Choose from a wide range of water-based restaurants and bars.
Visit the Emerald Casino, Aquadome, family entertainment centre and Zoo.
Relax at hotels and health spas.
Book a round of golf at one of the golf courses on the river.
From Johannesburg: Take the N1 South (Bloemfontein). Go through the Grasmere Toll Plaza, and look out for the Vanderbijlpark / Sasolburg Offramp. Follow this road until it crosses the Vaal River (you will go through a stop street and three sets of robots).
Immediately after crossing the river, take the Vaalpark offramp. Turn Right back across the highway, and go past JJ Bricks on your left hand side. Take the first tar road to your left, just before the mine dump. Follow this road for 6,5Km until you see a house on the right hand side of the road, and a cellphone tower on the left hand side.
Turn left onto the dirt road just before the house on the right. Turn left immediately, and turn into the third gate on the right (thatch gate post).