The Vaal Dam is situated in the Free State. It is the second biggest dam in South Africa. The Vaal Dam is exquisite and is stretched over three provinces - Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Free State. The Vaal Dam is one of the most popular destinations for water lovers in South Africa. Because of where the water comes from - from the Wilge River in Lesotho - the Vaal Dam stores the cleanest water in the country.
Vaal Dam is the best water sporting place to go in South Africa. Boating, water skiing, swimming and yachting. There are yacht clubs and even two marinas in the Vaal Dam. The Vaal Dam owns a island in the middle of the dam. It hosts the Round the island race, which holds a place in the Guinness World Record for the largest inland yacht race. But that isn't the only race. The Vaal Dam hosts the Bayshore 200km jet ski race. The Vaal Dam is a great and family friendly place to go for a holiday. Dogs are also allowed in certain hotels and B&Bs. If you are in love with vintage towns and big luxurious lakes, then this is the place for you! Go have some fun!