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Rent Houseboat on The Vaal River in Free State, South AfricaRent Houseboat on The Vaal River in Free State, South AfricaRent Houseboat on The Vaal River in Free State, South AfricaRent Houseboat on The Vaal River in Free State, South Africa

Rent Houseboat on The Vaal River in Free State, South Africa

5.0(2 reviews)
6 bookings
Estimated price
USD $49 / night


Enjoy on The Vaal in River Free State, South Africa by boat! Rent a Houseboat for up to 5 people. Rates as low as 895 ZAR per night. Take the helm of a houseboat and navigate the Vaal River. Cruise the 55km of South Africa’s most dynamic permanently navigable inland waterway. Explore the vibrant shorefront attractions, docking at restaurants, spas, golf courses and a casino resort. Try your hand at watersports. Enjoy house-spotting on Millionaires’ Bend. Test your skill with a fishing rod. Haul out the twitching kit. Experience the tranquillity of unspoilt wetlands, misty sunrises and balmy evenings. Anchor in a secluded spot, light up the on-board braai and watch the sun set. Then retire to bed on the boat under the starry sky with the lapping waves and croaking frogs as company. It makes for a very, very memorable experience. A houseboat charter on the Vaal River with us is an unique experience. It’s the perfect romantic getaway for a couple, tremendous for a family holiday, idyllic for honeymooners, outstanding for fishermen and birders, great for groups and fantastic for friends. The LeisureLiner houseboat has been designed to the highest marine specifications. The houseboats meet, and often exceed, all South African Maritime Safety Authority operational and safety requirements. A houseboat can sleep up to five people. Inside it has: - A fore-cabin with a double bed, storage space and bench seat - A fully-appointed galley (kitchen) with gas stove, oven, fridge and sink - A small heads (bathroom) with a hot shower, chemical toilet and basin - An inside dining area that converts into a double bed. - A radio/CD player Outside is a sitting area under a retractable awning and a charcoal braai. Deck chairs are provided on the upper deck. We have outfitted the houseboats to a high specification, so it is truly a comfortable experience. Our boats have everything you might need. Prices: High Sesaon (1 September - 16 December and 8 January - 2 May): • Weekend ZAR/Night: - 2 people: 1895 ZAR - 3 people: 2095 ZAR - 4 people: 2295 ZAR - 5 people: 2495 ZAR • Weekday ZAR/Night: - 2 people: 1195 ZAR - 3 people: 1395 ZAR - 4 people: 1595 ZAR - 5 people: 1795 ZAR Low Season (3 May - 31 August): • Weekend ZAR/Night: - 2 people: 1195 ZAR - 3 people: 1345 ZAR - 4 people: 1945 ZAR - 5 people: 2095 ZAR • Weekday ZAR/Night: - 2 people: 895 ZAR - 3 people: 1045 ZAR - 4 people: 1195 ZAR - 5 people: 1345 ZAR Peak Season (3 May - 31 August): • 2 Nights: - 2 people: 4500 ZAR - 3 people: 4730 ZAR - 4 people: 5150 ZAR - 5 people: 5360 ZAR • 3 Nights: - 2 people: 5500 ZAR - 3 people: 5780 ZAR - 4 people: 6190 ZAR - 5 people: 6400 ZAR • 4 Nights: - 2 people: 7240 ZAR - 3 people: 7450 ZAR - 4 people: 7660 ZAR - 5 people: 7870 ZAR • 5 Nights: - 2 people: 8400 ZAR - 3 people: 8610 ZAR - 4 people: 8820 ZAR - 5 people: 9030 ZAR Deposit: - 4515 ZAR  If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.

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  1. CB

    Awesome time and very lovely! Just make sure your not 6,4! U won't be able to close the door while doing your number 2s

  2. SS

    Amazing experience, would def recommend this to anyone adventurous. The boat has everything you need. The staff are very friendly.



6 bookings

Be Captain of your own river cruise! Navigate the Vaal River in one of our houseboats. An easy hour's drive south from Joburg and you can be on your own self-drive charter. No special licence required. Just bring yourself and a sense of adventure...

Features & Details

  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Berth
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Single Engine
  • Chart Plotter
  • CD Player
  • Autopilot
  • Wheel steering
  • Head
  • Toilet
  • Cabin
  • Outboard Engine

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

Full refund up to 22 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

- No smoking is permitted in the houseboats. What To Bring: - Clothes, food and towels. Cancellation Policy: - Late Departure: full charter fee due - Cancel on day prior to, day of, or during charter: full charter fee forfeited - Cancel 2 – 7 days before date of arrival: 75% of charter fee. - Cancel 8 - 14 days before date of arrival: 50% of charter fee. - 15 - 21 days before date of arrival: 25% of charter fee. - Cancel 21 + days before date of arrival: full refund Boarding & Disembarking:  - Check-in time is 2 pm and check-out time is 10 am.