Vaal River Vacations - Houseboat and Self Catering units



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General terms and conditions

· There is a minimum two night stay over weekends and three nights over a long weekend.

· Arrival between 13:00 and 17:00, unless otherwise arranged

· Prices are for 2 people and exclude fuel and security deposit


Payment terms and conditions

· Costs include VAT @ 15%. Costs subject to change without prior notice

· Deposit: Receipt of 50% of quote value confirms your booking. Deposits are required on or before due date specified in quotation and can be paid by EFT or cash bank deposit.

· Hire Fee: The balance of the full quote value is due two weeks before your cruise.  In peak season, full payment is due one month prior to charter date.

Cancellation of Booking

· We regret that we cannot make exemptions for personal emergencies or bad weather as a cause for cancellation.

· Please see our Terms and Conditions for full cancellation terms.


Prices include VAT @ 15%

Prices are per Houseboat for 2 people 

Additional R175 per person per night (Maximum 4 people).


Prices exclude:

1. Fuel deposit

(50 litres of Regular Unleaded Petrol at current market price + 15% handling fee + cost of 1 litre 2-stroke oil)

2. Security deposit

(R550 — Refundable within 48 hours of your cruise )


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Please also read Conditions of Hire for further information

Peak Season

9 Dec— 11 Jan


April School Holiday


Minimum 2 to 3 night stay


Peak season is divided into fixed 2 and 3 day packages around the Public Holidays.

Please enquire.

High Season

12 Jan - 8 May

1 Sept - 10 Dec


Minimum 2 nights required over a weekend and school holidays, 3 nights over a long weekend

Low Season

9 May - 31 Aug




Minimum 2 nights required over a weekend and school holidays, 3 nights over a long weekend

New year date slot

R2075 per night

All other date slots

R1975 per night

for 2 day package


R1875 per night

for 3 day package


R1750 per night

(Minimum 2 nights required)

R1250 per night Sundays


R1150 per night  One night

R1050 per night  Two nights

R950 per night Three nights

R900 per night  Four nights


R1150 per night

(Minimum 2 nights required)


R950 per night One night

R900 per night Two nights

R850 per night Three nights

R675 per night Four nights