Welcome to Riverside Beach Club
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This pristine BOAT CLUB is situated on the banks of the Vaal River, with access to over 60km of excellent boating, skiing and fishing waters.

Riverside Beach Club has one of the largest BOAT LOCKER RENTAL facilities on the Barrage Reservoir; giving our members with “boat locker facilities” access to more than 1km of private river frontage & additional facilities to enjoy. Our facilities offer you ultimate relaxation, peace and privacy with a bushveld view and an abundance of bird and wild life on the property.

Situated on a 70 hectare nature and game farm, and within easy driving distance from Johannesburg, Pretoria and North West. A mere 1 hour’s drive from Johannesburg.

It's a perfectly located resort for those seeking an accessible getaway out of the city for the day, weekends or a much needed holiday away from everyday work and stress.

Ben & Sanet Smith would like to welcome you to their ”little bit of heaven on earth” where getting back to nature simply could not be easier or closer to home. Come and enjoy time with family & friends, and have a sundowner overlooking the beautiful views of the Vaal River which we offer our club members.

Ben & Sanet Smith is die eienaars van RIVERSIDE BEACH CLUB en bedryf hierdie unieke besigheid al 28 jaar. Ons doel is om BOOTSTORE TE VERHUUR sodat jy nie ver afstande moet aflê om iewers jou boot ter water te laat nie. Ons verseker jou van heerlike ontspanning in ’n veilige omgewing, om in die natuur te wees waar jy rustigheid kan ervaar. Ons gee altyd persoonlike aandag aan al ons kliënte. Ons verwelkom u graag om ons besonderse boot klub te besoek.

Contact Details:

Tel: 016 971 4351

083 626 4418
083 628 7415



PO BOX 61898


Free State, Sasolburg
Barrage Reservoir

GPS Coordinates:

S 26°: 45: 451
E 27°: 52: 028

Resort Facilities at a Glance

  • MEMBERS ONLY CLUB - No casual day visitors allowed
  • Storage facilities to accommodate Boats, Jetski’s, Caravans and Motor-homes
  • Campsite facilities for tents, caravans and motor-homes with electrical plug & water points, and modern/clean ablution facilities catering for our camping guests.
  • Picnic areas with braai facilities located on the river bank
  • Swimming pool
  • Play park facilities for our younger members
  • 4 slipways to launch your boat from
  • Tractor launching facilities available on the river front
  • Ample jetties for safe boat mooring
  • 2 Lapas for our members to enjoy. These can be hired for private functions such as weddings, corporate team building, birthdays and special events
  • Explore the expansive waters of the Vaal River on your boat
  • Enjoy water sports like skiing, wake-boarding, rafting, canoeing or fishing
  • Boat services & repairs can be arranged with collection & delivery from the club
  • Modern and clean ablution facilities
  • Bird & Game watching
  • Wildlife (Zebra, Gemsbok, Springbok, Red Hartebeest, Blesbok)
  • Take Away Kiosk & Restaurant offering a selection of light meals, drinks, ice, charcoal and a licensed bar facility
  • Big Screen TV, Table Tennis, Cycling
  • Swimming Pools, Play Park Area, Volley Ball Court
  • 24 hours Security
  • Golf Carts allowed
  • Dogs Prohibited
  • Quads Prohibited
  • Speed limit – 15 kmph

Rates & Tariffs at a Glance

  • Boat Locker Rental:
    From R16 700.00 per annum, payable in advance on day of joining Riverside Beach Club. This fee includes “one boat locker” and access to the club facilities for a one year/12 month period. Free access to the club applies to the main member, his partner and their children under the age of 18 years.
    This fee excludes camping facilities.

  • Club Entrance Fees:
    Members may bring additional guests, family, friends and children with them to the club. Fees for additional guests are:-
    R40.00 per person
    R40.00 per car
    R220.00 per boat/jetski
    Children under 2 years are free of charge.
    All fees are payable on arrival at the entrance gate.

  • Camping Facilities:


    R200.00 per site per night
    R50.00 per person per night.
    Children under 2 years are free of charge.
    Maximum 6 people per site.
    Boat locker club members are required to pay camping fees.
    Club Member’s guests pay a “once off entrance fee” of R40.00 per person + R40.00 per car in addition to the campsite fees.
    Advance bookings required for this facility.

  • Caravan Clubs:
    Minimum 15 Caravans/Motor homes per booking.
    Advance bookings required for this special arrangement.

  • Boat Launching facility:
    Tractor with driver only available on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.
    R15.00 (Boat in)
    R15.00 (Boat out)
    The above fees require boat owners to bring their own boats from their locker to the river front/slip way area; and return their own boats from the river front/slip way back to their locker.
    Pre-purchase your tickets at the “Gate Entrance” or at the “Take Away Kiosk”.

  • Skipper Courses:
    Available at the club. Dates of courses to be notified.
    Cost is approximately R2000.00 per person.

Other Facilities & Attractions in Close Proximity

  • 18 hole Golf Course
  • Shopping Mall & Super Market
  • Bottle Store
  • Emerald Casino
  • Restaurants
  • Cinemas
  • Putt-Putt
  • Tenpin Bowling
  • 4 X 4 Quad trails
  • Virgin Active Gym
  • Laundromat
  • Houseboats, Cruisers, Floating Venues available for rental
  • Boat shops supplying new and used boats, boat requirements & accessories
  • Hotels close by:
    • Riverside Hotel
    • Emerald Casino & Resort
    • Rivera on Vaal Hotel & Country Club
  • Various B&B’s and small Lodges
  • Hospital & Medi Clinic