Vaal River Attractions

What To Do And What To See Near Riverside Sun

Business or pleasure – or simply for a relaxed weekend away - guests will find the Riverside Sun is the perfect hospitality destination on the Vaal River. Guests can enjoy a host of attractions from right on our doorstep to further afield.

The hotel itself is situated along the banks of the Vaal River, in an idyllic country setting. Nearby attractions include a parkland golf course, the Vredefort Crater - one of the oldest known meteor impact sites in the world, Sylviavale Heritage Museum, the Sharpeville Human Rights Precinct and shopping at the Vaal Mall.

Take a look at our recommendations on some of the best attractions in and around Vanderbijlpark and along the Vaal River.

Place Name Address Phone Show on map
83 Rivonia Rd, Sandton, 2196+27 11 217 6000

One of Africa’s most prestigious shopping centres, offering an unparalleled shopping experience and world-class selection.

44 Stanley Avenue, Johannesburg,2092+27 11 482 4444

44 Stanley is a collection of speciality stores. Art. Antiques. Bars. Books. Collectables. Decor. Fashion. Furniture and Restaurants.

Corlett Drive, Illovo, Johannesburg+27 11 340 1500

Bidvest Wanderers Stadium is the premier cricketing stadium in South Africa. All atmosphere, all action, ALL IN!

Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg, 2193+27 11 646 2000

The Johannesburg Zoo is an 55-hectare (140-acre) zoo in Johannesburg, South Africa.

1 Beethoven St, Vereeniging, 1939+27-16-4503031

A museum and cultural centre full of history and you will walk away well informed with a new outlook, understanding and admiration for the country.

3847 Seeiso St, Vereeniging, 1933+27 11 895 3000

The Sharpeville Human Rights Precinct is a memorial built to remember the lives lost in the struggle for freedom and equality. It commemorates the 69 lives lost at the Shapeville massacre

60 Bashee Vereeniging+27 16 423 7982

Tapimanzi Adventureshave some wonderful venues to choose from in the vaal and Parys area. With activities 7 days a week winter and summer!

Mario Milani Dr, Richmond, 1939, South Africa+27 16 4213196

Situated adjacent to the Vaal River, a mere 45 minute drive from bustling Johannesburg, it’s essentially a world apart from the industrialized hub of Vereeniging.

c/o Barrage Road and Rossini Boulevard, Vanderbijlpark+27 16 910 0100

Vaal Mall, the heart of Vanderbijlpark and the Vaal Triangle, offers 50 000m² of convenient shopping.