The Anchorage Vaal

A Romantic Wedding Venue at the Edge of the Vaal Dam – The Anchorage

Located by the stunning Vaal Dam, The Anchorage is a luxury self-catering establishment which boasts an exclusive 300m stretch of private beach, making it the perfect spot for a weekend getaway.

 Situated just an hour and a half from Johannesburg, it is also an ideal venue for a destination wedding, offering accommodation for up to fifty two overnight guests.

Weddings and Functions at The Anchorage

Set in manicured gardens and rolling lawns towards the dam, The Anchorage provides a picturesque setting for a garden wedding. A beautifully draped gazebo and white Tiffany chairs surrounding a tranquil koi pond, with the dam as a backdrop, creates a tranquil setting for the ceremony.

For the reception, there are several venue options – on the lawn overlooking the dam, at the pool side, the conference centre for an intimate reception, or The Hall with its high ceilings, central dance floor and large windows overlooking the garden, which can seat two hundred guests. 

Preparation rooms are available for the bride and bridesmaids, ensuring a relaxed and comfortable environment for getting ready.

The Anchorage team will assist with all planning and organizing, working closely with you to ensure every detail is perfect. Catering is provided by the onsite restaurant, guaranteeing a delicious and memorable celebration.

Self-Catering Accommodation

The Anchorage offers luxury self-catering accommodation, making it an ideal choice for a destination wedding. The modern and spacious two- and three-bedroom units feature comfortable queen-size beds and luxurious bathrooms. Each unit is fully equipped for self-catering, with an open-plan living area, large private patios, and built-in braais. If additional accommodation is needed, arrangements can be made nearby.

Activities at The Anchorage

Guests can unwind at the sparkling infinity pool, while children enjoy the children’s pool and playground. The onsite restaurant serves breakfast, light lunches, and dinners.

For those seeking activities, fishing equipment is available for hire, and guests can enjoy beach volleyball, tennis, a nearby golf course, walking, boating, water sports, and much more.

Contact Details

For more information or to make a booking, call 076 800 7504 or email  

The Anchorage is located at 11 Ring Road West, Vaal Dam.



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