Summer might be over, but the exciting entertainment just keeps coming at Emerald Resort & Casino! Gather the family and catch a movie in the wild, delight your taste buds at the High Stakes Food & Gin Tasting, or go for a swim then bowl for a strike with their Dip 'n Roll Sundays. There's something for everyone!

Outdoor Movie Night At Emerald

Feel like catching a movie? Emerald Resort & Casino is bringing the cinema outside with the Animal World Outdoor Movie Night! Gather the family and join them as they set the scene for the fun animated movie, MADAGASCAR. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the last warm nights with the family.

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High Stakes Food & Gin Tasting

Food and good company go well together! High Stakes Restaurant will be hosting a Food & Gin Tasting later this month. Hendrick’s Gin will be featured along with a four-course dinner that's sure to delight your palate. Book now for a great interactive dining evening. High Stakes Restaurant look forward to hosting you on this special occasion. Please note: bookings are essential.

Emerald Resort and Casino Hendricks Gin bottle surrounded by mint leaves and glasses of gin and tonic

Dip ‘n Roll Sundays At Emerald

If you are in for a game of bowling after taking a dip at the Aquadome, then join Emerald Resort & Casino at Pins on Sundays for a special deal: Aquadome guests qualify for a 50% discount for a game of tenpin bowling when they produce their Aquadome slip at the tenpin bowling alley.

Please note: Valid only on Sundays. Slip is only valid on the day of purchase.

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Summer Splash!

Emerald is ending off summer with a splash! Join them this April and experience the fun! They have a star-studded guest list, with artists like Nasty C, Shimza, Lulo Café, DJ Fresh, Speedsta and many more gracing their stage.

Push Your Limits At The Warrior Race

Escape the urban jungle and join Warrior Race presented by Jacaranda FM for plenty of mud, fun and obstacles! Gather a team and challenge other corporate teams to settle some corporate scores! You can also bring the youngsters to attempt the custom designed kids’ obstacle course. Top childminding facilities are available at the Warrior Kids Zone to entertain the little ones while the grown-ups are on the course. #BeBrave and enter now for #WARRIOR2!

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Don't Miss These Aquadome Specials

To make sure you make a splash this March, don't miss the Aquadome's exciting specials. From midweek thrills to weekend escapes, there's something for everyone.

Aquadome Back To School Midweek Special 

Grab your friends and family and head to this water wonderland for a midweek break! The Aquadome has a fantastic Back to School Special for you to enjoy. From Monday to Friday until 20 March 2020, entrance to the Aquadome is only R40 per person!

Please note: This special excludes Saturdays, Sundays, school and public holidays. This special is only valid until 20 March 2020.

Aquadome Saturday Special

If you are looking for the perfect way to relax and enjoy the summer, then the Aquadome is just the place for you. On Saturdays, entrance to the Aquadome is R100 per adult, R50 for kids under 12 years and pensioners, and R300 for a family pass (a family that consists of 2 adults and 3 kids under 12 years). Make the most of your weekend with this Aquadome Saturday Special.

Please note: This offer is only valid on Saturdays until 14 March 2020 and excludes school and public holidays.

Aquadome Sunday Special

As if the Saturday Special wasn't enough, the Aquadome also offers a Sunday Special! Entrance to the Aquadome will be R80 per adult, kids under 12 years get in at R40 per child and a family pass will cost R250 (a family consists of 2 adults and 3 kids under 12 years).

Please note: This offer is only valid on Sundays until 15 March 2020 and excludes school and public holidays.

Emerald Resort & Casino Aquadome Pool and water slide

Back To School Fun At Pins!

Pins love it when families and friends get together to play! Tenpin bowling is the perfect activity to challenge each other and have a good time. Don't miss their Pins Back to School Midweek Special. Visit Pins between Monday and Thursday, and you will pay only R20 per person, per game!

Please note: This special excludes Friday, Saturday, Sunday as well as school and public holidays. Valid until 20 March 2020.

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For More Information

Call 016 982 8000, email [email protected] or visit their website at

Also, check them out on Facebook and Twitter @emerald_resort.

Not sure what to get up to these Easter holidays? Well, if you haven’t heard of Emerald Resort & Casino, then now is the time to come to a home of everything entertaining.

Don't Miss The Vaal Meltdown!

Party lovers, brace yourselves for the Vaal Meltdown! Emerald Resort & Casino is bringing you the next Gqom Wave on Saturday, 24 March 2018 at the Emerald Arena at 19:00 to 02:00. The Distruction Boyz will bring the house down along with DJ Maphorisa and Lady Zamar. This hugely anticipated event is going to be a hit! Get your tickets now at Computicket. Early Bird - R150 and VIP - R500.

Take a Quick Easter Break

Is taking a mini-break on your mind? Now is the time to make a saving on your next getaway. Emerald Resort & Casino is offering an online Accommodation Special, valid until 28 February 2018. Emerald Hotel is offering a single or double room at a discounted rate of R1 270 per night. The River Resort Chalets offers a weekend rate for a one bedroom for R1 000 per night. Log onto now and view more accommodation specials.


There's Also Loads of Easter Fun

Have the best time at the Aquadome, with super-tubes, numerous splash pools and enough fun activities to keep everyone in the family entertained. The Animal World Zoo is also a place to enjoy leisure time, visitors can see all types of animal species and go for a Game Drive right in the Vaal. Also, don't forget to try out Emerald Resort & Casino's yummy Gourmet Easter Milkshakes this festive season.

Just when you thought there was nothing to do, Emerald Resort & Casino is full of surprises and looks forward to bringing you delightful entertainment.


For More Information

For more information about Emerald Resort & Casino, call 016 982 8000, email [email protected] or visit their website at

Also, check them out on Facebook and Twitter @emerald_resort.


This festive season is fast approaching, and Emerald Resort & Casino are getting ready with an epic lineup of fun and exciting entertainment that you don't want to miss.

Get Your Tickets for One Night with Vusi Nova

Put on your dancing shoes, warm up those vocal cords and get ready for an evening of singing and jiving at One Night with Vusi Nova this November. This incredibly talented artist is no stranger to the Emerald Arena stage and will be returning for another memorable performance. He’s gained huge success with his award-winning album, Naninina, and recently released a much-anticipated single, Ndizakulinda. We can't wait to hear him sing it live!

Date: 11 November

Time: From 16:00 until 19:00

Venue: Emerald Arena at Emerald Resort & Casino

Cost: R250 per person for General Access and R500 per person for Golden Circle. Get your tickets at Computicket.


Celebrate Your Year-End at The Emerald Gardens

Planning a special event and need a beautiful venue to set the scene? Why not consider hosting it at the Emerald Gardens? Their location is serene with luscious gardens and is the ideal venue for a sophisticated event. It's also extremely private, allowing you the opportunity to party hard without anyone watching! Whatever the occasion, contact 016 982 8005 or [email protected] and make your booking ASAP.

The Emerald Hotel Gardens not only hosts functions, it also serves up a delicious buffet lunch. Treat yourself, family and friends to a scrumptious meal in the Emerald Gardens for R195 per person. Make your booking on 016 982 8005 or [email protected].


Don't Miss Family Outdoor Movie Night

Emerald's Family Outdoor Movie Night is back! Get your kids and their friends together and hang out on the Emerald Resort & Casino lawns for the screening of the fabulous animation Zootopia. If you would like to pre-order a picnic basket filled with delicious goodies to enjoy during the movie be sure to contact [email protected].

Date: 08 December 2018

Time: From 19:00

Venue: Lawns at Emerald Resort & Casino

Cost: R80 per person and tickets can be bought at Computicket.

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Children's Day is on the Horizon!

Don't forget that Emerald Resort & Casino will be celebrating Children's Day on 3 November the best way they know how – with lots of fun, adventure and excitement. Kids under the age of 12 years can access the Aquadome and Animal World for free, and Pins is offering kids under the age of 12 a ten pin bowling game for only R10 per game.

Date: 03 November 2018

Venue: Aquadome, Animal World and Pins at Emerald Resort & Casaino

Cost: FREE entry and R10 per bowling game for kids under the age of 12.

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Emerald Resort & Casino loves entertaining friends and families. Adventure Awaits.

For More Information

For more information about Emerald Resort & Casino, call 016 982 8000, email [email protected] or visit their website at

Also, check them out on Facebook and Twitter @emerald_resort.

This One Is For The Afrikaans Music Lovers!

For an evening filled with toe-tapping entertainment, Afrikaanse liedjies, singing and dancing, don't miss the magical Kaalvoetkinners In Die Vaal with Juanita du Plessis, Franja du Plessis and Ruan Josh. For one night only, these three Afrikaans music sensations will be taking centre stage at the Emerald Arena, performing your favourite songs and making this experience one to remember! Get your tickets now before it's too late. This is a performance you don't want to miss, especially if you're an Afrikaanse musiek fan.

Date: Saturday, 07 July 2018

Time: From 19:00

Venue: Emerald Arena

Cost: Tickets cost R350 per person for Golden Circle and R150 per person for General Access. Click here to get your tickets now.

Spend Father's Day In The Vaal

Show the old man how special and appreciated he is with a lovely Father's Day out in the Vaal! In case your forgot, Father's Day is on Sunday, 17 June 2018. And to make the occasion extra special, Emerald Resort & Casino have a few treats up their sleeves.

The Hotel Restaurant will be hosting a delicious buffet lunch from 12:30 - 15:30 offering everything from slow-roasted beef from the spit braai; grilled traditional boerewors, bone marrows and marinated chicken from the braai station to antipasta platters, salads and of course, Malva Pudding to end the meal of on a sweet note. Cost is R260 per person and kids aged 4 - 12 cost R130 per child.

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Another option is the Father's Day menu at Breeze Restaurant. Dad can take his pick from four hearty meals, including:

Daddy' Treat - R120

My Hero's Chicken - R120

For Dad With Love - R105

Burger In Style - R110

Please note: Booking is essential as spacing is limited, so make sure you make your reservation ASAP. To book, call 016 982 8643 or email [email protected].

Sunday Fundays At Emerald Resort & Casino

Sundays are meant to be spent lazing about, tucking into a delicious carvery and hanging out with your loved ones. If this sounds like the perfect way to spend your Sunday, then you're in luck! Every first and last Sunday of the month from 12:30 to 15:30 at the Emerald Hotel Restaurant, you can treat the family to a mouth-watering carvery buffet for only R175 per person and R80 for kids under 12. Book now to avoid disappointment. Booking are essential!

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And as if that wasn't enough, don't miss out on Soulful Sundays at Breeze Restaurant every last Sunday of the month from 14:00 – 19:00. You can enjoy a day filled with live entertainment, a scrumptious braai menu and loads of Sunday Funday vibes. Cost is R100 per adult and R50 per child under the age of 8. If you want to take a sneak peek at the menu, click here. T&Cs applyContact [email protected] or call 016 982 8026 for more information.

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Family Fun For Everyone

And to make you're visit extra special, Emerald Resort & Casino has loads of fun and exciting adventures and activities around every corner. Since it is a little too cold to swim outdoors, why not head to the Aquadome for a splash? Their indoor pools are heated all year round, so no need to worry about the miserable weather outside.

Winter times (2 May – 31 August) are as follows:

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Another must-visit when you're there is Animal World. Enjoy a fun wildlife adventure at Emerald Zoo, where you'll spot many different species of animals, birds and reptiles. Make sure you keep your eyes peeled for hippos and flamingos, iguanas and antelope, monkeys, lions, snakes and many more creature.

Peak Rates:

Off-Peak Rates:

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Create special moments with loved ones by visiting Emerald Resort & Casino. Adventure Awaits.

For More Information

For more information about Emerald Resort & Casino, call 016 982 8000, email [email protected], or visit their website at

Also, check them out on Facebook and Twitter @emerald_resort.

Emerald Resort & Casino promises adventure, with exciting entertainment for the whole family, all year round. From something special for Mother's Day and fun ideas for an lovely Mother's Day celebration to exciting adventures around every corner, there's something for everyone.

Spoil Mom This Mother's Day

Mother's Day is just around the corner and if you have nothing special planned for that amazing woman in your life, then make sure you check out Emerald Resort & Casino's Mother's Day celebrations on Sunday, 13 May 2018. Take your pick from the lovely Hotel Buffet that will be taking place at Emerald Hotel and it's stunning gardens or the Breeze Buffet which also includes a refreshing Strawberry Daiquiri special! Booking is essential so make your reservation now before it's too late. You can also find the menus for the day on their website.

Date:  Sunday, 13 May 2018



To book, call 016 982 8643 or email [email protected].

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How About Spoiling Mom With A Relaxing Getaway?

The Emerald Resort & Casino is just the place if you're looking to enjoy a midweek break and want to unwind with your loved ones, especially just before Mother's Day. Treat mom to a relaxing escape at the Emerald Hotel who has an awesome midweek hotel special running at the moment! Book online now and you'll receive up to 25% discount on your rate*. Now you'll have some extra cash to spend on spoiling mom with all the fun activities available at Emerald!

*Terms & Conditions apply.

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Adventure Around Every Corner

A visit to Emerald Resort & Casino is not complete without experiencing the exciting entertainment and activities available on site. Get your cozzies on and make a splash at the Aquadome, which boasts loads of fun slides and heated pools so you can swim any time of the year, even if it's freezing outside. And lets not forget taking a safari and playing spot-the-animal at Animal World. Here, you'll get to encounter many different species of animals, birds and reptiles. Keep a look out for hippos and flamingos, iguanas and antelope, monkeys, lions, snakes and much more. It's an awesome experience for the whole family.

Emerald Casino Aquadome


For More Information

For more information about Emerald Resort & Casino, call 016 982 8000, email [email protected], or visit their website at

Also, check them out on Facebook and Twitter @emerald_resort.


There’s An Adventure At Every Turn!

Visit The Wonderful Creatures At Animal World

Get up close with animals from around the world! Take the whole family on an adventure to see a wide variety of local and exotic animals, birds and reptiles at the zoo. A trip to Animal World makes for a great experience for the whole family.

Make A Splash At The Aquadome

Take a dip in the warm waters of the indoor, climate-controlled Aquadome swimming pools. Activities for kids including a waterslide, lazy river and a shipwreck. Safety is a priority and the trained, experienced lifeguards on duty will ensure your kids are well looked after.


Gone Fishing

Looking for a great fishing spot? As a resident at the Emerald River Resort, you will have access to the Vaal river, where you can fish to your heart’s content. The river is home to carp, yellowfish, muddies, grass carp and barbel. Enjoy your favourite pastime in a safe environment, where you and the family can launch a boat, braai and spend some quality time together.

Reach New Heights With Some Wall Climbing

As one of the fun experiences on the property, the 8m high climbing wall has seven different climbing routes, ideal for young and old. Being securely strapped in a harness, with a guide to assist you, your climbing experience is perfectly safe. It is an activity that requires physical and mental agility, strength, endurance and balance.


Experience The Great Outdoors on Animal World's Game Drives

Adventure awaits you at Animal World Game Park! Enjoy an informative and exciting 50-minute game drive. Ask about the Sundowner game drives and enjoy an outdoor, sunset drink with friends. Game drives are scheduled on the hour, every hour from 09:00 to 16:00 except for 13:00.

Adventure Golf, anyone?

Enjoy a round of Adventure Golf in the beautiful surroundings on and around the banks of the Vaal River. Challenge yourself and friends on this 18-hole course suitable for all ages. The 18th hole is probably the most difficult. Let us know if you agree! Scorecards, pencils, putters and balls are available for hire at the Adventure Golf kiosk. A round costs only R30 per person which is payable at the Aquadome reception.

It's A Strike At Pins Bowling Alley

With 10 lanes, Pins Bowling Alley ensures an enthralling, action-packed outing. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced bowler, a night out at this bowling alley promises hours of fun. Take a break in between games and order a refreshing drink from Pins Bar, play a round of pool, or just relax and watch your team from the comfort of the lounge.

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Delight Your Tastebuds

Family Dining Made Easy At Breeze Restaurant

Offering an array of delicious meals in a family-friendly environment, Breeze makes for the perfect outing night or day. Sip on a cocktail on Sundowner Sundays or catch up with friends over a cappuccino. For the perfect start to your weekend, Breeze offers breakfast every Saturday and Sunday morning, and a free cup of coffee!

Treat Your Date At High Stakes

High Stakes is just the restaurant if you’re looking to indulge in gourmet cuisine and fine wines. This is the perfect setting for intimate dinners for two when you need to enjoy some alone time with that special someone. Take a squiz at their menu. Mmmm...

Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant Brings You A Unique Dining Experience

Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant is designed to give visitors a unique food experience they’ll love. The menu features a scrumptious variety of dishes including imaginative salads, entrees, fresh homemade breads, aromatic roasts, vegetable dishes, sauces, a traditional section and dessert station. You will be spoiled for choice!


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For More Information

For more information about Emerald Resort & Casino, call (016) 982 8000, email [email protected], or visit their website at

Also, check them out on Facebook and Twitter @emerald_resort.

Enjoy a sensational summer and take advantage of your getaway days by taking a short drive to the Vaal where you will find fun and excitement for the whole family at Emerald Resort & Casino. Whether it is fantastic live entertainment or great accommodation offers or a tonne of Summer Fun, there is something for everyone at this amazing destination.

Don’t Miss Out On The Awesome Summer Entertainment

Put on your dancing shoes and brace yourselves for One Night with Nathi & Vusi Nova.  On 15 December 2016, this talented duo will be performing live on stage, thrilling audiences with crowd favourites like Nomakanjani, I’d Rather Go Blind and Nomvula . Tickets are selling fast, so make your way to Computicket to get yours before it’s too late. This show promises to be a spectacular performance. Miss it and you miss out!


If jazz is more your thing, then you will want to head out on a splendid evening filled with soothing tunes at Jazz Under The Stars. Also, don't forget to take advantage of the warm summer nights with Emerald's Outdoor Summer Movie Night, perfect for a romantic evening with that special someone!

Get Away This Summer with Great Deals

Emerald Resort & Casino boasts a variety of affordable Friends & Family accommodation packages that suit every wallet and family size. The luxurious four-star Emerald Hotel is family-friendly and is located within peaceful surroundings. Self-catering River Resort Chalets are situated a short distance from the Vaal River and provide the ideal setting for weekend getaways. And let’s not forget the exquisitely styled Bush Lodges which provide a beautiful ambiance in a natural setting. These lodges are perfect for those in need of relaxation and some pampering.


Plenty Of Summer Fun For The Whole Family

If you’re looking to spend some quality time with your family, then why not take your children on an exploration of adventure at the Animal World, home to many species of local and exotic wildlife? You can also head over to the farmyard where the kids can interact with a variety of animals.

For some unadulterated Summer Fun, be sure to visit Emerald’s incredibly insane inflatable obstacle course this December! There will also be loads of Beach Sporting action daily from 17 December, catering for those who want more fun than simply swimming.  Beach sports activities include beach volleyball, five-a-side soccer, touch rugby, zorb soccer, and two-a-side basketball. And while you're there, be sure to check out the awesome display of athletic and acrobatic tricks performed with soccer balls at the Freestyle Soccer exhibition held in the Azone at the Aquadome

Of course, no visit to Emerald Resort & Casino is complete without one of their fun and interesting game drives! You and your family and friends will have a blast playing "spot the animal" in their natural environment.


Treat Your Tastebuds to Something Delicious!

No matter what you're craving, Emerald Resort & Casino is sure to have something delicious lined up for you! You can take your pick. Dine at the Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant or Hotel Restaurant for a casual and fun dinner with the kids, or head to High Stakes Restaurant for an indulgent gourmet meal complimented by a glass of wine or two, selected from their impeccable wine list.

Staying indoors is not an option when you can get a piece of the action! When Emerald Resort & Casino talk about an adventure, they certainly mean it!  An adventure awaits at every turn.

For More Information

For more information about Emerald Resort & Casino, call (016) 982 8000, email [email protected], or visit their website at

Also, check them out on Facebook and Twitter @emerald_resort.