Exploring The Emerald Resort & Casino

Just a mere hour's drive from Joburg, located in a magnificent private estate, Emerald Resort & Casino offers guests a tranquil and luxurious escape, complete with plenty of exciting gaming, resort experiences and entertainment, perfect for all ages. There's something for everyone. Unwind and relax with a pamper session at the Emerald Spa. Indulge in a delicious meal at the High Stakes or Emerald Hotel Restaurant. Explore and enjoy the many entertainment activities the resort has to offer. And why not try your luck at their onsite casino?

What Are You Looking For? 

Hotels & Accommodation
Family Entertainment
Spa Facility
Conference Venues
Contact Details


High Stakes 

For a gourmet culinary experience, visit the High Stakes restaurant. This restaurant offers an impeccable selection of fine wines, a menu that caters for all discerning tastes, excellent service, and an elegant atmosphere. Situated just off the casino floor, High Stakes restaurant is strictly for guests over the age of 18. This is the restaurant that's perfect for making any occasion extra special.

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Emerald Hotel Restaurant

At the exquisite Emerald Hotel Restaurant, guests can enjoy the stunning bushveld views while dining on a range of delectable dishes – from hearty breakfast buffets to room-service meals – all made with the ultimate care while catering to different tastes. Also, be sure not to miss their delicious Sunday buffet lunches served between 12:30 - 15:30.

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Whether you're looking to dine for business or leisure, Cappello aims to bring their guests the most vibrant scene and delicious cuisine in town. What could be more relaxing, trendy and luxurious than a sofa, a refreshing drink and great music? Indulge in you choice of succulent dishes from their menu, tasty cocktails and premium brands, all accompanied by great music and a vibey ambiance.

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Emerald Resort & Casino Sunday Buffet

Hotels & Accommodation

Emerald Hotel

For a luxurious escape away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the four-star Emerald Hotel is just the place to help you unwind and relax. The hotel boasts 77 rooms and suites, offering spacious comfort, free Wi-Fi and all the amenities and adventures the resort has in store. And for every night booked at the hotel, you'll receive complimentary access to the Aquadome. Guests also have access to their onsite gym facilities whilst enjoying their stay at the Emerald Hotel.

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Bush Lodges

Hidden away in a natural setting, guests can also enjoy accommodation in Emerald Resort & Casino's one- or two-bedroom safari lodges on a semi-self-catering basis. Also, for your entertainment, adventure awaits just outside the door! All of the resorts activities are all within walking distance. Also, every night booked in one of these stylish lodges, you'll receive complimentary access to the Aquadome.

Visit Emerald's Bush Lodges.

River Resort Chalets

The beautiful, self-catering River Resort Chalets at Emerald Resort & Casino provide guests with two, four and six sleeper accommodation – perfect for weekend getaways or longer stays with loved ones. The chalets offer easy access to a range of adventures available on the property, including boat launching facilities, fishing and access to a private swimming pool. And for every night booked in one of these chalets, you'll receive complimentary access to the Aquadome.

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Emerald Resort & Casino


From 22 high stakes table games including Blackjack, Poker and Roulette to more than 430 slots ready and waiting for you to try your luck, the Emerald Casino offers plenty of gaming entertainment on their floor. Emerald's generous Rewards programme allows gamers to earn points to spend on discounted hospitality and resort experiences. Also, Diamond and Gold cardholders enjoy exclusive access to the opulent Privé offering regular entertainment, promotions and cocktail events.

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Family Entertainment


No need to wait for summer. You can take a dip in the pool every day of the year, no matter whether it's hot or cold outside! The Aquadome offers guests an indoor, climate-controlled water world, providing plenty of entertainment for both young and old. There are pools to suit everyone, whether you just want to unwind or have a splashing good time. Slip down the waterslide and explore their shipwreck, or just take a relaxing drift along their lazy river.

Visit the Aquadome.

Animal World 

Grab the family and head to Animal World for a wildlife adventure! Here, you'll encounter many different species of animals, birds and reptiles while also enjoy a bit of fresh air and sunshine. Be sure to keep a look out for hippos, flamingos, iguanas, antelope, monkeys, lions, snakes and much more. Click here to fins out more about their games drives.

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Adventure Golf

Have some fun while getting a little competitive with family and friends at Emerald's Adventure Golf Course. This  18-hole putt putt course is suitable for visitors of all ages. Everyone will certainly enjoy the Animal Kingdom-themed course that also has ancient Egyptian features. Score cards, pencils, putters and balls are all available for hire at the Adventure Golf kiosk.

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Spa Facility

For the ultimate relaxation, rejuvenation and pampering, guests can visit the indulgent Emerald Spa. They offer a truly tranquil experience in a soothing, natural setting complete with wonderful treatments for adults of all ages. Their highly trained therapists will ensure you enjoy your experience, all you have to do is select your choice from their menu of treatment options and packages, that offer everything from facials and manicures to hot stone and aromatherapy massages.

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Spa experience

Conference Venues

From fairytale weddings and extravagant parties to team building and business meetings, Emerald Resort & Casino is the only venue in the Vaal area with the facilities and expertise to host events of up to 3000 delegates. Other than space to host your events and meetings, their riverside estate offers a range of accommodation options as well as team-building activities and resort entertainment to ensure your and your guests' visit is a memorable one. Their banqueting experts are always available to assist in tailoring a package specifically for your requirements.

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Wedding Expo

Contact Details

Website: www.emeraldcasino.co.za

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 016 982 8000

Address: 777 Frikkie Meyer Boulevard, Vanderbijlpark, Vaal Triangle, South Africa

Social Platforms: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

The River Market - Where Food, Music and Lifestyle Meet

What Is It?

Come and chill out with friends and family alongside the Vaal River this September. Celebrate the spring season and all its wonders  with champagne and wine on open grass. At The River Market you will find your favorite beauticians, designers, arts and crafters, photographers, as well as great food and beverage offerings.

The River Market gives you a day to get your nails done or have a well-deserved back massage. You can also buy top quality goods from local designers and get a variety of freshly made artisan foods and treats. But that's not all, you can sip cocktails, wine and champagne on a tranquil boat ride across the Vaal. Plus, you and your friends can enjoy live music from local artists overlooking the river. The River Market is the best place to spend a Saturday with friends and family, so don't miss out!

When Is It?

Saturday, 28 September 2019 at 10:00.

Where Is It?

Shaw Moya, Plot 110 Windsor Road, Kaalplaats, Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost between R15 - R35 per person. Get yours online via Webtickets.

For more information

Visit their Facebook page for more information - facebook.com/orchideventsandentertainment

Or, contact them on 063 673 2163 / [email protected]

Stonehaven Spring Beer Festival 2019

What Is It?

Who can say no to the Stonehaven Spring Beer Festival? Break away for a while and take a trip to Vanderbijlpark to have a good time sipping an ice cold beer.

This year brings amazing artists from around the country including The Parlotones, Matthew Mole and many more. The vibrant crowd always makes the ambience super awesome, don't miss out.

There will be some fun water games to welcome spring as well as cool games and competitions.

When Is It?

Saturday, 31 August 2019 at 11:00

Where Is It?

Stonehaven on Vaal, Next to Old Baddrift Bridge, Vaal River, Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng

How Much Is It?

Tickets are R40 – R120 per person, get your tickets here.

For More Information

For more information, click here.

A Tasty Experience With Vaal River Wine Expo

What Is It?

Enjoy the art of wine pairings while travelling on a journey of a mouth-watering experience at the Vaal River Wine Expo. With this expo, you get to go on their cruise and explore an astounding 200+ wine tastings. This have to be something to look forward to.

The Vaal River Wine Expo boasts with live entertainment, stalls, food and for the parents out there - there is a cool kiddies play area to keep the kids entertained.

Go on a little getaway to the Vaal, get your tickets now!

When Is It?

Saturday, 22 June 2019 at 12:00.

Where Is It?

Stonehaven on Vaal, Vaal River, Vanderbjilpark, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets are R 200 per person, get your tickets Here.

For More Information

For more information, visit Here.

The Winery At Pont de Val Riverside Escape Will Be Unfolding Soon!

A New Must Is Coming To The Vaal!

As if the French wine farm styled Pont de Val Riverside Escape in Parys wasn't amazing enough, they will be welcoming a brand-new story to the estate in 2019. This spacious, cashless, eco-conscious escape from the rush of the city set on the banks of the Vaal River will soon been opening their very own Winery. This will become a relaxing, indulgent and exciting spot to visit, as the Winery will offer a few lovely features, including:

This is definitely going to become a must for the family when you're spending a weekend out in the countryside. To keep in the loop of this new chapter, make sure you follow Pont de Val Riverside Escape on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Also, visit their website at www.pontdeval.co.za.


A Little Bit About Pont de Val Riverside Escape

The Pont de Val Riverside Escape is just the place if you're looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the buzzing city and unwind in the tranquil, serene stillness of the countryside. This luxurious estate is only an hour's drive from Joburg and offers everything you need for some peace and quiet.

Looking for the perfect place to retire? They're currently in phase one of selling property at Cote de Val. How about a quick and peaceful weekend escape at the Boutique Hotel? Don't forget to visit the Pont de Val Restaurant for a lovely afternoon of wining and dining in a timeless French wine farm setting. You could also treat yourself to a pamper session or two at the soothing Bell Foi Spa. This venue is also perfect for weddings, conferencing and functions of all kinds. Click here to see the packages they have available.


For More Information

For more information about The Winery at Pont de Val Riverside Escape, visit www.pontdeval.co.za. You can also contact them on 016 004 0019.

Don't forget to give them a follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Stonehaven Spring Beer Festival 2018

What Is It?

The 20th Annual Stonehaven Spring Beer Festival is a very popular event where thousands of people celebrate the start of the spring season on the banks of the Vaal River. Held at Stonehaven on Vaal, guests are entertained with top SA bands, great drinks and exceptional grub. Expect well-priced country stalls with hearty foods like baked, soft pretzels with beer-cheese dip, and beer bread from Stonehaven bakery, topped with homemade cheese. This year's live entertainment includes Prime Circle, CrashCarBurn, Gangs of Ballet, Wonderboom, Howie Combrik and Pascal & Pearce. There's certainly something for everyone.

When Is It?

Saturday, 25 August 2018 from 11:00 – late.

Where Is It?

Stonehaven on Vaal, (next to Baddrift Bridge), Sylviavale, Vaal River, Vanderbijlpark, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets are R30 – R90 per person, available here!

For More Information

Visit this website or this Facebook page for more information.