We are situated in the Vaal River region less than an hour’s drive from Johannesburg, offers a variety to suit all tastes. Ingwe Lodge is one of the Vaal’s hidden gems and offers the traveller, business man or woman family and friends the opportunity to experience true hospitality.


Here we boast a variety of venues for conferences, teambuilding’s, corporate functions, weddings, school camps etc.

The venues can accommodate from 50 to 300 guests.  A chapel and garden chapel for garden weddings is also on the premises.


Our chef’s offer a variety of menus to choose from but are more than willing to accommodate you for your special day.


Ingwe has a licenced bar and a la carte restaurant on the premises with various types of accommodation suited for corporates, families, and school groups.

All rooms on the premises overlook the pool and are all on-suite.


More about Vanderbijlpark:

About 60 km from Johannesburg

An attractive town, resplendent with leafy streets, parks, and gardens, Vanderbijlpark lies on the shores of the mighty malaria-free Vaal river and close to the Vaal Dam, with some of the best inland boating in the country.  

It’s 800 km shoreline is lined with picnic and camping sites, marinas, pleasure resorts, holiday homes and beaches.

If you’re a water-sport fan you’ll be in your element because you can take your pick of boating, river cruising, fishing, water-skiing and swimming, or maybe a picnic or braai on the banks of the river.


Shop at the Vaal Mall or River Square Shopping Centre, or browse the Vaal Meander or Parys Meander with its fantastic variety of arts and craft shops, country stalls, attractive tea and coffee gardens, antiques and collectibles, brewery tours and much more.


If you need more outdoor activities visit the 203 ha Animal world, established in 2001 at the Emerald Casino or make a splash at this resorts indoor climate-controlled Aqua dome.  The adjacent Nature Park has great hiking trails, plenty of birdlife as well as game such us hartebeest, zebra, wildebeest, and blesbuck,  or play a round of Golf at the Emfuleni Golf Estate.



All rooms on the premises overlook the pool and are all on-suite.



21 en-suite rooms with coffee and tea station


All and any conference can be accommodated in our 5 conference venues -
Venues seat from 10 to 400 persons and all extras can be added to the package to enable a hassle free conference


Various venues and chapel to choose from to make any brides dreams come true.

Year end Functions


If you have a theme fantasy for year end - speak to us as we have various
venues and professional staff to make every wish and dream idea come true

Pub & Grill

Specials daily for the hungry and thirsty

Matric Farewells

Matric groups as small as 10 or as large as 500.  DJ¹s, music, lighting
and stages can all be added to our packages.



Every possible category of any party can be accommodated.



Situated on the premises is a restaurant suited for all breakfast, lunch and supper







The indoor climate controlled Aquadome is a splash a minute, whatever the weather. Slip down the waterslide, explore the ship-wreck or simply take a dip in the warm water. With fully trained lifeguards on duty. www.emerald.co.za 

Cruising the Vaal

Enjoy a one hour sundowner cruise and experience the sun set magnificently over the Vaal River. 

Animal World

In 2001, the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa established the 203-hectare Emerald Animal World housed at the Emerald Safari Resort and Casino in Vanderbilpark. 


Should you fancy a wager in the casino, Emerald Casino delivers an enthralling gaming experience that is second to none. With the conveniently spacious non-smoking and smoking areas 

Sharpeville Heritage Precinct

Sharpeville is an informal settlement (or township) in Gauteng that has a massive relevance in the history and heritage of South Africa. 

Dell Cheetah Centre

Dell Cheetah Centre give visitors the opportunity to interact with cheetahs, and learn more about this endangered species.


Very good stay we will be back soon. Staff was also good and the environment was excellent. Nice place indeed. Keep it up good standard. I recommend that we as the union Hospersa would have a conference at this place.




Tel: 016 987 3811

Fax: 086 532 6600

Email : ingwe@ingwelodge.co.za

General Manager:

Christo Grobbelaar

Cell: 084 582 6432

Email: christo@ingwelodge.co.za

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