Stonehaven Helicopter landing Co-ordinates
S 26 degrees 44 minutes 47.3 seconds
E 27 degrees 49 minutes 32.5 seconds

Stonehaven Parking area Co-ordinates
S 26 degrees 44 minutes 53.8
E 27 degrees 49 minutes 32.0



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Stonehaven on Vaal has a Level Two Broad based BEE status – view our certificate

Vaal Entertainment Facility and Venue: Stonehaven is owned by the Cloete-Anderson Family and is the Vaal River’s social centre, a natural interface between locals and visitors. Here you will find the largest alfresco Garden Restaurant in South Africa. You will enjoy being greeted by the relaxed and charming ambience as you meander through Stonehaven’s cobbled pathways that lead you through the quaint herb garden, over 1000 rose bushes and the mature gardens and lawns that sweep down to the Vaal River. Besides the 10 acres of beautifully tendered gardens, there is the busy Stonehaven Harbour with a selection of Cruisers to choose from for your sized function Read more HERE

4 certificates 2015v24th SEDIBENG TOURISM AWARDS 2015 – VAAL REGION
The 2015 Sedibeng Tourism Awards hosted by the Sedibeng District Municipality in partnership with the Gauteng Tourism Authority serves not only to recognise excellence in the tourism industry, but also to promote the region as the destination of choice for business, heritage and leisure tourism. Read more HERE

Lilizela-Awards-Gauteng-1272nd LILIZELA TOURISM AWARDS 2014 – Stonehaven on Vaal was presented with 1st Place at the prestigious Lilizela Award on Wednesday the 1st October 2014 at Monte Casino for “The best marine adventures in Gauteng” inviting guests to enjoy both adventure and relaxation activities on the Vaal River. Read more HERE
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Breweries Award – Stonehaven was honoured to receive an award and the first place prize for the Best Barman & Best Barman within the Southern Gauteng, Free State and Northwest Provinces!

Birthday Celebrations on land or aboard our River Cruiser: Celebrate your 21st birthday party or let us host and organise a Kiddies Party for you at Stonehaven right on the banks of the Vaal River or aboard one of Stonehaven’s Cruisers for something really different. Read more HERE

Sunday Luncheon Cruise: Treat yourselves to a 2-hour sumptuous Sunday Breakfast or Luncheon Cruising Buffet aboard the Luxurious “Spirit of Jen”. Great for celebrating special occasions and treating those you love in your life to something really different! Read more HERE 

Stork Parties and Kitchen Teas: Stonehaven adds lots of fun and laughter to these special celebrations with a great deal of attention spent on every detail. Read more HERE

Gauteng Year End Functions: If you want something different this year – Stonehaven can provide it! Theme parties, Sunset cruises, Cruising Dinner Dances are just a few of the many options Stonehaven can offer you. Stonehaven boasts over 40 different menus … from sushi to venison spits. Read more HERE

Weddings Venues: Stonehaven has several venue options as well as the opportunity of hosting your Wedding aboard one of Stonehaven’s luxurious Cruisers. Read more HERE.

Corporate Team building: Stonehaven has a very good reputation for Corporate Team Building – team building which works well, is not “over-the-top”, appeals to everyone and is very well priced. Packages can be tailored to suit different needs. Read more HERE

Accommodation: Stonehaven on Vaal offers you the Stonehaven Loft Room for those wanting a vibe and to be amidst the action! Read more HERE

Picnics at Stonehaven: Spoil someone special and let us take care of all the arrangements! Our Picnic Menu is beautifully presented in a large Traditional Picnic Basket placed on a country blanket laid on the lush green lawn right on the banks of the Vaal River. Read more HERE

Sushi making workshops at Stonehaven: For the Sushi Lovers! Learn how to make sushi and impress your friends with your new found skills! Follow our Chef as he leads you step-by-step and shows you how to make different types of sushi. Read more HERE

BFE logo 2013Birding on the Vaal at Stonehaven: Join us on a relaxing Birding Cruise on the Vaal River and up the Taaibosspruit on a private chartered cruiser. Read more HERE

Successful Bird Count on the Vaal River: The eighth Water Bird count on the Vaal River on Saturday 30 January went off exceptionally well. The four boats recorded a record number of 3 390 birds with many notable sightings within a period of 5 hours. Of special note was the recording of 6 African Fish Eagles on the 43kms of the river covered. Read more HERE

Fishing on the Vaal River: Experience a 3 hour private fishing charter on the Vaal River aboard a luxury river cruiser complete with air conditioning, ladies & gents toilets, a fully stocked bar, tasty snacks and fishing gear with bait for the inexperienced first time angler. More info on Private Fishing Charters HERE

SAMSA logoSAMSA Certification – All Stonehaven cruisers are SAMSA certified.




SaaciLogoSAACI Membership Stonehaven is member of the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI)

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Year End Functions 2017


Stonehaven includes the following at no additional cost to all our guests dining at Stonehaven.  It gives your dining experience the edge and makes guests feel really special:-

  • Your choice of colour scheme – huge variety from modern, corporate, trendy, fun, nautical, upmarket, classical, romantic, African, earthy and more.
  • Personalised menus on the tables, with your choice of wording/photo/logo on the front cover.  Just provide us with the details thereof.
  • Personalise welcome and directional signs making your guests feel extra special.  Photo/logo and wording just need to be provided to us.
  • Personalised congratulations card if someone is celebrating a special occasion.
  • Big variety of options as to where you can enjoy your meal or function.  From the banks of the river, gardens, lawns, around the swimming pool, restaurant or pub.  (Private venues and cruisers available at an additional private venue fee).

If the prices are not in your budget figure – please provide us with your budget and we will revert back with options. Our Chef is most accommodating.


• Boat Cruises aboard a fleet of luxurious Vessels, capacities from 4 - 200 guests with full dining onboard.
• Welcome Cruise, pre-lunch or sunset cruise and then spend the rest of your time in one of the lovely land venues.
• Sushi Making (and eating) - R 224.50 p/p
• Potjie Cook-Off competitions (and eating) - from R151.85 p/p
• Fishing Charter (3-hour) including rods and accessories, trainer and refreshments - R609.05 p/p
• 3 Chocolate Delights paired with 3 Wines for R41.80 p/p
• Craft Beer and Beer tasting - R39.50 p/p
• Cocktail making... and drinking! - R47.50 p/p
• Two Course Meal - R112.30 p/p - Three Course Meal R141.05 p/p
• Birding Charter (3-hour) down the Vaal and tributaries including refreshments - R434.50 p/p
• High Tea and Hat Party - R181.50 p/p
• Three Course Braai or Mongolian Braai around the pool or on the river banks - R221.90 p/p
• 2-hour Cruising Buffet Breakfast - R291.50 p/p (Mondays - Thursdays)
• Cocktail Snacks on the banks of the River - Day, Sunset or by Star Light - R103.75 p/p
• Breakfasts in the garden - R71.60 p/p
• Brunches on the river in the fresh morning air - R190.95 p/p
• Three Course Buffet - R219.75 p/p
• Three Course Spit Braai’s .... Scrumptious! - R345.80 p/p
• Picnics on lovely picnic blankets and cushions on the banks of the river - R216.70 p/p
• Three Course Buffet - R219.75 p/p and other Buffets available too including Smorgasbord.
• Large a la carte menu for small groups from R89.00 p/p upwards.
• Fondue (cheese, meat and/or chocolate) From R85.90 p/p
• Cake Decorating from R225.50 p/p
• Private Venues if you wish, different in size from 2 - 600 from R2178.00 Upwards.

Senior Citizen Special Monday

Enjoy meandering around Stonehaven’s gardens, herb garden and enjoy feeding the fish in the river and ducks in the ponds. And in winter, enjoy sitting in front of the roaring cosy fires.

Hearty Hot Breakfast @ R65.45 p/p
Egg, french toast, 2 rashers of bacon, 3 cheese chipolatats (small spicy cheese sausages), grilled tomato and chips all served with coffee and tea.

Two Course Meal @ R44.95 p/p
Soup of the day or salad of the day, Roast Chicken served with rice, veggies and potatoes or casserole of the day. If you prefer to have the dessert of the day instead of the starter, you can swop this for the starter.

2-Hour Cruising Breakfast, Luncheon or Sunset Dinner @ R175 p/p
Breakfast includes a hot breakfast as well as bakery delights, coffee and tea. Luncheon or Dinner is a 3 course meal with a cash bar.

50 minute Vaal River Luxury Cruise down Millionaire’s Mile @ R70.00 p/p
Prior booking required
A morning, afternoon or sunset dinner treat! Great for groups too!

Time Warp Tuesday

Go back in time to another decade every Tuesday and believe it or not serve a 3-Course Buffet at prices from that era too!

From 5pm onwards.

Full 3-Course Meal                   @R65.65 p/p
Main Meal Only                        @R43.15 p/p
Starters Only                            @R26.15 p/p
Dessert Only                            @R26.15 p/p
340ml Soda Fountain Drink      @R12.95

2 hour sunset Vaal River Cruise including a 3-Course Meal @R192.50 p/p from 18h00 to 20h00.

Sunday Breakfast & Lunch Buffet Cruises

Stonehaven on Vaal treats guests every Sunday to a 2-hour cruising buffet aboard our luxurious cruiser  – The Spirit of Jen

Start the day with our 2-hour Breakfast Cruise that includes a hot breakfast and other breakfast selections including tea, coffee and juice.

The Luncheon Cruising experience starts with a Welcome Aperitif and then a 3 Course Buffet is served while you enjoy dining in luxury and cruising past Millionaires Mile. It is a perfect way to celebrate a special occasion.

After enjoying your meal you can enjoy relaxing on the top deck with sun loungers and a jacuzzi and soak in the birds eye view of the magnificent Gentlemen Estates on the river.

In order for one group not to dominate the outing, we restrict the number of guests in one booking to a a maximum of 10 guests. For larger groups with over 10 guests, a private booking on one of the Cruisers is required where you can enjoy the entire Cruiser all to yourselves. A cash bar is also available on-board.

Departs 9am – Returns 11am
R215 per guest for Adults
R120 for children 12 years and younger

Departs 1pm – Returns 3pm
R385 per guest for Adults
R120 for children 12 years and younger

Saturday Steak Specials

Enjoy selected succulent steaks at low prices from 17h00

200g Fillet                    @ R110.95
200g Rump                  @ R140.95
300g Fillet                    @ R140.95
300g Rump                  @ R106.95
500g T-Bone                @ R132.50