Watersports at Lakeside Lodge & Spa 

Lakeside Lodge & Spa offers a great watersports holiday experience, with a range of activities on the lake and nearby coast  as well as angling, nature trails and much more! 5-star luxury accommodation situated on the Swartvlei Lake  a lagoon that stretches over 10.73 km and is blessed with mild weather and temperatures. This part of the country is a paradise for water sports. We have our own jetty and shallow water launching from the slipway. Swing moorings are available for guests to park their dinghies and kayaks. The skipper of the hotel’s Lady Giselle pontoon boat takes guests out on the lagoon to fish.

All of our watersports and facilities are available for guest use on a complimentary basis as part of their stay. This excludes the ski boat, which is available with a driver for use at an hourly rate.     

Open Monday to Sunday, 7am to 5pm *weather permitting*

Outside visitors wishing to use the facilities are able to hire equipment at the following rates:

Pontoon & Ski's - Booking essential.

Fishing rod and tackle available for hire: R100 (half day) Can be added to canoe and spider rentals. 

Canoes              
1 hour | R150
2 hours | R280
3 hours | R350

SUP’s                 
1 hour | R150

Windsurfer      
2 hours | R400

Speedboat (with Skipper)                 
30 mins | R500 add

Ski’s                  
30 mins | R80

Wakeboard       
30 mins | R150

Inflatable          
30 mins | R150  

Pontoon Boat   (with Skipper)    
45 mins | R350

Early morning fishing charters (pontoon boat)                    2 hours | R650

Sailing Optimist   
1 hour | R350.00 (child)

Sailing boat  (Only for competent skippers)       
1 hour | R500 

Spider Dingy (with motor)                                                       2 hours | R300

Spider Dingy (without motor)                                                    2 hours | R200

Terms & Conditions:

  • Life jackets are mandatory for all watersports. 
  • All activities are undertaken at your own risk, there is no lifeguard supervision at Lakeside Lodge & Spa.   
  • All rentals are subject to availability.