Deneysville is a small village located in the Northern Free State region of the Free State Province, South Africa. It was founded in 1939 on the banks of the Vaal Dam and named after Deneys Reitz who was the son of a former Free State president. The proximity of the dam makes this village the yachting mecca. Two of the most well-known boat races are Keel Boat Week held at Deneysville Aquatic Club and Round The Island Yacht Race which is held at Lake Deneys Yacht Club.
Deneysville offers cosy accommodation to visitors who wish stay over in this village. There are bed and breakfasts, guest houses, guest lodges and self-catering units. Please go to our accommodation directory if you would like more information on places to stay in the area.
Activities and attractions
This village may be small, but it offers loads of fun for the whole family.
Things to do in Deneysville include the following:
- Vaal Dam (Angling, sailing and yachting)
- Dam Wall (Tours and conferences)
- Hiking and Biking
- Crocodile Farm
- Vintage Motorcycle Museum
The local businesses are full of good quality products and the owners are hospitable and very helpful. There are a range of shops, stalls, products and restaurants in the area. Please view our business directory if you would like a list of all the businesses in the region.
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