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Directions From Pretoria / Johannesburg West
- Take the N1 from Johannesburg / Pretoria.
- Pass through the Grasmere Toll Plaza,
- travel for 26 km then take the R57 Vanderbijlpark / Sasolburg off-ramp.
- Turn onto the R42 Vereeniging Road. Turn right into Frikkie Meyer Boulevard, continue until you reach the Emerald Resort & Casino
Directions From Pretoria / Johannesburg East
- Take the N12 towards Alberton.
- Take the R59 o_-ramp to Vereeniging. Take the R42 Vanderbijlpark off-ramp.
- Turn left into Ascot On Vaal Road. Turn right into Hendrick Van Eck Boulevard.
- Turn left at the first road immediately after the North West University entrance and continue into the Emerald Resort & Casino entrance.
The Emerald Resort and Casino is conveniently situated less than an hour away from central Johannesburg, offering visitors luxury accommodation and fun gaming options in a bush setting. While the surrounding area is lush and relaxing, there is plenty of action both on the grounds through the top notch casino floor, in the area such as the nearby Aquadome water park, Animal World for game drive experiences and even a pins bowling alley.
Emerald Resort and Casino offers accommodation through the luxurious Emerald Hotel, bush lodges and a river resort.
The Emerald Resort and Casino is considered a leading gambling establishment in the area, offering convenient and spacious smoking and non-smoking areas in the casino, open 24/7 on some days.
The casino floor boasts the last word in slots technology, with machines that offer wagering limits from 1c to R50. There are 27 table games on the casino floor, including roulette, blackjack, progressive poker, baccarat, punto banco and Texas Hold 'em Poker. According to management, this is the only casino in Gauteng which offers manual shoes at its tables, while the betting limits are among the highest in the country. The Emerald Resort and Casino's Prive Lounge offers unparalleled private, VIP gaming for the resort's Gold and Diamond Club Card holders. Members enjoy unique promotions, events and special offers.
Dining and Bars
Plenty of dining options are available to visitors to the Emerald Resort and Casino, from world class culinary delights to fun, family style restaurants. The new Sports Bar brings lovers of sports together to experience an action-packed venue where good alcohol complements good food, and events are enhanced through the use of state of the art video and audio technology. For live entertainment, visitors can head to Breeze, with a wide range of dishes throughout the day in a beautiful setting. High Stakes pampers players just off the casino floor and boasts seafood, steaks, salads and a fine selection of wines. The BOMA grill buffest restaurant taps into the ethnic side of South African cuisine across three separate dining areas, offering authentic dishes at affordable prices.
There are several choices for visitors to the Emerald Resort and Casino when it comes to accommodation. The North East African inspired, four star Emerald Hotel offers 77 spacious rooms with unique touches and stunning décor. The ten Emerald Bush Lodges are intimate, secluded and free standing log cabins that comprise of one or two bedrooms. The semi-self catering lodges give visitors the feel of being in a private safari setting. The River Resort offers just under 100 free-standing self catering units (one or two bedrooms), conveniently located on the banks of the Vaal River. Visitors have access to water sports, tennis courts and lots of other outdoor activities.