Vanderbijlpark is situated on the banks of the Vaal River in Gauteng. Together with its neighbouring towns Vereeniging and Sasolburg, it forms the Vaal Triangle, a prominent industrial region. This neighbourhood is peaceful, and has a close community. Locals are predominantly rugby fans, with action cricket being another well supported sport. They can often be found in the pubs watching a rugby game, or supporting school rugby games in great numbers.
Map of Area and Surrounds
There are more than 60 primary and high schools in the Vaal Triangle. Vanderbijlpark has 20 primary schools and 8 high schools. Four good private schools in Vanderbijpark are El Shaddai School, Emmanuel Christian School, Vaal Primary School and Santa Maria Junior School.
The Emerald Resort and Casino is in Vanderbijlpark. A popular destination for entertainment of various types for the whole family; with an animal world, aquadome, bowling alley and much more.
The Vaal Mall is in the heart of Vanderbijlpark and offers 50 000m² of convenient shopping. The centre provides 135 fashion and retail stores, a food court with a variety of take-away and sit-down restaurants, and much more.