South Africa is a beautiful place to visit. Find out the visa requirements for your country and explore some of the places you can visit both during and after the regatta.
You will need a valid and acceptable passport or travel document for your stay in South Africa; a valid visa, if required; sufficient funds to pay for your day-to-day expenses and a return or onward ticket.
There are many places to stay near Roodeplaat Dam, covering a range of budgets - from camping to 5-start accommodation. We are busy negotiating the best rates for our competitors, visitors and supporters.
Where to stay
There will be a World Masters Rowing desk at Oliver Thambo Airport to welcome you and direct you to your transport. While at the regatta, there will be shuttles running to and from the hotels every 20 minutes.
Roodeplaat Dam is in the municipal district of Tshwane and offers many fascinating sights and experiences. Visit the Cradle of Humankind, take a day visit to the Anne Van Dyk Cheetah centre, visit Cullinan Diamond Mine are just a few suggestions.
Things to see
After the racing and just a short flight or drive from Tshwane, you can explore some of the most incredible and famous destinations in Southern Africa. Our tourism partners will be able to assist you in booking safe and memorable trips. Explore South Africa
We have many beautiful rowing destinations in South Africa. Johannesburg, Durban, Port Alfred, East London, Elgin and Cape Town all have vibrant masters clubs that would love to have you visit and row on their water.
Million tourists to South Africa in 2020
Ranking in most visited countries in Africa
Average length of stay in all provinces
Years Cape Town has been voted the best city in the world
References: South African tourism facts; Statista; Cape Town voted best city in the world
We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful country. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us and we'll see how we can help.