The north-western region of the Free State Province is called the Goldfields – arguably not only for the shiny yellow metal that has been found in abundant veins deep beneath the earth, but also for the endless fields of maize; Goldfields is part of South Africa’s Maize Triangle. The Capital of the Goldfields Region is the active gold mining city of Welkom, but gold mining aside, the Goldfields is primarily a sparsely populated farmland region with crop fields stretching in every di...
Game viewing in vehicles, on foot, on mountain bikes or on horseback & accommodation in luxury chalets or camps, near Bloemfontein
Eco Farm near Bothaville, Free State offers catch and release fly-fishing on the Vaal, hiking, birding and other outdoors pursuits
The site of the discovery of the unique Florisbad Man skull, an active excavation and research centre and natural mineral springs
The Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve is a popular weekend spot for fishing, boating, birding and camping. There is some game viewing...
The Phakisa Raceway is a world class motor and bike racing track just outside Welkom in the Goldfields Region of the Free State
The Sandveld Nature Reserve on the border between the Free State and the North West offers superb angling, bird and game viewing
Just 45kms from Bloemfontein in Motheo, Soetdoring Dam Nature Reserve offers a lion enclosure, herds of game and great camping
The 12 000ha Willem Pretorius Game Reserve near Ventersburg in the Central Free State is known for its diverse game and birdlife