Miles and Miles of…Nothing is often how the Xhariep Region of the Free State is described. The Xhariep, or ‘Transgariep’ is dominated by sheep farms and cattle ranches in dry, sparse ‘Karoo’ biome vegetation and grasslands, and covers the south western area of the landlocked central province of South Africa The Xhariep is bordered to the south by South Africa’s largest inland body of water – the Gariep Dam (also known as the Xhariep Dam) for which it is ...
Local artists exhibit their art works in one of Smithfield's most charming attactions. Take a piece of the Transgariep with you...
The R26 Maloti Route from Ladybrand to Zastron offers open vistas, tiny towns, and a couple of scenic gems near the Lesotho border
Vanderkloof Dam is the second largest dam in South Africa and is perfect for angling and most water sports, including sailing ...
The beautiful 22 000 ha Tussen-die-Riviere Nature Reserve and Game Park is situated east of the town of Bethulie on the Gariep Dam
The Aasvoelberg Hiking Trail a 23km circular 2 day trail that takes you from Zastron up the highest peak in the Maluti mountains
South Africa's largest dam, the Gariep Dam is a water and aerial sports mecca that lies across Eastern Cape and Free State border
The Gariep Dam Nature Reserve is famous for the largest herd of Springbok in South Africa and the very rare Cape Mountain Zebra
Tiger Safaris are offered at 'Big Cat Man' John Varty's Tiger Canyons tiger sanctuary and breeding reserve outside Philippolis