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The Free State Province of South Africa The Free State Province of South Africa is known for its endless fields of maize, wheat and sunflowers, small ‘dorpies’ (‘one-horse’ towns and villages) with pretty 19th century sandstone homes and buildings, magnificent churches, windmills, cattle, sheep and San Bushman Rock Art. This central province of South Africa was long ago robbed of its huge herds of game and the predator species that depended on them. Though game have been returned in a few reserves and conserva...

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Butler powers to Berge en Dale title Butler powers to Berge en Dale title

Confident in his finishing ability, Reynard Butler powered his way to back-to-back one-day classic victories at the Bestmed Berge

Oberholzer not resting on her laurels Oberholzer not resting on her laurels

Despite a string of successes behind her name over the past 12 months, South African road champion Carla Oberholzer feels she stil

Serious challenges ahead, says UJ coach Serious challenges ahead, says UJ coach

University of Johannesburg rugby coach Werner Janse van Rensburg is happy with his team's progress in the Varsity Cup, but acknow

HEAD Bikes to supply pro women's team HEAD Bikes to supply pro women's team

In a major boost for women's cycling in South Africa, Demacon announced that they would be racing on HEAD bicycles in the 2018 se

Hoffman lands Satellite title Hoffman lands Satellite title

The new finish of the Bestmed Satellite Championship road cycling classic supposedly favoured climbers, but Nolan Hoffman was fast

Davids wins Jock Tour Davids wins Jock Tour

The in-form Brendon Davids achieved a career first when he raced to victory in the three-day Bestmed Jock Tour, which culminated a

Julius takes Jock Tour stage two victory Julius takes Jock Tour stage two victory

Pro cyclist Jayde Julius risked all when he joined an early breakaway on the second stage of the Bestmed Jock Tour, but his gamble

The Cheetah Experience, Bloemfontein The Cheetah Experience, Bloemfontein

Experience Cheetah, Lions, Leopard, Serval, Caracal and Meerkats and play with the cubs at the Cheetah Experience in Bloemfontein

Mosamane Hiking Trail, Rosendal, Free State Mosamane Hiking Trail, Rosendal, Free State

The 1 day 7.5 Mosamane Hiking Trail on Farm Beatrix outside Rosendal moves through sandstone beauty and is a popular birders route

Lesoba Hiking Trail, Eastern Free State Highlands Lesoba Hiking Trail, Eastern Free State Highlands

Enjoy magnificent views of the Maluti Mountains and Caledon River Valley on this 1 day hike near Fouriesburg, Free State Highlands

Tepelkop Hiking Trail, Fouriesburg Tepelkop Hiking Trail, Fouriesburg

2 day trails or a 2 day base camp trail through beautiful sandstone formations and lush vegetation around the Tepelkop mountain...

Molotsane wins Women's Challenge in PE Molotsane wins Women's Challenge in PE

Although Kesa Molotsane sped to an impressive maiden victory in the 10km SPAR Women's Challenge, there were winners galore as tho

Oberholzer prepared for Berge en Dale Oberholzer prepared for Berge en Dale

As someone who relishes a challenge, Carla Oberholzer is in the right frame of mind to make a charge for the title at the first ma

Oberholzer prepared for Berge en Dale Oberholzer prepared for Berge en Dale

As someone who relishes a challenge, Carla Oberholzer is in the right frame of mind to make a charge for the title at the first ma

Oberholzer prepared for Berge en Dale Oberholzer prepared for Berge en Dale

As someone who relishes a challenge, Carla Oberholzer is in the right frame of mind to make a charge for the title at the first ma

Jansen prophesies academic ruination Jansen prophesies academic ruination

In his address to the Franschoek Literary festival in May, Jonathan Jansen quipped that his work as Vice-Chancellor...

Serenity in the Highlands - Highland Gate Golf Course Serenity in the Highlands - Highland Gate Golf Course

It may have taken many obstacle-filled years to complete, but since Highland Gate finally opened its doors, it has proven...

Roses among the thorns: a guide to Bloemfontein Roses among the thorns: a guide to Bloemfontein

We sent Justus Visagie on a near-impossible mission: find the roses among the thorns in Bloemfontein, the Free State’s bristly...

Roses among the thorns: a guide to Bloemfontein Roses among the thorns: a guide to Bloemfontein

We sent Justus Visagie on a near-impossible mission: find the roses among the thorns in Bloemfontein, the Free State’s bristly...

Mountain bikers fear no folly at Berg Mountain bikers fear no folly at Berg

The iconic Solly’s Folly descent off the Drakensberg escarpment will be under construction for the next two months as Berg and B

Golden Gate Golden Gate

With pure mountain air, endless views and several hiking trails, Golden Gate is a weekend destination good for body and soul.

The Francolin Creek Conservancy, Heilbron The Francolin Creek Conservancy, Heilbron

Enjoy outdoors activities and luxury lodge accomodation in the tranquil surrounds of the Francolin Creek farm and Conservancy...

The Red Barn Gallery, Smithfield The Red Barn Gallery, Smithfield

Local artists exhibit their art works in one of Smithfield's most charming attactions. Take a piece of the Transgariep with you...

Amanzi Private Game Reserve, Brandfort Amanzi Private Game Reserve, Brandfort

Game viewing in vehicles, on foot, on mountain bikes or on horseback & accommodation in luxury chalets or camps, near Bloemfontein

Lions Rest Game Farm Lions Rest Game Farm

The Captive Lion Breeding Programmes like that on Lion's Rest near Tweeling offer people a close up encounter with lions and cubs

Verkykerskop Country Village and Farm Verkykerskop Country Village and Farm

Accommodation and activities at a newly created village on an Eastern Free State farm, based on Green Living and conservation....

Makiti Art Gallery, Roadside Stall and Restaurant, Warden Makiti Art Gallery, Roadside Stall and Restaurant, Warden

Enjoy traditional South African food like Bobotie, Crafts, South African Art and Farm Fare at the Makiti Art Gallery and Rest Stop

Wag-n-Bietjie Eco Farm, Bothaville, Free State Wag-n-Bietjie Eco Farm, Bothaville, Free State

Eco Farm near Bothaville, Free State offers catch and release fly-fishing on the Vaal, hiking, birding and other outdoors pursuits

The Sentinal Hiking Trail The Sentinal Hiking Trail

The panorama views that await those brave enough to ascend the chain ladders on Mont-Aux-Sources are the stuff dreams are made of

Mont-Aux-Sources Mont-Aux-Sources

The Upper part of the Drakensberg, Mont-Aux-Sources, with Sentinal Peak and the Tugela Falls, can be accessed via Phuthaditjaba...

Florisbad Museum and Research Centre, Soutpan Florisbad Museum and Research Centre, Soutpan

The site of the discovery of the unique Florisbad Man skull, an active excavation and research centre and natural mineral springs

Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve, Goldfields, Free State Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve, Goldfields, Free State

The Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve is a popular weekend spot for fishing, boating, birding and camping. There is some game viewing...

The Phakisa Raceway, Welkom The Phakisa Raceway, Welkom

The Phakisa Raceway is a world class motor and bike racing track just outside Welkom in the Goldfields Region of the Free State

Free State R26 Maloti Route - Ladybrand to Zastron Free State R26 Maloti Route - Ladybrand to Zastron

The R26 Maloti Route from Ladybrand to Zastron offers open vistas, tiny towns, and a couple of scenic gems near the Lesotho border

Caledon Nature Reserve, Motheo, Free State Caledon Nature Reserve, Motheo, Free State

The Caledon Nature Reserve near Wepener and Lesotho offers unique floating camp accommodation, great birding, fishing and scenery

Groot Krantz Game Farm Groot Krantz Game Farm

Enjoy a relaxed quad bike safari or weekend at the Groot Krantz Game Farm just 2 hrs drive from JHB, in the sunny Free State...

Visit Sangomas in the Eastern Free State Highlands Visit Sangomas in the Eastern Free State Highlands

The Fertility Cave at the Motouleng Heritage Site near Clarens is a habitated sacred place used for offerings to the ancestors...

Mangaung Cultural Route, Bloemfontein Mangaung Cultural Route, Bloemfontein

Immerse yourself in a unique African liberation history and the ANC heritage of Mangaung, enjoy traditional food, beer and jazz...

Go Gambling at the Naledi Sun, Thaba Nchu Go Gambling at the Naledi Sun, Thaba Nchu

The Naledi Sun Hotel and Casino is a Sun International Resort offering slot machine gambling and accommodation near Bloemfontein

The Ghoya Africa Conservancy The Ghoya Africa Conservancy

Take a detour from Heilbron on the Free State Riemland Route to visit the unique Ghoya Africa Conservancy, on the Goedehoop Farm

Maria Moroka Game Reserve Maria Moroka Game Reserve

The Maria Moroka Game Reserve at Thaba Nchu in the Free State offers great game viewing and tradional hut self catering chalets...

The Riemland Route, North Eastern Free State The Riemland Route, North Eastern Free State

The R57 Riemland Route through the north eastern Free State goes through some quaint historic towns, hamlets and vast farmlands...

Horse Trails and more at Mont Plaisir, Fouriesburg Horse Trails and more at Mont Plaisir, Fouriesburg

The Mont Plaisir Guest Farm outside Fouriesburg is a horse lovers dream, but also an ideal getaway with outdoor trails and tours

Golden Eagle Horse Trails, Bloemfontein Golden Eagle Horse Trails, Bloemfontein

The Free State is called 'BIg Sky Country' - enjoy it from the back of a horse on a Western Style cattle ranch and safari ride...

Technical Mountain Biking in Bloemfontein Technical Mountain Biking in Bloemfontein

2 suburban mtb trails offer technical challenges and fun. Hire a bike, find a group of riders and test your skills in Bloemfontein

Mountain Biking at Union Trails, Fouriesburg Mountain Biking at Union Trails, Fouriesburg

Enjoy world-class mtb trails in the sandstone expanses of the Rooiberg mountains outside Fouriesburg in the Eastern Free State...

Adrenalin 4x4 Trails at Didibeng Mountain Park, Free State Adrenalin 4x4 Trails at Didibeng Mountain Park, Free State

65km of 4x4 trails to suit all, from competent drivers to people with no sense of self preservation. Adrenalin 4x4 at its best...

An Outdoor Activities Getaway at Meiringskloof, Fouriesburg An Outdoor Activities Getaway at Meiringskloof, Fouriesburg

Meiringskloof: Immerse yourself in nature, abseil down huge boulders, 4x4 or climb up up a mountain & look into another country...

Summit Hiking, Clarens Summit Hiking, Clarens

The area around Clarens is extraordinarily beautiful. This is hiking country, and Summit Hiking in Clarens will help you access it

4x4 and Hiking Trails at Camelroc Farm, Eastern Free State 4x4 and Hiking Trails at Camelroc Farm, Eastern Free State

Go hiking, 4x4ing or both, in the summer or in the snow, on the Camelroc Guest Farm just outside Fouriesburg, Eastern Free State

Shumba Valley Horse Trails, Fouriesburg Shumba Valley Horse Trails, Fouriesburg

Multi Day Horse Trails are one of the best ways to experience the beauty of the Fouriesburg area. Let the horse do the walking...

Sporekrans Hiking Trail Sporekrans Hiking Trail

The 2 day Sporekrans Hiking Trail between Bethlehem and Fouriesburg is considered one of the best hikes in the Eastern Free State

Angel's Wing Hiking Trail, Clarens, Free State Angel's Wing Hiking Trail, Clarens, Free State

An easy group hike with two overnights at Ouma's Kraal near Clarens. Endless mountain views, waterfalls and sandstone formations.

Kututsa Hiking Trail Kututsa Hiking Trail

The Kututsa Hiking Trail is one of the most steep and scenic hikes in the Eastern Free State and requires a good level of fitness

Blou Donki Art Gallery, Clarens Blou Donki Art Gallery, Clarens

A stop at the Blou Donki Art Gallery in Clarens is a must. View an eclectic collection of South African Artworks in diverse media

Lionsrock Big Cat Sanctuary and Game Reserve Lionsrock Big Cat Sanctuary and Game Reserve

See Lions and other big cats in the scenically splendid Eastern Free State. Lion's Rock Sanctuary is located 18km from Bethlehem

Sediba Hiking Trail, Memel Sediba Hiking Trail, Memel

The 2 day Sediba Hiking Trail makes the most of the lush countryside around Memel in the very north of the Eastern Free State...

A Polo Holiday, Ficksburg A Polo Holiday, Ficksburg

One for horse lovers, competent riders and polo players. Enjoy a Polo Holiday in the beautiful Eastern Free State near Ficksburg

Scenic Flights and Helicopter Flips, Bloemfontein Scenic Flights and Helicopter Flips, Bloemfontein

Enjoy a unique all-encompassing view of the vast open Free State from thousands of feet up in the air in fixed wing or helicopters

Loch Logan Waterfront, Bloemfontein Loch Logan Waterfront, Bloemfontein

The Loch Logan Waterfront shopping & entertainment complex in Bloemfontein offers shops, restaurants, banking, medical and more...

Offroad Biking & 4x4 Courses at Maselspoort, Bloemfontein Offroad Biking & 4x4 Courses at Maselspoort, Bloemfontein

Whether for fun or travelling in Africa, 4x4 and offroad biking courses will equip you with very usefull skills..and it's fun too!

Maselspoort Resort, Bloemfontein Maselspoort Resort, Bloemfontein

The Maselspoort Resort just outside Bloemfontein offers a great day out or weekend away full of activities for the whole family...

The Orchid House, Bloemfontein The Orchid House, Bloemfontein

If you are visiting Bloemfontein in winter stop at the Orchid House on your way up Naval Hill. hundreds orchids bloom in winter...

Soaring Safaris - Gliding in Bloemfontein Soaring Safaris - Gliding in Bloemfontein

See Bloemfontein from the air and become a part of the clear blue Free State skies on a tailor-made glider soaring safari.

Oliewenhuis Art Museum Oliewenhuis Art Museum

Browse and enjoy South African classic and contemporary fine art and sculpture at the Oliewenhuis Art Museum in Bloemfontein...

Bloemfontein Zoo Bloemfontein Zoo

The Bloemfontein Zoo is a fascinating family day out. See the Big 5, big cats of all species, gorillas, chimps & more in Bloem...

Outdoor Family Fun at Emanzini Country Resort, Vrede Outdoor Family Fun at Emanzini Country Resort, Vrede

The Emanzini Country Resort outside Vrede in the Free State offers weekend breakaway activities - from water sports to motorcross

Adventure Activities on Koefontein Farm, Eastern Free State Adventure Activities on Koefontein Farm, Eastern Free State

Enjoy a variety of outdoors activities, from hikes to caving, on the Koefontein Farm 15kms from Vrede, North Eastern Free State

Langberg Hiking Trail Langberg Hiking Trail

The Langberg Hiking Trail offers 2 easy base camp routes and 'luxury' accommodations in a beautiful area of the Eastern Free State

Sphinx Hiking Trail Sphinx Hiking Trail

The two day Sphinx Hiking Trail starts on the Moolmanshoek farm near Ficksburg and is known for beautiful views and rock pools...

Bagamoya Wildlife Estate Lion Sanctuary Bagamoya Wildlife Estate Lion Sanctuary

See lions and tigers close up, interact with them and play with the cubs at the Bagamoya Wildlife Estate just outside Bloemfontein

McKinley's Chocolate Shop, Clarens McKinley's Chocolate Shop, Clarens

Hand-made chocolates, nougats and other delicacies of the highest qaulity have made Mckinley's Chocolates a Clarens Attraction...

Maluti Cave Hiking Trail, North Eastern Free State Maluti Cave Hiking Trail, North Eastern Free State

Enjoy 2 or 4 days of hiking in the magnificent Maluti Mountain wilderness bordering Lesotho and the Northern Natal Drakensburg...

Holhoek Hiking Trail Holhoek Hiking Trail

Two days hikes - 25 000 yr old San Rock Art, caves, kloofs, streams, scenic beauty, ladders, rope bridges and a luxury base camp.

Bald Ibis Hiking Trail, Harrismith Bald Ibis Hiking Trail, Harrismith

A huge and famous mountain, rock formations, breath-taking views, Ibis, rare raptors and an overnight in a cave await the brave...

Waterkloof Hiking Trail, Moolmanshoek, Ficksburg Waterkloof Hiking Trail, Moolmanshoek, Ficksburg

Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Eastern Free State on the 2 or 3 day Waterkloof Hiking Trail, Moolmanshoek - near Ficksburg

Seekoievlei Nature Reserve, Memel, Free State Seekoievlei Nature Reserve, Memel, Free State

This 27km winding RAMSAR Wetland drains into the Klip River, still pristine at its source. See Hippo and rare Wetland bird species

Birding around Memel, North Eastern Free State Birding around Memel, North Eastern Free State

The entire North East Free State around the town of Memel is a birder's paradise with RAMSAR wetlands and other diverse habitats

Abseiling for all levels in Clarens Abseiling for all levels in Clarens

Abseiling for all levels from beginner to advanced in Clarens, Eastern Free State - and adventure adrenalin sport for everyone...

Extreme White Water River Rafting in Clarens Extreme White Water River Rafting in Clarens

Clarens Extreme offers River Rafting over Grade 3 and 4 rapids on the Ash River near Clarens, Eastern Free State, 365 days a year

Sandveld Nature Reserve, Northern Free State Sandveld Nature Reserve, Northern Free State

The Sandveld Nature Reserve on the border between the Free State and the North West offers superb angling, bird and game viewing

The Free State National Botanical Garden, Bloemfontein The Free State National Botanical Garden, Bloemfontein

Learn about the hardy, often medicinal, trees & plants that thrive in S. Africa's dry interior at the Botanical Gardens in 'Bloem'

Basotho Cultural Village Basotho Cultural Village

The Basotho Cultural Village inside the Golden Gate National Park offers insights into the history & heritage of the local people

Adventure Quad Biking, Clarens Adventure Quad Biking, Clarens

Enjoy the pristine natural environment of the mountains near Clarens, Eastern Free State, on an adventure quad bike excursion...

The Cannibal Hiking Trail, Clarens The Cannibal Hiking Trail, Clarens

The two day Cannibal Hiking Trail near Clarens takes you through magnificent sandstone formations with an overnight in Mike's Cave

Day Trip to Lesotho & the Katse Dam from Ficksburg Day Trip to Lesotho & the Katse Dam from Ficksburg

Take a day trip or tour into Lesotho to the Katse Dam. Go pony trekking, tour the Dam wall, breathe in the clean air and scenery

Templehof Game Farm, Ficksburg Templehof Game Farm, Ficksburg

Enjoy private game drives in the fresh air and beauty of the Maluti Mountains foothills 12km from Ficksburg, Free State Highlands

White Mischief Cigar Bar Boat Cruises, Ficksburg White Mischief Cigar Bar Boat Cruises, Ficksburg

Enjoy a 'whiskey' cruise, game & bird spotting, sightseeing gourmet adventure on the White Mischief Cigar Bar boat near Ficksburg

The Cherry Festival, Ficksburg The Cherry Festival, Ficksburg

Cherries & more cherries at the Ficksburg Cherry Festival! One of South Africa's best, brightest & yummiest annual events...

Lethoteng Weavers Lethoteng Weavers

A well known attraction in Clocolan will help you part with your Rands - for Mohair and Angorra wall hangings, rugs and jerseys...

The National Museum, Bloemfontein The National Museum, Bloemfontein

Enjoy diverse exhibitions, displays and guided tours at the National Museum in Bloemfontein - a natural, cultural and art museum

Clarens Extreme Adventures - Zip Lines & more... Clarens Extreme Adventures - Zip Lines & more...

Clarens Extreme offer a number of adventure activities on their Adventure Park, around Clarens and the Malutis, and adveture tours

The Boyden Observatory, Bloemfontein The Boyden Observatory, Bloemfontein

The Free State is renowned for clear night skies - perfect for stargazing. Enjoy a tour of the Universe at the Boyden Observatory

The Vanderkloof Dam, Northern Cape Province The Vanderkloof Dam, Northern Cape Province

Vanderkloof Dam is the second largest dam in South Africa and is perfect for angling and most water sports, including sailing ...

Out & About: Clarens Out & About: Clarens

The Free State town of Clarens has emerged as a destination for foodies and lovers of the good life. F&JiE shares its top ...

Hiking in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park Hiking in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park

The 2 day Rhebok Hiking Trail through the Golden Gate National Park is one of the most scenic trails South Africa has to offer

Clarens Microbrewery, Clarens, Eastern Free State Highlands Clarens Microbrewery, Clarens, Eastern Free State Highlands

The only microbrewery in the Free State, Clarens Brewery excels in views, full grain, full malt brews & ciders from their orchards

Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Free State Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Free State

Uniquely beautiful, the Golden Gate National Park near Clarens is the only one in South Africa proclaimed to protect scenery

Horse Trails with Bokpoort Horseback Adventures, Clarens Horse Trails with Bokpoort Horseback Adventures, Clarens

Bokpoort Horseback Adventures offers western-style 2 hour to 2 day up to 10 day horse trails in the Maluti mountains near Clarens

Crafts and Art Galleries in Clarens, Free State Crafts and Art Galleries in Clarens, Free State

If you are looking for thought and emotion provoking adornments for your walls, or to invest in collectors pieces, stop in Clarens

Fusion Art at the Artefunto Art Gallery, Clarens Fusion Art at the Artefunto Art Gallery, Clarens

The Fusion Art offered by the Artefunto Gallery in Clarence uses an ancient method of creating bamboo canvasses for adornment

Essensual Art Gallery, Clarens Essensual Art Gallery, Clarens

The Essensual Art Gallery in Clarens features ‘sensual art’ celebrating the human form, from some of South Africa’s finest artists

Tussen-die-Riviere Nature Reserve and Game Park Tussen-die-Riviere Nature Reserve and Game Park

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

Soetdoring Dam Nature Reserve, Goldfields, Free State Soetdoring Dam Nature Reserve, Goldfields, Free State

Just 45kms from Bloemfontein in Motheo, Soetdoring Dam Nature Reserve offers a lion enclosure, herds of game and great camping

Franklin Game Reserve, Naval Hill, Bloemfontein Franklin Game Reserve, Naval Hill, Bloemfontein

The Franklin Game Reserve on Naval Hill in Bloemfontein is the only game reserve in the world to be located within a city centre

Willem Pretorius Game Reserve, Free State Willem Pretorius Game Reserve, Free State

The 12 000ha Willem Pretorius Game Reserve near Ventersburg in the Central Free State is known for its diverse game and birdlife

Aasvoelberg Hiking Trail, Zastron Aasvoelberg Hiking Trail, Zastron

The Aasvoelberg Hiking Trail a 23km circular 2 day trail that takes you from Zastron up the highest peak in the Maluti mountains

Mt Everest Private Game Reserve (Eagle Mountain), Harrismith Mt Everest Private Game Reserve (Eagle Mountain), Harrismith

Mt Everest Private Game Reserve, formerly Eagle Mountain, is a great rock climbing destination with many sandstone formations

Moolmanshoek Private Game Reserve Moolmanshoek Private Game Reserve

Moolmanshoek is private game reserve, nature conservancy and horse farm in the Malutis, offering horse trails and other activities

Gariep Dam, Xhariep, The Free State Gariep Dam, Xhariep, The Free State

South Africa's largest dam, the Gariep Dam is a water and aerial sports mecca that lies across Eastern Cape and Free State border

Gariep Dam Nature Reserve, Xhariep, Free State Gariep Dam Nature Reserve, Xhariep, Free State

The Gariep Dam Nature Reserve is famous for the largest herd of Springbok in South Africa and the very rare Cape Mountain Zebra

Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve

The Sterfontein Dam Nature Reserve near Harrismith encompasses South Africa's third largest dam. A great boating and fishing area

Kitesurfing Lessons at the Sterkfontein Dam Kitesurfing Lessons at the Sterkfontein Dam

Learn to Kitesurf at Sterkfontein Dam near Harrismith in the Eastern Free State Drakensburg. Perfect wind conditions prevail...

The Vredefort Dome, Northern Free State The Vredefort Dome, Northern Free State

The Vredefort Dome is the site of the world's oldest known impact crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and an activities mecca

Hot Air Ballooning over the Vredefort Dome Hot Air Ballooning over the Vredefort Dome

See the winding Vaal River with its islands sparkle in the Free State sun from the unbeatable vantage point of a Hot Air Balloon

Tiger Canyons, Philippolis, Free State Tiger Canyons, Philippolis, Free State

Tiger Safaris are offered at 'Big Cat Man' John Varty's Tiger Canyons tiger sanctuary and breeding reserve outside Philippolis

Bloemfontein Golf Course, Free State, South Africa Bloemfontein Golf Course, Free State, South Africa

Bloemfontein Golf Course was established in 1894 in the largest city in the Free State, South Africa. The club is the premier ...

Tussen-Die-Riviere 4x4 Trail, Bethulie, Free State Tussen-Die-Riviere 4x4 Trail, Bethulie, Free State

The 23000-hectare Tussen-Die-Riviere Nature Reserve takes its name from the Orange and Caledon Rivers between which it sits ...

Moolmanshoek 4x4 Eco Trails, Rosendal, Eastern Free State Moolmanshoek 4x4 Eco Trails, Rosendal, Eastern Free State

More than 50 km of 4x4 tracks can be found at Moolmanshoek Nature Reserve in the Witteberg Mountains. These award winning ...

Riverside 4x4 Trail, Steynsrus, Free State Riverside 4x4 Trail, Steynsrus, Free State

If you're looking for a great day of fun, Riverside 4x4 won't disappoint. While it's novice friendly, the overlapping circular ...

Korannaberg 4x4 Trail, Eastern Free State Korannaberg 4x4 Trail, Eastern Free State

Korannaberg Adventures, on the farm Van Zoelenshoek on the Lesotho border, offers two trails of varying difficulty. Matopos is ...

Oppenheimer Park Golf Club, Welkom, Free State Oppenheimer Park Golf Club, Welkom, Free State

Oppenheimer Park Golf Club, founded in 1949, is situated about 7 Km from the mining town of Welkom in the Free State ...

Golden Gate Highlands National Park Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Secrets beyond the Crystal Cave. Somewhere between the Free State's endless mealie fields and the serrated peaks of the...

Strike gold at Sterkies Strike gold at Sterkies

To visit Sterkfontein Dam, on the border of the Free State and KwaZulu-Natal, is to escape to a flyfishing utopia, and yet there’s not a trout to be seen...

Ultimate 4x4 Trails & Adventures in South Africa Ultimate 4x4 Trails & Adventures in South Africa

S.A.'s vast landscapes are an explorer's paradise, but reaching beautiful spots often requires an off-road vehicle...

Hit the trail into the magical Malotis - Clarens Hit the trail into the magical Malotis - Clarens

The Lesoba hiking trails are in the foothills of the Maloti Mountains close to the Caledon River, the border of Lesotho. The area...

Hiking in the realm of the Elves - Clarens Hiking in the realm of the Elves - Clarens

Tepelkop Hiking Trail is at Slabberts, a small farming hamlet close to the eastern Free State town of Bethlehem....

Golden Gate Golden Gate

Golden Gate National Park is not only beautiful but is also rich in archaeology. Close to the quaint village of Clarens, outdoors

Self Drive Route 4 – Johannesburg to the Garden Route Self Drive Route 4 – Johannesburg to the Garden Route

Self Drive Route 4 is a scenic route through quaint country towns from Johannesburg to the Garden Route via Golden Gate and Addo..