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Memel

Memel, Eastern Free State Memel is a tiny town in the very north of the Eastern Free State, in a beautiful and totally rural area on the ‘leading edge’ of the Drakensberg escarpment where majestic peaks lessen to become rocky ‘mesa-like’ hillocks. One of these hillocks, Spitzkop, situated on a farm 37km from the town, is famous for having been the site of South Africa’s first commercial airline crash in 1948. There is nothing there to mark the tragic event that killed all 13 people on board...

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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 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... 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 View Tourism Articles