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Orkney

Orkney, Southern District, North West Province The small North West Province gold mining town of Orkney lies just north of the Free State border on the banks of the Vaal River, and just south of Klerksdorp. It is the location of the biggest gold mine in South Africa – the Vaal Reef Gold Mine. As a tourist destination, there is a good golf course, and the riverine bush area lends itself to birding and hiking. The rural surrounds are tranquil and the town is just over the Vaal river from Parys and the Vredefort Dome area with all the ou...

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Barberspan Bird Sanctuary, Delareyville

Barberspan Bird Sanctuary, Delareyville

A Ramsar Accredited Wetland, Barberspan Bird Sanctuary centres on a 2000ha alkaline pan which supports many species of waterbird Orkney Golf Course, North West Province, South Africa

Orkney Golf Course, North West Province, South Africa

Orkney Golf Course was established in 1939 as a nine hole course on the banks of the Vaal River in the North West Province ... View Tourism Articles