Getaways in The Free State
2The Golden Gate Highlands National Park
This national park showcases amazing sandstone formations carved out of the rock by wind, rain and time – particularly striking is the outcrop called the Sentinel; overnight in the park or in nearby Clarens or Fouriesburg.
3Flyfishing in the Kimberley Rivers
4Amphitheatre Heritage Hike
On the Amphitheatre Heritage Hike, Free State, in the northern Drakensberg you will find yourself at the top of the highest waterfall in Africa, with unforgettable views over this World Heritage Site.
6Zastron to Wepener
The villages of Zastron and Wepener, Free State, are part of the scenic Maluti Mountains Route. Adventurers, bikers and four-by-four enthusiasts who prefer to head off the beaten track will enjoy this getaway.
Situated on the Vaal River within the unique landscape of the 2-billion-year-old Vredefort World Heritage Site, Parys in the Free State offers adventure tourism, golf, cheetah interaction and watersports.
8Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve
10Rietpoort Guest Farm, between Bloemfontein and Cape Town
Situated near Trompsburg, 120kms south of Bloemfontein, this Free State Guest Farm offers traditional 'braais' or barbecues and a special Karoo Lamb dinner for its guests; wildlife wanders freely on this property that offers visitors a taste of Free State Farm life.