Smithfield to Philippolis – the 'upper Gariep route'

With the magnificent Gariep Dam as its centre spot, this road trip through the southern Free State takes you back in time to the days of early human habitation and the violent era of the South African War (also known as the Anglo-Boer War), and to quiet little villages that have hardly been touched by the hands of time. more

Rouxville to Fouriesburg – a western Maluti Mountains route

The road trip from Rouxville to Fouriesburg exposes you to some of the best visual and historic elements of the eastern Free State, from driving around its vast sandstone cliffs, to visiting its cherry harvests, and to the nostalgic experience of riding in an old steam locomotive. more

Bokpoort Horseback Adventures

Bokpoort Horseback Adventures offer amazing horseback expeditions into the scenic Maluti Mountains that border with Lesotho. Choose your horse or sure-footed pony and set out on a short two-hour ride or a multi-day trail. Walk, trot, canter or gallop - it's up to you. more

Eastern Cape highlights

The Eastern Cape is known for its spectacular biodiversity and is a Big 7 destination, which means you can view lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, buffalo as well as whales and great white sharks. There are numerous malaria-free game reserves, ideal for Eastern Cape incentive tours. more

Discover Lejweleputswa

Lejweleputswa, Free State, is rich in gold deposits and lies at the heart of the province’s goldfields. But Lejweleputswa’s golden qualities extend above ground as well as a major maize and sunflower producer. Golden corn and sunflower fields stretch out to the horizon, making for picture perfect countryside rambles. more

Free State highlights

Marvel over centuries-old San rock art paintings; meet the Basotho people and hear their ancient stories; see the colourful sandstone formations in the Golden Gate National Park; go cherry picking in Ficksburg, buy art in Clarens; and experience Bloemfontein, the City of Roses. more

Ficksburg, Free State

Ficksburg offers visitors more than 30 experiences, including visits to cherry and asparagus farms; hiking and horse riding in magnificent sandstone mountains; a leisurely cruise through a private nature reserve aboard the White Mischief; and sampling decadent chocolates made in the village by an Alaskan chocolatier. more

Free State

Home to the Vredefort Dome, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Golden Gate Highlands National Park, the Free State offers visitors a relaxing experience. Learn about the customs and traditions of the Basotho people, enjoy a myriad of water sports, and stroll around artsy Clarens. more

Free State incentive highlights

Marvel over centuries-old San rock art paintings; meet the Basotho people and hear their ancient stories; see the colourful sandstone formations in the Golden Gate National Park; go cherry picking in Ficksburg, buy art in Clarens; and experience Bloemfontein, the 'City of Roses'. more

Fauresmith, Free State

Every little South African town has its quirks and special features, and Fauresmith in the southern Free State is no exception. With its old loco as an historic reminder of the days when steam trains chugged along its main street, Fauresmith has retained its other specialty: breeding superb endurance horses. more