The beauty of the Eastern Free State. Clarens, Free State
Clarens, Free State

Adventure, extraordinary mountain scenery and a thriving social life make the town of Clarens the ideal getaway.

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

Once the refuge of dinosaurs, the Golden Gate Highlands National Park is today patrolled by antelope roaming its grass-covered valleys, while raptors soar above.

Bittereinder statue at Anglo-Boer War Museum History of the Free State
History of the Free State

The Free State province has a rich and interesting history, from its earliest inhabitants to the arrival of European settlers and the clashes that followed.

Gariep Dam Nature Reserve The Gariep Dam Nature Reserve, Free State
The Gariep Dam Nature Reserve, Free State

The Free State's Gariep Dam is situated between Bloemfontein and Colesberg. This beautiful reserve offers a choice of activities and a window into South Africa’s rich wildlife offerings.

Free State
Free State

The Free State is renowned for its wide open plains, exquisite sandstone mountains and historical significance. Dip into this melting pot and explore its horizons.

Ficksburg Ficksburg, Free State
Ficksburg, Free State

The community of Ficksburg in the Free State province prides itself on the out-of-the-ordinary range of activities it offers visitors to this scenic region.

Dawn, Vaal River, Parys Parys, Free State
Parys, Free State

Situated on the Vaal River within the two-billion-year-old Vredefort World Heritage Site, Parys offers adventure tourism, golf, watersports and a chance to interact with cheetahs.

Food and wine of the Free State
Food and wine of the Free State

The Free State is a province filled with foodie surprises: local wines, great organic produce and a population that genuinely loves to cook and eat.

Free State birding route
Free State birding route

The Free State birding route allows you to enjoy the region’s prolific birdlife on a self-drive journey that’s easily tailored to suit your viewing needs.

Sleep in an old-fashioned oxwagon. Clarens Oxwagon Camp
Clarens Oxwagon Camp

Go back in time when you sleep out at the Clarens Oxwagon Camp on a farm in the Eastern Free State amidst dramatic mountain scenery.

The Castle in Clarens. Castle in Clarens
Castle in Clarens

The story of the old Castle of Clarens provides the inspiration for a modern-day guest house fit for a fairy princess.

The Battlefields Route
The Battlefields Route

Those who enjoy enjoy history will be in their element when they tour the Battlefields Route in the Free State province, exploring the sites made famous during the South African War.

Prynnsberg, Free State Prynnsberg Manor, Free State
Prynnsberg Manor, Free State

The Prynnsberg adventure in the Free State takes you back 130 years, to an era of mystery, romance and grandeur.

Free State Botanical Gardens
Free State Botanical Gardens

For the perfect day outing, why not rekindle your connection with nature in the indigenous floral wonderland that is the Free State Botanical Garden.

The beauty of the Eastern Free State. Bokpoort Horseback Adventures
Bokpoort Horseback Adventures

Saddle up at Bokpoort Horseback Adventures in the Free State for an exciting horse safari, which can last for a few hours or a few days.

Birding in Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Birding in Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Birding in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park is a joy thanks to the spectacular scenery and the many birds that abound here.

Maloti-Drakensberg Heritage Route
Maloti-Drakensberg Heritage Route

One of the most scenic routes in South Africa, the historic Maloti-Drakensberg Heritage Route combines incredible natural beauty, ancient rock art and wonderful wildlife.