The Free State is known for its beautiful farmlands, blue skies, and goldfields. There are many little towns and villages spread throughout the province.
Why choose the Free State as a destination?
Visit the majestic Golden Gate National Park.
The town Bethlehem hosts an amazing annual air show.
Enjoy the Cherry Festival in Ficksburg during November.
Explore the many villages and towns scattered throughout the Free State.
The Vredefort Dome is home to the earth's largest meteorite impact site, and is on the United Nations world heritage site list, reaching 10km in diameter.
Become immersed in the rich culture of the Sotho people.
For those looking to escape to rural tranquillity with scenic landscapes, enjoy this faraway gem.
Highlands National Park
Golden Gate Highlands
Known for its beauty over its wildlife, the picturesque landscape of the Golden Gate HIghlands National Park is a must-see when visiting the Free state. Enjoy seeing animals nestled amongst the landscape, which include the black wildebeest, zebra, mountain reedbuck and eland.
FREE STATE NATIONAL
With over 400 species of plants and over 140 species of birds, the Free State National Botanical Garden is a must-see. The best time of the year to visit the botanical gardens is during spring.
RIVER RAFTING,Paddling& KAYAKING
Those seeking an adrenaline fix should look no further than white-water rafting in the Free State. White-water river rafting is a popular adventure activity in South Africa. The rivers of South Africa have it all; dramatic scenery, remote wilderness, exciting rapids, and African charm. Experience the serenity of nature and the excitement and thrill of adrenaline-pumping rapids.