Northern Free State attractions

Wildlife Reserve in Kroonstad

Willem Pretorius Game Reserve

Off the N1, about 70km south of Kroonstad, is the Willem Pretorius Game Reserve, one of Free State’s biggest recreation areas. Divided by the Sand River and Allemanskraal Dam, the reserve encompasses two ecosystems:…
Nature Reserve in Kroonstad

Koppies Dam Nature Reserve & Resort

The 40-sq-km Koppies Dam Nature Reserve, about 70km northeast of Kroonstad on the Rhenoster River, is popular with anglers. Yellowfish, barbell, mudfish and carp are all abundant. Sailing and canoeing are also very …
Nature Centre in Parys & Vredefort Dome Area

Venterskroon Information Centre

At Venterskroon is an information centre where you can watch a brief video on the dome (ask for the English version, unless you understand Afrikaans) and organise guided walks (per person from R80) around the nearby…