Things To Do in Bloemfontein, Free State

Bloemfontein and Free State

Things To Do in Bloemfontein

If you are considering visiting Bloemfontein or have already booked your accommodation in Bloemfontein, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Bloemfontein and come back and submit your Bloemfontein review or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

Free State Botanical Garden

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): R1 to R100

The Free State National Botanical Garden is home to some 400 species of plants, mainly from the Free State, Northern Cape and Lesotho. A ... more information

Get active with Action Sports Bloemfontein

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): R1 to R100

Action Sport has 100 indoor floodlit all-weather sports arenas in South Africa for action cricket, action netball and action soccer. Show ... more information

Bottoms up in Bloem!

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): R1 to R100

If you are in Bloemfontein, make sure you give Boudoir a try. This latest addition to the Bloem bar scene, Boudoirs cocktails are ... more information

Avanti Italian Restaurant

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

Avanti is a hospitable Italian restaurant in the heart of Bloemfontein. Its contemporary design belies the traditional charm within, and ... more information

Die Mystic Boer

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

Die Mystic Boer was established in 1997 with the vision of creating a retreat characterised by cold beers, pool tables and fun music. This ... more information

Stargaze at Boyden Observatory

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): R1 to R100

South Africa is famous for it's diamonds; diamonds which South African skies receive on a sunless night canopy for safe-keeping. As the ... more information

Margarita's

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person):

Margarita’s is the red meat-lover’s paradise and has become very popular amongst locals and visitors as a result. Its elegance and style ... more information

Motshetshe Trail

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): R1 to R100

Visit the Free State Botanical Gardens and get on the beautiful two kilometre Motshetshe trail. A small entrance fee is applicable and the ... more information

Rock Art @ the National Museum

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

The Rock Art Department at the National Museum Bloemfontein is a fascinating visual feast. Rock art is imagery that has either been ... more information

National Afrikaans Literary Museum and Research Centre

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

The National Afrikaans Literary Museum and Research centre was established in 1973 and is based in Bloemfontein. Here you are able to ... more information

Oliewenhuis Art Museum

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): Free

Oliewenhuis Art Museum is still a relatively young museum even by South African standards. Being only 13 years old, the Museum has shown a ... more information

Jagersfontein Big Hole Open Mine

Where: Jagersfontein
How much (per person): R1 to R100

Few places on this earth can show off their lack of land; even fewer places in this world accept the label 'hole' without a fist fight in ... more information

First Raadsaal Museum

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): Free

Dating back to 1849, the First Raadsaal is the oldest building left standing in Bloemfontein. It is an extension of the National Museum and ... more information

Liesel Wessels Art Gallery

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): Free to Browse

Liesel Wessels is a local Bloemfontein Fine Artist specializing in portraits and nudes in either pencil, charcoal, oil paint or ... more information

Rose Garden Urban Flea Market

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

Get down to the Rose Garden Urban Flea Market in Bloemfontein for the ultimate shopping experience. Enjoy stalls filled with remarkable ... more information

Primi Piatti Bloemfontein

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

In the heart of Rugby country, Primi Piatti Bloemfontein matches the electric sports atmosphere with energetic passion. Big screens mean ... more information

The Wagon Museum

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): Free

Bloemfontein is the proud home of the Wagon Museum which is situated at the same address as the First Raadsaal Museum in St George Street. ... more information

Spend the day in Maselspoort

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): Free

Maselspoort is located a mere 23km from Bloemfontein, the capital of the Free State and has been an accessible escape for the people of ... more information

Visit the Choet Visser Rugby Museum

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): R1 to R100

The privately owned Choet Visser Rugby Museum was first opened in 1974 and by 1976, 5000 people had been through the doors. The museum ... more information

The Red Peppa

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

The Red Peppa Restaurant offers fusion-style cuisine that celebrates Thai flavours and combinations. It is situated in the popular Mimosa ... more information

Barba's Café

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

Barba’s Café is a Greek eatery with a trendy, clean look and feel that lends it an air of sophistication. Dinners can be savoured in the ... more information

Botanical Garden Tree Route

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): R1 to R100

Located in the Free State National Botanical Garden, the Botanical Garden Tree Route is a self-guided, 1km walk that features 43 indigenous ... more information

Seven on Kellner

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

Seven on Kellner is a trendy hub of friendly, efficient service and fabulous food. Set within the charm of a Victorian mansion, the décor ... more information

Bob's Peanut Butter Shack

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

If you are looking for a fun afternoon with the kids or perhaps a venue for a birthday party, then come to Bob’s Peanut Butter Shack. This ... more information

Demo-Den Cookery Schools

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

If you want to brush up on your skills or learn how to cook a brand new culinary delight the Demo-Den is the way to go. Cooking ... more information

Freshford House Museum

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): R1 to R100

Freshford House Museum is one of the few houses of the upper middle class of the Edwardian Period that still exists in Bloemfontein. The ... more information

Anglo Boer War Museum and Battlefields

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): R1 to R100

There is no need to drive to KwaZulu Natal if you are in Bloemfontein and are interested in the Anglo Boer war. There are plenty of ... more information

One on Park

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

One on Park is a small, contemporary venue that offers top-class elegance and the very best in culinary quality. This is the training ... more information

Rosie's Restaurant

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

For some true bohemian charm with distinctive influences from Moulin Rouge, Rosie's Brasserie is sure to impress. It is situated within the ... more information

The Block and Cellar

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

The Block & Cellar Restaurant is, as its name implies, about top quality grain-fed beef and world-class wines, whether local or imported. ... more information

Old President Museum

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

The Old President Museum is a fascinating must see on President Brand Street in Bloemfontein, Free State. The building use to be the main ... more information

The Cheetah Experience

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): R1 to R100

It is a once in a lifetime experience to be able to actually touch and stroke a wild animal - especially a cheetah! Add the wonderful sound ... more information

Bella Casa Trattoria

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

If it is fabulous Italian food you are after then Bella Casa Trattoria is the place to go! Make sure you are starving when you get ... more information

Caramellos

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

Caramello’s is about the passion that this family has for delighting their valued clients with delectable sweets and treats. It is a ... more information

Florisbad Quaternary Research Station

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

The Quaternary Period refers to the most recent of the Cezonoic Era periods in the geological time scale. Florisbad is a spring mound that ... more information

Oolong Lounge

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

Oolong Lounge is a hip café and lounge that serves trendy fusion cuisine and presents a cool vibe. The ambience is relaxed and welcoming; ... more information

The African Carousel at Oliewenhuis

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

The Oliewenhuis Museum’s Colourful Carousel sprung from the desire to have a public sculpture that involved a number of different artists ... more information

Picnic Restaurant

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

Picnic Restaurant in Bloemfontein occupies prime space at the Loch Logan Waterfront, and was established by Almarie Kleingeld as part of ... more information

New York Restaurant

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

For an evening of elegance, New York Restaurant has been the venue of choice for Bloemfontein locals since its establishment in 1989. It ... more information

Coobah

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

Coobah is well renowned for a few aspects of its excellent food and service, but its décor and setting remains one of its very special ... more information

Bloemfontein Helicopter City Tour

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

Come and enjoy a breath-taking view of the city of Roses from the air! What better way to see all the city has to offer than from the sky. ... more information

Dine Indian Style at The Raj

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

The delectable flavours of North India are showcased at The Raj, which is conveniently situated at Bloemfontein’s Windmill Casino. ... more information

Skydiving in Bloemfontein

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): R501 to R1000

Only ten minutes outside Bloemfontein, we offer skydiving to all experience levels. From tandem skydives, static line course, accelerated ... more information

Kerdoni's Pizza & Pasta

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

Kerdoni’s Pizza and Pasta is a relaxed Italian eatery in the heart of Bloemfontein. It has a particularly authentic atmosphere, and remains ... more information

Horse Trail Rides

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

One of the most pleasant and refreshing ways to enjoy nature and all its treasures, are on horseback through the koppies of the Free State. ... more information

De Oude Kraal Colonial restaurant

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

As the signature restaurant of De Oude Kraal Country Estate and Spa, De Oude Kraal Restaurant is simply beautiful. It is one of the ... more information

Fourth Raadsaal

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): Free to Browse

Opposite the Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein is the Fourth Raadsaal, one of the city's finest buildings. The foundation stone was laid by ... more information

French breakfast at Villa Avianto

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

Villa Avianto's Le Crochete Restaurant is open on Saturday mornings with a very special French Breakfast Menu. Come enjoy a lovely ... more information

Coco C Restaurant and Chocolatier

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

Coco C is a chic haute cuisine hotspot that offers first-class service, food and ambience. The atmosphere is established by luxurious ... more information

Koekela Café

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

For homemade delights that are designed to excite the taste buds in brand new ways, Koekela Café in Westdene is just the place. The ... more information

Bloemfontein Zoo

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): On Request

A visit to the Bloemfontein Zoo is the perfect opportunity to learn about some of the wildlife we have in South Africa. You can stroll ... more information

Loch Logan Waterfront

Where: Bloemfontein
How much (per person): Free to Browse

The Loch Logan Waterfront is the largest shopping centre in central South Africa. This 80 000 m˛ shopping centre is the hub of shopping, ... more information

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