Attractions IN/AROUND Sterkfontein

Popular Tourist Routes / Mountain Passes

Oliviershoek Pass

The Oliviershoek Pass, on the R74 from Bergville, is often used as an alternative route to Van Reenen’s Pass. This happens when Van Reenan's Pass is closed off to motorists during bad weather, but you can also use it as a scenic alternative that might appear ...

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Cultural

Basotho Cultural Village

A visit to the Basotho Cultural Village which nestles at the foot of huge sandstone mountains, will give you a deeper insight into the lifestyle of the South Sotho from the 16th century to the picturesque present. On arrival, a friendly receptionist will show ...

Golf Courses

Bethlehem Golf Club

The Bethlehem Golf Course is a Par 71 (W69), 18 hole golf course located in the lovely town of Bethlehem in the Free State. Facilities at Bethlehem Golf Club include a pro shop and driving range. Visitors are always welcome. To reach the Bethlehem golf course ...

Mountain Passes

Bezuidenhout's Pass

This remote gravel pass lies in the mountainous region between Harrismith and Bergville on the border between the Free State and Kwazulu-Natal, not far east of the Sterkfontein Dam. As such Bezuidenhout's Pass is less of a drive and more of a 4x4 feat, and a ...

Golf Courses

Clarens Golf Estate

The par 71 golf course, designed and constructed by Golf Data, is bound to excite every level of golfer. All 18 holes meander along and across the tranquil river and its splendid series of dams and cascading waterfalls. The manicured Kikuyu fairways and Bent ...

Nature Reserves

Clarens Village Conservancy

The Clarens Village Conservancy (CVC) is a group of people, homeowners and businesses who together look after the town's natural resources - land, water, energy and plants – so that everyone may enjoy them. A registered Non Profit Organisation, Clarens ...

National Parks / Nature Reserves

Golden Gate National Park

Nestled in the rolling foothills of the Maluti Mountains of the north-eastern Free State lies the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. The park derives its name from the brilliant shades of gold cast by the sun on the park's sandstone cliffs, especially the ...

Golf Courses

Harrismith Country Club

The Harrismith Country Club is a wonderfully kept course in the humble town of Harrismith. The golf course, famously known for being the third oldest in South Africa, enjoys a wonderful backdrop of the Harrismith Plateau and provides sweeping views over the ...

Popular Tourist Routes

Maloti Route 26

The Maloti Route covers the distance between Rouxville and Fouriesburg in the Eastern Free State; a self-drive tarred road that hugs the Maluti Mountains - a series of sandstone cliffs that form the border between the Free ...

Landmarks / Mountain Passes

Moteng Pass

Like the dramatic Sani Pass the steep Moteng Pass also lies in Lesotho, accessed along the R711 from Fouriesburg in the Free State, via the border at Caledonspoort. It lies in the Maloti Mountains at a height of 2820 metres above sea level, a steep tarred ...

Cultural / Miscellaneous / Religious

Motouleng Sacred Caves

Deep in the heart of the Free State there is a sense of ethereal mystery here, which seeps into every aspect of this countryside. And this is the breath-taking home of the ancient Motouleng Caves. These are more than just rocky ...

Sterkfontein as a destination

Also in the neighbourhood

Bethlehem, Clarens, Clocolan, Ficksburg, Fouriesburg, Harrismith, Kestell, Ladybrand, Phuthaditjhaba, Reitz, Rosendal, Senekal, Swinburne, Van Reenen, Vrede, Warden

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