Sasolburg surprise! - Sasolburg surprised me with the beautiful trees. Much smaller than I thought. I was under the impression that it will be a city, full of smoke,but it was green and peaceful.
my favourite..... - Sasolburg is situated in the Free State Province on the banks of the Vaal river and forms part of the Vaal Triangle.Visitors can reached Sasolburg by the R59 from Vereeniging and the East Rand and is 150km from O.R.Thambo.Sasolburg is 80km from Jozi on the N1,while Bloemfontein is situated 360km south of the town.Sasolburg owes its existence to the petro-chemical industry and its rafinery is one of the only two viable coal-derived oil rafineries in the world.The summer temperature is 26'C and winters is a normal 16'C.There is exciting activities people would enjoy like:the Etiene Rousseau Theatre,it's a modern complex,featuring excellent shows and plays.There is Gallery 88,where artists display their contemporary art,sculpture and ceramic.Visitors can choose from two routes on the Riemland Eco-Route day walks.They would also enjoy the indigenous highveld plants in the Botanical Garden where plants are set among beautiful paths,rockeries and small dams. The Leeuwspruit Hiking Trail is a one day hicking trail,visiting a bird sanctuary and the Botanical Garden.The Emerald Resort and Casino is the most tourist attraction,its a place where business is combined with pleasure.Visitors could expect from 4star rated accommodation,family rooms are available,from game to game drives,over 500 animals,exotic birds,reptiles,marine and land mammals at the Animal World,to our climate controlled indoor water wonderland.Visitors can enjoy the warm hospitality of the High Stakes Restaurant,to the buffet style Boma,Italian cuisine at Da Ramano's as well as a variety of family restaurants.The Meander offers a one day trip or for those who would prefer a longer stay to seek out little country hide-aways,craft factories,outdoor adventure centres,entertainment,animals,sporting facilities,boating and upmarket country conference venues and romantic wedding venues.