Things to Do in Transgariep and Goldfields

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Game Shopping Centre

Game Shopping Centre

Shopping Malls in Welkom (4.9 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Also called the 'Square', Game Shopping Centre has a good variety of shops. Fast foodies can choose from the drive through Wimpy and Kentucky or Spur and Panarotti Pizza restaurants.

Oppenheimer Park Golf Course

Oppenheimer Park Golf Course

Popular Attractions in Welkom (9.9 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Designed by Bob Grimsdell Type: Parklands golf course Holes: 18 Par:72 Length:6264m Water found on 6 of the 18 holes.

Helvetia Historical Church Site

Helvetia Historical Church Site

Popular Attractions in Smithfield (146.5 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Helvetia is 27 km from the town of Smithfield. It dates back to 1890 when a farmer donated the church and the school to the Dutch Reformed Church to use it so as to spread the word of God amongst the local people and to school the local kids. Legend has it that it is near the farm where the boer General Christiaan de Wet was born.

Smithfield's Mud House

Smithfield's Mud House

Popular Attractions in Smithfield (252.6 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Smithfield has an amazing, colourful and interesting artist by the name of Sue Rosie who built her own mud house from the soil, clay and straw on her property. It is one of the main attractions in the town and although it is still a work in progress, she will be happy to allow visitors to come and look how her dream is coming to fruition. Visits...

The Historical Smithfield Cemetery

The Historical Smithfield Cemetery

Popular Attractions in Smithfield (252.7 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

The Cemetery in Smithfield is one of the oldest in the Free State and worth a visit. There are war graves, and other historical figures were buried here, like the first church Dominee of the Reformed Church, the first shopkeeper, etc. A comprehensive list and pictures of the graves can be found a...

The Smithfield Caledon River Museum

The Smithfield Caledon River Museum

Galleries and Museums in Smithfield (252.9 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

The Museum is only about a 10 minute walk from the start of the mountain hiking trail and a wonderful place to see how the old lived in our area. Smithfield was first founded in 1848 as a church centre on the farm Waterval, owned by CS Halse. As there was no water, it was decided to move the town about 24 km northeast to its present position, on...

Slaughterhouse Walking Trail

Slaughterhouse Walking Trail

Hiking Trail in Smithfield (252.9 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

The old abattoir walking trail starts from Pula House and follows a gentle route for the casual hiker. Walk across the river and see the (now defunct) old abattoir. Take a leisurely stroll along the river through some beautiful surroundings to the golf course - the 3rd oldest course in the Free State. It is a round trip of about 7 kilometres...

Waterwiel Bakhuis

Waterwiel Bakhuis

Popular Attractions in Trompsburg (254.8 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

A stop-over you wouldn't want to miss. Best homebaked, farmstyle delicacies imaginable, set in the most relaxing little town.

Things to do near Transgariep and Goldfields

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Oliewenhuis Art Gallery

Oliewenhuis Art Gallery

Galleries and Museums in Dan Pienaar (139.9 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Oliewenhuis Art Museum is housed in a Neo-Dutch style mansion which served as residence for the Governor General of the Union of South Africa. In 1985 it was converted into an Art Museum as a satellite of the National Museum Bloemfontein. The Permanent Collection housed at Oliewenhuis is an outstanding collection of South African art, which...

Game Shopping Centre

Game Shopping Centre

Shopping Malls in Welkom (4.9 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Also called the 'Square', Game Shopping Centre has a good variety of shops. Fast foodies can choose from the drive through Wimpy and Kentucky or Spur and Panarotti Pizza restaurants.

Oppenheimer Park Golf Course

Oppenheimer Park Golf Course

Popular Attractions in Welkom (9.9 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Designed by Bob Grimsdell Type: Parklands golf course Holes: 18 Par:72 Length:6264m Water found on 6 of the 18 holes.

Wolwespruit Nature Reserve Game Reserve

Wolwespruit Nature Reserve

Game Reserve in Wolwespruit Nature Reserve (70.5 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Wolwespruit Nature Reserve is a peaceful and isolated reserve located along the banks of the Vaal River in the North West province. The reserve is perfect for birdwatching, fishing, hiking, and game viewing. There are many bird species to be spotted, most notably the shrike, thrush and starling. The vegetation consists of typical Kalahari...

Bloemhof Dam Nature Reserve Game Reserve

Bloemhof Dam Nature Reserve

Game Reserve in Bloemhof Dam Nature Reserve (92.5 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Bloemhof Dam Nature Reserve is a 12 000 ha conservancy in open Kalahari scrub, thornveld country offering the visitor a rare combination of game viewing on the reserve or fishing at one of the most popular angling sites in South Africa.The reserve hosts a wide variety of plains game with particularly large herds of springbok, black wildebeest,...

Orkney Golf Club

Orkney Golf Club

Golf Courses in Orkney (105.5 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Commissioned in 1939, Orkney Golf Club has developed into a fantastic 18-hole golf club, with a healthy membership that has produced many pros. Facilities include a restaurant, half-way house, pro shop, function hall, and a golf academy.

Sandveld Nature Reserve

Sandveld Nature Reserve

Nature Reserves in Hoopstad (110.8 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Sandveld Nature Reserve is situated in the Free State on the banks of Bloemhof Dam on the Vaal River. The dam is well known for its abundant variety of bird life, which includes the Cape teal, Cape shoveller and fish eagle, amongst many more. The reserve is also home to a large variety of wildlife such as the antelope, springbok, kudu, gemsbok,...

Klerksdorp Golf Club

Klerksdorp Golf Club

Golf Courses in Klerksdorp (118.5 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Along with a rich history as one of South Africa's oldest golf courses, this 18-hole will provide you with a progressive challenge on a well-maintained 18-hole layout. Facilities include a fully equipped clubhouse with bar, restaurant, as well as function/conference facilities if required.

Oelies Pub and Grub

Oelies Pub and Grub

Bars in Klerksdorp (121.2 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Oelie's Pub and Grub is the friendliest and busiest pub in Klerksdorp, serving hunger-busting meaty meals at all hours. At night Oelie's comes to life. There’s a great vibe on the dance floor with DJ's playing the beats from 9pm, Tuesday to Saturday. Whether you’re a local or a traveller, you’ll feel at home – either meeting up with friends or...

Hair Infinity

Hair Infinity

Spa and Wellness in Klerksdorp (122.5 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. At Hair Infinity, we know about beauty, it's our passion, it's in our blood, it's what we do, to make you look as good as possible. Hair, make up, nails, wax. We are strong believers that "Looking Good, Makes You Feel Good!" If you want to be treated exquisitely, then come and visit the team where you will...

Soetdoring Nature Reserve and Predator Park

Soetdoring Nature Reserve and Predator Park

Nature Reserves in Bloemfontein (132 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

The small Soetdoring Nature Reserve and Predator Park makes a great day outing from Bloemfontein. Although it isn't one of the top scenic parks in South Africa, you can observe a pride of lions in their fenced enclosure. Gemsbok, eland, springbok, blesbok, black wildebeest, zebra and red hartebeest can easily be seen on the open plains. More...

Dimalachite Fishing

Dimalachite Fishing

Dams Vleis in Parys (136.3 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

With deep holes and rapids, Dimalachite is the ideal fishing venue for fly as well as deep- water fishing. The biggest Large mouth yellow caught here on fly was 24lb. Our motto is “catch and release”. So please take a nice photo, and release the fish as soon as possible. We rent out rafts to paddle to the islands and rapids, or you can bring your...

Free State Botanical Gardens

Free State Botanical Gardens

Popular Attractions in Bloemfontein (138.3 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

The Free State Botanical Gardens are situated on the northern outskirts of Bloemfontein. The botanical garden is home to 400 species of plants, two dams, and an indigenous Karee and wild olive dominated vegetation. There are specialised gardens including the water-wise garden, the medicinal garden, the succulent garden and the bird garden....

Landboukollege Golf Club

Landboukollege Golf Club

Golf Courses in Potchefstroom (140.3 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Landboukollege Golf Club is a par 71, 9-hole layout, featuring a few challenging holes, water hazards, and all-round fun. Visitors are welcome everyday. Facilities includes golf club hire.

OPM Prozesky Bird Sanctuary

OPM Prozesky Bird Sanctuary

Animal Parks in Potchefstroom (140.5 km from Transgariep and Goldfields)

Home to over 200 species of birds, the OPM Prozesky Bird Sanctuary on the Mooi River is worth a visit. Bird watching is the main activity here and the reserve is designed to be accessible to birders on foot, with well-maintained paths, bridges and strategically placed hides. The wetland habitat attracts many species of water birds and waders...