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So, you need an adrenaline rush in the midst of all the tranquillity of the Free State. Look no further than Thabo...

Abseiling

So, you need an adrenaline rush in the midst of all the tranquillity of the Free State. Look no further than Thabo...
Our ancestors invented the bow and arrow in the late Stone Age and ever since then people have had a special relationship...

Archery

Our ancestors invented the bow and arrow in the late Stone Age and ever since then people have had a special relationship...
Although the Free State is landlocked there are still plenty of options for Boat Trips on the many tranquil dams...

Boat Trips

Although the Free State is landlocked there are still plenty of options for Boat Trips on the many tranquil dams...
So you need to rekindle that zest for life? Start a love affair with the skies on a Gliding Adventure in the Free...

Gliding

So you need to rekindle that zest for life? Start a love affair with the skies on a Gliding Adventure in the Free...
Hiking in Thabo Mofutsanyana, the eastern Free State, encapsulates the essence of the diversity found in this...

Hiking

Hiking in Thabo Mofutsanyana, the eastern Free State, encapsulates the essence of the diversity found in this...
Come and enjoy the fresh air, sweeping skies and majestic mountains of the Free State on horse-back. Guided outrides...

Horse Riding

Come and enjoy the fresh air, sweeping skies and majestic mountains of the Free State on horse-back. Guided outrides...
One of the best Horse Back experiences that you can have is to ride along game on a Guided Horse Safari. The Free...

Horse Safaris

One of the best Horse Back experiences that you can have is to ride along game on a Guided Horse Safari. The Free...
For the ultimate morning excursion, book a Hot Air Ballooning adventure in the Free State. Experience nearly soundless...

Hot-Air Ballooning

For the ultimate morning excursion, book a Hot Air Ballooning adventure in the Free State. Experience nearly soundless...
Everyone loves the thrill of hiding behind bunkers, aiming at the opposition, and then racing between enemy lines...

Paintball

Everyone loves the thrill of hiding behind bunkers, aiming at the opposition, and then racing between enemy lines...
In the east Free State, the foothills of the Drakensberg and Maluti Mountains raise the terrain to over 2,000...

Rap Jumping

In the east Free State, the foothills of the Drakensberg and Maluti Mountains raise the terrain to over 2,000...
The Free State has plenty of rivers to choose from for a River Rafting Aventure so take your pick from a gentle...

River Rafting

The Free State has plenty of rivers to choose from for a River Rafting Aventure so take your pick from a gentle...
View a list of rock climbing and mountaineering operators in Free State - Dirty Boots

Rock Climbing

View a list of rock climbing and mountaineering operators in Free State - Dirty Boots
The Free State is a rural province of wide horizons and blue skies. Here in the land of the windmill, you will...

Scenic Flights

The Free State is a rural province of wide horizons and blue skies. Here in the land of the windmill, you will...
Are you ready to begin a love affair with the sea? Scuba Diving is an addictive activity and it often takes just...

Scuba Diving

Are you ready to begin a love affair with the sea? Scuba Diving is an addictive activity and it often takes just...
The Free State is a Slackpackers dream! The foothills of the Drakensberg and Maluti Mountains raise the terrain...

Slackpacking

The Free State is a Slackpackers dream! The foothills of the Drakensberg and Maluti Mountains raise the terrain...
Many organisational appraisal systems reward individual performance and therefore foster an environment where...

Teambuilding

Many organisational appraisal systems reward individual performance and therefore foster an environment where...
White Water Kayaking is a great adrenaline rush. In the Free State, the Vaal River is a fantastic place to learn...

White Water Kayaking

White Water Kayaking is a great adrenaline rush. In the Free State, the Vaal River is a fantastic place to learn...
Landlocked Free State offers a surprising amount of White Water Rafting. It is the great rivers that transverse...

White Water Rafting

Landlocked Free State offers a surprising amount of White Water Rafting. It is the great rivers that transverse...

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There are many great reasons to visit the boundless plains of the Free State, the breadbasket in the heart of South Africa. The vast open spaces and great outdoor climate of this welcoming province offer endless outdoor adventure opportunities for adventure seekers.

The mighty Drakensberg and Golden Gate National Park are definite highlights for hikers. The Free State might be landlocked but there are also plenty of water based activities in the Vaal and Ash Rivers.

The list of things to do seem to grow every year, but a good start is by a visit to the wealth of historical and cultural attractions in thriving Bloemfontein. From here, make your way north and follow the renowned Highlands Route. Start in Harrismith, end at Zastron and choose your favourite adventures along the way.

In the east, the foothills of the Drakensberg and Maluti Mountains raise the terrain to over 2,000 meters. Hiking in the eastern Drakensberg is an outdoor adventure not to be missed.

The weather-sculpted sandstone cliffs are an inspiration to artists who have settled in the thriving town of Clarens. Recently established as a trendy destination with arts, crafts and fine dining, Clarens offers plenty of outdoor activities. Watch the sunrise from a hot air balloon, try paint balling or get up close and personal with the cliffs in a rock climbing adventure.

Spend a morning on horseback exploring nearby Golden Gate Highlands National Park or choose between the many excellent hikes among the magnificent golden sandstone cliffs.

Despite being landlocked, the Free State offers much in the way of water sports. Clarens has some of South Africa’s best trout fishing and paddlers raft on the Ash River year around.

To the south, the Orange River forms the border to the Eastern and Western Cape. Here, the river winds its way north towards the Atlantic Ocean. The Orange flows into one of South Africa’s great engineering feats, the Gariep dam. This inland sea is a magnet for water sports enthusiasts and offers sailing, swimming, paddling and fishing. Not keen on water? Try mountain biking, hiking or a hunting adventure.

In the north, the Vaal River separates the Free State from the bustling province of Gauteng.  Anglers and water sports enthusiasts thrive along the banks of this river that flows through green fertile valleys lined with willow trees.

If you are looking for an adventure in a relaxed, laid back environment, surrounded by natural beauty, then the Free State is where you will find it.

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Abseiling in Lesotho at Semonkong Lodge

Semonkong Lodge operates the Guinness World Record commercial abseil; The Maletsunyane Abseil. The abseil is set on the edge of these majestic falls.

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