Geography and history
Botshabelo is a settlement situated in the Motheo and Xhariep region of the Free State Province in South Africa. It is located on the N8 and only a 45 km drive from Bloemfontein. It is the largest township in the Free State and the second largest in South Africa. The streets are lined with arts and crafts which are locally produced.
Botshabelo is a very small township and yet it still offers tourist accommodation in the form of bed and breakfasts, guest houses and self-catering units. Please view our accommodation directory for more information on places to stay in the area.
Activities and attractions
This township settlement offers visitors historical education the Onverwacht Farm. This farm is the site of the first Botshabelo settlement.
Other things to do in Botshabelo include:
- Landman Farm (Sheep shearing functions)
- Library (Sotho arts and crafts)
- Rustfontein Nature Reserve
- Fishing and game drives
Botshabelo has a thriving local business community with many products, services and restaurants to serve every taste. It may be a small settlement, but this township survives on tourist support. For a complete list of businesses in the area, please see our business directory.
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