Geography and history
Dewetsdorp is a town located in the Motheo and Xhariep region of the Free State Province in South Africa. This town was originally a village on the farm Kareefontein. Jacobus de Wet decided, without permission from the Volksraad, that this farm would offer safety to those in war. This farm village was named after De Wet and officially recognised after it became a municipality in 1890.
Dewetsdorp offers a wide variety of visitor accommodation including bed and breakfasts, guest houses, lodges, self-catering units and camping facilities. For more information on places to stay in Dewetsdorp, please view our accommodation directory.
This town offers a wide range of activities and attractions for the whole family. It is also loaded with historical information.
Things to do in Dewetsdorp include the following:
- British Monument and War Graves (Anglo-Boer War)
- Centenary Festival Monument
- De Wet Grave
- Ethopian Church (Morojaneng Township)
- Twins Memorial
- Hiking and biking
Dewetsdorp offers tourists a range of shops, restaurants and products to choose from. The town’s rich history makes for many locally produced and historical souvenirs. Please see our business directory for a list of businesses in the area.
|Dewetsdorp Tourism Office
||Tel: +27 (0)51 541 0012
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