Geography and history
Thaba ‘Nchu is situated in the Motheo and Xhariep region of the Free State Province in South Africa. This area, full of unrestricted plains and rugged splendour, is located east of Bloemfontein. The name Thaba ‘Nchu is seSotho for “Black Mountain”. This town was established in 1873 and is now the spiritual native soil of the Tswana people.
Thaba ‘Nchu has many magnificent sights and therefore also has plenty of tourist accommodation for those who wish to experience its beauty. Accommodation in the form of bed and breakfasts, guest houses, self-catering units, caravan and camping facilities is available. Please see our accommodation directory for a list of places to stay in Thaba ‘Nchu.
Activities and attractions
The beautiful outdoor life of Thaba ‘Nchu makes for many interesting sights and activities for all to enjoy.
Things to do in Thaba ‘Nchu include:
- African Arts and Crafts
- Mabana Cultural Centre
- Maria Moroka National Park
- Moroka House
- Voortrekker Plaques
- Wesleyan Mission Station
- Hiking and biking
The cultural and artistic community of Thaba ‘Nchu is definitely something that every visitor needs to experience. From shops and restaurants to stalls and local businesses, this town’s businesses cater to every need. For a complete list of businesses in the area, please go to our business directory.
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