Geography and history
Van Stadensrus is a relatively new town situated in the Motheo and Xhariep region of the Free State Province, South Africa. It was proclaimed a town in 1925 and founded on the farm named Mook. Van Stadensrus was named after its founder, MH van Staden, who built the nearby Egmont Dam. This town is located 30 km south of Wepener.
Van Stadensrus has tourist accommodation to suit every taste. It may be a small settlement, but it offers bed and breakfasts, guest houses, guest farms and self-catering units. Please go to our accommodation directory if you would like to view a list of places to stay in the area.
Activities and attractions
This beautiful, small town offers loads of outdoor sight and activities for the whole family.
Things to do in Van Stadensrus include:
- Egmont Dam
- Grave of CWA Durand
- Van Stadensrus Hotel (One of the oldest buildings)
- Water Sports
- Hiking and biking
Van Stadensrus is a young town but still offers visitors a wide choice between shops, products and restaurants. The town relies on tourist funding in order for its business community to thrive. For a complete list of businesses in Van Stadensrus, please visit our business directory.
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