Geography and history
Edenburg is a small sheep and cattle ranching town situated in the Motheo and Xhariep region of the Free State Province, South Africa. There are a few theories as to where this town’s name derives from. One such theory is that the name originated from the Biblical concept of the Garden of Eden. This town is located on the farm Rietfontein and also receives drainage from the Riet River.
A variety of accommodation to suit every taste – including bed and breakfasts, chalets, caravan and camping facilities and self-catering units. For a complete list of places to stay in Edenburg, please see our accommodation directory.
Activities and attractions
Edenburg is a town full of rich history for every tourist to enjoy. Historical Graves are located near the Dutch Reformed Church. These are the graves of 19th Century Voortrekkers.
Other things to do in Edenburg include the following:
- Berlin Missionary Station (Oldest station in Free State)
- Postal Coach Tracks
- Fontyn Mineral Water Establishment
- Sport (golf, tennis, soccer etc.)
This small farming town offers visitors a variety of shops, restaurants and businesses to choose from. Its business community is thriving and provides its residents with a range of products and services. Please visit our business directory if you would like more information on the businesses you can find in Edenburg.
|Edenburg Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||Tel: +27 (0)51 743 1658|