Geography and history
Bultfontein is a small town situated in the Lejweleputswa region of the Free State Province in South Africa. It was established in 1874 on one side of a farm named Kameeldoorns. The town Hoopstad shares the other half. Bultfontein is a farming region and relies on the Sand-Vet irrigation system for its water. It has a population of 21 097 and the majority of residents speak the Sotho language. The town has the largest grain elevator in the country and the old police cell was erected more than a 100 years ago.
Bultfontein offers a variety of visitor accommodation for those who wish to stay a night or two. Facilities include bed and breakfasts, guest houses, self-catering units etc. Please go to our accommodation directory for a complete list of places to stay in the area.
Bultfontein is located in beautiful surroundings and therefore offers tourists loads of adventurous opportunities. The AC van Wyk Game Park is a rugged park near the town that is a definite must-see for nature-lovers. The park houses many local game species.
Other things to do in Bultfontein include:
- Fontein Park (Water features)
- Grain Elevator (Largest in the country)
- Magistrate’s Court
- Police Cell (Used a century ago)
- Protea Pan (Salt pan)
- Bird-watching and water sports
Bultfontein offers tourists a variety of shops, stalls, restaurants and locally produced products. The business community relies on tourist funding and visits. Please visit our business directory for a list of businesses you can find in the region.
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