Geography and history
Dealesville is a small farming town situated in the Lejweleputswa region in the Free State Province, South Africa. The town was established by and named after its owner John Henry Deale on a farm named Klipfontein. Dealesville is surrounded by salt pans and there are numerous natural springs in the vicinity. The town was proclaimed a township in 1899. A Voortrekker Monument was erected in honour of the pioneers Voortrekkers. Florisbad Archaeological Site is famous for the Florisbad skull discovery.
Although a relatively small town, Dealesville offers tourists the chance to stay over. Visitor accommodation is available in the form of bed and breakfasts, guest houses, self-catering facilities and caravan and camping sites. For a list of places to stay in the area, please see our accommodation directory.
Activities and attractions
Dealesville offers various picturesque sights and there is something for every member of the family to enjoy.
Things to do in Dealesville include the following:
- Florisbad Skull (40 000 year old man’s skull)
- Florisbad/ Baden Baden Mineral Springs
- Jan Wessels Museum
- Salt Pans
- Soetdoring Nature Reserve
- Voortrekker Monument (Great Trek of 1838)
Dealesville has a thriving business community and its residents provide tourists with locally produced products and good quality service. There are many stalls, shops and restaurants that will meet every tourist’s need. Please go to our business directory if you wish to see a list of businesses in the area.
|Dealesville Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||(057) 353 3094|