Geography and history
Hoopstad, meaning town of hope, is a small town located in the Lejweleputswa region of the Free State Province in South Africa. This town shares the other half of a farm named Kameeldoorns with the town Bultfontein. Hoopstad is an important link to and from Bloemhof Dam, the Sandveld Nature Reserve, Welkom and the North West Province. It is situated in the middle of the country’s richest maize-producing region.
This town offers all sorts of visitor accommodation to suit every budget. Hoopstad has bed and breakfasts, guest houses, self-catering facilities and many more to choose from. For more information on places to stay in the area, please visit our accommodation directory.
Activities and attractions
Hoopstad offers tourists the chance experience the beautiful nature that this area has to offer. The Sandveld Nature Reserve is situated just a few kilometres from town. Its picturesque savannah and wetlands are perfect for anglers, game viewers and nature lovers. Some of the wildlife that can be viewed here includes gemsbok, kudu, wildebeest, rhino, buffalo and giraffe.
Other things to do in Hoopstad include:
- Bird Collection
- Dutch Reformed Church
- Kruithuis (19th Century powder magazine)
- Loorika Estate (Hereford and game farming)
- Hiking and biking
Hoopstad offers tourists many fine restaurants. There is one for every taste. The shops, products and stalls are also plentiful in the area. Please go to our business directory for a list of businesses in the region.
|Hoopstad Tourism Office Information|
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