Geography and history
Ventersburg is a small town situated in the Lejweleputswa region of Free State Province in South Africa. It was established in 1857 on a farm named Kromfontein after the death of the owner, PA Venter. During the apartheid era, black people were forced leave Ventersburg and live in a location named Mamahabane. It has a population of 1 069 and the majority of its residents speak Afrikaans. The Dutch Reformed Church,built in 1891, was burnt down by British forces in 1900 and was later rebuilt in 1912.
Ventersburg is a relatively small town, but still offers enough accommodation for visitors to stay over. Facilities in the area include bed and breakfasts, guest houses, self-catering units and camping sites. Please see our accommodation directory for a complete list of places to stay in the area.
Activities and attractions
Ventersburg offers nature lovers the chance to experience its beautiful surroundings with loads of activities and attractions.
Things to do in Ventersburg include the following:
- Allemanskraal Dam
- Basotho War Rampart
- Sand River Memorial
- Willem Pretorius Game Reserve
- Hiking and biking
Ventersburg offers various restaurants to choose from. There is something to suit every visitor’s taste. The shops, products and stalls are plentiful in the area. Please visit our business directory for more information on all thebusinesses you can find in the region.
|Ventersburg Tourism Office Information|
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