Geography and history
Verkeerdevlei is a small town located in the Lejweleputswa region of the Free State Province in South Africa. The name of the town is Afrikaans for “wrong marsh”. This name is most probably derived from the stream in town that flows in a westerly direction and not in the usual easterly direction. It is situated 39 km from Brandfort and the population a meagre 151.
Verkeerdevlei has a few accommodation options for those wishing to stay a night or two. There are bed and breakfasts, self-catering units and camping sites available in the area. For more information on places to stay in the region, please go to our accommodation directory.
Activities and attractions
Verkeerdevlei is situated around a stream with many lush surroundings. Nature lovers will certainly enjoy the view.
Things to do in Verkeerdevlei include the following:
- Bird watching and Fishing
- Hiking and Biking
- Water activities
Verkeerdevlei has all the essentials a small town needs. Visitors have their choice of shops, products and restaurants. Please go to our business directory if you would like more information on all the businesses in the area.
|Verkeerdevlei Tourism Office
||+27(0)57 353 3094
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