Geography and history
Petrus Steyn is a small farming town situated in the Thabo Mofutsanyana region of the Free State Province in South Africa. This town was established in 1914 and named after its owner, Petrus Steyn. It is located 45 km from Lindley and situated between Tweeling and Kroonstad. Petrus Steyn has a total population of 2 000 residents and the majority of them speak Afrikaans and Sotho. The main crops sown in this area are potatoes, sunflowers, maize, corn and soya beans.
Petrus Steyn offers tourists the chance to experience this town by staying over in one of its many accommodation options. From bed and breakfasts and self-catering units to guest houses and guest farms, this town has no shortage of places to stay. Please see our accommodation directory for a complete list of places to stay in the region.
Activities and attractions
This interesting town has various activities and attractions that will keep you busy all day and night. There is something for everyone to do.
Things to do in Petrus Steyn include the following:
- Curio Shops
- Die Kruispad (“The Crossroads” Church)
- Dirkie Uys Square (Voortrekker Monument)
- Painters and Potters
- Potato Tasting
- Water Sports and Angling
The business community of Petrus Steyn is very successful. The tourist support has been phenomenal in the past and the owners of the local businesses wish to have more visitors in town. There are many shops, souvenirs, stalls and restaurants to choose from. Please go to our business directory for a full list of businesses in the area.
|Petrus Steyn Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||+27(0)58 817 3131|
|Fax:||+27(0)58 871 3703|