Geography and history
Phuthaditjhaba is a town situated in the Thabo Mofutsanyana region of the Free State Province in South Africa. The name of this town is Sotho and it means “Meeting Place of the Nations”. The ancient San people called this region Qwa-Qwa which means “whiter than white” because the mountain peaks frequently had snow on it. Since apartheid was abolished in the country in 1994, Phuthaditjhaba has become an energetic town in the Eastern Free State. Its total population is around 60 000 residents.
There is no shortage of tourist accommodation available in the Phuthaditjhaba area. There are many bed and breakfasts, guest houses, self-catering units, hotels and camping sites to choose from. For more information on places to stay in the region, please see our accommodation directory.
Activities and attractions
There are many interesting activities and attractions in the Phuthaditjhaba region. The natural surroundings provide many things to do for those visiting this town.
Things to do in Phuthaditjhaba include:
- Basotho Cultural Village
- Hiking and Biking
- Maluti Picnic Resort
- The Sentinel (Spectacular scenery via hiking trails)
- Trout Fishing
The business community of Phuthaditjhaba is thriving thanks to its agricultural industry. There are loads of shops, souvenirs, stalls and local restaurants for everyone to enjoy. Please visit our business directory for a complete list of businesses in the area.
|Phuthaditjhaba Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||+27(0)58 721 0300|
|Fax:||+27(0)58 721 0304|