Geography and history
Senekal is a town situated in the Thabo Mofutsanyana region of the Free State Province in South Africa. It was named after Commandant-General FP Senekal and established on the banks of the Klipspruit, a Vaal tributary. Senekal lies on the N5 national road between Winburg and Bethlehem. This town is an important producer of maize, sunflower, wheat, milk and meat livestock. The majority of its inhabitants speak Afrikaans and Sotho and its current population is around 4 000 residents.
Loads of tourist accommodation is available! Visitors can stay over in facilities such as bed and breakfasts, guest houses, guest farms, hotels, self-catering units and camping sites. If you would like a full list of places to stay in the region, please see our accommodation directory.
Activities and attractions
Senekal is not only a town full of rich history, but also offers nature-inspired activities and attractions. The Bible Garden is a tranquil garden situated on the grounds of the town’s church. Tourists are encouraged to visit this garden and have lunch in this collection of olive, herbal and palm flora.
Other things to do in Senekal include:
- Arcadia Vacation Farm
- Biddulphsberg Battle Site (Anglo-Boer War)
- Dutch Reformed Church
- Motor Bike Club
- Willem Pretorius Game Reserve
The business community of Senekal is a very successful one. The business owners are very friendly and eager to be of service. The restaurants in the area are budget-friendly and there is something to suit every taste. Please visit our business directory for more information on the businesses in the region.
|Senekal Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||+27(0)58 481 2142|
|Fax:||+27(0)58 481 4542|