FREESTATE

THE ORANJE FREESTATE
IS SITUATED IN THE CENTER OF THE HIGHLANDS , THE HIGHVELD.

THE FREESTATE IS BORDERED FROM NATAL, LESOTHO, KAPPROVINZ AND THE TRANSVAAL.

THE MAIN PART OF THE FREESTATE IS FLAT AND IS MAINLY USED FOR AGRICULTURE AND FARMING. THE FREESTATE IS ALSO RICH IN MINERAL WEALTH.

MOUNTAINS IN THE EAST (GOLDEN GATE HIGHLANDS)
ARE HIGH ENOUGH TO HAVE SNOW IN THE WINTER.
SOME PEOPLE EVEN TALK OF "LITTLE SWITZERLAND"

THE SOUTH OF THE FREESTATE AND THE AREA AROUND THE ORANGE RIVER IS A PARADISE FOR FISHING AND TRACKING. THE VAAL RIVER IS ALSO IDEAL FOR FISHING.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR TOURISTS AND ADVENTURES ARE ENDLESS:

BIRDWATCHING, GAME VIEWING, FISHING, HIKING, CLIMBING, HORSBACK RIDING, 4X4 TRAILS, WATERSPORTS, GLIDING,
PARA-GLIDING, ULTRA LIGHT FLIGHTS AND SPORTS SHOOTING.

FAMOUS GAME-RESERVES IN THE FREESTATE ARE:

THE "WILLEM PRETORIUS GAME RESERVE"

THE "GOLDEN GATE HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK"