The Best Things To See & Do in Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein’s Top Attractions

Southern Sun Bloemfontein offers a number of nearby attractions, here’s our list of the best things to see and do in Bloemfontein. 

Whether you take the skywalk to shop at the adjacent Mimosa Mall, head to the Free State Stadium for the best sporting events, tee off at either of the two well-maintained golf-courses or take in a show at the Sand Du Plessis Theatre, you won’t run out of things to do in Bloemfontein!

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Jock Meiring Street, Park West, Bloemfontein+27 51 4441765

Originally named the Oranje Vrij Staat Dames Instituut, It is one of South Africa’s best known girls’ boarding schools.

Bloemfontein Airport, Bloemfontein, 9300+27 51 407 2200

Bloemfontein Airport is located in Bloemfontein, a city in the Free State province of South Africa. The runways are shared with AFB Bloemspruit. In 2012, the airport served 426,420 passengers.

Jock Meiring Street Bloemfontein 9301+27 51 444 1513

Grey College is a public school for boys located in Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa, one of the 23 elite, historically significant and prestigious Milner Schools.

Monument Rd, Bloemfontein, 9301+27 51 447 3447

The Women's Monument or Vrouemonument in Bloemfontein, South Africa, is a monument commemorating the suffering of some 27,000 Boer women and children who died in British concentration camps during the Second Boer War.

Henry Street, Bloemfontein, Free State+27 51 405 8484

The Bloemfontein zoo was founded in 1906, making it one of the oldest zoos in South Africa. The zoo is situated in the city’s largest open green space and covers 15 hectares

Bloemfontein, 9301+27 51 407 1743

The Free State Stadium, formerly known as Vodacom Park, is a stadium in Bloemfontein, South Africa, used mainly for rugby union and association football.

Vredefort crater072 128 6057

The Vredefort crater is the largest verified impact crater on Earth, more than 300 km across when it was formed.

205 Nelson Mandela Drive Park West Bloemfontein+27 51 401 9111

The University of the Free State is a multi campus public university in Bloemfontein, the capital of the Free State and the judicial capital of South Africa

Egerton Rd, Kimberley, 8301+27 53 839 2700

The McGregor Museum in Kimberley, South Africa, originally known as the Alexander McGregor Memorial Museum, is a multidisciplinary museum which serves Kimberley and the Northern Cape, established in 1907.

12 1st Ave, Bloemfontein, 9301+27 51 447 7771

PACOFS is the flag ship of theatre activities in the Free State Province. It is a Playhouse where an environment is provided for artists to practice and perform their different art forms.

36 Aliwal Street Bloemfontein South Africa+27 51 447 9609

National Museum is located in Bloemfontein, South Africa. It was established in 1877 by Moritz Leviseur.

20 President Brand Street Westdene Bloemfontein 9300 South Africa+27 051 507 3911

Central University of Technology, Free State or Central University of Technology is a University of Technology in Bloemfontein in the Free State province of South Africa.

1 Mothusi Road Welkom 9460 South Africa+27 57 910 3500

Central University of Technology, Free State or Central University of Technology is a University of Technology in Bloemfontein in the Free State province of South Africa.

105 Henry Street, Willows, Bloemfontein, 9320+27 51 448 3607

The Loch Logan Waterfront is the largest shopping mall in central South Africa. The mall is situated in the centre of Bloemfontein.

1 Logeman Street Universitas Bloemfontein 9321+27 (0) 51 506 3500

Universitas Private Hospital is one of two Hospitals within the Netcare Group that is in a Public Private Partnership with the Free State Department of Health.

Cnr Elizabeth & President Brand Streets, Bloemfontein, Free State, 9301+27 51 412 7400

The Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa is the successor to the Appellate Division, first established in 1910 when the Union of South Africa was created.

131 Kellner Street Brandwag Bloemfontein 9301+27 51 444 6914

The residence of high-fashion Mimosa Mall brings the world before your eyes. Here’s where leading brands mingle comfortably with one another.

Naval Hill Bloemfontein 9301+27 51 412 7016

Standing atop this geographic wonder, you are provided with an exquisite panoramic view of Bloemfontein. Located within the Franklin Game Reserve.