• White water rafting nearby

    White water rafting nearby

  • Abseiling nearby

    Abseiling nearby

  • Hot air balloon nearby

    Hot air balloon nearby

  • Katse dam

    Day trip to Katse dam

Affi lande bucket list

The Eastern Free state area near Affi Lande Boetiek guest farm is rich in culture, history, activities, scenery, and much more. Zipline, abseiling,4x4, visit to a Medieval castle on top of a mountain, swimming,hiking, historical places,dinosaurs footprint trail, are just some of the few things to do in a radius of 15 km from us

Activities on Affi lande 

  • Hiking trails on the farm (easy walks 8km)
  • Hike to the breathtaking water tunnels from our farm (5km away) and go down the chain ladder to Meiringskloof hiking trails in the breathtaking gorge
  • Hike or drive to the historical Rebel memorial plaque at the back of our farm, where 2 rebels got shot in 1914. See the overhang where they hide.
  • Swim in the dam or tube down the river (5km away)
  • Mountain bike trail on the farm
  • Spa treatments can be arranged on request
  • Bird watching. A Secretary bird pair is home to Affi lande
  • Mountain climbing
  • Picnic on top of the mountain can be arranged on request
  • Spend me- time in the open air chapel on top of the mountain
  • Enjoy sundowners on top of the mountain and experience memorable sunsets or sunrises


  • Guests must stay at Affi lande boetiek guest farm to make use of this facility
  • 1 km line with 4 stations
  • Breathtaking scenery over the mountains and valleys
  • R500 pp (must be a group of 5 or more)
  • On the farm Uithoek (8km away)
  • Contact JL 079 525 040


  • Guests must stay at Affi lande boetiek guest farm to make use of this facility
  • Must be a group of 5 or more
  • On the farm Uithoek (8km away)
  • Contact JL 079 525 0401


  • Guests can hike or drive to Fouriesburg dam for a unforgettable dam swim
  • Meiringskloof 8km from Affi lande 


  • Guests must stay at Affi lande boetiek guest farm to make use of this facility
  • On the farm Uithoek (8km away
  • Own vehicle
  • 3 out of 5
  • Scenic mountains
  • Contact JL 079 525 0401
  • Die Plaaswerf 12km away for 4x4 Contact David 082 820 0403

Destiny castle day visits

  • Imagine a real medieval castle on top of a mountain with unsurpassed views over Lesotho and the Witteberge mountain range
  • Chapel with a painted ceiling
  • Contact person Michael Dryer 072 289 2827 for a viewing visit of the castle
  • On the way to Caledon's border post. Turn right at Pumula sign
  • 16km away

Dinosaur Footprint trail

  • See real dinosaur footprints 
  • On Mafube farm 12km away
  • Contact Hillary 084 668 4499 On R711 towards Clarens

Wine cellar and wine tasting

  • Rose house - The Rosehip restaurant and winery
  • See vineyards in the Free State, taste their wines and enjoy lunch at the Rosehip restaurant
  • Contact Trish 072 142 3183. Bookings essential
  • On Clarens road, just 8km outside Fouriesburg.

Hiking trails

  • Hiking trail in Meiringskloof (beautiful scenic and treed) 
  • Can hike to Affi lande from Meiringskloof via the chain ladder
  • 8km away

Cheetau lion and cheetah farm and restaurant

  • Interact with the cubs and enjoy lunch
  • Contact 082 044 166 .22km away on R26 towards Bethlehem

Clarens extreme adventure in Clarens 

  • Putt putt, short zip line, quad bikes, white water rafting 
  • Contact 082 563 6242
  • 35 km away

Clarens beer brewery

  • Local craft beer and restaurant in Clarens on the square 
  • Beer tasting 
  • Contact 058 256 1193
  • 35 km away

 AfriSki in Lesotho

  • Open throughout the year
  • Contact 087 230 8408
  • 80 km away in Lesotho (Passport needed)

 Lesotho - Maliba lodge 5* resort

  • Enjoy lunch on a deck overlooking mountains with a breathtaking view
  • Spoil yourself to a decadent spa treatment in the most beautiful surroundings(booking essential) 
  • Swim in the natural rock pool
  • Contact 082 778 8558
  • 40 km away on scenic and beautiful road with Sotho villages along the way

Katse dam in Lesotho

  • One of the most spectacular water features
  • It is a concrete arch dam on the Malibamato's river and is the second largest double-curvature arch dam
  • Central to Lesotho Highlands water project
  • Contact 086 148 869
  • 85km away in Lesotho

Historical places

Surrender Hill

  • It is a historic Anglo Boer war site and marks the place where Free State Boers surrendered to British troops on July 31, 1900
  • On the Surrender Hill Battlefields, the British destroyed numerous Boer commando weapons, including six million rounds of ammunition and captured three field guns,2800 head of cattle and 4314 men
  • 25km away on the Clarens road

Fertility Caves or Salpeterkrans

  • They are found nestled in a narrow gorge with spectacular mountains and overhangs.
  • African Religion meets modern day religion.
  • On entering the Caves you will find both Sangomas and visiting followers 
  • Sacred spring
  • 25 km away. Turn left at Surrender hill, follow a dirt road to Heritage site on your right

Golden Gate National National Park

  • Breathtaking mountainous scenery in golden, ochre and orange hued, deeply eroded sandstone cliffs and outcrops, especially Brandwag rock.
  • Stunning hiking trails
  • Contact 058 255 1000
  • 50km away, pass Clarens

Basotho cultural village

  • Be transported back in time when you visit the Basotho cultural village, which mirrors an 18th century Basotho village
  • Meet the chief, his wives, and the traditional healer
  • An amazing architectural sight with stunning settings and decorations that are a feast of color for the eyes
  • Experience the cultural-, herbal- or museum tours
  • Contact 058 255 1000
  • 50km away

Sugar and Cinnamon restaurant near Golden Gate 

  • Definitely worth a visit when you are in Golden gate national park
  • Delicious food, mountain views, and lovely gifts
  • Contact Suretha 082 382 3515
  • 40km away

Cherry farm Ionia

  • See how a cherry farm operates
  • Buy homemade cherry products
  • Cherry season (Late October- early December)
  • Visit during Cherry Festival, the second week in November every year.
  • Contact Lize 072 585 3584 
  • 22km away


The Cabin in Clocolan

  • Most beautiful farmstall with a restaurant, local produce, handcrafted arts and crafts, stunning gifts, deli, craft beers
  • Different shops with unique gifts, goose down products, jewelry, furniture, clothing, uniquely crafted sandstone products and gifts
  • Contact Antionette 082 707 2894
  • 80km away on R26 towards Ficksburg

Constantia farmstall and cherry farm in Clocolan

  • For most creative cherry products such as fresh cherries when in season, cherry liqueur, cream liqueur and many more
  • Lovely restaurant with a wide selection of specialty cherry dishes to cater for every taste
  • Beautiful gifts,art,decor,furniture,clothing etc
  • Contact 082 304 7043
  • 80km away on R26 towards Ficksburg