Oppie Plaas is a family farm with fabulous food and activities, and is certainly far from ordinary. It is situated in Parys (Free State Province), which is perched on the banks of the Vaal River and in the exquisite Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site – famous for being the largest impact crater on earth.
The farm has been in this family for four generations, and offers locals and visitors the opportunity to relax and enjoy real South African hospitality. Situated in an old shed that (more…)
Deep in the foothills of the Maluti Mountain Range and the heart of the scenic province of the Free State, lies the village of Clarens. This idyllic little town is known for its gorgeous surrounds, and the spectacular views from just about anywhere. Because of its unique situation, Clarens is close to major metropolis epicentres like Johannesburg, Durban and Bloemfontein (all of which are within three to four hours’ drive from Clarens). This means that it is not only a great destination for international tourists, but also the chosen retreat for locals living in the big cities and needing a weekend getaway. Lovely guest houses and holiday cottages abound so there is no shortage of accommodation in Clarens for visitors to the area. (more…)