The neat pleasant town of Kroonstad, the third-largest town in the Free State, lies two hours drive from Gauteng, making its position on the map as important as in the agricultural economy it supports.

Folklore has it that the town was named for a horse, belonging to Voortrekker Sarel Cilliers, which drowned in a stream on the site of the present town. A caravan park and many more camp sites on the banks of the willow-lined Vals River are frequented by anglers and watersport enthusiasts.


Excellent conditions in the well-stocked Vals River.

Historical Buildings
A variety of stately old buildings adorn the streets of Kroonstad.

An large, impressive resort and complex providing pools, waterslides and other water associated, fun-filled entertainment.

Sarel Cilliers Museum
An exhibition of Kroonstad's history forms the backdrop to a memorial of Voortrekker Sarel Cilliers. His farmstead, now painstakingly restored.
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