4 days in Bloemfontein & Gariep Dam Itinerary

4 days in Bloemfontein & Gariep Dam Itinerary

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4 days in Bloemfontein & Gariep Dam Itinerary

Start: Krugersdorp
Drive + Fly:  4​h
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Gariep Dam
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Mossel Bay


Bloemfontein ©
Poetically hailed as the "city of roses" and the birthplace of J.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Anglo Boer War Museum, admire the masterpieces at Oliewenhuis Art Museum, and then take some stellar pictures from Naval Hill.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Bloemfontein road trip planning app .

Krugersdorp to Bloemfontein is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Krugersdorp in May since evenings lows in Bloemfontein dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Gariep Dam.

Things to do in Bloemfontein

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Anglo Boer War Museum ©
Anglo Boer War Museum
Oliewenhuis Art Museum ©
Oliewenhuis Art Museum
Naval Hill ©
Naval Hill

Gariep Dam

Gariep Dam ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): stroll through Gariep Dam Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tiger Canyons and then pause for some photo ops at Anglo-Boer War Concentration Camp.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gariep Dam trip planner .

You can drive from Bloemfontein to Gariep Dam in 2 hours. On the 4th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Gariep Dam

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anglo-Boer War Concentration Camp, Tiger Canyons
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Gariep Dam Nature Reserve ©
Gariep Dam Nature Reserve
Tiger Canyons ©
Tiger Canyons