What To Do


Frankfort River Resort

The resort is situated along the banks of the Wilge River at Nieuw street, Frankfort. Accommodation options include self-catering chalets, fishermen’s rondavels and caravan/camping sites with electricity. B&B is also available. Relax next to the pool and have a meal at the á-la-Carte Restaurant. Games rooms and spotless ablution blocks for your comfort. The resort can be contacted at tel. +27 (0)58 813 1610 and fax +27 (0)58 813 1610. The website is www.frankfortresort.co.za.

Namahadi Arts & Crafts Centre

Visit Namahadi Arts & Crafts Centre for authentic cultural crafts and beadwork. Outstanding African hand work renowned for the best curios from the Free State. The contact numbers are tel. +27 (0)76 193 5569 or fax +27 (0)58 813 2905.

The tourism related nature of specifically Villiers adjacent the Vaal River should be enhanced focusing on low density residential development on the riparian areas and “recreation and tourist” attractions as indentified in the Vaal River Complex Regional Structure Plan. Attractions include;

Carp and Yellow Fish abound in this part of the Vaal River and Villiers provides many spots (with or without facilities) for anglers to spend on this popular pastime.

Bird Watching
Bird watchers can visit lodges in the area, or just scout along the river banks (for example in the Eucalyptus “woods” West of the steel bridge) for the many bird species that are inhabitant to the area.

Many official hiking trails can be found in the area, while the more adventurous can take a stroll along surrounding koppies and river banks.

This untouched rural town has a rich historical background from the Anglo-Boer war. Regular horse riding events, at the local Polo cross club, offer spectacular equitation. Excellent horse riding facilities are also available to the casual visitor who has the opportunity to take lengthy rides through a scenic countryside.

Other places of interest include; Anglo-Boer War Remnants * Festival Site * Geese Farming * Goose-down Products * Historical significance * Horse riding * Hunting *  San Rock Artwork