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Bloemfontein is located in the centre of South Africa, in the Free State province. It's a good choice for travellers interested in South African history and culture, with several museums dedicated to these topics. The Anglo-Boer War Museum offers insights into this period of conflict, while the National Museum showcases the region's natural history and archaeology. Bloemfontein also has options for outdoor enthusiasts. The Free State National Botanical Garden displays a variety of local plant life, and Naval Hill provides panoramic views of the city. If you're looking for a relaxed and culturally-focused destination, Bloemfontein could be a good fit for your travel plans.

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Airports near Bloemfontain

Reach Bloemfontain your way. You can easily travel to Bloemfontain using any of these 4 airports.

Bram Fischer International Airport

This is the closest international airport to Bloemfontein, located approximately 12 kilometres from the city centre. It offers domestic and limited international flights.


O.R. Tambo International Airport

Although not in close proximity, O.R. Tambo is the largest and busiest airport in South Africa, located in Johannesburg. It is approximately a 4-hour drive from Bloemfontein. Connecting flights can be easily arranged from here to Bloemfontein.


King Shaka International Airport

Situated in Durban, King Shaka International Airport is about a 5-hour drive from Bloemfontein. It serves as a major hub for domestic and international flights, and connecting flights can be arranged to reach Bloemfontein.


Cape Town International Airport

Cape Town's airport is located on the other side of the country, making it a longer drive of around 10 hours from Bloemfontein. However, it is a major international airport with numerous flight options, and connecting flights can be arranged to reach Bloemfontein.

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Things to do in Bloemfontain

Exploring Bloemfontain's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

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Naval Hill Planetarium

As the first digital planetarium in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Naval Hill Planetarium offers a unique, immersive experience that transports visitors to the farthest reaches of the universe.

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Free State National Botanical Garden

This botanical paradise, home to over 400 species of plants, offers a tranquil escape from the city. Visitors can explore the lush gardens, enjoy a picnic, or hike the scenic trails.

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Oliewenhuis Art Museum

Housed in a beautiful neo-Dutch style mansion, this museum showcases an impressive collection of South African art. Visitors can also enjoy the peaceful sculpture garden and onsite restaurant.

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