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Zastron Attractions

ZASTRON ATTRACTIONS

NATURAL SITE

ATTRACTIONS DESCRIPTION

Eye of Zastron

 

The Eye is a nine-metre hole in the rock beneath the summit of Aasvoëlberg (“Vulture Mountain”). This natural wonder was most probably caused by erosion.
Montagu Dam Montagu Dam is ideal for water sport, picnicking and camping. The dam is situated approximately 8 km from the town on the Sterkspruit Road

Eeufeeskloof Dam

 

The Eeufeeskloof Dam Resort lies to the west of the town and is often frequented by trout fishermen
HISTORY
 Anglo-Boer War Monument

is situated in front of the Dutch Reformed Church.

 

De Winnaar Gravesite Grave of the town’s owner.

Vechtkop Peak

 

 

The 2 072-m high site of  Vechtkop Peak,  the battlefield where Louw Wepener defeated the Basotho chief, Poshudi, in 1849, lies immediately east of the town.

Historical Tree

 

The old belgum tree was planted around 1865 by old Vosmerrie, the “agterryer” of the legendary Renier de Winnaar

Lucas Majozi Street

 

This soldier did most magnificent and brave things. With a number of bullets in his body he returned time after time into a veritable hell of machine gun fire to pull out wounded men. He is a man of whom South Africa can well be proud. He is a credit to his country.
ROCK PAINTINGS

Rock Art

 

 

A cave on Glen Rosa Farm houses a 5m-high, perfectly preserved polychrome San rock art frieze considered to be one of the world’s most important pieces of historic artwork. The Hippopotamus Cave derived its name from the many drawings of hippo on its walls. The cave has also yielded the remains of San cooking utensils and many potsherds.
ADVENTURE

Aasvoelberg Hiking Trail, Zastron

 

 

Hikers can test their endurance on the Aasvoëlberg Hiking Trail or one of the other trails such as Die Kloof and Quaggafontein trails on the farms of private landowners.

Champagne Walking Trail

 

 

Tel: 086 152 2262

 

This walking trail is located near Zastron in the Free State and offers a variety of day routes. An old farmhouse can be utilized as base camp. Beautiful views of the Maluti’s and the Witteberge can be enjoyed.  The trail can take one or two days and is quite easy to do. The distance is 10 km and a maximum of 30 people per group are allowed.

 

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