African Lodge in Bloemfontein is situated in close proximity to the following attractions:
University of the Free State
The University of the Free State (UFS) with its Main Campus in Bloemfontein, the judicial capital of South Africa and in the heart of the country, is one of the oldest South African institutions of higher learning. Our two other campuses are the vibrant Qwaqwa Campus in the Eastern Free State and the smaller South Campus in Bloemfontein.
Grey has served Bloemfontein, the Free State and South Africa well over the past 150 years. In many respects Grey has developed into a unique school since it was founded in 1855. Here pupils receive their tuition through the medium of Afrikaans or English in separate classrooms.
Universitas Private Hospital is one of two Hospitals within the Netcare Group that is in a Public Private Partnership with the Free State Department of Health. The main objectives and goals with the Public Private Partnership are to combine strengths of both the private and public sectors to better utilise governmental resources.
This stadium is used for both rugby and soccor matches and is home for the Free State Cheetahs (rugby) and Bloemfontein Celtic (soccor) teams. The stadium can seat up to 40 000 spectators and is ideally located close to Loch Logan Waterfront.
The Windmill Casino and Entertainment Centre forms part of Sun International. The Windmill Casino and Entertainment Centre is an elegant experience for those who dare to flirt with chance and blow kisses at Lady Luck. It’s a world of entertainment for the whole family in the most glamorous of surroundings, a place where fantasy becomes real.
Oliewenhuis Art Museum
The Museum is located in one of the most magnificent gardens in the city. It is the only museum of its kind in the Free State and one of the youngest art museums in the country. The mansion served as residence for the Governor General from 1942 and later it became the official residence for the State Presidents of South Africa during their visits.
If you are looking for an activity or attraction in Bloemfontein to keep you busy through the day, make your way to Bloemfontein Zoo. A lovely sanctuary for a variety of fascinating wildlife, you can stroll through the zoo and take in all the sights or enjoy a picnic with your family whilst surrounded by animals. Bloemfontein Zoo is a great outing for the entire family.
Oliewenhuis Art Museum