About Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein, fondly known as the City of Roses, is the sixth largest city in South Africa and has an abundance of historical, cultural and natural attractions. As the judicial capital of South Africa, it is the seat of the Supreme Court of Appeal. The city is unique in the sense that it is not only in the middle of the Free State, but it is almost in the middle of South Africa and is an important link for road, rail and air between north and south, east and west.

Cheap Flights to Bloemfontein

FlySafair offers cheap flights to Bloemfontein from Cape Town, four times a week. Our flight schedules tend to fill up more in the popular summer months when we increase our frequency of flights.

Our flight schedules tend to fill up more in the popular summer months when we increase our frequency of flights into and out of Bloemfontein. View our full flight schedule.

Things to do in Bloemfontein

With many historical, cultural and natural attractions, you will not get bored in the City of Roses. Here's a list of a few things to do in Bloem:

  1. Play a round, or just visit the 19th hole at Bloemfontein Golf Course
  2. Take a walk through the Free State National Botanical Garden
  3. Visit the War Museum
  4. Visit the Bloemfontein National Museum
  5. Go check out the Women's Memorial Museum
  6. Catch a show at Sand du Plessis Theatre
  7. Take a drive through the Franklin Nature Reserve

Restaurants in Bloemfontein

With a range of gourmet hot spots and trendy restaurants, you'll be spoilt for choice on where to enjoy a good meal in Bloemfontein

  1. New York Restaurant, 35 Reid Street corner 2nd Avenue, Westdene
  2. Bella Casa, 31 President Steyn Avenue, Westdene
  3. Longhorn Grill, 1 Du Plessis 1st Floor, Spitskop Centre, Langenhoven Park
  4. Margaritas Seafood & Steaks, 59 Milner Road, Bayswater
  5. Avanti Restaurant, 53 2nd Avenue, Westdene
  6. CoffeeTalks Café, 6 Ray Champion Drive, Rayton
  7. Kerdoni's Restaurant, Cnr Waverly & Milner Road, Bays Village
  8. Seven On Kellner, 2 Waverley Road
  9. Iewers Nice, 28 Reid Street, Westdene

Accommodation in Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit all personalities and budgets.