Frankfort is small town situated in the Northern Free State. It was established on the banks of the Wilge River on a farm named Roodepoort in 1869 and is therefore home to a thriving fishing community.
Frankfort has a total population approximately 2000 and the majority of its inhabitants speak Afrikaans. The wide streets are enhanced with sandstone buildings to accommodate a full load and oxen to be able to do an oxwagon turn.
The post office, police station and magistrates office were declared National Monuments by the Council for National Memorabilia. Cosmos flowers are abundant during late summer and creates a special atmosphere of peace and tranquillity.
This beautiful town offers loads of adventurous activities as well as historical sites for those who love history. The Adventure Trips are sure to excite all adventure-seekers. It is a one to five day Wilge River dinghy trip or a 4×4 route.
Other things to do in Frankfort include:
– Visit the Dutch Reformed Church
– Hiking and Biking
– Visit the Stone Age Ruins