The Free State, officially the Republic of the Orange Free State is a province in South Africa, situated between the Orange and Vaal Rivers, where most of national farming products come from. Naturally rich in mineral wealth, gold representing 20% of the world’s total gold production, developed the province’s living. Bloemfontein is the ideal place to start ... More>a tour of the Free State. North of Winburg, the Willem Pretorius Game Reserve is the Free State's major provincial reserve, offering a wealth of wildlife, excellent fishing conditions, and a wide range of sports facilities. Kroonstad has all you need for a relaxing break, including an excellent holiday resort.