Sport and Activities

Bloemfontein is famous for producing some of the best rugby players not only in South Africa, but in the world.  Bloemfontein has also produced several great cricket players such as Hansie Cronje, Alan Donald, swimmers like Ryk Neethling, athletes like Zola Budd and many more in various other sports as well.  Pop in to our local gymnasium or watch a great Cheetah game from our world-class Toyota Rugby Stadium or even take out some of your frustration on your friends at our local paintball fields.  See below a collection of Bloemfontein Sport and Other Activities Centres.

Return to things to do

  • Free State Rugby Stadium

    Free State Stadium is the home base of Free State Rugby (the Toyota Cheetahs and Toyota Free State Cheetahs). This stadium and the related infrastructure ranks as one of the most sophisticated in South African sport.

    Stadium size: 46 000 seat stadium.  Certified as an international rugby and soccer stadium by the relevant authorities

    (read more…)

  • Ruins Paintball

    Ruins Bloemfontein Paintball and Airsoft Field, the best and biggest scenario field in Bloemfontein, can easily host up to a hundred and more paintballers or airsoft players at a time. Some say it`s the only field to play at in the Freestate and South Africa.
    (read more…)

  • Maselspoort Logo

    Maselspoort is an ideally central venue, situated on the shady banks of the Modder River, 23 km outside Bloemfontein and just 13 km from the airport. For many years a favorite oasis for Bloemfontein city dwellers, it is easily accessible by road from the Free State, and by air from the inland and the coast. A fisherman’s paradise, Maselspoort offers a choice of leisure facilities – including swimming pool, in a peaceful environment.
    (read more…)