Clarens Free State

Clarens is conveniently situated for city dwellers in Johannesburg, Durban and Bloemfontein to take a break from city life as well as for for overseas travelers wanting to experience South Africa, The Golden Gate Highlands National Park,  or go on to visit Lesotho.  (See map below)

Clarens is only a 3 hour drive from Johannesburg, Bloemfontein or the Natal Midlands.  The location also makes it easy for visitors to explore The Golden Gate Highlands National Park – a 20 minute drive from Clarens, or to go further a afield into Lesotho.   (The Caledonspoort Border post between Clarens and Lesotho is 40 minutes from Clarens.)

Clarens features on the following tourist routes:

N3 Gateway;
Maloti Drakensberg route;
Eagle route;
Open Africa Clarens route


Click here for directions to Clarens from Johannesburg, Durban and Bloemfontein.

Find out more About Clarens:

Climate :  Seasons;   Temperature and Rainfall figures;   Weather forecast  

Exploring Clarens: Environment, Art and Craft, Features

Environment: Clarens Village Nature Reserve

Art and Craft:   Art Galleries;  Art courses and events

Adventure:  Activities; Self-drive adventure; Tours

Village Life:  Village Life;  Community Organizations