Parys Attractions

Parys Attractions

popular activities in and around town

Parys is a popular town situated on the banks of the Vaal River in the Free State and is less than an hours drive (120 km) from Johannesburg and only 5 km from the Vredefort World Heritage Site. This Free State tourist town is a gateway to adventure, river rafting and water sports in South Africa.

Many artists have settled in Parys and interesting antique and gift shops, attractions and activities make it the ideal breakaway close to Gauteng and big centres.

Attractions in and around Parys

Attractions in and around Parys

Abseiling • Anglo Boer War Sites • Annual Dome Fest • Archery • Art Galleries, Antique and Gift Shops • Berry Farm • Bird watching • Craft Beer Brewery • Fishing • Hiking trails • Horse trails • Hot Air Ballooning • Madeira Flower Festival • Mountain Biking • Parys Museum • Quad Biking • Restaurants and Pubs • Rhino Rally • River Rafting • Skydiving • Sought after Wedding Venues • Stargazing • Teambuilding • The Afridome which is the largest indoor horse arena in the Southern Hemisphere • Vredefort Dome Heritage Site (the oldest and largest known meteor impact site in the world) • Zip-lining and more…

Testimonials from our Guests

 “Fantastic friendly service. The honeymoon suite has everything you need and was very comfortable.”

Faan van der Westhuizen

“We really enjoyed our weekend here. If you enjoy privacy and nature in close proximity to the centre of the town this is the place to visit. Friendly reception, good quality accommodation.”

Johan Burger

“We cannot tell anybody just how good our stay at Vaal de Rama and Parys was. Excellent accommodation and people. We can honestly recommend staying here with Isabel and Vaal de Rama in Parys.”

Mark Green - January 2015

“This place is so beautiful. Our cottage was so clean and well furnished.The owner is very friendly and made us feel very welcome. The pool was sparkling blue and everything was just perfect.”

Paul Bester

“A very efficiently run guest house. The owner is very friendly. The rooms are very clean and airy. I would stay there again.”

Judy Dumbutshena

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