Tourism Attractions

Some of the tourist attractions in the Tokologo municipal area include:


Various hunting farms in the area offer accommodation and other excellent facilities. Most offer guides and trackers, skinning, cutting and cooling facilities. Taxidermy services are available nearby in Kimberley. Hunting farms in the area include the Rietvlei Hunting and Guest Farm, Bordeaux Hunting and Guest Farm.

D. R Church which was built in 1874, was enlarged in 1915 and renovated in 1954. A memorial for the Boers who were killed in the Anglo Boer War can also be seen. The Gunpowder House – a National Monument, near the cemetery and Volkspele Memorial, 3 km from Boshof on the road to Christiana, opposite the farm Vuisfontein where volkspele was performed for the first time.

Memorial of Gen. Comte de Villebois-Mareuil (commander of the French Legion) on the farm Middelkuil, 10 km east of Boshof on the Bosvark road (erected under a wild olive tree; reputedly the place where he was killed while fighting for the Boers on 5 April 1900 against a force under Lord Methuen during the Anglo-Boer War).

Boshof cemetery, surrounded by a limestone wall where the graves of victims of the Anglo Boer War can be seen, such as the grave of Asst. Chief Commandant CCJ Badenhorst, commander of the NW OFS Boertroops, the French soldier General Comte de Villebois-Mareuil; Sergeant Patrick Campbell, estranged husband of the famous actress and mistress of George Bernard Shaw; as well as quite a number of memorials erected for English soldiers who were killed during the said war. The grave of Charles Gerhardus Marais, elder brother of Eugene Marais can also be seen here.


Places of interest include:

  • Natural mineral springs
  • Birding
  • Proximity to Soetdoring Nature Reserve
  • Krugersdrift Dam
  • Monument and museums


An agricultural show is staged annually in March/April with many farm animals and farming equipment on display. There are also many local recreational activities like quad biking and horse riding.