Geography and history
Delareyville, previously known as Saltwaters, is a town situated in the Central Region of the North West Province in South Africa. It was established in 1912 by Field-Cornet AP Visser on a farm named Zoutpan. He named the town after General Koos De la Rey who fought in the Anglo-Boer War. Delareyville is located 82 km from Vryburg and has a total population of around 3 000 residents.The town is situated in the newly named DR NGAKA MODIRI MOLEMA DISTRICT.
There are many accommodation options to choose from in Delareyville. From bed and breakfasts and self-catering units to guest houses and camping sites, there is something to suit every budget. Please see our accommodation directory for a full list of places to stay in the area.
Activities and attractions
There are loads of historical and outdoor activities available in Delareyville. The Barberspan Bird Sanctuary is a must-see for all nature-lovers. This sanctuary, one of the largest waterfowl sanctuaries in Southern Africa, has over 350 bird species to behold.There is also an olympic swimming-pool with adjoining caravan park
Other things to do in Delareyville include:
- Battlefields (Second War of Independence)
- Bosbult Monument (Anglo-Boer War)
- Rooiwaai Monument (Second War of Independence)
- Salt Pans (Including flamingos)
- Strydom Square (Town square)
Delareyville’s business community is prospering thanks to its agricultural industry – maize and peanut farming. The shops, stalls, restaurants and products are all of very high quality. If you would like more information on all the businesses in the region, please go to our business directory.
|Delareyville Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||+ 27(0)21 418 4920|
|Fax:||086 667 2496|