Geography and history
Ottosdal is a small town situated in the Central Region of the North West Province in South Africa. It was officially proclaimed a town in 1917 after it had been formed around the new Dutch Reformed Parish in 1913. Ottosdal is named after GP Otto, the owner of the farm Korannafontein on which the town was built.
This charming town is located in the centre of a sunflower and maize farming district. Ottosdal has a population of approximately 2 000 inhabitants and the majority of them speak Afrikaans. This town has a hot and dry climate. DR NGAKA MODIRI MOLEMA DISTRICT.
There are numerous accommodation options to choose from in the Ottosdal area. Facilities in the region include the following – bed and breakfasts, guest houses, self-catering units and camping sites. If you would like more information on places to stay in the area, please go to our accommodation directory.
Activities and attractions
Ottosdal offers tourists many outdoor activities and historical attractions. There is something for every family member.
Things to do in Ottosdal include the following:
- Battle Site (Battle of Boschbult)
- Garden of Remembrance (Anglo-Boer War)
- Old Farmhouse (Unique Africana collection)
- Old Watermill (National Monument)
- Wonderstone Mine
The business community of Ottosdal is a very successful one. The community relies on tourist visits and the business owners hope to see more new faces in town. The restaurants are a culinary delight. There is a budget-friendly option for everyone. Please go to our business directory for a list of businesses you can find in the area.
|Ottosdal Tourism Office Information|
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