Geography and history
Wolmaransstad is a mining town situated in the Dr Kenneth Kaunda region of the North West Province, South Africa. It was officially proclaimed a village in 1891. The town is named after JMA Wolmarans, a member of the executive council of the Transvaal Republic and is located in the picturesque Makwassie Valley. Wolmaransstad is a diamond mining town and relies on this industry for its thriving economy. Wolmaransstad lies in the valley of the Makwassie Stream, which takes its name from the many wild spearmint bushes that grow along its banks
The town is located on the N12 national road between Johannesburg and Kimberley. The agricultural industry of this town is also an important producer of maize crops. Wolmaransstad has a total population of about 3 000 inhabitants.
Loads of budget-friendly accommodation options available in Wolmaransstad! Facilities in the area include the following – bed and breakfasts, self-catering units, guest houses and camping sites. If you would like a full list of places to stay in the area, please see our accommodation directory.
The activities and attractions in and around Wolmaransstad are mostly nature-inspired. Tourists can look forward to outdoor activities that will include the whole family.
Things to do in Wolmaransstad include:
- Broadbent Mission Station
- Diggers Diamond Tour
- Makwassierante Conservation Area (With hiking trails)
- Thomas Leask House
- Wolwespruit Nature Reserve
The business community of Wolmaransstad is prospering thanks to its mining industry. The owners look forward to meeting new faces in town. There are many shops, local products, stalls, souvenirs and restaurants in the area. Please go to our business directory for a list of all the businesses in the region.
|Wolmaransstad Tourism Office Information|
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