Geography and history
Koster, including Derby, is a farming town located in the Bojanala region of the North West Province in South Africa. This town was proclaimed in 1913 and named after the Dutch owner of the farm it was laid out on, Bastiaan Koster. Conveniently situated between the Limpopo and Orange Rivers, Koster enjoys the water supply that supports its mixed farming activities.
Derby, situated near Koster, is named after the British Secretary of State Lord Derby and served as the battle grounds for the Anglo-Boer War between the Boers and a Scottish Cavalry Regiment.
Koster offers tourists the chance to experience this beautiful town by staying over in one of its many cosy accommodation options. From bed and breakfasts and self-catering facilities to guest houses and camping sites, there is an option for every type of tourist. For more information on all the places to stay in the area, please go to our accommodation directory.
Activities and attractions
There are many fun-filled outdoor activities and attractions available in the Koster area. There is something to do for everyone.
Things to do in Koster include the following:
- Caves (Swartland, Rietpan and Oom Paul Caves)
- Koperfontein Hikes
- Koster River Dam
There are many businesses in the Koster area that will cater to your every need as a visitor. They stock all the essentials! The restaurants in the area will definitely have your taste buds tingling with their delicious food on offer. Please go to our business directory for a complete list of businesses in the area.
|Koster Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||+ 27(0)21 418 4920|
|Fax:||086 667 2496|