Clarens is a small town situated in the Thabo Mofutsanyana region of the Free State Province. It was founded in 1912 in the Maluti Mountains and shares the name of the town in Switzerland where exiled Paul Kruger spent his last days. Clarens is a farming and art community surrounded by beautiful nature and interesting rock formations made of sandstone.
Clarens offers tourists many outdoor and nature inspired activities. The Qwa-Qwa National Park is a definite must-see for all tourists visiting the area. In 2005 this park was incorporated into an enlarged Golden Gate Highlands National Park.
Accommodation in Clarens is quaint and extensive, including bed and breakfasts, self-catering units, guest houses and camping. For a complete list of advertisers see the accommodation section of the directory.
Some of the Things to Do in Clarens include:
Clarens has a thriving business community thanks to its art and farming communities. There are stalls and shops to ensure that tourists come back to visit. The business directory has a list of featured businesses in the town, or add your own free business listing.