What to do around Rob's place


The Potchefstroom campus of the North-West University (nicknamed "Pukke") was formerly known as the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education (abbreviated PU for CHE)

Vredefort Dome

The Vredefort crater is the largest verified impact crater on Earth, more than 300 km across when it was formed. What remains of it is located in the present-day Free State Province of South Africa and named after the town of Vredefort, which is situated near its centre.

OPM Prozesky

An area of 72 ha near the south end of town (turn from Mooi River Drive into Viljoen Street) adjoining the golf course, is open at all times and, in addition to more than 200 bird species, is home to several species of small mammal, including mongoose, otter and small rodents.

Senwes Park

The home of the North West Dragons provincial team, one of South Africa's newer international grounds. Formerly known as the North West Cricket Stadium, the ground was renamed to Senwes Park as of 2008, due to a naming rights agreement.

FNB High Performance Institute of Sport (HPI)

Potchefstroom has become the preferred training venue for many international, national and local sport teams and individuals because of the excellent training facilities, the altitude, sports medical and scientific services as well as our hospitality and good weather.

Buffelsvlei Wild Animal park

Animals in the park include, Steenbok, Ostrich, Common Duiker, Reedbuck, Impala, Springbuck, Blesbuck, Black Wildebeest, Waterbuck, Gemsbok, Rooi Hartebeest, Kudu, Eland, Zebra, Giraffe, Fallow Deer or Takbok, Barbery Sheep, Wild Boar, Jackal and Rooicat. And all of these are there for you to experience up close and personal.