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World Heritage Site Vredefort Dome Conservancy

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Located in South Africa :: Free State  :: Parys
Category: Protected Areas :: World Heritage Site

Description [ correction ]

Vredefort Dome Conservancy is one of Unesco World Heritage Site in Parys. The dome is so big and can only be seen from space, have a radius of 190km and so deeply eroded. At the site they offer presentations of the dome and crater development and structure, educational tours, research and media work on the world's oldest & largest asteroid impact crater in South Africa. Now the dome is one of the oldest remaining evidence which had a significant and still visible impact structure on Earth. The conservancy was formed when several landowners in the region came together to form the Vredefort Dome Conservancy.

Accommodation in the Conservancy is a campsite is situated in the heart of the Vredefort dome where youth groups, family camps, church camps and Team building camps. There are also self-catering and bed and breakfast accommodation in the dome.

Contact [ correction ]
Address :  Otters’Haunt, Kopjeskraal Road, Potchefstroom District (Parys area), Free State, South Africa.
Postal :  P.O. Box 289, Parys, 9585.
Contact :  Vredefort Dome Office
Contact 2 :  Vredefort Dome Impact Tour
Tel :  +27(0)18 297 7618
Tel2 :  +27(0)56 811 2078
Cell :  +27(0)82 891 7163
Cell2 :  +27(0)82 475 8767
Fax :  +27(0)86 235 5281
Fax2 :  +27(0)56 818 1814
Email :  Click Here
Website :  Click Here

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Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Quad Bikes, 4WD Trails, Tours and Excursions, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Horse Trails, Fishing, Swimming, Canoeing, White Water Rafting, Bird Watching, Stargazing, Photography
More Activities :  Paintball.

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