Spending Spring Day in the City of Roses with Magic Transfers


Spring is around the corner, yes it is, and what better way to celebrate the day than in the City of Roses, Bloemfontein? Not sure what to do? No need to fret, we’ve done all the hard work for you. Come on, let Magic Transfers show you what you can get up to in Bloemfontein this spring.


Where do you want to spend most of your time when the weather is nice? Outside, of course, and the Boeremark is the perfect place to enjoy the weather. Open every Saturday, this farmer’s market sells fresh produce, yummy baked goods and sizzling wors roll. Come on, which South African Saturday is complete without a wors roll?


Fishing is yet another lovely outdoor activity and spending spring on the banks of the Modder River, 26 km from Bloemfontein, is the perfect way to take advantage of beautiful weather. Pack the fishing gear, (remember, Magic Transfers’ airport shuttles are very spacious 😉 ) put on your sunscreen and visit Maselspoort with the family. Day visitors pay from R40 per person to visit in summer.

Freestate National Botanical Gardens

Enjoy a picnic in one of the country’s most beautiful natural settings, the Freestate National Botanical Gardens. The gardens are home to 54 reptile species, 32 mammal species and a whopping 200 year old olive tree! This garden also offers brilliant bird watching opportunities with over 140 bird species to spot. Bring the family or a group of friends, spread a blanket and enjoy a picnic surrounded by koppies and coral trees. Entrance for adults and students is R20 and R10 for pre-school children, R10.

The Volksblad Kos & Kunsmark

Speaking of botanical gardens, the Volksblad Kos & Kunsmark is held in the botanical gardens and offers visitors the opportunity to buy anything from food, art and furniture to clothes! Browse through various stalls and spend a gorgeous day outside on the last Saturday of every month. Entrace costs R12 per person.


Not looking to spend a hot day outside? No problem, just visit Picnic! You can enjoy a sit-down breakfast or lunch with a pot of tea and a slice of something yummy of your choice. This locally adored restaurant is situated at the Loch Logan Waterfront, so don’t forget to fit in a bit of shopping beforehand. Their fresh produce and well-sourced ingredients have attracted many loyal customers.

Book your Magic Transfers Shuttle

Don’t forget! Magic Transfers offers exclusive shuttle transfers to and from all major airports in South Africa. So, if you would like to go to Bloemfontein, you know you can count on us to get you to any airport of your choice! Contact us to book your Magic Transfers shuttle today.