In 1891, JP Meyer, member of the Transvaal Volksraad, named this small town that was established on the farm Rietfontein, after himself. The town lies 15 km north of Vereeniging and most of its inhabitants make their living from that town’s industries.
Adventure And Sport
Hiking: The Three Rivers Hiking Trail meanders through the area formed by the Klip, Vaal and Suikerbosrand Rivers. It is a good way to get in touch with nature, as the area is quite tranquil and undisturbed in many places.
Art And Crafts
River Bend Crafts Gallery: The gallery in Hoogenhout Street sells pottery, waxed flowers, clothes, glass, painted cushions and various paintings. After your shopping spree, enjoy refreshments at the beautiful tea garden. Various other art and craft shops can be found in and around town.