Like much of South Africa, the Northern Cape offers a myriad of diverse hiking trails, with soul tugging scenery across vast expanses of open desert plains or through mazes of rocky strata in mountains and ravines. A rare opportunity to see big cats and other game on foot is provided by the !Xerry Wilderness Hiking Trail in the
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Experience nature from the saddle of your mountain bike at Khamkirri Adventure Destination, near Augrabies, where you can cycle between the grazing game. You can also do this in Namaqua National Park, where you may see springbuck, klipsspringer, black backed jacakal or a porcupine. However, Namaqua is best known for its spectacular display of spring flowers, which can be viewed from your bike as you weave across its beautiful landscape. Goegap Nature Reserve in Namaqualand also has some delightful trails.
Powering up sand dunes in the Kalahari as fast as possible, to see how high one can get before zooming down again is one of the many exilirating ways of enjoying a quad bike. But if riding your own dedicated fun machine across endless sand dunes is not your cup of tea, there are many different scenic rides across the province.