The people of the Northern Cape lie at the heart of its appeal to visitors. Its proud history and cultural diversity are combined in the open-hearted hospitality of its people. The Northern Cape proudly celebrates the unique cultures that build the landscape of this vast province. Its rich archaeological heritage traces ancient tribes like the San (Bushmen), Nama and Griqua and pays homage to its diverse history. Some of the country’s premier rock art sites with over 400 rock engravings are located between Kimberley and Barkly West The history of this region is deeply rooted in a proud mining tradition and the Old Copper Way presents visitors with the chance to follow in the footsteps of explorers of yesteryear. Museums and memorials provide visitors with the opportunity to explore the historic influences that has shaped the province.