About the Northern Cape
The Northern Cape is South Africa's largest province and a must-see destination, whether you prefer the ocean, the desert, the bush or quirky towns rich in history and culture.
Routes to explore
Main centres: The route takes the traveller into one of the most interesting and beautiful areas of South Africa’s Northern Cape province and embraces the towns and s
Main centres: Warrenton, Kimberley, Hopetown, Britstown and Victoria West along the N12 Region: Colloquially known as the Karoo This route offers the traveller an attractive balance
Main centres: Upington, Askham, Reinfontein Region: Colloquially known as the Kalahari This area of the Northern Cape province is truly the heart of the Kalahari. Here
Main centres: Hondeklip Bay, Koingnaas, Noup, Kleinzee, Groenriviermond Region: Colloquially known as Namaqualand In spring, hordes of tourists flock to what is colloquially known as Namaqualand.
Main centres: Port Nolloth, Steinkopf, Eksteensfontein, Sendelingsdrift Region: Colloquially known as the Richtersveld The Richtersveld is a mountainous desert situated in the north-west corner of South
Main Centres: Garies, Kamieskroon, Springbok, Okiep, Nababeep, Carolusberg, Steinkopf and Vioolsdrift The Cape to Namibia Route stretches along the N7 through the Northern Cape province before meandering away
Main centres: Postmasburg, Griquatown, Campbell, Olifantshoek, Dibeng (Deben), Kathu, Daniȅlskuil, Kuruman Region: Colloquially known as the Ghaap Route, it is located in what was formerly
Main centres: Carnarvon, Williston, Fraserburg, Loxton, Vorsburg and Victoria West Region: Colloquially known as the Karoo Highlands Ever yearned for a space so vast that the
Popular things to do in the Northern Cape
There are an estimated 5 400 plant species in the Northern Cape that occur in six large biomes: the Nama Karoo Biome, Succulent Karoo Biome, Savanna Biome, Grassland Biome, Fynbos Biome
Early morning Atlantic fog rolls over the desert mountain range of the Richtersveld, bringing life-sustaining moisture to a myriad of succulent species in this inhospitable environment. This, the largest mountain
This great new adventure keeps it real while offering an exclusive adventure along the lower Orange River Valley at Augrabies.
This 7 000 hectare nature reserve, just east of Springbok, supports 600 different indigenous plant species, 45 mammal species and 94 bird species. The characteristic granite domes and peaks of the region contrast with the
Four star luxury tented accommodation, game viewing by helicopter, quad bike or vehicle. Outstanding cuisine and all round excellent Kalahari bushveld experience.
Float, paddle, drift, raft and navigate the Orange River, through the arid and strikingly beautiful Richtersveld. Blue skies, warm weather and lapping water make for an allround spectacular outdoor experience
The Gariep Dam (previously known as the Hendrick Verwoerd Dam) is the largest storage dam in South Africa, situated on the Orange River near Colesberg is a popular destination for
Liquid360 Adventures and Xtreme Green provide you with action packed paintball fun at the Xtreme Green Orange River Island Bush Field.
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
South African National Parks (SANParks) has launched a Stokvel & Travel Club* programme that will be offering members of Stokvel &Travel
An existing discovery was made by our botanist in |Ai|Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park after searching for it for twenty one
“For an occurrence to become an adventure, it is necessary and sufficient for one to recount it.” – Jean-Paul Sartre Travelling, explo
South Africa’s top skateboarders will join the best young talent from the Northern Cape for the Skateboarding for Hope t
For the Appointment of a Full-service Digital Agency for Northern Cape Tourism Authority for the following service: Development of a
We’re excited to share these great specials with you, as we invite you and your family or friends to c
It’s the month of love, and we’re sharing the magic across the province. Enjoy these Valentine’s Day speci