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: 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: Carnarvon, Williston, Fraserburg, Loxton, Vorsburg and Victoria West Region: Colloquially known as the Karoo Highlands Ever yearned for a space so vast that the
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Hondeklip Bay, Koingnaas, Noup, Kleinzee, Groenriviermond Region: Colloquially known as Namaqualand In spring, hordes of tourists flock to what is colloquially known as Namaqualand.
Popular things to do in the Northern Cape
Situated two kilometers outside of Calvinia, this gem of a nature reserve protects the fragile fauna of the Hantam Karoo region, which comprises of succulent Karoo scrub, Mountain Renosterveld and
Take time out to explore the little towns of the Karoo and you will discover a unique style of architecture. There is a clear European influence in the architecture of
This, the second biggest dam with the highest dam wall in South Africa, is also a holiday resort. When the dam is full, it stretches a 100km long and is
Liquid360 Adventures and Xtreme Green provide you with action packed paintball fun at the Xtreme Green Orange River Island Bush Field.
Conducting research into astronomy and astrophysics, the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) is the national centre for optical and infrared astronomey. The primary telescopes are located in Sutherland, in the
Many of the same reasons that make The Northern Cape an ideal 4×4 destination also make it ideal for adventure motorcycling. Also known as dual sport motorcycling, the concept is to
Vaal River Adventures offer abseiling at two locations, namely the old Toll Bridge (32km from Kimberley on the R31) and also at the Danster Caves.
The use of this building has metamorphosised over the years since its initial construction in 1897, when Cecil John Rhodes’ commissioned it as a sanatorium. As such, it served as his r
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
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