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: 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: 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: 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.
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
Popular things to do in the Northern Cape
Step aboard the Khamkirri Ark, our own pontoon barge for a leisurely cruise on this beautiful stretch of the Orange River.
This great new adventure keeps it real while offering an exclusive adventure along the lower Orange River Valley at Augrabies.
In association with Kriek helicopters, Mattanu Private Game Reserve offers an exciting bushveld dinner fly-in experience from Kimberley. Kriek helicopters also offer transfers to other luxury game lodges in the
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
Our Orange Gorge trip is a world class multi-day wilderness rafting trip with amazing scenery, great birding, exciting paddling and, most of all, a complete wilderness 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
Sudrah Riding School in Upington offers various equestrian services, including dressage, showing and equitation.
Greyish-green foliage merges with the browns of this semi-desert that is the Karoo, as the landscape reaches towards the many table-like mesas and isolated buttes (koppies) that rise from the
It’s awe-inspiring watching tonnes of water fall nearly 60 metres into a turbulent pool. The roar is nearly deafening and t
For the Appointment of a Full-service Digital Agency for Northern Cape Tourism Authority for the following service: Development of a
When September springtime arrives in South Africa, Calvinia is abuzz with ‘flower tourists’ who have come to see the vast swa
This is a place where the brain and soul can come to rest. The surroundings have a desolate beauty and
When the cold season sets in, the Northern Cape puts on its winter coat of greys, browns and reds – a b
The vast open spaces that the Northern Cape offers are the perfect remedy for souls worn out by modern woes,