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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Upington, Askham, Reinfontein Region: Colloquially known as the Kalahari This area of the Northern Cape province is truly the heart of the Kalahari. Here
Popular things to do in the Northern Cape
Our horses and ponies are native to the Northern Cape and as they are used to our Kalahari conditions they are ideal for our rough terrain and harsh climate. Their
Butterflies hover, birds dart and bees shimmy and dance over the springtime flowers of Namaqua. A multiplicity of colour weaves across the valley floor and spills over to the sandy
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
Step aboard the Khamkirri Ark, our own pontoon barge for a leisurely cruise on this beautiful stretch of the Orange River.
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
Scattered throughout the Northern Cape province you’ll find the roughly hewn Corbelled houses that where built by the trekboere (roaming farmers or pioneers). These stock farmers migrated from the s
The major battles of the Western Campaign all took place within 120km of Kimberley, in northern part of the Cape Colony (today’s Northern Cape). Hours after they had declared w
The history of diamonds is South Africa has its root in the Northern Cape and diamonds remain a legacy here, today.
This small nature reserve was named after the rocky protrusion that is the Spitskop granite kopppie outside of Upington. As small as it is, this reserve boasts large herds springbuck
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