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
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: 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
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: 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 a
Popular things to do in the Northern Cape
1-4 Day guided Flyfishing Safaris for our best indigenous sports fish in SA
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.
This is truly one of the purest adventure trails in Southern Africa.
Rooipoort, established in 1893 is one of the oldest conservation areas in South Africa. Only 50km’s from Kimberley, this reserve boasts diverse types of plains game and three of Southern A
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
Liquid360 Adventures and Xtreme Green provide you with action packed paintball fun at the Xtreme Green Orange River Island Bush Field.
In the lee of a small hill on a bend of a wide river, the powerfully built earliest ancestors of man lived and hunted 1.2-million years ago, leaving behind
River Rafting specialists, based at our Orange River campsite, Fiddlers Creek.
The donkey cart is a traditional mode of transport in these parts and although there are many modern vehicles on the roads of the Northern Cape, some of the population
The 12th annual Kuruman Charity Run is back and promises to be as much fun as ever! The three-day event
Also known as the Orange River Canoe Marathon, the Orange Descent promises a great adventure for paddlers and supporters. The
The Battle of the Provinces is coming back to the Northern Cape on 11 and 12 April 2020, and promises to be a
The annual Kgalagadi Jazz Festival returns to the Northern Cape on 11 April 2020 at the Mothibistad Stadium in Kuruman.
The 12th annual Wildeklawer Schools Rugby and Netball Tournament will take place from 23 to 25 April 2020 in Kimberley.
Pegged as South Africa’s preferred extreme sports destination, the Northern Cape is home to breathtaking scenery – from the Namaqualand's dai
This year, Colesberg celebrates 190 years of formal existence – making it one of the oldest towns in the Northern Cape. Many o
We’re only a few weeks into the new year and to help prospective visitors to the Northern Cape plan a
The decade has finally made a turn and ushered in 2020. It’s the perfect time to reset and explore the a
Most people have heard of Africa’s Big Five – lion, leopard, rhino, Cape buffalo and elephant – but few know about the S
The Go Ghaap! Route is one of eight main Northern Cape tourism routes, with quirky small towns that have fascinating
Afrikaans is a colourful and descriptive language, and is the most-spoken tongue in the Northern Cape. As a result, many