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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
The frenetic activity, the extraordinary web of pulley cables leading to a six-storey staging platform and the sight of up to 30 000 miners working 3 600 claims over 17ha have faded into the
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
1-4 Day guided Flyfishing Safaris for our best indigenous sports fish in SA
We offer all sorts of river rafting options, from a few hours on the Orange River to a few days and we cater for all sorts of river-goers, from the
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
River Rafting specialists, based at our Orange River campsite, Fiddlers Creek.
What could be more tranquil than sipping sundowners while floating gently down the Orange river, as the African sun appears to be suspended lazily just above the horizon. A number
Kamfers Dam, near Kimberley, is one of only four breeding areas in Africa and the only one in South Africa of the lesser flamingo. The lesser flamingo is the smallest
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
Since its inception, the Kalahari Kuierfees in Upington has celebrated the region’s people, sport, culture, food, theatre a
Join the excitement and have some friends-and-family fun at the Lazy Hippo MTB Stage Race, which will be held in
The 31st instalment of this popular golf tournament takes place at the Kimberley Golf Club from 20 to 24 October 2020.
The Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon is a desert foot race where participants have to carry all their supplies (food, clothes
The annual !Naba Food & Wine Festival in Upington will again see visitors being treated to culinary delights, local and international
In a country filled with determined, brave and tough people, few come close to Ouma Katrina Esau, the very last
The Northern Cape's provincial Tourism Month celebrations kicked off in the Namakwa district on Monday 21 September 2020. Tourism Month is celebrated
With local and international leisure travel back on the cards, it’s time to come say hello to Northern Cape a
Tourism Month is an annual celebration held in September to focus on the importance of tourism to the local economy
We were asked to wait, so we could travel safely “later”. We stayed at home and patiently waited, and later is
On 30 July 2020, Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane announced that intraprovincial leisure travel is once more permitted in South Africa under
Na-Bea is partnering with the Northern Cape Tourism Authority (NCTA) to run a 4-day social media campaign from 27-30 April 2020,