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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
Popular things to do in the Northern Cape
Bring your bikes and cycle the trails in the Augrabies National Park. Kids will love splashing through the shallow water that runs over the causeways. The whole family can appreciate
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
Dominated by the beautiful and distinct camel thorn tree from which the park derives its name, Mokala (Setswana for Camel Thorn Tree) is a breeding centre for disease free buffalo
This beautiful yet little known valley is only one hour’s drive north of Kimberley. The surrounds are like a breath of fresh air with the lush green farmlands highlighted f
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
Within the folds and valleys of the Richtersveld mountain desert you can still find traditional Nama hut building taking place. Local men and women co-labour in the construction of these
Located on the Quiver Tree Route, Bezalel Wine and Brandy Estate is an undiscovered gem in the lower Orange River valley of the Northern Cape.
Learn how to kayak the rapids of the Orange River in a tupperware kayak or fibreglass canoe.
Not confined to the limits of a single atr gallery, Khoisan Rockart can be found scattered throughout the Karoo.
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