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Top picnic spots in the Northern Cape

Choosing the right location for your picnic adds to the overall experience; and the Northern Cape province boasts some of the best picnic spots around. With the advent of spring,…
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How to have an adventure with kids on safari

The Northern Cape is home to six national parks, each offering distinctive adventures and experiences. With spring almost upon us, it’s a good time to start thinking about fun a…

Bringing bike tourism to the Northern Cape

Social enterprise Open Africa and mountain-biking events organiser EcoBound are collaborating on the exciting Bikamino project, with a view to using the concept of “bikepacking” (off-road cycle touring) as a cat…
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Namaqua flower camps

Following the winter rains, a new flower season begins in Namaqualand around August, transforming the Northern Cape into a colourful floral terrain.

The Karoo can create a lifetime of memories

Vast, open landscapes dotted with hills, or koppies, with characteristic flat tops. Arid veld and cloudless blue skies. Burning heat in summer. Icy nights in winter. Small-town…
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Visit the Kimberley Mine Museum

South Africa’s biggest province, the Northern Cape, is home to the Kimberley Mine Museum, an open-air venue that showcases the Victorian era of the 19th century and the c…
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The Northern Cape in pictures

A picture, they say, is worth a thousand words. And we have to agree when looking at ones taken of the landscapes of the Northern Cape.