The Northern Cape boasts many small, interesting towns, each with its own unique attractions. In this part of South Africa there is something for every traveller, from water sports, 4x4
The McGregor Museum in Kimberley has launched a new exhibition to commemorate the centenary of the 1918 Battle of Square Hill, in which a Cape Corps squadron fought Turkish
The Northern Cape has a fascinating new heritage route, covering everything from a famous archaeological site and historic towns to amazing architecture and a vast nature reserve known for its
Did you think Kimberley is the only town in the Northern Cape with a big hole? Think again. Nababeep, about 20km north-west of Springbok, has one too, and
Namaqualand in the Northern Cape is a land of contrasts: vast sandy plains, barren koppies, quiver trees and, every year around August, bright flowers as far as the
For a few weeks every year, the Goegap Nature Reserve just outside Springbok is covered in a vivid multicoloured flower carpet. But you don't need to wait for
Imagine gliding along the Orange River for a couple of hours or, even better, a few days. On the one side you have Rooiwal, South Africa. On the other side
Northern Cape Tourism Authority board chairperson Collin Fortune has called on visitors, tourism industry players and government departments to join hands in taking on two major challenges for the province:
Visitors never run out of things to explore in the Northern Cape. As we continue to celebrate Heritage Month in South Africa, we have a few things for you
On Monday 10 September 2018, South African National Parks (SANParks) will open most of its national parks free of charge as part of its 13th annual SA National Parks Week, which will
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,
Sutherland in the Northern Cape is known for its clear night skies, and for its quiet summer evenings and snowy winter nights. Above all, it is the astronomical heart of
The Northern Cape, along with key national government departments and independent power producers, are set to host the 2018 Renewable Energy Conference (REC) on 23 and 24 August in De Aar. The theme
In August, the previous holder of the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance driven on a motorcycle by an individual in 24 hours, South African biker Matthew McKelvey, once again
The season of blooms is upon us once again and the wildflowers of Namaqualand have started turning parts of the Northern Cape into a natural wonderland.
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
Ecotourism and sustainable tourism can expand a country’s tourism offerings and help contribute to the economy. Sustainable tourism promotes tourism that has a low environmental impact, and explores ways o
Deputy President David Mabuza and Minister of Science and Technology Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane recently launched the MeerKAT radio telescope in Carnarvon, Northern Cape.
The 9th Apollo Annual Film Festival will run from 3 to 6 October 2018 in Victoria West in the Northern Cape. The small, well-established film festival showcases South African documentaries, feature and
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
The AfrikaBurn festival has grown over the years and found its place on the calendars of many enthusiasts across South Africa (and the world). It's become a special event at
Following the winter rains, a new flower season begins in Namaqualand around August, transforming the Northern Cape into a colourful floral terrain.
The winter school holidays are here and children everywhere will be clamouring to be entertained. Stave off the "I'm bored" refrain – and explore the Northern Cape at the same time – wit