Northern Cape launches new Go Ghaap! Route

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…

Namaqualand: land of contrasts

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…

Goegap Nature Reserve in pictures

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…

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,…

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…

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.