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.

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…

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…

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.