Experience the Northern Cape, South Africa

The decade has finally made a turn and ushered in 2020. It’s the perfect time to set out and explore the wonderful attractions of the Northern Cape. The province has plenty to offer in terms of varied and striking vegetation, amazing wildlife and spectacular landscapes calling out to your sense of adventure. Not sure where to begin? Check our Instagram pick of the most striking pictures of the last six months of 2019.

A big hole with a big history! Visit Kimberley in the Northern Cape and feast your eyes on its most popular man-made attraction:

The Northern Cape is home to large antelope such as the gemsbok, commonly found in the open grasslands of Southern Africa:

As colourful as the South African flag! Check out this fascinating species of lizard found at the Augrabies Falls National Park:

Visit the Augrabies Falls to witness the rich golden colours of its spectacular sunsets up close:

On your marks! Feel the wind caress your skin on this beautiful stretch of open road, the N7 highway in the Northern Cape:

Get closer to the golden brown, sun-kissed quiver trees growing in the semi-desert regions of the province:

This is how you should be launching yourself into a new year! Go paragliding over Nieuwoudtville in the Northern Cape:

The Northern Cape has so many astounding destinations for all kinds of travellers. There is always something new to discover, whether you’re a holidaymaker who loves visiting national parks, or a backpacker looking for adventure in a starkly beautiful natural environment.

So, start planning your trip right away and check out the amazing experiences Mzansi’s biggest province has to offer.