Nama Huts

“Matjiehuis” Nama Huts

Within the folds and valleys of the Richtersveld mountain desert you can still find traditional Nama hut building taking place. Local men and women co-labour in the construction of these…
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4x4 Adventure

Take rugged mountains, endless flatlands and undulating dunes. Add to this diverse scenery, stunning plantlife and plentiful game and you have a recipe that will please all 4×4 eco-adventurers.
Abseiling

Abseiling

Vaal River Adventures offer abseiling at two locations, namely the old Toll Bridge (32km from Kimberley on the R31) and also at the Danster Caves.
Adventure Motorbiking

Adventure Motorbiking

Many of the same reasons that make The Northern Cape an ideal 4×4 destination also make it ideal for adventure motorcycling. Also known as dual sport motorcycling, the concept is to …
Akkerendam Nature Reserve

Akkerendam Nature Reserve

Situated two kilometers outside of Calvinia, this gem of a nature reserve protects the fragile fauna of the Hantam Karoo region, which comprises of succulent Karoo scrub, Mountain Renosterveld and…
Angling

Angling

The lower Vaal and Riet Rivers at Kimberley are renowned as the unrivalled destination for stable fly fishing populations yielding world class catches of largemouth and small mouth yellowfish in…
Augrabies Falls National Park

Augrabies Falls National Park

Dominated by the beautiful and distinct camel thorn tree from which the park derives its name, Mokala (Setswana for Camel Thorn Tree) is a breeding centre for disease free buffalo…
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Bezalel Wine & Brandy Estate

Located on the Kokerboom Food and Wine Route, Bezalel Wine and Brandy Estate is an undiscovered gem in the lower Orange River valley of the Northern Cape.
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The Big Hole

150 years ago, the site of the Big Hole was a featureless, flat-topped hill. When diamonds were discovered, thousands of prospectors, armed with nothing more than picks, shovels and hope, descended…
Boat Trips

Boat Trips

What could be more tranquil than sipping sundowners while floating gently down the Orange river, as the African sun appears to be suspended lazily just above the horizon. A number…
Bridge Swinging

Bridge Swinging

Fancy jumping from a bridge? Many of those adrenaline-craving types do. Join the fearless as you leap off one bridge only to be swung through the air (and over the…
Camel Rides

Camel Rides

Although not native to southern Africa, camels were brought into the Northern Cape to be used by the police ‘mounties’ to patrol the greater Kalahari area before the days of 4x4s…
Colesberg Kemper Museum

Colesberg Kemper Museum

A local cultural history museum and a fine example of 19th centaury Karoo architecture, the Kemper Museum was named after its primary benefactor, GL Kemper who donated his collection of…
Corbelled Houses

Corbelled Houses

Scattered throughout the Northern Cape province you’ll find the roughly hewn Corbelled houses that where built by the trekboere (roaming farmers or pioneers). These stock farmers migrated from the s…
Rivers And Dams

Dams and Rivers

The Gariep Dam (previously known as the Hendrick Verwoerd Dam) is the largest storage dam in South Africa, situated on the Orange River near Colesberg is a popular destination for…
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Donkey Cart Rides

The donkey cart is a traditional mode of transport in these parts and although there are many modern vehicles on the roads of the Northern Cape, some of the population…
Family Mountain Biking

Family Mountain Biking

Bring your bikes and cycle the trails in the Augrabies National Park. Kids will love splashing through the shallow water that runs over the causeways. The whole family can appreciate…