The use of this building has metamorphosised over the years since its initial construction in 1897, when Cecil John Rhodes’ commissioned it as a sanatorium. As such, it served as his r
With almost year round sunny days and blue skies, the Northern Cape is an ideal flying destination. It is also one of the most affordable ways to see the country
Go on the world's only guided tour of an operational diamond mine!
The early missionaries who travelled to the interior became adventurers in their own right. Not only did one require a considerable amount of courage and faith, but an immense will
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
Experience nature from the saddle of your mountain bike at Khamkirri Adventure Destination, near Augrabies, where you can cycle between the grazing game. You can also do this in Namaqua
Butterflies hover, birds dart and bees shimmy and dance over the springtime flowers of Namaqua. A multiplicity of colour weaves across the valley floor and spills over to the sandy
Ten kilometres south of Nieuwoudville, the rugged series of deep ravines incised by the Oorlogskloof River offers spectacular scenery with hiking trails traversing gorges, rivers, caves and plateaus. The Oorlogskloof
We regularly run courses and assessments from our base at Wild Paradise River Camp in Onseepkans as well as from various other venues.
Float, paddle, drift, raft and navigate the Orange River, through the arid and strikingly beautiful Richtersveld. Blue skies, warm weather and lapping water make for an allround spectacular outdoor experience
Liquid360 Adventures and Xtreme Green provide you with action packed paintball fun at the Xtreme Green Orange River Island Bush Field.
Thermals soar from the baking earth to the cooler cobalt skies supplying an ideal lift for paragliders and on good days you can fly forever. Many of the world’s r
Powering up sand dunes in the Kalahari as fast as possible, to see how high one can get before zooming down again is one of the many exilirating ways of
Early morning Atlantic fog rolls over the desert mountain range of the Richtersveld, bringing life-sustaining moisture to a myriad of succulent species in this inhospitable environment. This, the largest mountain
Sixteen kilometres north of Petrusville and bordering on the Vanderkloof dam the Rolfontein Nature reserve is situated in the upper Karoo. The terrain is made up of Karoo plains dotted
Rooipoort, established in 1893 is one of the oldest conservation areas in South Africa. Only 50km’s from Kimberley, this reserve boasts diverse types of plains game and three of Southern A
Conducting research into astronomy and astrophysics, the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) is the national centre for optical and infrared astronomey. The primary telescopes are located in Sutherland, in the
The San (Bushmen) people are found in the Northern Cape in South Africa and parts of Botswana, Namibia and even southern Angola. They are one of 14 known remaining “ancestral population c
Flying down steep hills at breakneck speed and then hiking up through the sand to do it all over again, is not for everyone, but those who’ve experienced the t
This small nature reserve was named after the rocky protrusion that is the Spitskop granite kopppie outside of Upington. As small as it is, this reserve boasts large herds springbuck
Between July and September Namakwa sheds its drab facade and showers the world with flowers of every hue. Nature sheds any pretense at barren aridity and runs riot with tones
The majestic St Cyprian's Cathedral adorns Du Toitspan Road with the timeless beauty that many a cathedral imbues. This building has the longest nave of any church in South Africa,
Sudrah Riding School in Upington offers various equestrian services, including dressage, showing and equitation.
Greyish-green foliage merges with the browns of this semi-desert that is the Karoo, as the landscape reaches towards the many table-like mesas and isolated buttes (koppies) that rise from the