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The Northern Cape is a land of many diverse cultures, of frontier history and brave missionaries. It also has countless challenges for the adrenaline junkies, hikers, hunters and 4x4 adventurers.

It has impressive parks with endless game and one of the most unique flora in the world. And yet many would-be-travelers to this province ask what can we do, what can we see?

This quick guide to the most unique or worth seeing and doing things in the 5 regions of the Northern Cape  will help you to find some of its most worthwhile treasures.


Throughout the Northern Cape

4x4 Trails 4x4 trails and challenges
Enjoy the wide open spaces and sometimes challenging terrain
faithful missions Faithful Missions
The first missionaries were adventurers in their own right
for the love of country For the love of Country
The Anglo-Boer War battlefields route
much more than flowers Much more than flowers
a rich and rare plantlife has adapted to the harsh climate


Diamond fields Region

Big hole and mine museum Kimberley Big Hole and Mine Museum
This, the most visited tourist attraction in the Northern Cape, has undergone a major revamp.
Belgravia Historic Walk The Belgravia Historic Walk, Kimberley
Two kilometres of historic sites and statley Victorian homes.
Legends of kimberley Legends of Kimberley
Numerous locals have helped to shape South Africa, let us introduce to you some of these people.
The Vaalharts Valley The Vaalharts Valley
Visit one of the world’s largest irrigation schemes that waters over 1000 farms


Karoo Region

Karoo Architecture Karoo Architecture
An architecture born out of necssity
Khoisan Rock Art Khoisan Rock Art
be on the lookout throughout the Karoo
Vanderkloof Dam Vanderkloof Dam
resort, nature reserve and a marvellous engineering feat


Namakwa Region

Richtersveld Transfrontier Park |Ai|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park
southern Africa’s surrealistic mountain desert
Much More Than Flowers Much more than flowers
a rich and rare plantlife has adapted to the harsh climate
Copper and Diamonds Copper and Diamonds
routes along mines of old and present day
Observatory South African Astronomical Observatory
the sky’s the limit


Green Kalahari Region

Augrabies Falls National Park Augrabies Falls National Park
the world’s sixth largest waterfall
Riemvasmaak Riemvasmaak - A Community Restored
a community run mountain desert wilderness and hot spring
Red Dune Route The Red Dune Route
warm hospitality in a remote desert area
Kgalagadi Tranfrontier Park Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
a 3.7 million hectare unspoilt ecosystem
Orange River Wine Cellars The Orange River Wine Cellars
the largest co-op wine cellars in the country


Kalahari Region

The Roaring Kalahari Route The Roaring Kalahari Route
adventure on the backroads of the Kalahari
From Beneath the Surface From Beneath the Surface
gaping holes, mammoth trucks and colossal machinery
The Eye of Kuruman The Eye of Kuruman
the largest spring in the southern hemisphere brings relief to the desert
Hunter's Paradise Hunters’ Paradise
game farms are plentiful in number and stock




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