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The summer holidays are finally here and for most of South African families this is the one holiday which allows time for reconnecting and enjoying time spent together. Why not start your holiday the moment you depart and enjoy a leisurely drive through the Northern Cape en-route to your end destination. Linger a little longer and enjoy the abundance of activities and attractions located just off the major routes. If you have a little more time explore some of the hidden travel gems of this amazing province and stay over for a night or two.

We wish you safe travels and many happy returns to this truly unique destination.

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Richtersveld Lights Festival

The festival aims to unite people from all different spheres, irrespective of the race, religion, culture, ect. The annual light festival strives to promote the local talent as well as local entrepreneurs.

Location: Port Nolloth
Date: 11 - 14 December 2014
Contact: Sydney Adams
Mobile: +2782 763 9943

Warrenton Festival

DJ Sbu, DJ Pepsi and DJ Finzo will entertain the festival goers with their finely tuned music sets. Experience the best stopover when driving via N12 this festive season.

Location: Warrenton
13 December 2014
Contact: Checkers Computicket

January 2015

South African Junior Chess Championship (SAJCC)

The event will be held for the first time in the Northern Cape Province and chess players across the various age divisions will take part in the championship. Location: , MittahSeperepere Convention Centre, Kimberley
Date: 3 - 10 January 2015
Contact: Contact Dina van der Walt
Mobile: +2783 200 5664









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