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Today, Wednesday 7 October 2015, the Kimberley Diamond Cup Skateboarding World Championships finally kicks off. It's not too late to get your tickets.


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Desert Knights: 24-30 September

The aim of the tour is to contribute towards unlocking the tourism potential of the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park through staging of a world class annual multi-stage MTB event. Proceeds of the tour will support joint conservation activities of this unique Transfrontier Park.

The cost is N$/R 11,000 per person all inclusive of tented camp, meals and drinks, activities and shuttles as outlined in programme overview. Non-cyclist participants are welcome, and will be accommodated at same tour fee. Participants are to bring their own cycling equipment.

For accommodation enquiries, please call the Tourism Offices below.

Namakwa Tourism Office – Springbok

Tel: +27 27 712 8035/6

Northern Cape Tourism House

Tel: +27 53 833 14324

Ghaap River XTreme Festival: October 30-31

Ghaap River Xtreme festival takes place on October 30 and 31, and includes numerous activities, from a water ski tournament, speed boat show, half marathon, mountain bike race, paint ball, hot air balloon flights and controlled aeroplane show.

Contact Person: Riana Engelbrecht

Mobile: +2779 896 6622 / 076 676 6733










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