About the Northern Cape
The Northern Cape is South Africa's largest province and a must-see destination, whether you prefer the ocean, the desert, the bush or quirky towns rich in history and culture.
MeerKAT radio telescope to boost Northern Cape tourism
Deputy President David Mabuza and Minister of Science and Technology Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane recently launched the MeerKAT radio telescope in Carnarvon, Northern Cape.
Call for submissions for 9th Apollo Annual Film Festival
The 9th Apollo Annual Film Festival will run from 3 to 6 October 2018 in Victoria West in the Northern Cape. The small, well-established film festival showcases South African documentaries, feature and short films and animation movies. The festival aims to share unique and exciting stories with audiences.
Bringing bike tourism to the Northern Cape
The Namaqua Coastal Route region in the Northern Cape is a place of breathtaking divergence and jaw-dropping beauty. Set on the tipping point between coastal plains and an arid inland escarpment, the area constitutes a minimalist landscape strafed by a vigorous climate, where extreme elements have shaped a space rugged beyond belief.
AfrikaBurn goes on Northern Cape road trip to ‘find the friends we’re yet to meet’
The AfrikaBurn festival has grown over the years and found its place on the calendars of many enthusiasts across South Africa (and the world). It's become a special event at which Burners – as those who attend the festival are known – "converge in an arid, starkly beautiful semi-desert setting to enjoy visual art, music performances and free creative expression".
Winter essentials for your adventures in the Northern Cape
Winter ... a time to bring out all the blankets, boots and balaclavas that will keep us warm from the bitter cold. But that doesn’t mean you should put the fun things in life on ice. You can still have a wonderful time creating long-lasting memories in the Northern Cape – but make sure you don’t leave home without the following essentials for your backpacker’s adventures.
Williston Winter Festival 2018
"Chill" with winter one last time at the Williston Winter Festival, on from 30 August until 2 September 2018.
Namaqua flower camps
Following the winter rains, a new flower season begins in Namaqualand around August, transforming the Northern Cape into a colourful floral terrain.
The Northern Cape Tourism Authority (NCTA) is the official marketing agency for the Northern Cape and markets the Northern Cape as South Africa’s premier destination for extreme escapism, exploration and adventure..
Suitable and qualified service providers are invited to submit proposals/bids for the delivery of e-marketing services for a three year period.