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.
Routes to explore
The Kokerboom Food and Wine Route highlights some of the attractions that can be found along the stretch of the Orange River, including activities, accommodation, restaurants and sightseeing.
The Diamond Route comprises a series of properties – owned by companies traditionally associated with diamond mining, namely De Beers, E Oppenheimer & Son and Ponahalo Holdings – that have been set aside for
The Quiver Tree Route contrasts stark fawn arid land and verdant green vineyards. The Great Gariep, known more commonly as the Orange River, winds through the landscape and brings life
The Richtersveld is a vast and unforgiving environment; stark and dramatic, yet strikingly beautiful. This route is for the self-sufficient 4x4 traveller only and it is highly recommended that you
Ever yearned for a space so vast that the horizon continues into the future? Or to see the stars so clearly you feel that you touch them? The Karoo Highlands
Winding through the Kalahari – from just north of Upington all the way into the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park – the Red Dune Route drifts from guest house to game farm in
Popular things to do in the Northern Cape
Located on the Kokerboom Food and Wine Route, Bezalel Wine and Brandy Estate is an undiscovered gem in the lower Orange River valley of the Northern Cape.
Having moved from the outskirts of Kimberley, the diamond capital of South Africa, this little market has grown in leaps and bounds as it is now situated more centrally and
In the lee of a small hill on a bend of a wide river, the powerfully built earliest ancestors of man lived and hunted 1.2-million years ago, leaving behind
Sudrah Riding School in Upington offers various equestrian services, including dressage, showing and equitation.
Kamfers Dam, near Kimberley, is one of only four breeding areas in Africa and the only one in South Africa of the lesser flamingo. The lesser flamingo is the smallest
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 Northern Cape is a vast province with interesting towns and many discoveries to be made. One such discovery is
The Kamiesberg Flower Trail Run is an annual event that celebrates spring and coincides with the blooming of the wild
The Ghaap River Xtreme is an annual charity event hosted at Broadwater, Douglas, Northern Cape. This three-day event features a
Since its inception nine years ago, the Kalahari Kuierfees in Upington celebrates the town’s people, sport, culture, local food, t
The annual !Naba Food & Wine Festival held in Upington is the only food and wine festival held annually in
The Northern Cape, along with key national government departments and independent power producers, are set to host the 2018 Renewable Energy
The previous holder of the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance driven on a motorcycle by an individual in 24
The season of blooms is upon us once again and the wildflowers of Namaqualand have started turning parts of the
The Northern Cape is home to six national parks, each offering distinctive adventures and experiences. With spring almost upon us,
Ecotourism and sustainable tourism can expand a country’s tourism offerings and help contribute to the economy. Sustainable tourism promotes t