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How to have an adventure with kids on safari

The Northern Cape is home to six national parks, each offering distinctive adventures and experiences. With spring almost upon us, it’s a good time to start thinking about fun a…

Bringing bike tourism to the Northern Cape

Social enterprise Open Africa and mountain-biking events organiser EcoBound are collaborating on the exciting Bikamino project, with a view to using the concept of “bikepacking” (off-road cycle touring) as a cat…
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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 Karoo can create a lifetime of memories

Vast, open landscapes dotted with hills, or koppies, with characteristic flat tops. Arid veld and cloudless blue skies. Burning heat in summer. Icy nights in winter. Small-town…
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Visit the Kimberley Mine Museum

South Africa’s biggest province, the Northern Cape, is home to the Kimberley Mine Museum, an open-air venue that showcases the Victorian era of the 19th century and the c…
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The Northern Cape in pictures

A picture, they say, is worth a thousand words. And we have to agree when looking at ones taken of the landscapes of the Northern Cape.
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Indigneous leaders walk for liberation

With the Northern Cape in the grip of an ongoing, devastating drought, this year’s annual Indigenous Liberation Walk to raise awareness for the plight and rights of South Africa’s K…
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Five cool things to do in and around Kuruman

Dubbed the “Oasis of the Kalahari”, Kuruman is known for its breathtaking scenic beauty. It boasts a variety of outdoor activities, beautiful habitats and historical monuments for visitors to check out…