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 hospitality. Wildlife. And astonishingly clear night skies for stargazing.

The Karoo is all this – and more.

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 city's diamond-mining history.

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.

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.

Indigenous activists walk for liberation

With the Northern Cape in the grip of a devastating ongoing drought, this year’s annual Indigenous Liberation Walk to raise awareness for the plight and rights of South Africa’s Khoisan people focused on the precious resource of water.

Be water wise in the Northern Cape

The Northern Cape is known for its starkly arid climate and low rainfall, and thus water conservation needs to be part of everyday life. Everyone can play a role in the drive to help save this precious resource.

Nama language to be introduced in Northern Cape schools

The Northern Cape is making strides in its education system by implementing steps to introduce the indigenous Nama language in its schools. The province will be the first to do so in the country, and this is aimed at fostering inclusivity within South African schools.

Museums to visit in the Northern Cape

When you're next visiting the province, why not pop into one of its many museums? There’s plenty to see and learn about on your trip, so add these museums to your must-visit list ...