Spot the blooms: flower season in the Northern Cape

Floral displays have started making their appearance in the Northern Cape. Due to delayed winter rainfall in some of the province's regions, however, the flower season (August to mid-September) could extend to October this year. 

Northern Cape flower season update

Thanks to the rain that fell in parts of the Northern Cape this week, the spring flower blooms the province is world renowned for may start as early as the first week of August. 

Northern Cape Winter Holidays

The winter school holidays are here and parents planning to escape the buzzing noise of their homes should consider visiting the Northern Cape for a wide choice of endless activities suitable for the whole family.

Richtersveld Wildrun

The runners are now at the halfway mark as they trek along the magnificent Richtersveld National Park on day three of the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun. 

Small-town delights: Nieuwoudtville

Whether you pronounce it “Nowtville” as the locals do, or “knee-vote-ville”, one thing everyone can agree on is that Nieuwoudtville is pretty easy on the eye.

Small-town delights: Pofadder

It has the typical traits of a small town – a quirky name and a remote, middle-of-nowhere location that you'd drive past on your way to somewhere else. But Pofadder is definitely worth a stop.

Northern Cape to showcase its tourism diversity at INDABA 2016

Stretching across 360 000km2, the Northern Cape boasts remarkable natural beauty, wide-open spaces, a rich cultural history and world-renowned hospitality, which will transform any visit into a dream holiday. The wide array of activities and tourism attractions in the province means the destination appeals to market segments ranging from mature travellers to families, young adventurers and adrenaline junkies.

Northern Cape to shine at INDABA 2016

The Northern Cape province is pulling out all the stops to wow visitors to Africa’s leading travel trade show in Durban from 7 to 9 May. At INDABA 2016, the Northern Cape will showcase not only its exceptional leisure tourism opportunities, but also its burgeoning incentive travel portfolio.

Afrikaburn 2016: 25 April to 1 May

Every year towards the end of April hundreds of people gather in the Tankwa Karoo –, a semi-desert in the Northern Cape Province – to create a temporary city of art.