The Easter holidays are the perfect time to visit the Northern Cape as the arrival of autumn marks cooler, yet sunny weather. Explore South Africa’s largest province this April and discover the magical combination of nature, culture and adventure that can only be found in the Northern Cape.
Scientists from South Africa are playing a leading role in developing the science which will be done with the world's largest telescope, the Square Kilometre Array.
The summer holidays are finally here and for most of South African families this is the one holiday which allows time for reconnecting and enjoying time together. Why not start your holiday the moment you depart and enjoy a leisurely drive through the Northern Cape en-route to your end destination.
The 2014 Green Kalahari Canoe Marathon (GKCM) promises three days of non-stop paddling action. From 7-9 August, a competitive field of paddlers will take on the mighty Orange River, vying for a massive R450,000prize purse.
Astronomers have discovered three closely orbiting supermassive black holes in a galaxy more than 4 billion light years away. This is the tightest trio of black holes known to date and is remarkable since most galaxies have just one at their centre.
SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM is pleased to announce that the entry date for the Lilizela Tourism Awards has been extended to 30 June 2014.
The cockpit of BLOODHOUND SSC, the 1,000mph (1,609km/h) Land Speed Racing car, was unveiled today in Bristol, UK. The state-of-the-art carbon fibre monocoque has been tailored to the needs of driver Andy Green and will be his supersonic office during record attempts in the SA desert in 2015 and 2016
The Northern Cape Province of South Africa will once again be able to showcase its incredible diversity and natural beauty when it hosts the Richtersveld Wildrun from 4-7 June. This will be the first time since the Wildrun series was established in 2007 that an event will take place in the province
The Northern Cape Province is pulling out all the stops to wow visitors to the Namibian Expo in Windhoek from 04-07 June. At the 2014 Namibian Expo, the Northern Cape will showcase not only their exceptional leisure tourism opportunities, but also their burgeoning incentive travel portfolio.
Visitors to the Northern Cape capital city of Kimberley are in for a weekend of non-stop fun and action with a jam-packed Easter calendar. Music lovers should not miss the annual Diamond & Dorings Music Festival, which will be taking place from 19 – 20 at the Langley Resort in Kimberley.
The first of 64 antennas that will make up South Africa's new radio telescope - MeerKAT - will be officially launched on 27 March 2014 by South Africa's Minister of Science and Technology, Mr Derek Hanekom. Her will also officially open the specialised MeerKAT Karoo Array Processor Building.