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Namaqualand

Namaqualand, Northern Cape, South Africa At mention of the name Namaqualand, the image immediately conjured is of carpets of multicoloured flowers, but this area also incorporates the Richtersveld and the Diamond Coast (see below). This arid semi-desert area lies to the west of the Green Kalahari and is differentiated by unique geographical and ecological features that make it instantly recognisable in pictures – and not just for the carpet of flowers in certain months. The terrain is characterised by flat plains betweeen hilloc...

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    Orange River, Groot Melkboom Orange River, Groot Melkboom

    If you'd enjoy spending a night or two along the Orange River banks, you'd probably be interested in the Namaqua 4x4 Eco-trail...

    Summer camp: 5 days, 50 km Summer camp: 5 days, 50 km

    By day, explore the endless shoreline, coves and bays that characterise the coastal section of Namaqua National Park. At night,...

    Night Rides Night Rides

    Shaen Adey discovers an irresistible combination - cycling the Richtersveld by the light of the fall moon. I'd been invited to ...

    Namakwa 4x4 Route, Springbok to the West Coast Namakwa 4x4 Route, Springbok to the West Coast

    The Namakwa 4x4 trail in the Northern Cape is a best kept secret of beautiful desert scenery, isolation, starry skies and floral

    Cycle Trails around Kamieskroon, Namaqualand Cycle Trails around Kamieskroon, Namaqualand

    In spring the MTB trails around Kamieskroon in Namaqualand make you think you have found your way to the Garden of Eden. MTB gem.

    Drive the Cape Flower Route, West Coast and Namaqualand Drive the Cape Flower Route, West Coast and Namaqualand

    The wild flowers of the Cape West Coast and Namaqualand, in South Africa, are regarded as a botanical wonderland. Tourists ...

    Self Drive the Cape Flower Route, West Coast and Namaqualand Self Drive the Cape Flower Route, West Coast and Namaqualand

    The Cape Wild Flowers are one of the natural wonders of the world. The arid areas of the Cape West Coast and Namaqualand are ...

    Namaqua Coastline Birding Namaqua Coastline Birding

    A dramatic 4x4 trail along the West Coast in the Namaqua National Park offers abundant birdlife...

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