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Northern Cape

The Northern Cape Province of South Africa The Northern Cape Province of South Africa is a vast and deceptively arid area – ‘deceptively’, as the varied semi-arid to arid landscapes support an astonishing biodiversity in a variety of biomes that range from sheep dotted Karoo ‘veld’ to the deep red dunes of the Kalahari ‘desert’. Possibly the flowers in Namaqualand is the best known feature of this area. In spring the most glorious carpets of flowers attract botanists from all over the world. Pho...

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Backpack and hike in the Wolfberg Cracks of the Cederberg Backpack and hike in the Wolfberg Cracks of the Cederberg

Exploring Wolfberg makes for an excellent day hike, although the route is rather tough. Go with a backpack for the weekend...

North to West Cape flower spectacular North to West Cape flower spectacular

Earlier this month I posted about my adventure in the Northern Cape to see the annual floral display mother nature puts...

Northern Cape flower spectacular Northern Cape flower spectacular

I’ve been dreaming about seeing the West Coast and Northern Cape flowers for years! Growing up in Jozi’s concrete wonderland...

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...

Cape Town to Pretoria with Rovos Rail Cape Town to Pretoria with Rovos Rail

Travelling on the Rovos Rail means you'll enjoy fine foods and wines, not to mention sleeping compartments fit for royalty...

The colours of Calvinia - Northern Cape The colours of Calvinia - Northern Cape

Calvinia is small. It’s a dusty town ringed by copper mountains and creaky windmills. Once a year, its weathered face blossoms...

Kalahari Sushi & Other Secrets Kalahari Sushi & Other Secrets

A pocket of the arid Northern Cape opens into a generous smile along the Orange River, where more than a hundred islands are ...

Take a Hike -  Explore Augrabies on Foot Take a Hike - Explore Augrabies on Foot

The short hiking trails in the Augrabies Falls National Park are an excellent way to explore this bewitching landscape of rocks...

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 ...

Extreme Kgalagadi Extreme Kgalagadi

Expectations are everything. Get them wrong and a trip to Kgalagadi, with its extreme weather conditions, great distances, ...

The Saddle Horse Museum, Richmond, Northern Cape The Saddle Horse Museum, Richmond, Northern Cape

If you are a horse lover, the Saddle Horse Museum in Richmond, Karoo, will have so much of interest, you will spend hours browsing

Vetmuis Plaaskombuis, Richmond, Karoo, Northern Cape Vetmuis Plaaskombuis, Richmond, Karoo, Northern Cape

Enjoy the heart of Karoo Cuisine at the Vetmuis Kombuis in Richmond. Fresh menu served around conversation and a warm ambiance.

Victoria Trading Post, Victoria West, Karoo, Northern Cape Victoria Trading Post, Victoria West, Karoo, Northern Cape

The Trading Post Padstal in Victoria West is a great pit stop and houses the interesting rugby museum of legend Mannetjies Roux.

Kayak Tours Orange River Rafting, Hopetown, Northern Cape Kayak Tours Orange River Rafting, Hopetown, Northern Cape

Fantastic white water rafting on the mighty Orange River near Hopetown. Camp out on sandy banks after a stunning day on the water.

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.

The Quiver Tree Forest, Kenhardt, Northern Cape The Quiver Tree Forest, Kenhardt, Northern Cape

Just 10 km south of Kenhardt, on the Brandvlei road, there is a forest of about five thousand amazing quiver trees, in a nature ..

Ouma Miemie’s Farm Stall, Kenhardt, Green Kalahari Ouma Miemie’s Farm Stall, Kenhardt, Green Kalahari

Ouma Miemie’s Farm Stall near Kenhardt is one of those places that is a treat to visit on any road trip. Beautifully decorated ...

Verneukpan, Kalahari, Northern Cape Verneukpan, Kalahari, Northern Cape

Verneukpan is a huge, absolutely flat pan, near Kenhardt, Kalahari, that has attracted speedsters, kite surfers and photographers

Oranjerus Resort, Kanoneiland, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape Oranjerus Resort, Kanoneiland, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape

The Oranjerus Resort offers an amazing setting in the Orange River, on Kanoneiland, close to Upington. Self catering and camping.

Desert Palace Hotel & Casino, Upington, Green Kalahari Desert Palace Hotel & Casino, Upington, Green Kalahari

Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort offers a 3 star hotel, with friendly service, tastefully decorated rooms, restaurant and golf.

Uppington Golf Course, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape Uppington Golf Course, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape

Right in the middle of the red Kalahari sands, is an 18-hole, par 72, 6076 metre, parklands golf course, watered by the mighty ...

Pienk Padstal, Kakamas, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape Pienk Padstal, Kakamas, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape

There are padstals, and then there is the Pienk Padstal, at the entrance to Kakamas. An amazing pit-stop experience in artistic ..

Spitskop Nature Reserve, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape Spitskop Nature Reserve, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape

The Spitskop Nature Reserve, near Upington, is a great place to stay en-route to Kalahari Gemsbok. Cycling, hiking, wildlife ...

The Barkly West Museum, Diamond Fields Region, Northern Cape The Barkly West Museum, Diamond Fields Region, Northern Cape

The Barkly West Museum is a treasure trove of information about the early history of alluvial diamond mining in South Africa.

Canteen Kopje Diamond Diggings, Barkly West, Northern Cape Canteen Kopje Diamond Diggings, Barkly West, Northern Cape

Canteen Kopje, south of Barkly West, on the Vaal River, is a site of some of the first alluvial diamond diggings in South Africa.

Day Trip from Kimberley to VaalHarts Irrigation Scheme Day Trip from Kimberley to VaalHarts Irrigation Scheme

Take a one hour drive north of Kimberley on the N12 to Hartswater, and you will find yourself in an agricultural eden.

Kimberley, Northern Cape, Museums and Art Galleries Kimberley, Northern Cape, Museums and Art Galleries

The mining magnates of Kimberley, fuelled by fabulous wealth from diamonds, left an excellent heritage on display in the Museums.

The Vanderkloof Dam, Northern Cape Province The Vanderkloof Dam, Northern Cape Province

Vanderkloof Dam is the second largest dam in South Africa and is perfect for angling and most water sports, including sailing ...

Rooipoort Private Nature Reserve, Kimberley, Northern Cape Rooipoort Private Nature Reserve, Kimberley, Northern Cape

Not only is the setting beautiful at the Rooipoort Nature Reserve near Kimberley, it is stocked with wildlife and over 310 bird ..

Kimberley Golf Club, Northern Cape, South Africa Kimberley Golf Club, Northern Cape, South Africa

The award winning 18 hole Kimberley Golf Club was established as far back as 1890, with Cecil John Rhodes as a major benefactor.

Kamfers Dam birding, Kimberley, Northern Cape Kamfers Dam birding, Kimberley, Northern Cape

Kamfer's Dam near Kimberley has 180 recorded birds and is a conservation effort for the Lesser Flamingos. Waders and reed ...

Shoot! An Extreme Trail Run, Oorlogskloof, Nieuwoudtville Shoot! An Extreme Trail Run, Oorlogskloof, Nieuwoudtville

Oorlogskloof Trail Run, an extreme mountain marathon in the QUANTUM Country Classics Series, proved the perfect arena in which ...

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...

Caught between space & time Caught between space & time

It's that cold town with the big telescope, a mere speck in the vast Karoo landscape. Are stargazing and the promise of snow ...

Drifting in the desert Drifting in the desert

Fly fishing along the banks of the Orange River below the Augrabies Waterfall.

Year in the Wild - Roughing it in the Richtersveld Year in the Wild - Roughing it in the Richtersveld

In the fourth article in a series on his Year in the Wild expedition, taking in 31 South African nature reserves, Scott Ramsay ...

Welcome to Sutherland Welcome to Sutherland

Sutherland's environment and history make it one of SA's more interesting dorps. And then, of course, it's the home SALT ...

Northern Cape Escape Routes Northern Cape Escape Routes

It's late summer in the Northern Cape and there's not a spring daisy in sight. But that doesn't mean that this great province ...

San Info Centre, Andriesville, Askham, Northern Cape San Info Centre, Andriesville, Askham, Northern Cape

Buy San arts and crafts or collect a San guide for a guided walking tour - a special and unique South African cultural experience

Transkaroo Adventures, Noupoort, Upper Karoo, Northern Cape Transkaroo Adventures, Noupoort, Upper Karoo, Northern Cape

Transkaroo Adventures Farm near Noupoort offers 4x4, MTB, horse & hiking trails on a large working farm in the heart of the Karoo

Karoo Gariep Conservancy, Northern Cape Karoo Gariep Conservancy, Northern Cape

Hiking, horse trails, MTB, fishing and birding are on offer at the Karoo Gariep Conservancy near Hanover - home of the Karoo Hippo

Fly De Aar, De Aar, Northern Cape Karoo Fly De Aar, De Aar, Northern Cape Karoo

Fly De Aar is an accredited paragliding school offering a 10 day course inclusive of accommodation, in the clear blue Karoo skies

Richtersveld World Heritage Site, Northern Cape Richtersveld World Heritage Site, Northern Cape

The Richtersveld World Heritage Site protects a unique landscape, biome and people. Visit the WHS in your 4x4 and meet the Nama

Khamkirri Adventures and Reserve, Kakamas, Northern Cape Khamkirri Adventures and Reserve, Kakamas, Northern Cape

The Khamkirri Nature Reserve offers many outdoors and adventure activities from white-water rafting to fly-fishing to 4x4 trails

Riemvasmaak 4x4 Trails, Northern Cape Riemvasmaak 4x4 Trails, Northern Cape

Riemvasmaak offers 3 challenging offroad trails which traverse stark rocky volcanic terrain, dunes and interesting natural areas

My great Nossob Adventure My great Nossob Adventure

To walk and camp in the wild is to discover the magic of the Kgalagadi. The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park has many rewards for ...

Diamond Coast History and Heritage at Port Nolloth Diamond Coast History and Heritage at Port Nolloth

Quaint Port Nolloth museums display the history, diamond mining & natural heritage of Port Nolloth and Namaqualand's Diamond Coast

Goegap Nature Reserve, Springbok, Namaqualand Goegap Nature Reserve, Springbok, Namaqualand

Goegap Nature Reserve offers 15000ha of spring wildflower profusion, bat eared foxes and other small game, eagles and quiver trees

The Diamond Coast Hiking Trail, Koingnaas - Kleinzee The Diamond Coast Hiking Trail, Koingnaas - Kleinzee

The 3 day Diamond Coast Hiking Trail opens up a pristine area of the north western coastline previously inaccessible to the public

Meet Meerkats at the Kuruman River Reserve, Northern Cape Meet Meerkats at the Kuruman River Reserve, Northern Cape

The Kalahari Meerkat Project is not open to the general public - but day visitors are allowed from two local guest establishments

William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberley William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberley

The William Humphreys Art Gallery is one of South Africa's most famous art museums, and includes numerous S. African collections

Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve, Nieuwoudtville Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve, Nieuwoudtville

The Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve has unique flora and fauna, deep ravines, rock art, pools, waterfalls and great hiking trials

Hiking Trails at Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve, Niewoudtville Hiking Trails at Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve, Niewoudtville

Two 4 -5 day hiking trails beckon the serious hiker in the Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve just outside Nieuwoudtville, Northern Cape

!Xerry Wilderness Hiking Trail, Kgalagadi !Xerry Wilderness Hiking Trail, Kgalagadi

The !Xerry Wilderness Trail is a guided walking camp over 2 days and 2 nights near Nossob in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

Stargazing at Sterland Farm, Sutherland, Northern Cape Karoo Stargazing at Sterland Farm, Sutherland, Northern Cape Karoo

Take Tour of the Milky Way at the Sterland Farm just outside Sutherland. Stars to Midnight is held once a month on New Moon

Sutherland Observatory and SALT, Northern Cape Karoo Sutherland Observatory and SALT, Northern Cape Karoo

The most powerful telescope in the Southern Hemisphere collects light from the dazzling Milky Way. Observatory tours are offered

Mount Carmel and Boesmansgat, Danielskuil, Northern Cape Mount Carmel and Boesmansgat, Danielskuil, Northern Cape

Visit the incredibly deep Boesmansgat, hike, take a photographic safari or a hunting safari at Mount Carmel farm south of Kuruman

The Wonderwerk Cave, Kuruman, Northern Cape The Wonderwerk Cave, Kuruman, Northern Cape

One of the most important archeological sites in Southern Africa offers visitors an insight into human lifestyles over millenia

Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve, Northern Cape Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve, Northern Cape

Conservation, research and guest hospitality is taken very seriously at the 100 000ha Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve near Kuruman

Kalahari Trails Nature Reserve, Northern Cape Kalahari Trails Nature Reserve, Northern Cape

Just 35km south of Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Kalahari Trails Nature Reserve offers vehicle and foot safaris on the red dunes

Walking Tours of Kimberley - the Kimberley Meander Walking Tours of Kimberley - the Kimberley Meander

Enjoy the attractions, culture, stories, ghosts & history of Kimberley on the various walking tours offered by Kimberley Meander

Buy Kimberley SA Polished Diamonds in Kimberley Buy Kimberley SA Polished Diamonds in Kimberley

Kimberley SA Polished Diamonds are a very limited selection of less than 2% of the recovered yield from Kimberley's tailing dumps

Kimberley Ghost Tours - the Ghost Trail, Kimberley Kimberley Ghost Tours - the Ghost Trail, Kimberley

There are 158 'verified' haunted homes, buildings, rooms and sites in Kimberley. The night-time Ghost Trail offers ghostly history

Wildebeest Kuil Rock Art Center, Kimberley Wildebeest Kuil Rock Art Center, Kimberley

At the Wildebeest Kuil Rock Art Centre near Kimberley, is an amazing collection of Khoisan rock engravings on their original site.

The Big Hole and the Kimberley Mine Museum, Kimberley The Big Hole and the Kimberley Mine Museum, Kimberley

The Kimberly Big Hole Complex and Mine Museum includes tours underground, exhibits and the largest diamond display in the world.

Klipspringer Hiking Trail, Augrabies National Park Klipspringer Hiking Trail, Augrabies National Park

The 3 day Klipspringer Hiking Trail through the Augrabies National Park is rated moderate to difficult, and is hot but beautiful

Ai-Ais / Richtersveld Transfrontier Park Ai-Ais / Richtersveld Transfrontier Park

The Richtersveld offers unique mountain desert biome, 'half-men' trees, life giving mists, and an incredible endemic biodiversity

Mokala National Park, Kimberley, Northern Cape Mokala National Park, Kimberley, Northern Cape

The Tourism award-winning Mokala National Park near Kimberley is home to highly endangered Roan Antelope, and Black & White Rhino

Witsand Nature Reserve, Kalahari, Northern Cape Witsand Nature Reserve, Kalahari, Northern Cape

Famous for its 'Roaring Dunes', the Witsand Nature Reserve offers outdoor activities in a desert paradise in the N. Cape Kalahari

De Beers Diamond Coast 4x4 Tours, Northern Cape Coast De Beers Diamond Coast 4x4 Tours, Northern Cape Coast

De Beers offers 2 half day THETA guided 4x4 Tours into the beautiful, wild and publicly restricted Diamond Coast around Kleinzee

Riemvasmaak Community Conservancy and Hot Springs Riemvasmaak Community Conservancy and Hot Springs

The 74000ha Riemvasmaak Community Conservancy offers outdoors activities, chalets, 4X4, hikes and hot springs near Augrabies Falls

Canoeing and River Rafting on the Orange River, Upington Canoeing and River Rafting on the Orange River, Upington

Swift Adventures offer 3-5 hour river rafting trails in inflatable 2 person canoes. Lots of swift, lazy paddling and gentle rapids

Sakkie se Arkie Orange River Cruises, Upington Sakkie se Arkie Orange River Cruises, Upington

Sakkie se Arkie offers 2 hour sunset cruises and booze cruises along the Orange River. Toast the sleep of a blood red Kalahari sun

The Eye of Kuruman The Eye of Kuruman

The Eye of Kuruman is an oasis in the middle of the Kalahari that waters Kuruman and provides a cool lush paradise in Kuruman town

Kalahari Raptor Rehabilitation Centre, Kuruman Kalahari Raptor Rehabilitation Centre, Kuruman

The Kalahari Raptor Rehabilitation Centre in Kuruman rehabilitates injured Raptors and also runs a Cape Vulture breeding programme

Meet the Bushmen of the Kalahari, Kgalagadi National Park Meet the Bushmen of the Kalahari, Kgalagadi National Park

Meet the Komani San in the Kgalagadi National Park, stay with them, learn their wisdom and way of life and depart forever changed

Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park

The 3.6million ha Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park offers vastness, 4x4 trails, dunes, gemsbok, black-maned lions & raptors

Orange River Rafting with Liquid360 Adventures, Kakamas Orange River Rafting with Liquid360 Adventures, Kakamas

Liquid360 Adventures offers river rafting adventures along the Orange River, taking advantage of spectacular scenery and geology

Farm Wines and 'Plaas' Culture at Die Mas van Kakamas Farm Wines and 'Plaas' Culture at Die Mas van Kakamas

Die Mas van Kakamas is a farm & vineyard with own deli that offers wine, brandy & coke, braaivleis, boerewors, farm tours...& ice

Orange River Wines, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape Orange River Wines, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape

Imbibe the spirit of the ancient Southern Kalahari and the great Orange River that gives it life and supports over 780 vineyards

White Water Rafting on the Orange River, Augrabies White Water Rafting on the Orange River, Augrabies

The Augrabies Rush white water river rafting experience is a raft of an 8km stretch of the Orange River to the Augrabies Falls

Felix Unite Orange River Trips Felix Unite Orange River Trips

Felix Unite offer various canoe trails along the great Orange River as it flows through the magnificent Northern Cape Richtersveld

Ramino Guest Farm, Eastern Cape - near Hanover Ramino Guest Farm, Eastern Cape - near Hanover

Ramino Guest Farm is located in the Karoo Heartland on the border between the Eastern and Northern Cape Karoo, near Hanover

Gariep Dam, Xhariep, The Free State Gariep Dam, Xhariep, The Free State

South Africa's largest dam, the Gariep Dam is a water and aerial sports mecca that lies across Eastern Cape and Free State border

The Mountain Desert 4x4 Trail, Springbok, Northern Cape The Mountain Desert 4x4 Trail, Springbok, Northern Cape

The Mountain Desert Tour is an off-road experience with a difference. The trail itself is quite gentle and carves its way ...

Papkuilsfontein 4x4 Trail, Niewoudtville, Northern Cape Papkuilsfontein 4x4 Trail, Niewoudtville, Northern Cape

The Papkuilsfontein trail carves its way through the breathtaking scenery of the Bokveldsberg. The sheer drops at the edge of ...

Loch Maree 4x4 Trail, Askham, Northern Cape Loch Maree 4x4 Trail, Askham, Northern Cape

Loch Maree offers two trails, a 50 km self-drive trail and a 100km guided trail. The shorter option is predominately on sand ...

Kalahari Seekoeibaard 4x4 Sand Route, Groblershoop Kalahari Seekoeibaard 4x4 Sand Route, Groblershoop

On Transboegoe Farm, which borders Kalahari Witsand Nature Reserve, there's a 4x4er's paradise. With more than 100 km of off-road

Birding Routes in South Africa - Tankwa Karoo Birding Routes in South Africa - Tankwa Karoo

The remote, arid and stony Tankwa Karoo offers a birding list of 174 species, of which 18 are endemics. The spectacular scenery ..

Tankwa Karoo Birding Route Tankwa Karoo Birding Route

A biodiversity hotspot, the remote, arid and stony Tankwa Karoo offers a birding list of 174 species, of which 18 are endemics.

Namaqua National Park Namaqua National Park

The winter rains transform Namaqua National Park into shades of pinks, yellows, oranges and just about any colour imaginable ...

Camping at Groen Spoeg, Namqua National Park, Namaqualand Camping at Groen Spoeg, Namqua National Park, Namaqualand

Groen Spoeg is a wilderness camping experience second-to-none in the Namaqua National Park, one of the wildest places...

An excellent year An excellent year

Nieuwoudtville, the 'bulb capital of the world,' is expecting a blooming good floral display this season

A shimmering beauty A shimmering beauty

For decades the Tankwa Karoo National Park south of Calvinia was more or less off-limits to visitors while the veld was given ...

Flower Route Best Spots - Northern Cape Flower Route Best Spots - Northern Cape

In August and September, the wildflower displays on the Cape West Coast and the Northern Cape are considered to be among the ...

Sishen Golf Club, Kathu, Northern Cape Sishen Golf Club, Kathu, Northern Cape

Sishen Golf Course, in the remote town of Kathu, Northern Cape, is situated in a truly unique setting - the course winds its ...

Top Wild Flower Spots on the West Coast and Northern Cape Top Wild Flower Spots on the West Coast and Northern Cape

In August and September, the wildflower displays on the Cape West Coast and the in the Northern Cape are considered to be among ..

Tankwa Karoo National Park, Northern Cape Tankwa Karoo National Park, Northern Cape

The Tankwa Karoo National Park protects one of the most beautiful parts of the unique Tankwa Karoo in South Africa.

Silver Sands Hiking Trail, Namaqualand Silver Sands Hiking Trail, Namaqualand

Wander through the edge of the cold Atlantic and meander through misty dunes in the Namaqua National Park.

Namaqua National Park, Namaqualand Namaqua National Park, Namaqualand

Namqualand is the richest bulb flora region in the world. Found in Northern Cape, South Africa, it is a magnet for flower lovers.

Birding in Goegap Nature Reserve, Springbok, Namaqualand Birding in Goegap Nature Reserve, Springbok, Namaqualand

Goegap Nature Reserve in the Namaqualand becomes a riot of flowers from August to October, attracting many opportunistic species

Richtersveld Birding Route, Namaqualand Richtersveld Birding Route, Namaqualand

On the shores of the Orange River on BirdLife South Africa's Richtersveld Birding Route live a myriad of spectacular birds.

Ai-Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park Ai-Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park

On the border of South Africa and Namibia is a transfrontier park that could be mistaken for the end of the world.

The Augrabies Falls National Park, Northern Cape The Augrabies Falls National Park, Northern Cape

The Augrabies Falls National park covers a large area of land on both banks of the Orange River, completely surrounding the falls.

The Hantam National Botanical Garden The Hantam National Botanical Garden

The Hantam National Botanical Floral Garden at Nieuwoudtville is South Africa's ninth national botanical garden famed for the ...

Nieuwoudtville Falls, Hantam Karoo, Northern Cape Nieuwoudtville Falls, Hantam Karoo, Northern Cape

Just north of Nieuwoudtville, the Doring River drops some hundred metres into a deep rock pool. This is pleasant spot to enjoy ...

The Niewoudtville Birding Route The Niewoudtville Birding Route

The Niewoudtville Birding Route is a favourite on BirdLife South Africa's birding list as the area is famous for its wild flowers.

Birding in the Succulent Karoo Birding in the Succulent Karoo

Endless fields of orange and yellow Namaqualand daisies, gazanias and pale blue or purple dainty flowers had brought us, like ...

Ai-Ais / Richtersveld Transfrontier Park Ai-Ais / Richtersveld Transfrontier Park

On the border of South Africa and Namibia is a park that could be mistaken for the end of the world. In fact, it's a completely different universe...

Goegap Birding Goegap Birding

The heat was already starting to put a shimmering haze onto the horizon and it was only nine in the morning....

Ultimate 4x4 Trails & Adventures in South Africa Ultimate 4x4 Trails & Adventures in South Africa

S.A.'s vast landscapes are an explorer's paradise, but reaching beautiful spots often requires an off-road vehicle...

Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park

The vast, silent Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park, declared in 1990, is one of the last conservation areas of this scale in the world....