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Green Kalahari

The Green Kalahari, Northern Cape The Green Kalahari is so named for the belt of irrigated green that surrounds the Orange River as it flows west-north-west through this lower section of the Kalahari thirstland toward the Namibian border and the Richtersveld area of Namaqualand. Once the home of San Bushmen, Nama and Koranna, the southern section of the Green Kalahari is now one of South Africa’s ‘fruit-baskets’ – producing table grapes, raisins, sultanas and excellent dessert wines. Other crops grown in...

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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...

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 ...

Drifting in the desert Drifting in the desert

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

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

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 ...

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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.