The Phoenix Settlement, which overlooks the Kasturba Primary School (named in honour of Mahatma Gandhi’s wife, Kasturba), was originally established by Gandhi in 1904.more
Wildlife Wonders in the Northern Cape
1Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Africa’s first formally declared trans-border conservation area, this Kgalagadi mega-park is located between South Africa and Botswana. The park covers 3.6 million hectares, and here you will find black-maned lions, leopard, cheetah, antelope and over 280 bird species - many of them raptors.
2|Ai-|Ais Richtersveld Transfrontier Park
This national park is a unique mountain desert wilderness and is home to grey rhebok, duiker, steenbok, kudu, mountain zebra, baboon, leopard and exquisite lunar landscapes.
3Augrabies Falls National Park
Known as the ‘place of great noise’, the Augrabies Falls National Park is a 28 000 hectare sanctuary known for its diverse species including the endangered black rhino, and the craziest lizards you'll ever see.
4Namaqua National Park
The whole of the Namaqua region is regarded as a biodiversity hotspot and is famed for its annual spring flower display. Animals and birds also thrive in this area. You’ll find leopard, antelope, baboon and a wide range of bird species.
5Mokala National Park
6Witsand Nature Reserve
7Tswalu Kalahari Reserve
8Goegap Nature Reserve
Situated to the north of the Augrabies Falls, Riemvasmaak is a beautiful mountain desert wilderness that covers some 75 000 hectares. There are regular sightings of baboon and leopard, kudu and gemsbok are also located in this region.