Augrabies Falls, Northern Cape
Augrabies Falls, Northern Cape

The Augrabies Falls is one of South Africa's most exciting natural attractions, where you'll be mesmerised by the sheer sensory experience.

Lionness, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

South Africa and Botswana joined forces to protect one of the world's greatest desert conservation areas. But that's not all.

The Richtersveld desert landscape Northern Cape highlights
Northern Cape highlights

Explore the evocative Kalahari Desert with its black-maned lions, and the 2000-year old culture of the Nama communities of the Richtersveld.

Namaqua National Park
Namaqua National Park

For a few intense weeks of spring, arid Namaqualand undergoes a complete makeover. You’ll find orange daisies from horizon to horizon and beyond.

Northern Cape
Northern Cape

The Northern Cape includes spectacular attractions like the Namaqualand flowers, the Richtersveld, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and the star-studded Upper Karoo.

Richtersveld, South Africa Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape
Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape

The /Ai /Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park is home to the Nama people, rare desert mammals and reptiles, as well as thousands of rare plants that flourish in this unique landscape. It forms part of the Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

The Big Hole of Kimberley Diamond Fields, Northern Cape
Diamond Fields, Northern Cape

Immerse yourself in the diamond fields of the Northern Cape, starting with Kimberley, the historic city of diamonds that put South Africa on the map.

Northern Cape off-road adventures. Off-road adventures in the Northern Cape
Off-road adventures in the Northern Cape

With challenging inclines, declines and soft sand aplenty, it appears that the Northern Cape was sculpted by Mother Nature with off-road adventurers and 4x4 enthusiasts in mind.

The Big Hole. Kimberley, Northern Cape
Kimberley, Northern Cape

Meander through Kimberley where diamond magnates once walked and where the Big Hole stands as a reminder of what made them rich.

Flyfishing in the Kimberley rivers Fly-fish in the rivers around Kimberley
Fly-fish in the rivers around Kimberley

Some of the finest fly-fishing waters in South Africa are in the lower Vaal and Riet rivers near the Northern Cape's capital town of Kimberley.

Rock art at the Wonderwerk Cave. The Wonderwerk Cave, Northern Cape
The Wonderwerk Cave, Northern Cape

The Wonderwerk Cave or "Miracle Cave" has been studied by archaeologists since the 1940s and features stone engravings dating back an estimated 10 000 years.

Victoria West Victoria West, Northern Cape
Victoria West, Northern Cape

Victoria West in the Northern Cape has a rugby museum, a classic cinema and was once the prime stopover for travellers along the Diamond Way.

Two Bushmen walk in the Kalahari Desert Walk with the Kalahari Bushmen
Walk with the Kalahari Bushmen

Walk with the Kalahari Bushmen of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in the Kalahari Desert and learn about their ancient culture and arid home.

Witsand Nature Reserve
Witsand Nature Reserve

Witsand Nature Reserve in the Kalahari Desert offers great birding, rare plant-life, unusual animal sightings, spectacular landscapes and white sand dunes that roar.

Hantam Meat Festival
Hantam Meat Festival

From the Miss Meat beauty pageant to roasted lamb tails, Calvinia serves up carnivore heaven at the annual Hantam meat festival

The flamingos of Kimberley. Kimberley's flamingos
Kimberley's flamingos

Kimberley’s Kamfer Dam plays host to the threatened lesser flamingo. Marvel at the spectacle of thousands of these colourful birds feeding.

Riverine rabbit, critically endangered and endemic Riverine rabbit
Riverine rabbit

The nocturnal riverine rabbit, one of the rarest creatures on the planet, is found only in the South African Karoo, and is classified as critically endangered.