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.

Kimberley's vintage trams
Kimberley's vintage trams

The vintage tram in Kimberley dates back to the early days of this diamond-rush town, following the discovery of diamonds in the 1860s.

Kimberley, Africana Library Kimberley Africana Library
Kimberley Africana Library

The Kimberley Africana Library has one of the finest collections of Africana in the world, featuring books, photographs and manuscripts dating from 17th century South Africa and further afield.

Honeymoons in the Northern Cape
Honeymoons in the Northern Cape

A honeymoon in the Northern Cape is an excellent option for active couples looking to combine a romantic getaway with thrilling eco-adventure activities.

Hakskeen Pan, Northern Cape
Hakskeen Pan, Northern Cape

At Hakskeen Pan in the Northern Cape, the ambitious Bloodhound Project will attempt to break the world land speed record in 2015.

Die Kleipot restaurant, Colesberg, Northern Cape
Die Kleipot restaurant, Colesberg, Northern Cape

Die Kleipot restaurant in Colesberg in the Northern Cape makes the kind of hearty, home-cooked, country cuisine that city dwellers can't resist.

Zen Buddhist retreat, Karoo farmstay Karoo Zen retreats at Poplar Grove
Karoo Zen retreats at Poplar Grove

At a beautiful farm in the Karoo semi-desert, you can attend organised retreats or just enjoy farm stays featuring stars, silence and open horizons.

Tswalu Kalahari Private Game Reserve Hotazel, Northern Cape
Hotazel, Northern Cape

Travellers make eccentric pilgrimages to a small village deep in the Kalahari semi-desert, just to be able to say they’ve been to Hotazel.

Hondeklip Bay Hondeklip Bay, Northern Cape
Hondeklip Bay, Northern Cape

If you prefer splendid isolation to the bright city lights, then head for Hondeklip Bay, a tiny little seaport in the Northern Cape.