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NORTHERN CAPE

WILD FLOWERS, WILDLIFE, DIAMONDS AND SAN HISTORY

This is the province of wild flowers, wildlife, diamonds and San history. Its remote wide open spaces and brilliant starry skies offers those searching for peace and tranquillity a chance to get lost in the incredible silence of the wilderness.

From the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park to the wild flowers of Namaqualand, this province is 4×4 country, showcasing the stark reality of survival in this semi desert region.

NORTHERN CAPE FAST FACTS

The flower season is August and September and the best time for game viewing in the Kgalakgadi is in the dry winter months.
Summer can be very hot and uncomfortable.
CLOSEST AIRPORTS :
Upington
LANGUAGE SPOKEN :
English
CURRENCY :
South African Rand

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NORTHERN CAPE

  • The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, spills over the border into Botswana and is famous for the Kalahari black maned lions.
  • The Augrabies Falls National Park, showcases the stark contrast between the arid environment and the magnificent beauty of the falls as they cut their way thought this barren landscape.
  • Namaqualand is famous for its yearly flower spectacle. During August and September each year this vast landscape explodes in color creating a brilliant carpet of wildflowers.
  • The town of Kimberly is famous for its “Big Hole” and living museum which tells the story of the diamond mining era.
  • The Richtersveld National Park has a starkness to it that most visitors find fascinating. It is popular with 4×4 enthusiasts and nature lovers who truly want to get away from it all.

EXPLORE THE NORTHERN CAPE ITINERARIES

CAPE WILDERNESS & FLOWERS

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CAPE WILDERNESS & FLOWERS

Price : from R29 995 pp sharing

Cape Town, Namaqualand and Cederberg

LUXURY CAPE CITY AND WILD FRONTIERS

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LUXURY CAPE CITY AND WILD FRONTIERS

Price : from R33 225 pp sharing

Cape Town and Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve

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