Things to Do in Northern Cape

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The Northern Cape is South Africa's biggest and least densely populated province. Consisting mostly of… Read More
SALT Observatory

SALT Observatory

Popular Attractions in Sutherland (439.5 km from Northern Cape)

The biggest reason why anyone would visit the little Karoo dorpie of Sutherland lies 18 km outside the village in the direction of Fraserburg. On this arid hilltop you'll find the largest telescope in the Southern Hemisphere – SALT (Southern African Large Telescope). With zero light pollution and cloudless night skies, these enormous telescopes...

Riemvasmaak Hot Springs

Riemvasmaak Hot Springs

Popular Attractions in Augrabies (84.1 km from Northern Cape)

Riemvasmaak is found between the Orange and the dry Molopo Rivers. It is about 57 km from Kakamas and 170 km from the Nakop border post with Namibia. The area is 75 000 ha of sheer mountain desert and wilderness. The landscape was formed by volcanic activity millions of years ago. Visitors can unwind in the hot springs with 80 m granite cliffs...

Sterland Stargazing

Sterland Stargazing

Popular Attractions in Sutherland (444.5 km from Northern Cape)

Here you can experience what most people come to Sutherland for - stargazing. Just 1 km outside Sutherland you will find the Sterland Caravan Park where the local amateur 'star' aficionado, Jurg, will delight you with a celestial show. Regular sessions are presented throughout the year, even on the coldest nights. The sessions are kicked off...

Boegoeberg Eco Route

Boegoeberg Eco Route

Popular Attractions in Groblershoop (116.6 km from Northern Cape)

Boegoeberg Eco Route which meanders along the Orange River, from Boegoeberg Dam to the towns of Groblershoop, Grootdrink, and Upington offer many attractions: Fishing, watersports, 4x4 trails, hiking trails, Horse Trails, San rock art, Bushmen caves, Geological features of interest, roaring dunes, game viewing and hunting.

Kimberley Big Hole

Kimberley Big Hole

Galleries and Museums in Kimberley (414.4 km from Northern Cape)

Visit the largest hand-dug excavation in the world, the famous Big Hole, and be transported back in time to the very beginning of Kimberley and the discovery of Diamonds. The Big Hole is a massive excavation, 214 meters deep with a surface area of 17 hectares and a perimeter of 1.6 km.

Tankwa Karoo National Park Game Reserve

Tankwa Karoo National Park

Game Reserve in Tankwa Karoo National Park

Keen to hear the stars sing and feel the earth spin? If you need to get your mojo back with a quiet escape in wide-open spaces then pack your vehicle and head to the Tankwa Karoo National Park for a weekend. Just a four-hour drive from Cape Town brings you to this unique National Park situated within the Succulent Karoo Biome.Here you can spot...

Orange River Wine Cellars

Orange River Wine Cellars

Wine Estates in Upington (18.5 km from Northern Cape)

Orange River Wine Cellars has been in operation since 1965 and has expanded its operations with the addition of several cellars along the great Orange River. Today Orange River Wine Cellars is the producer of 30 different wine products with many achieving national and international recognition. To learn more about the wines, a cellar tour is a...

Bezalel Wine and Brandy Estate

Bezalel Wine and Brandy Estate

Wine Estates in Upington (21 km from Northern Cape)

Bezalel Estate takes great pride in South African culture of wine and brandy making with focus on quality and good hospitality. The cellar produces a fine selection of red and white wines, made from the grapes grown exclusively on the estate and matured in French oak. The estate also produces a pure V.S.O.P. estate alembic brandy, as well as a...

Sakkie se Arkie River Cruises

Sakkie se Arkie River Cruises

Popular Attractions in Upington (22.8 km from Northern Cape)

Enjoy the tranquility and wonderful nature that accompanies a river cruise with Sakkie se Arkie. Sakkie se Arkie is a floating bar that has been in operation since 1997, offering cruises on the Orange River for a delightful experience. With a full compliment of facilities, Sakkie se Arkie can cater for any function; perfect for group sunset...

Kalahari Mall

Kalahari Mall

Shopping Malls in Upington (23.8 km from Northern Cape)

With more than 70 stores, ranging from well-known retail outlets to an impressive mix of speciality stores, Kalahari Mall will truly be a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, in a welcoming retail environment that includes state-of-the-art air-conditioning, to beat the Upington heat. Enjoy an assortment of restaurants, a central piazza area and...

Desert Palace Casino

Desert Palace Casino

Casinos in Keidebees (28.6 km from Northern Cape)

Desert Palace Casino is located 7 km from Upington CBD on the N14. The casino offers slots and seven tables. The casinos also has a creche, an amusement centre for all ages, an 18-hole putt putt course and a squash and golf club. There is also a restaurant on site. The slots are open from Monday until Thursday, from 10 am until 2 am; Friday to...

Swartbooisberg Mountain Bike Route

Swartbooisberg Mountain Bike Route

Mountain Biking Trails in Kakamas (56.9 km from Northern Cape)

Starting off at Vergelen Guesthouse, this challenging mountain bike trail will take you along the old water tunnels to the foot of the Swartbooisberg. The route takes a very steep 3 km uphill climb with some technical sections, including loose rocks and a gradient change near the top. At the summit you can enjoy the view over the vineyards....

Khamkirri Nature Reserve 4x4 Trail

Khamkirri Nature Reserve 4x4 Trail

Four By Four Trails in Augrabies (65.3 km from Northern Cape)

Khamkirri Nature Reserve 4x4 Trail is in the Northern Cape, close to Augrabies. The trail heads over semi-desert terrain with sand and rocky outcrops. This area is great for birdwatching and spotting some wildlife. The difficulty grading ranges from 2 to 4 and low range, high clearance vehicles are required. The trail is from 7 km to 60 km...

Khamkirri Kayaking

Khamkirri Kayaking

Popular Attractions in Augrabies (70.6 km from Northern Cape)

Khamkirri Kayaking is set along the banks of the Orange River in the Northern Cape, close to Augrabies. Kayakers can spend an eventful day on the Orange River at Khamkirri. They offer information about the area and support and safety for your intended trip. Beginners can attempt the flat-water stretch and gear is available for hire. Contact...

Khamkirri Horse Riding Out Rides

Khamkirri Horse Riding Out Rides

Popular Attractions in Augrabies (70.6 km from Northern Cape)

Khamkirri Horse Riding Out Rides is set along the banks of the Orange River in the Northern Cape, close to Augrabies. The Khamkirri horses have been bred in the Northern Cape and are therefore used to the climate and terrain. There is an ideal horse for every experience type. Beginners and kids can go on led rides or hour-long...