Things to Do in Northern Cape

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William Humphries Art Gallery

William Humphries Art Gallery

Galleries and Museums in Kimberley (415.5 km from Northern Cape)

Opened in 1952, the William Humphries Art Gallery features many works, predominately from South African artists. Acting as a education and cultural centre, the gallery offers temporary exhibitions, art workshops, classes, workshops for unemployed women, video shows and concerts. Guided tours are available on request.

Kimberley Golf Club

Kimberley Golf Club

Golf Courses in Kimberley (415.6 km from Northern Cape)

Kimberley Golf Club is a Bob Grimsdell designed parkland layout that boasts Elliot grass tee to green. Visitors are most welcome to this 18-hole, 72 par course. Facilities include a driving range, pro shop, and rental carts.

Diggers Memorial

Diggers Memorial

Galleries and Museums in Kimberley (415.7 km from Northern Cape)

The Diggers' Memorial fountain in the Ernest Oppenheimer Gardens was erected in honour of diggers past and present. The gardens are a memorial to the late Sir Ernest Oppenheimer, a mining magnate who was the first mayor of Kimberley.

The Belgravia Historical Walk

The Belgravia Historical Walk

Hiking Trail in Kimberley (416.9 km from Northern Cape)

Opulent lifestyles, famous people, unique architecture, entertaining anecdotes and gossip of years gone by, as well as the ambience of Kimberley's first exclusive residential suburb are what visitors doing the Belgravia Historical Walk will be exposed to. After all, what more can be expected of a walk that packs 30 of Kimberley's most historical...

De Beers Diamond Oval

De Beers Diamond Oval

Sports Stadiums Clubs in Cassandra (418.7 km from Northern Cape)

Home to cricket team Griqualand West, De Beers Diamond Oval was formerly the De Beers Country Club and Kimberley Country Club. The 11 000-seater stadium hosted three matches during the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup.

Gannaga Pass

Gannaga Pass

Popular Attractions in Tankwa Karoo National Park (423.4 km from Northern Cape)

The Gannaga Pass is one of those passes that you should simply do at least once in your life. This is a driving experience that you'll never forget. At the summit (1600 m above sea level) you'll feel like you've arrived at a place of peace. The Gannaga Pass connects the Ceres Karoo farms and villages atop the Roggeveld Plato. Most of the pass...

Anglo Boer War Blockhouses

Anglo Boer War Blockhouses

Popular Attractions in Warrenton (424.4 km from Northern Cape)

Old forts from the Boer war. These forts were built by the British to defend strategic points. There are three of these forts in Warrenton.

Skilpad

Skilpad

Nature Reserves in Kamieskroon (426.2 km from Northern Cape)

Padlopers, birds, butterflies and blomme Just 17km northwest of Kamieskroon is the Skilpad section of Namaqua National Park. Twitchers and butterfly afficionados love it and it's worth spending a few days here - even in ‘bad years’ the sandy plains are plastered with vivid orange.The dirt road that circles Skilpad takes you an overwhelming five...

De Postjes 4x4 Trail

De Postjes 4x4 Trail

Four By Four Trails in Fraserburg (428.4 km from Northern Cape)

De Postjes 4x4 Trail extends over five farms and travels over the Mail Coach Pass. The trail is quite long and so it is recommended that at least a three-quarter tank of fuel is available before you start the trip. The 5 to 45 km trail takes 1 to 4 hours to complete and has a difficult grading of 4 to 5. The self-drive route requires a 4x4 – or...

NP van Wyk Louw museum

NP van Wyk Louw museum

Popular Attractions in Sutherland (442.4 km from Northern Cape)

A literacy museum in the house where two famous Afrikaans poets and writer brothers, N.P van Wyk Louw and W.E.G. Louw were born in this house. Interesting displays.

The Louw Museum

The Louw Museum

Galleries and Museums in Sutherland (442.6 km from Northern Cape)

We are very proud to present the Louw-Museum in Sutherland, home of both NP van Wyk Louw and WEG Louw. NP van Wyk Louw, born on 11 June 1906 in Sutherland, was an Afrikaans-language poet, playwright, and scholar. He is the older brother of Afrikaans-language poet W.E.G. He viewed the Afrikaans language as a bridge that connects Europe with...

Blesfontein Amateur Observatory

Blesfontein Amateur Observatory

Popular Attractions in Sutherland (454.6 km from Northern Cape)

Blesfontein is probably the darkest farm in the whole of Sutherland district. We have a lot less light pollution than Sutherland itself. At night we take out our visitors to do star gazing in our Amateur Observatory. We have several powerful telescopes to watch stars at night and we also offer sun viewing by means of our sun filter telescope.

Horse Riding at Blesfontein

Horse Riding at Blesfontein

Popular Attractions in Sutherland (454.6 km from Northern Cape)

Horse riding to view several game species like Blue Wildebeest, Black Wildebeest, Blesbuck, Springbuck, Steenbuck, Zebra. We also offer lead reign pony rides for kids

Richmond Bookshops

Richmond Bookshops

Shops in Richmond - Northern Cape (462.8 km from Northern Cape)

A few years ago the little dorp of Richmond was established as the first Book Town in the country and on the continent. Today there are a dozen bookshops in the village. The bookshops specialize in Africana with a focus on early travellers, explorers, hunters and missionaries, South African fauna and flora, fiction, bibliographies, history, the...

Spitfire Rock

Spitfire Rock

Popular Attractions in Hondeklipbaai (468 km from Northern Cape)

Spitfire Rock is an excellent location to take interesting photographs. Spectacular “spits” and sprays can be seen as the sea blasts against this rock.