Alexander Bay, Northern Cape, South Africa

Alexander Bay takes its name from Sir James Alexander, who dreamed of making a fortune by exporting copper. Because of the copper, the town experienced...more

Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa

It is almost certainly only because of the existence of an enormous diamond pipe that the town of Kimberley ever developed. An interesting fact is that...more

Kuruman, Northern Cape, South Africa

Kuruman is the main town of the Kalahari region, and is known as the 'Oasis of the Kalahari'. The town enjoys a permanent source of water, commonly...more


North of the South African Riviera of Cape Town, hot, volcanic deserts march down to a cold Atlantic ocean. The barren hills and lava plains erupt with...more

Nieuwoudtville, Northern Cape, South Africa

Nieuwoudtville is an isolated and peaceful town, situated about 50 kilometres off the N7 and just over 300 kilometres north of Cape Town. This beautiful...more

Postmasburg, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Postmasburg is a little town situated in the Northern Cape. The tranquil town has a central dam surrounded by fountains and lush parklands. Postmasburg...more

South African Holidays in Northern Cape

The Northern Cape, South Africa's biggest province and is the home of the San people, a hunter-gatherer tribe known for their rock art. For those who...more


The town of Springbok is situated within the Klein Koperberge, and lies at the heart of this mythical region where the Nama pastoralists once roamed and serves as a gateway to the thousands of tourists...more

Sutherland, Northern Cape, South Africa

Sutherland has some of the clearest and darkest night skies in the world. Sutherland is technologically advanced since it hosts the telescopes of the...more

Upington, Northern Cape, South Africa

Upington is situated in the heart of the Northern Cape. It is the gateway to the Kalahari and is close to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and the...more