Northern Cape

This region lies to the south of the Orange River and comprises mostly desert and semi-desert. The landscape is characterized by vast dry plains, wide-open spaces and a magnificently beautiful coastline. It is home to the ancient San people and is rich in San rock engravings and in fossils.

Our Northern Province tours will take you to any or all of the 5 regions of this province.

Climate

This semi-arid region has extreme seasons and particularly hot conditions in the summer with little rainfall. In winter snow often blankets the surrounding mountains.