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About Northern Cape

The Northern Cape is South Africa’s largest province yet the least populated. The capital, Kimberley, is known for diamonds and the largest man-made hole on the planet. Other major towns include Upington to the north, Springbok to the west and Sutherland in the south.

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471 accommodation listings in Northern Cape. Enter dates to see full pricing and availability:

Cecil John Rhodes Guest House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Kimberley

Experience the wealth and luxury of yesteryear at this historical property built in 1895.
Our eight elegantly decor...

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Bar
TV
Conference Facility
Internet access
Aircon
Laundry facilities

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R450

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Hummingbird Suite

Apartments, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Kimberley

The Hummingbird Suite offers a luxurious and comfortable stay.

This peaceful haven can accommodate up to 6 adults...

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R671

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Die Rooi Granaat

Apartments, Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Loxton

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Braai Area
WiFi
TV
Parking on Premises
Conference Facility
Pet Friendly
Aircon

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R485

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Abendruhe Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Postmasburg

In a peaceful suburb of Postmasburg, the management and friendly staff at Abendruhe Guesthouse would love to invite y...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Laundry facilities
Braai Area
Conference Facility

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R600

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Shomatobe Lodge

Camps, Caravan Parks, Chalets, Guest Lodge, Self Catering in Kuruman

Experience hospitable African outdoor tranquility in a secure country environment situated in Kuruman.

Shomatobe ...

Swimming Pool
Aircon
DSTV
Braai Area
Bar
Laundry facilities
Conference Facility
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R290

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Carmel Villa B&B and Self Catering

Bed and Breakfast, Cottages, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Calvinia

Carmel Villa B&B and Self Catering is situated in the historic town of Calvinia in the Northern Cape. Local attractio...

Swimming Pool
Aircon
WiFi
TV

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R550

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Die Lemoenhuis

Cottages, Self Catering in Calvinia

Die Lemoenhuis is a cosy self catering cottage located in Calvinia, Northern Cape.
If you are looking to get away f...

Braai Area
WiFi
TV
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen

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R1715

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Stofkraal Guest Farm

Guest Farms, Self Catering in Sutherland

Stofkraal Gasteplaas offers guests a relaxing getaway on a working sheep farm just north of Sutherland, on route to W...

Braai Area
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Jacuzzi
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R250

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Apollis Cottage

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Concordia

The Apollis Cottage Guest House is situated in Concordia, Namaqualand. It is a beautiful area in the Northern Cape Pr...

Braai Area
Parking on Premises
Internet access

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R600

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Fish Eagle's Call

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Warrenton

Fish Eagle’s Call is situated on the banks of the Vaal River in Warrenton, 70 km north of Kimberley. The town is situ...

Braai Area
Aircon
TV
Parking on Premises
DSTV

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R400

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Die Oog Guest House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Kuruman

Welcome to Oog Bed and Breakfast situated in Kuruman.

The accommodation is comfortable and convenient and is perf...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
TV
Braai Area
Aircon

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R363

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Dundi Lodge Augrabies Falls

Bed and Breakfast in Augrabies

Situated in close proximity to the renowned Augrabies Falls and in the heart of South Africaâ??s largest export table...

Swimming Pool
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Parking on Premises
Aircon
Laundry facilities
WiFi
DSTV
TV

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R1800.0

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Tranquility B&B

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Postmasburg

Tranquility B&B is in the Northern Cape, Postmasburg, South Africa. We are 200 km from Kimberley, and 120 from Kuruma...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Aircon
Braai Area
Wheelchair Friendly
DSTV

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R900

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Secure-U-Rest B&B

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Postmasburg

If you are looking for a great night’s sleep, in a peaceful, beautiful garden environment, then Secure-U-Rest B&B is ...

Swimming Pool
Aircon

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R785

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Isidingo B&B

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in De Aar

Isidingo Bed and Breakfast offers comfortable accommodation in the heart of the Karoo, in De Aar. The area is known f...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
Laundry facilities
Braai Area
Aircon
TV
Parking on Premises
DSTV

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R520

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Broadwater Accommodation Restaurant & Ghaap RiverXtreme

Apartments, Bed and Breakfast, Camps, Caravan Parks, Chalets, Self Catering in Kimberley

A private river escape that offers tranquil getaways, extraordinary and beautiful locations for both weddings and cor...

Swimming Pool
Aircon
TV
Braai Area
Camps
Conference Facility
DSTV

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R175

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Rogge Cloof

Self Catering in Sutherland

Braai Area
WiFi

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R6000.0

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Billy's B&B

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Kuruman

Billy's B&B is situated in Kuruman in Northern Cape started in 2007.

You will experience true authentic South Af...

Braai Area
DSTV
TV
Parking on Premises
Internet access
WiFi
Laundry facilities

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R527

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Cape Dutch Guesthouse

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Carnarvon

Cape Dutch Guesthouse is situated in Carnarvon, Northern Cape. It is in a small town in the heart of the Karoo.

Th...

Braai Area
Aircon
TV
Parking on Premises
DSTV
WiFi
Laundry facilities

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R960

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Lantana Guest House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Colesberg

Colesberg lies in typical Karoo veld and is surrounded by koppies (little hills). The most famous is Coleskop (early ...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Braai Area
DSTV

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R700

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LaCoup Guest House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Kuruman

LaCoup Guesthouse is situated in Kuruman in the Northern Cape next to the banks of Kuruman river. Flora Gwai and Luck...

Swimming Pool
Conference Facility
TV
Braai Area
Aircon
WiFi
Internet access

FROM

R585

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Komrus B&B

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Guest Lodge in Kimberley

Welcome to Komrus B & B

A safe place with northern cape friendliness and hospitality. Great service and secure par...

Parking on Premises
Aircon
TV
WiFi
DSTV

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R450

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Sweetfontein Boutique Farm Lodge

Guest Lodge in Britstown

The accommodation is on a working sheep/goat farm.
The lodge is set in a beautiful natural environment, and is a
safe...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
Laundry facilities
Braai Area
Conference Facility
TV
Parking on Premises
Aircon
Pet Friendly
Internet access

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R950.0

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Toverberg Guest House

Guest Houses in Colesberg

15 and 15A Bell Street consists of two two bedroom units and 5 Bell Street of 2 one bedroom units with an extra bedro...

Parking on Premises
Aircon
TV
Full Kitchen
Internet access

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R840.0

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Peace Haven Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Lodge in Kimberley

Located in the historical heart of Kimberley Magersfontein Memorial Golf Estate, Newly built Peace Haven Guesthouse o...

Swimming Pool
Aircon
TV

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R850.0

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High Breeze Lodge

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Lodge, Self Catering in Upington

Entering Upington from Keimoes on the N14, High Breeze Lodge will be your first stop for luxurious accommodation.

Braai Area
Full Kitchen
Laundry facilities
Parking on Premises
Aircon
TV
WiFi
DSTV

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R580.0

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Spes Bona Guesthouse

Guest Houses, Holiday Homes in Colesberg

* The guesthouse offers four guest rooms in the guesthouse and one separate from the main house.
* Two family rooms, ...

Braai Area
Wheelchair Friendly
WiFi
Parking on Premises
Pet Friendly

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R500.0

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Lazy Lobster

Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Kleinzee

Lazy Lobster is located in Kleinzee in a quiet area and offers self-catering accommodation for 4 guests.(A peaceful&q...

Braai Area
DSTV
Parking on Premises
TV

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R350

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Oranjerus Resort

Bed and Breakfast, Camps, Chalets, Resorts, Self Catering in Upington

We have self-catering, B&B Style rooms, Budget Chalets, River Chalets, a Caravan Park, as well the Ibis Restuarant(pl...

Swimming Pool
Wheelchair Friendly
Camps
Braai Area
Aircon
TV

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R490.0

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Diggies Lodge & Restaurant

Hotels in Kimberley

Diggies Lodge offers rustic and comfortable accommodation less than 5 km from the Kimberley Airport and less than 3 k...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
Laundry facilities
Braai Area
Conference Facility
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Bar

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R280.0

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More info about Northern Cape

The Northern Cape is South Africa’s largest province yet the least populated. The capital, Kimberley, is known for diamonds and the largest man-made hole on the planet. Other major towns include Upington to the north, Springbok to the west and Sutherland in the south.

Roads throughout the region are well maintained and if you are looking for peace and tranquillity, we recommend you visit one of the many interesting towns or game farms. The western boundary of the Northern Cape lies along the Atlantic Ocean where diamonds are washed up onto beaches.

The cold nutrient-rich waters bring huge volumes of fish, sufficient for large colonies of Cape Fur Seals, Gannets and Penguins to establish breeding grounds. If star gazing is your thing, then the Northern Cape’s sky will have you mesmerised.

Safari options, 4x4 trails and off-road biking routes are abundant throughout the area. Weaver’s nests along the roads often house up to 500 birds and their weight can buckle sturdy telephone poles.

South Africa’s first nation, the Khoisan group, occupied this area for millennia, leaving behind their rock paintings as a legacy. Several mission towns were established to convert the Khoisan, many of which still exist and can be visited.

The Northern Cape is unspoilt landscapes, fresh air, clear night skies, friendly people, and quaint towns.

 

Things to Do and See

North

The Bloodhound Project is a British-run initiative launched a few years ago to build a vessel that would break the 1000mph (1600kph) land speed record. The site where the attempt will be made in 2016 is at Hakskeen Pan, in the far north of the province .

Augrabies National Park is one of South Africa’s national treasures. In the park are the Orange River Gorge and the 56m Augrabies (meaning Place of Great Noise in Khoi) waterfall, thunderous when the river is in flood. Several animal species are resident in the park including the Black Eagle, Cape Otter and inquisitive Meerkat.

The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is an amalgamation of two border parks, one in South Africa, the other in Botswana. Here you are given the opportunity of glimpsing the black-maned Kalahari lion and if very fortunate, the secretive leopard. The park is a photographer’s dream with barren red sands stark against any animals crossing them.

Note: Two  camps are closed for renovations, re-opening October 2016

West

The Richtersveld National Park in the extreme west of the province is Africa’s only mountain desert. Africa’s deepest canyon, the Fish River Canyon, is found here too. One of the park’s oddities is the halfmens (translated as half plant, half human) a cactus species that resembles the human body shape. Only 4x4 vehicles can enter the park.

Orange River Rafting is a super fun way of negotiating the massive Orange River and enjoying the Richtersveld National Park scenery and is safe for children.

The coastal town Kleinzee is part of the restricted diamond mining area owned by the De Beers Companies, but visitors are welcome to take conducted tours of the mine, 4x4 tours along the beaches to see the shipwrecks along this treacherous part of the coast and  visit the massive Cape Fur Seal colony nearby .

If only to say you have visited a one-horse town once in your life, remember to stop – if you see it – at the small, friendly town of Pofadder (Puff Adder)

East

Kimberley’s Big Hole and mine museum are definitely worth a visit. Kimberley has South Africa’s only drive-in bar, at the historic Halfway House hotel. The Wildebeest Kuil Rock Art Centre just outside of the town contains over 400 San rock engravings.

The Orange River Wine Cellars in Upington offer wine tastings and cellar tours.

The dunes at the Witsand Kalahari Nature Reserve have two unique characteristics: on extremely dry and hot days (December to February), the dunes emit eerie sounds. This phenomenon is known as the Roaring Sand. Lightning strikes the dunes regularly, causing silica to melt into odd-shaped forms known as fulgurites.

South

Springtime in Namaqualand transforms the barren surroundings into Carpets of colourful Wild Flowers. This is one of nature’s wonders and a must for anyone visiting the area between late August and late October.

The South African Large Telescope (SALT) is the largest single optical telescope in the southern hemisphere. It is located outside Sutherland, a town best known for being one of the coldest in South Africa and almost zero light pollution. Tours of the SALT facility are possible.

Many fossils have been discovered at the Salpeterkop Caves near Sutherland.

 

Where to Eat

Most towns have small hotels or eateries in which to buy a meal, the emphasis being mainly on quantity rather than quality but engaging with the establishment owner and kitchen staff will make every meal memorable.

If opting for farm accommodation or any of the guest houses en route, you are most likely to experience a hearty meal.

Where to Stay

There are hundreds of hotels, guest houses and safari camps spread throughout this region, all manner of accommodation, from farm-style living to absolute luxury, depending on where you visit.

Transport

AirFlights to  Kimberley & Upington are via Johannesburg or Cape Town. Springbok has a small airstrip, as does Kleinzee and Sutherland. Private chartering can be organised for flights to and from these towns.

Car: Car rentals are available in Kimberley, Upington and Springbok.

Taxis: Taxi services operate in all towns listed above.

 Did you know?

The Northern Cape is referred to as the Diamond Province.

The Augrabies waterfall is the largest in South Africa.

The Northern Cape encompasses three deserts and two of the largest rivers wind their way through this region.

Boesmansgat, near the town of Kuruman, is the 3rd deepest freshwater sinkhole in the world and is where the 1996 world record of 288m free dive was set by Nuno Gomez.

Several international and national paragliding records have been set in the Karoo town of De Aar.