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Libby's Lodge

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Lodge, Self Catering in Upington

Libby's Lodge offers seven spacious, air-conditioned en suite double rooms. as well as 3 self-catering family cottage...

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R610.0

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The Cape Lodge

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Lodge in Upington

The Cape Lodge is ideally situated for visitors coming to Upington and giving them a Cape feeling, be it for business...

Braai Area
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R550.0

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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...

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R490.0

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Villa Borghesi

Guest Houses in Upington

Villa Borghesi is located in Upington and is within walking distance to the town and set close to the mighty Orange R...

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R450

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Bain's house

Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering in Upington

Centrally located, Bain's House, offers grand style luxury, privacy and tranquillity. We offer en-suite bedrooms with...

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R810.0

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Gemütlich Guest House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Upington

Gemütlich Guesthouse is situated in Upington, Northen Cape. Ideally for travellers en route to Namibia and the Kalah...

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R510

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A Chateau de Lux Guest House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Upington

Chateau Guest House welcomes you to the only castle in Upington. 10 Luxurious, en suite accommodation each room with ...

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R450

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Kalahari Monate Lodge

Camps, Caravan Parks, Chalets, Self Catering in Upington

Enter the true nature of comfort… Where the fusion of nature and hospitality is unequalled. You are welcomed to a res...

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R150

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Olive Tree B&B

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Upington

Olive Tree B&B is situated close to the Kalahari Mall and Upington International Airport.

Olive Tree B&B compris...

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R810

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Kleinbegin Guest Units

Apartments, Self Catering in Florapark, Upington

Kleinbegin Guest Units offer clean affordable accommodation in 2 separate units. One self-catering unit and a family...

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R460

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Tshahitsi Lodge

Guest Lodge in Upington

Entering Upington from Johannesburg, the new Tshahitsi Lodge is ideally situated and will be the first stop on your w...

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Braai Area
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R726

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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.

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R650.0

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Anwil Guest House

Self Catering in Bellevue, Upington

Anwil Guest House is situated in the calm and quiet neighbourhood, Bellvue in Upington. The guest house offers comfor...

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R500

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Fish Eagles Nest

Guest Houses in Upington

Come and enjoy the sweet seclusion and relaxing atmosphere found at the Fish Eagles Nest.

Offering two semi self-c...

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R600

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Browns Manor

Guest Houses in Upington

Browns Manor is situated as you enter Upington from the Olifantshoek Road on the N14. From a distance you can see the...

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R800.0

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Pecanwood Manor

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Upington

Pecanwood Manor is situated on the skirts of a pecanwood plantation in Upington, along the banks of the Orange River....

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R990.0

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Andranus Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Upington

Andranus Guesthouse is just 200 m from Hoërskool Duineveld, 550 m from the Kalahari Mall, and just 1 km from Upington...

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R450.0

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River City Inn

Hotels in Upington

After spending a relaxing night in your air-conditioned, en-suite room, enjoy a delicious full South African buffet b...

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R700.0

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Esme's Guest House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Upington

Esme's Guest House is a unique Bed and Breakfast stayover situated near the banks of the Mighty Orange River, prepare...

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R500.0

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River Place Manor

Guest Houses in Upington

Rooms are new modern contemporary furnished, All rooms have their own entrance and patio with braai facilities, full ...

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R1200.0

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Just B Guesthouse

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Upington

This beautiful guest house is set in a quiet neighborhood and offers warm hospitality, luxurious comfort, and profess...

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R400.0

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Le Must Residence

Guest Houses in Upington

The beautiful, riverfront guest house comprises 11 rooms that vary in size. All are individually decorated with comfo...

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R890.0

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Waterfront Guest Farm

Guest Houses in Upington

Situated right on the banks of the majestic Orange River, the Waterfront Guest Farm is a beautiful establishment that...

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R850

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Green Kalahari Guesthouse

Guest Houses in Upington

Green Kalahari Guesthouse is located in Blydeville, Upington. This guest house has been recently renovated and now of...

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R780

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Kalahari Lion's Rest

Guest Houses in Upington

Welcome to our Guest Lodge, located in the heart of the Kalahari, right beside the Orange River. Our Guest Lodge inco...

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R830.0

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Aqua Viva

Guest Houses in Upington

Aqua Viva is situated in the centre of town, it is on a large property and surrounded by gardens.

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R790.0

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Moonriver Guest House

Guest Houses in Upington

For luxury accommodation out of this world we proudly give you Moonriver Guesthouse in Upington located on the romant...

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R1050.0

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Aardwolf Backpackers

Backpacker in Upington

Braai Area
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Sun River Kalahari Lodge

Guest Lodge in Upington

Sun River Kalahari Lodge is home away from home, situated in the heart of the Green Kalahari and the staff look forwa...

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Braai Area
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R1265

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Casa Calida Guesthouse

Guest Houses in Upington

Casa Calida Guesthouse is situated in the charming town of Upington, offering comfortable accommodation in a safe env...

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R650

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More info about Upington

Upington is situated along the banks of the mighty Gariep (or Orange) River, South Africa’s longest river and the natural border between the country’s northern neighbours. When viewed from above, Upington is encircled by a large fertile green strip that runs the length of the river and what has become known as the Green Kalahari.

The area around Upington was first settled in 1870 as a mission station but during this period it was also used as a stronghold by bandits, river pirates and deserters. By 1884 the riffraff had been sent packing and the settlement had grown into a formal town, named after a Prime Minister of the Cape Colony.

Upington is best known for the sweet table grapes grown here, along with dates and a small but thriving wine industry. The town is close to the impressive Augrabies Falls and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, an enormous game reserve shared between South Africa and Botswana.

 

Top 8 reasons to visit Upington

1. Stop in at the Kalahari-Oranje Museum, housed in the old mission church, to learn more of the town’s fascinating history. The bronze donkey at the entrance is a tribute to the animal that had such a major effect on 19th century industry and agriculture.

2. Take a sundown riverboat cruise on Sakkie se Arkie. Look out for the majestic fish eagle as the sun sets over the Gariep River. Snacks and beverages are served on the boat during the 90 minute cruise.

3. The picturesque Bezalel Wine and Brandy Estate outside of town offers a distillery and cellar tour and tastings of the estate’s wines, pot-still brandies and aromatic liqueurs. The estate is a popular wedding venue.

4. Find out what makes Upington tick by taking a walk through the town to engage with the friendly locals, sample the home-grown food, stock up on deciduous fruit and dates, and cross the 1km bridge over the river to appreciate the magnitude of this vast body of water.

5. The Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort welcomes over 18s to drop some cash at the casino in the hope of winning a jackpot. Mini golf, arcade games and restaurant on the premises.

6. Visit the Augrabies Falls National Park to see the colossal waterfall, at its most spectacular during the rainy season. The word Augrabies is Khoi for ‘the place of great noise’, apt for the sound of boundless volumes of water cascading down a 56m sheer rock cliff.

7. The biggest event on the Upington calendar is the !naba Food and Wine Festival.!naba is the Nama word for a truffle found in the Kalahari area. The annual festival attracts most of the big players in the wine and spirits industry as well as craft brewers, top chefs and a host of entertainment.

8. Travel to the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, the South African section of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, for an opportunity to see the regal gemsbok antelope standing starkly vivid against the red dunes, and the black-maned lion resting under a lone tree.

 

Transport

Upington has its own airport for flights to and from Cape Town and Johannesburg. Car rentals are available at the airport, otherwise order a vehicle online. Taxi services operate in the town, as do shuttle and tour operators, however, a hired car is the best option and a 4x4 vehicle the most practical for those wanting to experience the game farms around Upington.

 

Did you know?

The town’s most famous citizen is Kalahari frontiersman Scotty Smith, a highwayman, gun runner and horse thief who was regarded as South Africa’s version of Robin Hood for his assisting of many a destitute person, mostly women. After clearing up his act, he moved to Upington where he died at age 73 during the 1919 flu epidemic.

The hot dry summers and plenty of water in Upington are the ideal conditions for sweet table grapes. In addition, the winter months are sunny which makes for easy growing of date palms on the desert fringes.

One of Upington Airport’s three runways is 4900m in length, perfectly capable of landing any of NASAs future space travel vessels.