Of South Africa’s nine provinces, the vast and beautiful Northern Cape is by the far the largest. It boasts many attractions, including the province’s most visited tourist attraction, being Kimberley’s Big Hole. A splendid Kimberley Guest House is an ideal place to rest your head while touring this great phenomenon.
The Northern Cape is also the most scarely populated province in South Africa, providing a sense of ample space per visitor. Visit the only only arid hotspot in the world and Southern Africa’s largest mountain desert park. The outstanding Augrabies Falls is also the sixth largest waterfall in the world.
Other major areas in the Northern Cape include the Kalahari and the Great Karoo. The Great Karoo is the vast and plentiful area through which many tourists travel when crossing from Gauteng to the Eastern Cape. It is a fantastic through area and provides wonderful Great Karoo Accommodation.
Within the Kalahari, find Upington. Upington was was originally named Kharahais and is now the principal town of the Green Kalahari. It is conveniently located for those en route the great Augrabies Falls, the Fish River Canyon or the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
The Northern Cape and supporting Northern Cape Accommodation establishments offer a culture and uniqueness only found in this vast land.
It offers desert, yet culture, vastness yet ample adventure, tours and attractions. It is an opportunity to refresh your senses, feel the expanse of what Africa offers and breathe in calm and clean air.
A visit to the Northern Cape is an adventure to show off the land of South Africa.
Source by Jenny Currie