South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland - Northern Cape (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Northern Cape chapter from Lonely Planet’s South Africa, Lesotho & Swazi-land guidebook.

The Northern Cape is South Africa’s last great frontier - raw, elemental land, where gnarly camel-thorn trees break the boundless horizons. Yet it abounds with instances of rejuvenating beauty: the Green Kalahari vineyards, epic Augrabies Falls and red Kalahari sands shimmering with grasses.

  • watch a black-maned lion nap under a thorn tree in the wild crimson Kalahari wonderland of Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
  • maps
  • take a spring hike through a sea of brilliant blue, purple and golden wildflowers in Namakwa
  • transport
  • step into the diamond-dealing past of Kimberley on a ghost tour or historic pub crawl
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Kimberley, The Upper Karoo, Mokala National Park, Victoria West, The Kalahari, Kuruman, Witsand Nature Reserve, Upington, Kgalagadi Transfron-tier Park, Augrabies Falls National Park, Namakwa, Springbok, Port Nolloth, |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park, Namaqua National Park and Calvinia.

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