About the Northern Cape
The Northern Cape is South Africa's largest province and a must-see destination, whether you prefer the ocean, the desert, the bush or quirky towns rich in history and culture.
Northern Cape: ‡Khomani Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site in pictures
The historic ‡Khomani Cultural Landscape was inscribed as a World Heritage Site in July this year. This brings to two the number of World Heritage Sites in the province of extremes, the other being the Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape.
Northern Cape: Port Nolloth
If you’re looking for a quaint seaside village to wind down and relax, or a place to rejuvenate your senses with exciting outdoor adventures, Port Nolloth is the place for you.
Northern Cape: ‡Khomani Cultural Landscape launch
Following the inscription of the ‡Khomani Cultural Landscape as a World Heritage Site in July this year, the national and provincial governments and South African National Parks (SANParks) officials have marked this historic occasion with the launch of the landscape under its new title.
The Northern Cape shows off at the Lilizela Tourism Awards
The Northern Cape boasts an abundance of award-winning destinations and venues, and this year’s Lilizela Tourism Awards provincial winners are a case in point. In celebration of World Tourism Day, here are the shining stars that have done the Northern Cape tourism industry proud ...
Northern Cape national parks – on the house
With just a week and a half left of Tourism Month, we’re still celebrating in a big way. South African National Parks Week is an annual initiative, where a number of national parks offer free entrance for a week in an effort to connect ordinary people with the country’s parks. The offer at most parks ends on 22 September, but a few have added an extra day or two, so hurry to catch it!
Northern Cape: flower season wrap-up
The purple vygies are blossoming, signalling an end to the Namaqua flower season. The winter rains the spring flowers depend on to flourish didn’t occur this year, so instead of the floral carpets the province of extremes is known for, there have been only patches of blooms.
AfrikaBurn: 23 to 29 April 2018
AfrikaBurn is an annual festival where like-minded people come together in the semi-desert to enjoy days of art, music, performance and free creative expression.
Motorsport: Battle of the Provinces: 31 March to 1 April 2018
Battle of the Provinces promises to be a spectacular motorsport showdown where spinners from across the Northern Cape will battle it out for top honours.
The Northern Cape Tourism Authority (NCTA) is the official marketing agency for the Northern Cape and markets the Northern Cape as South Africa’s premier destination for extreme escapism, exploration and adventure..
Suitable and qualified service providers are invited to submit proposals/bids for the delivery of e-marketing services for a three year period.