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South Africa

Northern Cape

Explore the Northern Cape

The largest of South Africa's provinces, the Northern Cape is also one of the country's most remote. Covering a vast area of wilderness, this huge expanse covers a diversity of terrain and encompasses a number of attractions, from the incredible Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, to the wildflowers of Namaqualand during Spring. Immerse yourself in the fascinating and ancient San bushman culture or discover the secrets of the Big Hole at Kimberly Mine Museum.

Highlights

  • Discover a remote and vast area of wilderness
  • Witness beautiful wildflowers of Namaqualand during springtime
  • Visit the fascinating Big Hole of the Kimberley mine
  • Witness the Kalahari black-maned lion at Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
  • Authentic cultural experiences and meet the San bushmen

Iconic Activities

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Hiking Icon Hiking
  • Horseriding Icon Horse riding
Explore Northern Cape

Northern Cape

Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect in the Northern Cape

  • African Wilddog
    African Wilddog
  • Wildebeest
    Wildebeest
  • Springbok
    Springbok
  • Southern Giraffe
    Southern Giraffe
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Jackal
    Jackal
  • Brown Hyena
    Brown Hyena
Sample Itineraries

TRIPS TO INSPIRE

From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

  • Bespoke itineraries
  • Flights and transfers included
  • Best rates guaranteed
Month-by-month guide

When to visit

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HOW TO BOOK

At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.

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