http://www.integrated-marketing.co.za/http://web9.co.za/

Northern Cape - Green Kalahari

The Green Kalahari Travel Directory

General Information

The Green Kalahari is a region of the Northern Cape, South Africa, that is full of wonders!  As you enter the Green Kalahari you will be amazed by the contrasting unspoiled semi-desert against the lush vineyards that fill the fertile valleys of the Orange River. This massive body of water makes its way through this harsh and dry landscape bringing life to the region and an oasis to locals and animals alike.  The river is at its most impressive at the Augrabies Falls National Park, where the deafening fury of a huge torrent of angry water plummets 56m down a series of granite cataracts.

The history of the Southern Kalahari blends with the history of the people. The San (also known as the Bushmen) are Southern Africa’s original inhabitants. Many years ago, these hunter-gatherer people roamed the plains of the Southern Kalahari managing to live happily in these harsh landscapes. Today, there are only a few San people living near the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park.

Activities in the Green Kalahari

Activities in the area include:  camel back trips, thrilling white water rafting, parasailing on the many pans in the region, as well as a spectacular afternoon micro light glides above the undulating red dunes and jagged mountains of Riemvasmaak and the Mier Kalahari with its 35 to 40 meters high sand dunes. There is plenty to see and do here and something for all different tastes.  For the less adventurous traveller there is an abundance of hiking, canoeing, mountain biking, bird watching, game drives in the national and many exquisite private game reserves, camping and fly-in safaris.

The mighty Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Africa’s first transfrontier park, comprises almost 3.7 million hectares of sparsely vegetated, red sand dunes and dry riverbeds.   The reserve provides sanctuary for gemsbok, springbok, blue wildebeest, red hartebeest, eland, lion, leopard, cheetah and smaller game. One of Africa’s last pristine game reserves, the size of the park allows for the mass migration of different species - a truly awe-inspiring site to behold!

The San (Bushmen) have left behind many unique attractions detailing their lives and hunting antics. These include the remains of permanent settlements on the farm Bitterputs in the Verneuk Pan near the town Kenhardt as well as many fascinating cave drawings and engravings.

The Green Kalahari is an amazing region boasting huge vistas, climatic extremes and fascinating adaptations to harsh conditions. Nowhere else in South Africa is the build-up of a thunderstorm as beautiful and dramatic!

Accommodation in the Green Kalahari

There is a wide variety of visitor accommodation options that are available from guest houses to self-catering cottages, bed and breakfasts and much more.  Please view our accommodation directory for more information on the accommodation in the area.

Business Directory

For information on the businesses you can find in the Green Kalahari region of the Northern Cape, please view our business directory.

The Green Kalahari region offers a variety of restaurants to suit every taste.

Tours

Latest Listings - View All

Integrated Marketing - Graphic Design Services

Integrated Marketing - Graphic Design Services

Integrated Marketing offers a range of graphic design services with clients across South Africa and in the Garden R...
Read More
PHOTO WORKSHOP

PHOTO WORKSHOP

COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO Photo Workshop offers a range of commercial photographic and video services and have ...
Read More
Web9

Web9

Web9 is a search engine like Google, Ananzi, Yahoo, Bing, Baidu and DuckDuckGo. Did you know that you can have the greatest business in the world...
Read More
DOMINIQUE DE LA CROIX PHOTOGRAPHY

DOMINIQUE DE LA CROIX PHOTOGRAPHY

Your wedding day is a special occasion. Your photos are the only tangible visual memory left after this day. I believe your wedding presents the opportunity ...
Read More
Integrated Marketing

Integrated Marketing

Integrated Marketing provides a one stop marketing solution for your business.  Unlike most other marketing companies,...
Read More
African Vineyard Guest House, Wedding & Conference Venue & Wellness Spa

African Vineyard Guest House, Wedding & Conference Venue & Wellness Spa

African Vineyard Guest House, Wedding & Conference Venue & Wellness Spa - Kanoneiland, near Upington in the Gree...
Read More
BRAND ROOT DISTRIBUTION

BRAND ROOT DISTRIBUTION

Brand Root Distribution provides the best Cosmeceutical Skin Care & Nutraceutical Supplements & Alternatives for ta...
Read More
KALAHARI TRAILS NATURE RESERVE

KALAHARI TRAILS NATURE RESERVE

KALAHARI TRAILS NATURE RESERVE WITH GUEST HOUSE, CAMPING AND TENTED ACCOMMODATION ALONG WITH TOURS AND ACTIVITIES IN UPINGTON, NORTHERN CAPE ...
Read More
KALAHARI WATER GUEST FARM

KALAHARI WATER GUEST FARM

Kalahari Water Guest Farm - Adventure holiday farm between the vineyards on the tranquil banks of the Orange River in Keimo...
Read More
AROMA GUEST HOUSE

AROMA GUEST HOUSE

Aroma Guest House - Affordable, Luxury Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Upington, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape, South Afric...
Read More
SECURE-U-REST B&B

SECURE-U-REST B&B

Secure-U-Rest B&B - Comfortable, Affordable Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Postmasburg, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape...
Read More

Latest Articles - View All

Things to see and do in Namaqualand

Things to see and do in Namaqualand

  Things to see and do in Namaqualand Namaqualand is considered the flower capital, with its fields of brightly c...
Read More
Visiting the Orange River? Here are some river rafting safety tips

Visiting the Orange River? Here are some river rafting safety tips

  Visiting the Orange River? Here are some river rafting safety tips...
Read More
When in the Northern Cape

When in the Northern Cape

  When in the Northern Cape The Northern Cape is South Africa’s largest and driest province of the nine. Bu...
Read More
Weather
Loading...
°C ( °F)
Feels like °C