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Know What’s In Your Backyard


KIMBERLEY – Start the year by planning. We’ve all seen those simple savings models that pop up on social media just after the new year, that gives us a basic guide to saving a few rands for a young year end vacation, so start saving and we’ll give you the basics on where to Shot’Left in your own backyard to have some extreme fun. The Northern Cape tourism industry is home to many activities that will give an adventuring heart the leap they need to get interested in playing in their own backyard, offering sand dune surfing, hiking, horseback or camel back trips all but to name a few. SANParks open week is a great time to become an avid adventurer, although this period naturally occurs mid to late September it’s a great time to get the family or crew together and set for a weekend of fun.

The open week period was conceptualised to help the members of the public understand the role that SANParks plays as the custodian of South Africa’s Natural Heritage but when it comes to the great outdoors it’s the best period to go and experience the Northern Cape. If your feeling like you want to get more in-touch with nature instead of going abseiling or river rafting, there’s always the option of venturing into the greater Namakwa region to see the daisies that attract tourists from foreign lands. Excluding a few activities, the Northern Cape can service your adventuring hearts desires from A -Z from the corners as far stretched as the Augrabies through the Green Kalahari to the Vanderkloof Dam and Rolfontein Nature Reserves it’s all there only a click away.

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