NAMAQUALAND

Kaleidoscope of colourfull flowers

Namaqualand

Every year in early spring, the arid Namaqualand region of South Africa transforms itself into a kaleidoscope of colour with the flowering of thousands of wildflowers.

This short-lived, vibrant explosion of colour in what is usually a barren landscape, brings a multitude of local and international visitors who come for the flower season’s endlessly photogenic landscapes, wild flower shows and warm West Coast hospitality.

Best time to travel to Namaqualand

If you want to see the flowers of Namaqualand, then the best time would be from late August to September. 

Wildlife

Namaqua National Park is not a wildlife destination but you can encounter the following animals: amphibians and reptiles are well represented, klipspringer, aardvark, baboon, steenbok, duiker, porcupine, black-backed jackal and leopard have been spotted. Birds are typical of the dry arid western regions of the country.

Special interests? Talk to us and we can include these in your itinerary.

WHAT TO EXPERIENCE

National parks & highlights

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You can spot the ‘big 5’ in Kruger, enjoy its Indian Ocean beaches, experience the country’s proud warrior cultures, visit some amazing cosmopolitan cities and enjoy the spectacular coastal scenery and diverse landscapes along the Garden Route. 

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