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OVERVIEW the event, providing a welcome boost for the local economy. Kuruman hosts the Kgalagadi Jazz Festival. The Tankwa Trek (mountain trails) traverses the southern part of the Great Karoo through the Bokkeveld and Witzenburg areas to “star-gazer’s Central” at Sutherland. It is a mountain bike trail marathon over 265km that typifies the adventure tourism of the province’s brand. Tough sportsmen and women take to mountain bikes and canoes to take part in the Desert Knights Tour through the Richtersveld Transfrontier Park and on the Orange River. The river is also the venue for the 73km Orange Descent Canoe Marathon which carries a first prize of R50 000. The first Orange Descent Canoe Marathon attracted 55 participants from the Northern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Eastern Cape, Western Cape and Gauteng, as well as from Namibia. The Orange River provides lush landscape in which the grapes of the several hundred producers of Orange River Wine Cellars prosper. The rushing water of the Augrabies Falls National Park provides another popular attraction.

NATIONAL PARKS IN THE NORTHERN CAPE

Explore the Routes of the Northern Cape

Central Reservations: South African National Parks: +27 12 428 9111 Augrabies Falls National Park: +27 54 452 9200 | Ai | Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park: +27 27 831 1506 Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park: +27 54 561 2000 Mokala National Park: +27 53 204 8000 Namaqua National Park: +27 27 672 1948 Tankwa Karoo National Park: +27 27 341 1927 Provincial Nature Reserves Doornkloof Nature Reserve: +27 51 753 3006 Goegap Nature Reserve: +27 27 718 9906 Rolfontein Nature Reserve: +27 53 664 0900 Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve: +27 27 218 1159 Witsand Nature Reserve: +27 83 234 7573

The website of Northern Cape Tourism is: experiencenortherncape.com Each of the province’s five regions features a route experience that will capture the imagination. The incredible year-round experiences coupled with the warm hospitality, the peace and tranquility offered by off-the-beaten track towns and villages and space as far as the eye can see will allow you to rediscover life-changing experiences and ensure unforgettable holiday memories but more importantly, time to recharge and reconnect with each other.

Kokerboom Food and Wine Route The quiver tree is one of this region’s most arresting botanical symbols. Stretching along the Gariep, the Quiver Tree Food and Wine Route includes towns such as Upington, Kakamas, Augrabies,

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