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Northern Cape Business 2023/24

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  • Tourism
  • Southafrica
  • Agriculture
  • Sustainable
  • Renewable
  • Mining
  • Solar
  • Business
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  • Kimberley
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  • Hydrogen
The 2023/24 edition of Northern Cape Business is the 13th issue of this highly successful publication that has, since its launch in 2009, established itself as the premier business and investment guide for the Northern Cape Province. Officially supported and used by the Northern Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Northern Cape Business is unique as a business and investment guide that focuses exclusively on the province. Specific investment opportunities are treated in detail in this journal, with a focus on geographic hotspots that are due to become the focus of sector-focused infrastructure development. Green hydrogen is the subject of a special feature in the early pages of the journal, but the subject comes up again in the Energy Overview.

Explore the Battlefields

Explore the Battlefields Route The Battlefields Route allows visitors to relive the war between Great Britain and the Boer Republics of the Transvaal and the Orange Free State from 1899 to 1902. The Northern Cape played a decisive role in the war with the famous Kimberley siege and you can relive the siege, its victories and the setbacks suffered by both sides at the Magersfontein and McGregor Museums. Explore the routes of the Northern Cape Cape Namibia Route The route meanders away from Cape Town along the N7 and includes small towns, each with its own local flavour and a story to tell. Visitors will encounter towns which capture the Nama heritage of the province. Slow down and appreciate the unique stories of the people of Garies, Kamieskroon, Springbok, Okiep, Steinkopf and Vioolsdrift. During spring time, this route takes visitors into the core of the floral kaleidoscope that is the Namakwa floral season. Don’t miss: River-rafting along the mighty Orange River. Namaqua Coastal Route The route includes hidden gems like Garies, Kamieskroon, Hondeklip Bay, Koiingnaas and Kleinzee. Dozens of adventure and leisure options are available: Namaqua National Park, nature reserves, some of the most remote hiking and 4x4 trails imaginable. Go succulent sleuthing with a botanical guide, hike the Springbok Klipkoppie for a dose of Anglo-Boer War history, explore the countless shipwrecks along the coastline. Breathtaking scenes of the Atlantic Ocean with sightings of dolphins and whales combined with great vistas of mountains and veld with endemic wildlife makes travelling in this area remarkable. Don’t miss: Slow-packing through the Namaqua National Park in early Spring (September) when the usually dusty plains are transformed into kaleidoscopic flower carpets of colour. Richtersveld Route The Richtersveld is South Africa’s only mountain desert and the route travels along rugged gravel roads to quaint towns such as Eksteensfontein, Sendelingsdrift, Lekkersing, Kuboes and Sandrift. The Orange River presents a more leisurely pace with river-rafting and the best wilderness fly-fishing in South Africa, while the entire Richtersveld is a mountain biker’s dream. Don’t miss: Learn about the lives of the nomads, be transported through dancing and storytelling. Quiver Tree Route Named after the indigenous quiver tree, the Quiver Tree Route stretches along the mighty Orange River. It features the quaint towns of Upington, Kakamas, Keimoes, Augrabies, Marchand, Kanoneiland, Kenhardt and Riemvasmaak. The route will appeal greatly to families, adventure and adrenaline seekers. Experience the hot springs at Riemvasmaak, riverrafting, fly-fishing, kayaking, river cruises, 4x4, hiking and MTB trails and excellent bird-watching. With the longest wine-producing area in the Southern Hemisphere there are many opportunities for worldclass wine and brandy tasting along the route. Don’t miss: A visit to the Augrabies National Park and the world’s sixth-largest waterfall.

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