Alexander Bay Places of Interest

Alexander Bay is situated in Namakwa, in the Northern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN/AROUND Alexander Bay

Akkedis Pass

The Richtersveld is usually described by the adjectives 'rugged', 'desolate' and 'forbidding'. It's a dry, unforgiving landscape that is at once mesmerising and overwhelmingly beautiful; a photographer's ...

Goegap Nature Reserve

The Goegap Nature Reserve with its granite peaks and sandy plains are dominated by Carolusberg, the highest point in the area. Goegap's wild flower garden contains an enormous collection of succulents endemic ...

Namaqua National Park

Say Namaqua National Park and people immediately think carpets of spring wild flowers. And they would not be wrong - Namaqualand not only has some of the richest bulb flora of any arid region in the world, but ...

Richtersveld National Park

The Richtersveld is a unique mountain desert wilderness of great beauty, tucked in the far north-western corner of the Northern Cape in South Africa. Within this wilderness lies the incredible Richtersveld ...

Skilpad Wildflower Reserve

The Skilpad Wildflower Reserve was established by the WWF in 1988 to raise awareness of the floral kingdom of the Namaqualand. Mainly shrubland and abandoned wheat fields, it may not look like much. But an ...

... and little further afield

Burke's Pass

Burke's Pass takes one through the mountains south of Springbok, in the Northern Cape, to Kamieskroon - the tiny dorp that is more NG Church than it is town. The beauty of the bare granite against red soil, ...

Messelpad Pass

Messelpad Pass lies on the 104 km gravel road between Springbok and Hondeklip Bay in the Northern Cape, one of two passes through the Tigerkloof. These passes (the other is Wildeperdehoek Pass) are ...

Molyneux Nature Reserve

Molyneux is a small nature reserve, roughly 5.5 hectares, in the north of the De Beers mining town of Kleinzee. This Northern Cape town, once the quarters of mining employees, is now open to tourists who visit ...

Namaqualand Flower Route

The spring wild flowers are a phenomenon that never ceases to amaze and delight, even for those who live in what is considered South Africa's 'outback' Namaqualand. What at first glance appears to be a ...

Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape

Recently inscribed as the eighth World Heritage Site in South Africa, the Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape is a remarkable mountainous desert in the north-west of the country that is uniquely ...

Wildeperdehoek Pass

Almost inextricably linked to Messelpad Pass (the two are part of the 'Copper Route' between Springbok and Hondeklip Bay) Wildeperdehoek Pass is usually travelled from the north via Messelpad. The pass also ...

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