McCarthys Rest Places of Interest

McCarthys Rest is situated in the Kalahari, in the Northern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN/AROUND McCarthys Rest

Kalahari Meerkat Project

The Kalahari Meerkat Project is based in the Kuruman River Reserve, just south of the border of Botswana. There is infinite beauty in this semi-arid space dominated by barely vegetated fossil sand dunes and ...

Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

Africa's first formally declared trans-border conservation area, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, on the border of South Africa and Botswana, was officially launched on May 12, 2000. The combined land area of ...

Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

Surrounding the rugged Koranneberg Mountains in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa, Tswalu Kalahari Reserve covers 1000kmē (100 000 ha) of land on the edge of the mysterious desert wilderness that is ...

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 ...

... and little further afield

Orange River Wine Route

In a part of South Africa that is, for all intents and purposes, practically desert, one does not expect to find a wine route. But the Orange River, the life blood of this part of the Northern Cape, supports ...

Riemvasmaak Community Conservancy

North west of the town of Kakamas and bordering the Augrabies National Park is the Riemvasmaak Community Conservancy - 75 00 hectares of land between the flowing Orange and dry Molopo rivers. Pronounced 'reem ...

Sishen Golf Club

Of all the golf courses in South Africa, Sishen Golf Course is one of the most remote. Situated on the outskirts of the town of Kathu in the Northern Cape, this is truly a unique setting in which to play a ...

The Eye of Kuruman

The Eye was discovered in 1801, when an expedition called Truter Somerville was being conducted. It was only a little while later that a mission station was established here with the purpose of educating the ...

Witsand Nature Reserve

The Witsand (White Sands) Nature Reserve is a 2 500 hectares island of brilliant white sands surrounded by a sea of regular Red Kalahari sand. Also known as Brulsand, or Roaring Sands. Geologists who have ...

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