Map of Victoria West, Northern Cape
Victoria West Map - Victoria West detail and street level map showing landmarks of Victoria West. Victoria West is a typical and flourishing Karoo town on the N12 between Cape Town and Johannesburg via Kimberley, a minor detour off the N1 of some 60 kilometres or so. You can also reach the village via the R63. To find out more see Victoria West.
If you are interested in overnighting in the area, we can recommend some great hotels, guest houses and self catering establishments. Find them at Upper Karoo Accommodation. If you're only planning on driving through Victoria West, en-route to another destination, you may want to peruse our Victoria West Restaurants before you leave to see if you should plan a stop here for lunch or maybe just a coffee. Also check out Victoria West Things To Do to see if there are any activities for which you would consider stopping.
Featured Attractions in (or near) Victoria West
The Free State's largest nature reserve is a combination of the 36 487 ha Gariep Dam on the Orange River and an 11 237 ha game sanctuary on its northern shore. From the Gariep dam some 200 000 ha of land is irrigated, by means of a tunnel of 83,8 km, delivering water to the upper valleys of the Fish River, and then ... more information
Said to be South Africa's first mountain pass, Molteno Pass links Beaufort West to Loxton, in effect joining the oldest town in the area to the Northern Cape. It lies in the Nuweveld Mountains on R381, completed in 1881 and named after the first Prime Miinister of the Cape, Sir JC Molteno, who also represented Beaufort West ... more information
The 80 000 hectare Tankwa Karoo National Park, proclaimed in 1986 and still in a development stage, is at present in a veld recovery phase and it will be some time before the original vegetation re-establishes itself. Even so, after the occasional shower, the park erupts into a dazzling display of flowering ... more information
On Holiday in Victoria West
About Victoria West
Victoria West Photographs
Things to Do in Victoria West
Victoria West - A Visitors Perspective
Victoria West Attractions
Upper Karoo Accommodation
Northern Cape Accommodation