Attractions IN Kuruman

Birdlife or Wildlife Sanctuaries

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 camel thorn trees, set on either side of the ...

Lakes / Dams / Landmarks / Natural Wonders

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 locals and converting them to Christianity ...

Attractions AROUND Kuruman

Landmarks / Miscellaneous

Jasper Solar Farm

When it came online in late 2014 the Jasper solar farm, near Kimberley, was considered the largest solar project in operation on the continent of Africa. It was also the first renewable energy investment in Africa by search engine giant ...

Game Reserves / National Parks

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 the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is +/- ...

Cultural / Uniquely South African / World Heritage Sites

Khomani Cultural Landscape

The area in the southern Kalahari, bordered in the east by Botswana and the west by Namibia, is where you will find a small group of the Khomani San a people who, until recently, were thought to have vanished. Their once vast ...

Botanical Gardens / Landmarks / Natural Wonders

Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape

Inscribed in 2007 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 owned and managed by the Nama community, ...

Golf Courses

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 round of golf - the course winds its way through ...

Game Reserves / Nature Reserves

Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

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

... and a little further afield

Wine Routes

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 row upon row of land under vine – an ...

Nature Reserves

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 fuss mark', meaning 'tighten the strap', the ...

Nature Reserves

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 studied the region claim that the white sand owes ...

Kuruman as a destination

Also in the neighbourhood

Askham, Kathu, Kgalagadi, McCarthys Rest, Tswalu

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