Upington Map

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Map of Upington, Northern Cape

Upington Map - Upington detail and street level map showing the main roads and landmarks of Upington including the location of the Orange River. Upington is the chief city in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. The area is best known for its export-quality grapes, raisins and wines, which are cultivated on the rich flood plains of the Orange River. For additional information click to view Upington Information.

If you are interested in overnighting in the area, we can recommend some great hotels, guest houses and self catering establishments. Find them at Upington Accommodation. If you're only planning on driving through Upington, en-route to another destination, you may want to peruse our Upington Restaurants before you leave to see if you should plan a stop here for lunch or maybe just a coffee. Also check out Upington Things To Do to see if there are any activities for which you would consider stopping.

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Featured Attractions in (or near) Upington

Augrabies Falls National Park

The Khoi people called it 'Aukoerebis', the place of the Great Noise, referring to the Orange River thundering its way downwards for 60 metres in a spectacular waterfall. Picturesque names such as Moon Rock, Ararat and Echo Corner are descriptive of this rocky region, characterised by the 18 ... more information

Hakskeen Pan

Hakskeen Pan is a dry lake bed, and the world's largest unworked saltpan. It lies way up in the far north west of the Northern Cape, 300 km from Upington, virtually on the eastern border of Namibia. Hakskeen is one of at least five such pans in Mier... more information

Khi Solar One

Africa’s first concentrated solar power thermal power plant lies just outside Upington, in the Northern Cape. You can see the huge 205-metre tower on the horizon from the N14, surrounded by its 4200 massive wall-like solar mirrored ... more information

Kokerboom Food and Wine Route

The Kokerboom, or quiver tree, is one of the most idiosyncratic trees of the Kalahari (South Africa and Namibia). Also known, in scientific circles, as the Aloe dichotoma, this succulent Aloe grows to tree-like proportions and is synonymous with ... more information

Northern Cape Wine Estates

With a completely different climate to the Cape Winelands, the Northern Cape produces a number of ranges of wines that boast unique flavours. The wine farms in the east have soils with a higher natural acid content and a lower pH level, which results in wines that are crisp and ... more information

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 incomprehensible stretch of intense green on either bank, in ... more information

Spitskop Nature Reserve

The Spitskop Nature Reserve was named after Spitskop, an impressive granite koppie just outside the small town of Upington. Consisting mainly of sandy flats interrupted by two rocky outcrops, the Spitskop Nature Reserve is worth a visit not only for its game but also for the dazzling flower carpets covering its ... more information

Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

Surrounding the rugged Koranneberg Mountains in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa, Tswalu Kalahari Reserve covers 1000km² (100 000 ha) of land on the edge of the mysterious desert wilderness that is the Kalahari. In the Kalahari, the thornveld and sweeping sand dunes are home to some of the ... more information

Upington Golf Club

Situated just outside of Upington on the N14 road to Johannesburg and Olifantshoek, next to Desert Palace Casino, is the Upington Golf Course. The Upington Golf Course is a suprisingly attractive, contrasting 18 hole grass course with a true "Kalahari" look and feel to it. There is a Pro Shop on site. Clubs and ... more information

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 its existence to an isolated range of hillocks that lie ... more information

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See Things To Do in Upington or check out Things To Do in Green Kalahari for things to do in neighbouring towns. If you are looking for a specific type of thing to do, search Things To Do in Northern Cape by category (includes museums, watersports, wine-tastings, etc).

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