The 50km dirt road leading from the town of Poffadder to the unassuming border post of Onseepkans is an unexpected birding hotspot that also passes through a diverse and picturesque landscape. Best known for the opportunity of seeing and photographing Rosy-Faced Lovebird and African Palm Swift, Onseepkans lies on the Orange River and separates South Africa from Namibia. ...
The arid gravel plains between Brandvlei and Loeriesfontein in the Northern Cape may appear barren of life at first glance but are in fact an excellent destination for a variety of bird species that includes, localized Damara Canaries, Black-Eared Finch-Larks and Starks Lark.
The Augrabies National Park is bisected by the Orange River, which narrows and is pushed through an 18km gorge creating spectacular scenery.Viewing points are provided along the route of the gorge, with the most spectacular point being near the camp itself, as the river plunges over a number of narrow falls. The park comprises 55 000 hectares on both...
Witsand Nature Reserve is one of those little known gems that hosts incredible opportunities for photography. The reserve was proclaimed in 1994 and is approximately 3500 hectares in size. The 26m high white sand dunes, from which the reserve obtains it name, are surrounded by the red Kalahari sands.
Rolling red sand dunes covered in Bushman grass, contrasted by dry, desolate river beds and stately Camelthorn trees are what characterise the Kgalagadi. Famous for the Black-maned lions, birds of prey and many other species the Kgalagadi is a must do on every aspiring wildlife photographers list.
Port Nolloth Hot
Port Nolloth is at the heart of coastal diamond mining and lies on the west coast. It is the ideal stop over en-route to the Richtersveld and Orange River.