Situated approximately 22km Northwest of Kamieskroon, in the heart of Namaqualand, is the 700km² Namaqua National Park. Gorgeous valleys are illuminated with blankets of vivid flowers, famous internationally for their sheer striking beauty.
Namaqua National Park is a South African national park situated approximately 495 km north of Cape Town and 22 km northwest of Kamieskroon.
It has an area of more than 700 km². The park is part of Namaqualand, an area covering 55,000 km² located within the semi-desert Succulent Karoo biome.
This biome is a biodiversity hotspot with the largest concentration of succulent plants in the world. The park also has an arid environment with succulent plants.
The park was created to protect its flowers. During the spring, wildflowers bloom there in a spectacular fashion. The park’s main tourist attraction is this abundant spring bloom of brightly colored wildflowers.
Namaqualand has a reputation for its brilliant colors from the wild flower displays in Spring. Namaqua National Park preserves this unforgettable picture with its valleys filled with spring flowers.
During early August and September, dry valleys of Namaqualand are transformed into a beautiful wonderland with wildflowers.
Namaqualand is home to the richest bulb flora of any arid region in the world and more than a 1 000 of its estimated 3 500 plant species are found nowhere else on earth.
- Succulents and flowers among the arid landscape
- Circular drive and viewpoints
- Caracal 4×4 eco route
- Exclusive Namaqua Flowers Beach Camp
- Short nature trails
- Self-drive routes
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