http://www.integrated-marketing.co.za/http://web9.co.za/

Upington

Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.
Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.

Geography and History

Upington is the pricipal Town of the Green Kalahari in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.  Upington is situated 820km north of Cape Town and 875km west of Johannesburg.  On the Kalahari-Namaqua-Namibia (Nama-kwari) route to and from Johannesburg and Cape Town, it is a convenient stopover for those travelling to the Augrabies Falls National Park, the Fish River Canyon and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. The town of Upington is named after Sir Thomas Upington, the first Attorney General of the Cape.  Originally known as Kharahais, bound by the Orange River and the Kalahari desert, Upington owes its prosperity to agriculture and its irrigated lands along the Orange River. 

Upington is an ideal winter holiday destination with excellent facilities and beautiful countryside.  The contrasts of the semidesert reds with the emerald and olive greens of fertile vineyards are quite memorable!  Linked by air and road to most parts of the country, the town is accessible, offers excellent accommodation and has a well-developed commercial infrastructure. 

 

Activities

Visit SA Dried Fruit Co-operative 

Make sure to pay a visit at The Mill to fill up on local delights with products such as dried fruit, freshly baked home products, goat's milk feta cheese, arts and crafts to body product and home decor. 

The Kalahari Kuierfees, held in September at Upington offers loads of entertainment, for more information visit www.kalahari-kuierfees.co.za 

Spitskop Nature Reserve just outside Upington, provides a perfect destination for a day's outing, picnicking, game drives or even doing the hiking trails in the Reserve. 

Take the scenic Orange River Wine Route through Keimoes, Kakamas and explore the unique stops along the way to the majestic Augrabies National Park and waterfalls only +-120km away 

Take a sun downer river cruise on Sakkies Arkie in Upington.

 

Accommodation

Accommodation in Upington includes luxury Lodges, Guesthouses, B&B's, Hotels, Self catering and camping.

 

     

Upington Tourism Office Information
Telephone: +27 (0)54 332 6064
Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.Upington, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.

Latest Listings - View All

Coprox

Coprox

Coprox : Preventative, Remedial and Decorative Waterproofing In our pursuit of excellence, Coprox ...
Read More
Chubb - George

Chubb - George

Chubb - George Represented globally, Chubb Fire & Security is one of the ...
Read More
Gelmar

Gelmar

Gelmar - George Gelmar has an extensive range of products for homes.  Everything from traditional t...
Read More
Tile Africa

Tile Africa

Tile Africa - George Tile Africa is a national chain of tile and bathroomware...
Read More
Delta Gas

Delta Gas

Delta Gas Delta Engineering has been servicing the Gas industry for decades and in recent time...
Read More
DAS DUNEN B&B

DAS DUNEN B&B

Das Dunen B&B - Comfortable, Affordable bed and breakfast accommodation in Upington, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape ...
Read More

Latest Articles - View All

Northern Cape hiking trails

Northern Cape hiking trails

Northern Cape hiking trails Like much of South Africa, the Northern Cape offers a myriad of diverse hiking trails, with ...
Read More
Northen Cape 4x4 Routes

Northen Cape 4x4 Routes

  Northen Cape 4x4 Routes Here are some exciting 4x4 trails to be enjoyed in the Northen Cape: Egerto...
Read More
Natures Splendour

Natures Splendour

NATURES SPLENDOUR In 2009 three national parks; Wilder...
Read More
Find Colesberg Accommodation or Karoo Accommodation in the Northern Cape

Find Colesberg Accommodation or Karoo Accommodation in the Northern Cape

Find Colesberg Accommodation or Karoo Accommodation in the Northern Cape Colesberg is an ideal stop-over between Cape To...
Read More