Spring Flowers of Namaqualand

Spring Flowers of Namaqualand


Namaqualand, in South Africa’s Northern Cape, is a place of rare and exquisite beauty, an unspoilt expanse of open spaces broken by ancient outcrops of granite - and a plant lover’s delight. With an intensity dependant on the winter rains, come spring the barren ground bursts into a carpet of flowers, a vast tapestry of stunningly interwoven colour. In addition to this spectacular display our tour includes coastal and mountain fynbos, succulent plants, bulbs and orchids, proteas and heaths, a game drive, a chance to go whale watching and of course a vineyard! 

We begin in Cape Town with visits to familiar destinations such as Kirstenbosch and Table Mountain, but as we head north we move into less well-known territory, through the homelands of the San people with their distinctive clicking language and on into Namaqualand. A series of visits will bring us into close contact with swathes of colourful flowers for a truly memorable experience. 

South Africa

15 Days


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  • What to Expect

    • Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, one of the finest in the world
    • Tea tasting with the San people
    • Botanising in the Namaqua National Park
    • Discover the Quiver Tree forest at the Vanrhyns Pass
    • Optional Whale Watching Excursion

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