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

Kamieskroon

Kamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa
Kamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa

Geography and History

Situated just South of Springbok, Kamieskroon is set among the granite rock formations of the Kamiesberg range in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.  Kamieskroon's origins lie in the 1860s, 7km north of its present position. It took the name Bowesville (later Bowesdorp), after the district surgeon, Dr Henry Bowe.As there was little room to expand in the narrow kloof the town occupied, the church council decided, in 1924, to rebuild it at Kamieskroon. Kamies might derive from the Nama word ‘kam’, meaning two - referring to the twin peaks of the mountain. The ‘kroon’, a 330m peak crowned with a huge, cleft rock, is a kilometre from the village.

Activities

Hiking - A guide steeped in Namakwa knowledge offers hikes on uncharted trails. Tel 027 672 1762.

Kharkams - A settlement south of Kamieskroon where flowers carpet the veld in season.

Leliefontein  - A nearby mission station where you can set your watch to the sundial given to its 19th-century founder, Reverend Barnabas Shaw.

Leliefontein Methodist Church and Parsonage - Both national monuments in Namakwa’s oldest village. In 1902 Boer leader Manie Maritz massacred members of the Leliefontein mission community that were suspected of being British sympathisers.

Lt DJ Darter’s Grave - The grave of a British officer killed during the Anglo-Boer War, Darter’s grave - 15km south of the town - is the smallest piece of foreign land registered in South Africa, in an area that saw many skirmishes during the war.

Mountain Biking - Popular at Leliefontein and Nourivier.

Namaqua National Park - This 103 000 ha park, 21km north-west of Kamieskroon, is open daily. A circular drive and short walking trails let the visitor experience the incredible floral diversity of the area. Ablution and picnic facilities and a new rest camp are in place. Tel 027 6721948.

Paulshoek - The settlement is situated in the heart of the Kamiesberge. The Cultural Camp offers tourists a unique experience. There are matjieshuts and traditional meals are available on request. Tel 027 541 1043.

Spring Flowers - Synonymous with spring flowers, the Kamiesberg region extends the season with brilliant shows of Bulbinella latifolia.

 

Accommodation

Accommodation in Kamieskroon include B&B's and self catering.

Kamieskroon Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://experiencenortherncape.com
Telephone: +27 (0)27 672 1948
Kamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South AfricaKamieskroon, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa

Latest Listings - View All

Turtlejar - Private Tutors, South Africa

Turtlejar - Private Tutors, South Africa
Turtlejar provide private tutors in all towns throughout South Africa Turtlejar is a marketplace for tutors and students to connect. We help connect students wi...
Read More

ARROW COFFEE ROASTERY

ARROW COFFEE ROASTERY
Arrow Coffee Company - Artisan Micro Roastery near Sedgefield, Garden Route, South Africa Arrow Coffee Company is an Artisan Coffee Roastery based on the b...
Read More

SOUTH AFRICA INFO

SOUTH AFRICA INFO
SOUTH AFRICA TRAVEL DIRECTORY South Africa is located at the southernmost region of Africa, with a long coastline that stretches more than 2,500km (1,553mi) and...
Read More

CANDYLWOOD - HOME CRAFTED WARES

CANDYLWOOD - HOME CRAFTED WARES
ONLINE SHOP FOR HANDMADE BOOKS, STATIONERY, CHOCOLATES & BODY PRODUCTS AT CANDYLWOOD - HOME CRAFTED WARES, LOCALLY MADE IN PLETTENBERG BAY Candylwood w...
Read More

SOUTH AFRICA WEDDING DIRECTORY

SOUTH AFRICA WEDDING DIRECTORY
WELCOME TO THE SOUTH AFRICA WEDDING DIRECTORY The South Africa Wedding Directory is here to help every bride to be. We have a comprehensive onlin...
Read More

KIDS FUN SA - TRAVEL DIRECTORY

KIDS FUN SA - TRAVEL DIRECTORY
This family guide is based on a unique concept, giving you the latest information on all things "kids". From children friendly accommodation ...
Read More

Latest Articles - View All

KRUGER BOOKING SPECIALISTS

KRUGER BOOKING SPECIALISTS
Over the past 20 Years, Kruger Bookings has grown into one of Africa’s leading safari specialist...
Read More

Top things to do and see in Namaqualand

Top things to do and see in Namaqualand
  Top things to do and see in Namaqualand If you are planning a trip through the Northern Cape, Namaqualand is su...
Read More

Outdoor activities in the Northern Cape

Outdoor activities in the Northern Cape
  Outdoor activities in the Northern Cape A visit to the Northern Cape is a must for anyone who enjoys the great ...
Read More

Artsy attractions around South Africa

Artsy attractions around South Africa
Artsy attractions around South Africa South Africa is a place that beckons to many tourists. It has gorgeous beaches for those w...
Read More