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Namakwa Festival

Namakwa Festival

Approximately 500 kilometres north of Cape Town and almost 120 kilometres south of the Namibian border on the N14 you will find the town of diamonds and copper, Springbok. Springbok is set in a narrow valley bisecting the granite domes of the Klein Koperberge (small copper mountains) and is known as the "Heart of Namakwaland"

Once a year the town holds a festival which celebrates the indigenous culture of the people of Namakwa, The festival includes shows with snakes and birds, arts and crafts exhibitions, sport races, tribal dances, storytelling, theatre and dance performances, as well as a street carnival. The crowning of Miss and Mister Namakwa festival, where local beauties strut their stuff to earn the honour and bragging rights of being named the loveliest of lovelies in the region for the next year. The Namakwa Festival is a highlight on the Northern Cape cultural calendar and it should be on yours as well.

For more information please contact:
The Springbok Regional Tourism Office
Voortrekker Street
Tel: +27-27-7128035

Nearby Listings

Sleeps: 30 in 12 units/rooms
From R 273,33
Per person, per night sharing.

Elkoweru Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Springbok

0.4km North West of center of Namakwa Festival

Elkoweru Guest House is set in the heart of Namaqualand. Superb accommodation (12 double en-suite rooms) is offered in accredited Guest House. Your home away from home. Spring flowers, conoeing and the great outdoors....

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Blue Diamond Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Springbok

1.8km North East of center of Namakwa Festival

Blue Diamond Lodge is the only Springbok accommodation that deserves to be crowned the Queen of the desert. The 4 star beauty stands on the foothills of the klipkoppies and overlooks the Springbok mountain trails. It is at the forefront of picturesque vie

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Sleeps: 174 in 87 units/rooms
From R 1 200,00
Per unit, per night.

Springbok Inn

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Springbok

2.3km South East of center of Namakwa Festival

Springbok lies in a narrow valley surrounded by the Koperberg in theheart of the Namaqualand, 570km north of Cape Town. It is the last major town before Namibia and it is known as the flower capital.

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Sleeps: 68 in 26 units/rooms
From R 450,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Okiep Country Hotel

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Springbok

6.9km North West of center of Namakwa Festival

Malcolm and his friendly staff offer you traditional country hospitality in a modern and elegant setting in the historic town of Okiep, once the site of the richest copper mine in the world. Tours to the surrounding areas are also available...

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