2 Week Road Trip in the Northern Cape

Northern Cape Mega Self-Drive Road Trip

2 Week Road Trip in the Northern Cape

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Road Trip Highlights

South Africa

4x4

14 days

4174 km

  • Incredible big cat sightings in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
  • Seeing the magnificent Augrabies Falls.
  • Relaxing on a white sand beach in Namaqua National Park.
  • Stay and explore many campsites in South Africa.
  • Sighting a black spitting cobra in Tankwa Karoo National Park.
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Travel Gigolo is a travel channel from a Zimbabwe-born South African YouTuber. Join me on my trips as we travel, overland, camp, and adventure all around Southern Africa, and post our adventures and campsite reviews on the amazing places we've experienced.

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Suggested Vehicles for hire

Ford Ranger Bushcamper 2 People

Ford Ranger Bushcamper 2 People

2 Seats | 2 Doors | 1 Medium Bags | 1 Small Bags
  • Aircon
  • Power Steering
  • Diesel
Minimum rental: 1 day
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Nissan Single Cab 4x4 BNSC

Nissan Single Cab 4x4 BNSC

2 Seats | 2 Doors | 2 Large Bags | 2 Small Bags
  • Aircon
  • Power Steering
  • Diesel
Minimum rental: 1 day
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Toyota Hilux Double Cab Bushcamper 4x4

Toyota Hilux Double Cab Bushcamper 4x4

4 Seats | 4 Doors | 3 Medium Bags | 2 Small Bags
  • Aircon
  • Power Steering
  • ABS
  • Diesel
Minimum rental: 1 day
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Road Trip Itinerary

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1 Drove to a campsite on the Vaal river near Bloemhof for a 1 night stay. 316 Bloemhof
Day 2 Drove to WItsand Kalahari Nature Reserve for a 1 night stay. 441 Witsand Kalahari Nature Reserve
Day 3 Drove into Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park Park to Twee Rivieren for a 1 night stay. 408 Twee Rivieren Campsite
Day 4 Drove to Mata-Mata Rest Camp for a 1 night stay. 116 Mata-Mata Rest Camp
Day 5 Drove to Nossob Rest Camp for a 1 night stay. 129 Nossob Rest Camp
Day 6 Drove to Gharagab Wilderness Camp for a 1 night stay. 106 Gharagab Wilderness Camp
Day 7 Exited the park and drove to Augrabies Falls National Park for a 1 night stay. 619 Augrabies Falls Lodge & Camp
Day 8 Drove to The Growcery Camp near Vioolsdrif for a 1 night stay. 444 The Growcery Camp
Day 9 Drove to Richtersberg campsite for a 1 night stay. 179 Richtersberg Campsite
Day 10 Drove to Kokerboomkloof Campsite for a 1 night stay. 32 Kokerboomkloof Campsite
Day 11 Drove to Sendelingsdrift Rest Camp for a 1 night stay. 80 Sendelingsdrift Rest Camp
Day 12 Drove to the coastal section of Namaqua National Park for a 1 night stay. 367 Koringkorrel Baai Campsite
Day 13 Drove to Tankwa Karoo National Park for a 1 night stay. 443 Langekloof Campsite
Day 14 Drove to Inibos Camp Retro Caravan near mUrraysburg for a 1 night stay. Drove back to Johannesburg the following day and completed the road trip. 494 Inibos Camp Retro Caravan

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Black spitting cobra in Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Travel Gigolo
Black spitting cobra in Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Travel Gigolo

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