Pofadder Skou – May/June (Dates differ yearly)
Considered the gateway to Namaqualand, Pofadder has front row seats to one of nature’s
greatest spectacles on earth. The wildflower season kicks off after the rains from July to
October. This is a show you do not want to miss with a variety of over 3000 types of
wildflowers to view. Over 2000 of these appear nowhere else on earth.
4×4 Trails with Dinky’s Dunes
For the sand-lovers – try an exhilarating 4 x 4 experience between rich, red dunes
interspersed with rocky outcrops and grassy plains. Camping sites are available with hot
showers, running toilets, braai facilities and shaded camping areas. Dinky’s Dunes is a must-
do for any serious 4 x 4 enthusiast and will test your abilities as a driver.
Namaqua 4 x 4 Eco-Trail
The Namaqua 4 x 4 Eco-Trail is a self-drive route that extends for an impressive 600
kilometres through this rugged terrain. It takes between 54 and 72 hours to complete and
has a formal grading of between two and three.
Goegap Nature Reserve MTB Trails
Roughly 35 km of 4 x 4 tracks serve as your playground. Start at the reserve office, before
riding up a narrow valley that cuts through the huge granite boulders of the Klein Koperberge
(small copper mountains).
Without a doubt the most spectacular waterfalls in South Africa. To experience the full
spectacular, time your visit to arrive just after the rains, when the swollen Orange River
pours over the falls in a thundering applause.