Surrounding leisure activities include golfing, hiking, mountain biking, river rafting, river cruises, wine tours, game viewing, there is a wide variety of tours available to cater for each individual requirements.
Bound by the Orange River and the Kalahari, Upington is the principal city in the Northern Region, an ideal winter holiday resort with all the modern conveniences on the major routes to Namibia and Kalahari, Augrabies National Park, Fish River Canyon, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and Northern Cape.
Extreme temperatures with summers often exceeding 40 degrees Celsius, and winter the temperatures stay between 25 and 30 degrees during the day, and dip very much lower at night. Night frosts are not unusual. The nicest time of the year in this region is spring.
What to Do
Visit SA Dried Fruit Co-operative
The Kalahari Kuierfees, held in September at Upington offers loads of entertainment, for more information visit http://www.kalahari-kuierfees.co.za/
Spitskop Nature Reserve just outside Upington, provides a perfect destination for a day's outing, picnicking, game drives or even doing the hiking trails in the Reserve.
Take the scenic Orange River Wine Route through Keimoes, Kakamas and explore the unique stops along the way to the majestic Augrabies National Park and waterfalls only +-120km away