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Namaqua National Park
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As if by magic a tapestry of brilliant colours unfold enticingly along the winding roads of the Namaqua National Park. Butterflies, birds and long-tongued flies dart around among the flowers, seemingly overwhelmed by the abundance and diversity.
Every turn in the road paints an unforgettable picture: valleys filled with Namaqualand daisies and other spring flowers that pulse with sheer energy and joy. Next to some eye-catching succulents, a porcupine and a tall aloe pay witness to a baboon overturning a rock and pouncing on a scorpion. During early August and September, seemingly overnight, the dusty valleys of Namaqualand are transformed into a wonderland, carpeted with wildflowers. With its winter rainfall, Namaqualand is home to the richest bulb flora of any arid region in the world and more than a 1 000 of its estimated 3 500 plant species are found nowhere else on earth.
Escape to the land of contrasts, where the rigorous climate has created a myriad of life forms superbly adapted to their specific habitat. Fields of flowers, star studded nights, quiver trees, enormous granite outcrops and the icy Atlantic are but a few wonders that await the visitor to what is truly the Creators’ playground.
5 Things To Seek
- Carpets of flower (in season)
- Quiver trees
- Unspoilt coastline
- Quartz Patches
- Namaqua National Park is situated in one of only 2 arid biodiversity hotspots?
- It is home to the world's smallest tortoise, the Namaqua Speckled Padloper?
- It conserves the world's richest succulent flora?
- It is world renowned for its spectacular spring flower displays?
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Did You Know?
- It is home to the world's smallest tortoise, the Namaqua Speckled Padloper