The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa

Nieuwoudtville

Afrikaans name: Nieuwoudtville

Town of Nieuwoudtville

Nieuwoudtville

Photo © Johan van Zyl

Northern Cape

The town of Nieuwoudtville is well-known as a destination for people wanting to see the stunning spring flowers. The surrounding countryside is semi-arid and receives its 200mm of rain in winter. Summers are very hot.

Nieuwoudtville is also known for the nearby Nieuwoudtville Waterfall, the Quiver tree "forest", birding and hiking.

Other places to visit include the Historical Sandstone Ruins, Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve, Nieuwoudtville Wildflower Reserve and the Hantam National Botancial Garden.

There are plenty of places to stay in the area incl;uding Bed and Breakfasts, Lodges and Guest Houses.

Dutch Reformed Church

Dutch Reformed Church (1906)

Photo © Johan van Zyl

Shop in Nieuwoudtville

Shop in Nieuwoudtville

Photo © Johan van Zyl

Nieuwoudtville district

Surrounding countryside

Photo © Johan van Zyl

References and further reading

Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Published: 1991 - Page: 158

The Pictorial Motoring Atlas of South Africa - Author: Maxwell Leigh - Published: 1987 - Page: 31

On Route - A region by region guide to South Africa - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Published: 1995 - Page: 338

go! - Issue 086 - Author: - Published: 2013 - Page: 60

go! - Issue 158 - Author: - Published: 2019 - Page: 34

Essential Birding: Western South Africa - Author: Callan Cohen and Claire Spottiswoode - Published: 2000 - Page: 88

Country Life - Issue 254 - Author: - Published: 2017 - Page: 18

Caravan & Outdoor Life - Issue 644 - Author: - Published: 2015 - Page: 40

Country Life - Issue 175 - Author: - Published: 2011 - Page: 20

Country Life - Issue 178 - Author: - Published: 2011 - Page: 60

Country Life - Issue 187 - Author: - Published: 2012 - Page: 30


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