The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa

Nieuwoudtville

Afrikaans name: Nieuwoudtville

Town of Nieuwoudtville

Nieuwoudtville

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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.

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Dutch Reformed Church

Dutch Reformed Church (1906)

Photo © Johan van Zyl

Shop in Nieuwoudtville

Shop in Nieuwoudtville

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Nieuwoudtville district

Surrounding countryside

Photo © Johan van Zyl

References and further reading

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

Southern African Birdfinder - Author: Cohen, Spottiswoode and Rossouw - Published: 2006 - Page: 77

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

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

On Route - Explore South Africa region by region - 3rd edition - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Published: 2014 - Page: 116

go! Drive & Camp No 19 - Author: - Published: 2019 - Page: 56

Journey Through the Living Deserts of South Africa - Author: CM Dean - Published: 2005 - Page: 146

go! - Issue 151 - Author: - Published: 2019 - Page: 37

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

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

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

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

Country Life - Issue 277 - Author: - Published: 2019 - Page: 68

Country Life - Issue 277 - Author: - Published: 2019 - Page: 79

Drive Out 4X4 Trail Guide - Author: - Published: 2011 - Page: 68

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

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


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