http://www.integrated-marketing.co.za/http://web9.co.za/

Douglas

Douglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South AfricaDouglasDouglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South AfricaDouglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South AfricaDouglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South AfricaDouglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South AfricaDouglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa
Douglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South AfricaDouglasDouglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South AfricaDouglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South AfricaDouglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South AfricaDouglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South AfricaDouglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa

 

Geography and History

Douglas is a small town in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa.  Douglas is a thriving town situated near the confluence of the Orange River and its main tributary, the Vaal River.

Douglas was founded in 1848 as a mission station on the farm Backhouse, by the Reverend Isaac Hughes. In 1867, a group of Europeans from Griquatown signed an agreement giving them the right to establish a town.  Douglas was named after General Sir Percy Douglas, Lieutenant Governor of the Cape Colony.

 

Activities

Die Neus - A scenic spot 14km from town, Die Neus is on the confluence of the Orange and Vaal Rivers.

Douglas Wine Cellar - Established in 1968,  the cellar produces a wide variety of table and dessert wines.  Visitors are welcome.

Driekopseiland - Some 3 000 rock engravings and petroglyphs spread over a large area of glacial pavement in the Riet River bed. Some portray animals, but most are abstract or entoptic designs relating to San religious experience.

Sport - Excellent freshwater fishing on the Vaal and river rafting on the Orange River.  For guided walks, Tel:   053 298 2645.

 

Accommodation

Accommodation in Douglas includes B&B’s, Guesthouses, Farm Stays, Camping and Self Catering.

Douglas Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://experiencenortherncape.com
Telephone: +27 (0)53 832 2657
DouglasDouglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South AfricaDouglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South AfricaDouglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South AfricaDouglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South AfricaDouglas, in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa

Latest Listings - View All

Coprox

Coprox

Coprox : Preventative, Remedial and Decorative Waterproofing In our pursuit of excellence, Coprox ...
Read More
Chubb - George

Chubb - George

Chubb - George Represented globally, Chubb Fire & Security is one of the ...
Read More
Gelmar

Gelmar

Gelmar - George Gelmar has an extensive range of products for homes.  Everything from traditional t...
Read More
Tile Africa

Tile Africa

Tile Africa - George Tile Africa is a national chain of tile and bathroomware...
Read More
Delta Gas

Delta Gas

Delta Gas Delta Engineering has been servicing the Gas industry for decades and in recent time...
Read More
GINJA Food & Lifestyle Magazine

GINJA Food & Lifestyle Magazine

GINJA - FOOD & LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE - DIGITAL MAGAZINE Specialises in social media, newsletters, cooking demonstrations and reci...
Read More

Latest Articles - View All

The Magical Experience of Colesberg Accommodation

The Magical Experience of Colesberg Accommodation

  The Magical Experience of Colesberg Accommodation In the Karoo, in the Northern Cape in South Africa, you will ...
Read More
Northern Cape hiking trails

Northern Cape hiking trails

Northern Cape hiking trails Like much of South Africa, the Northern Cape offers a myriad of diverse hiking trails, with ...
Read More
Northen Cape 4x4 Routes

Northen Cape 4x4 Routes

  Northen Cape 4x4 Routes Here are some exciting 4x4 trails to be enjoyed in the Northen Cape: Egerto...
Read More
Natures Splendour

Natures Splendour

NATURES SPLENDOUR In 2009 three national parks; Wilder...
Read More