Onseepkans

Onseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South Africa
Onseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South Africa

Geography and History

Onseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South Africa. It is at the border post with Namibia for traffic between Pofadder in South Africa and Keetmanshoop in Namibia. The name, translated literally from Afrikaans, means "(an) opportunity to rinse (off soap)".

Onseepkans was established in approximately 1916 by missionary settlers and relies today on the irrigated lands which are supplied with water from the Orange River.  

 

Activities

The Quiver tree (Kokerboom in Afrikaans) forest between Pofadder and Onseepkans is magnificent and a must see for visitors.  It is the largest forest of its type in the Southern Hemisphere.  It is undoubtedly one of the natural highlights in the area which is dominated by the stark desert landscape and unusual granite outcrops. Ritchie Falls - On the Pofadder Hiking Trail. The falls can only be reached by foot and is the only place where the Orange River flows from west to east.

 

Accommodation

Accommodation in Onseepkans includes B&B's and self catering.

 

 

 

Onseepkans Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://experiencenortherncape.com
Onseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South AfricaOnseepkans is a small settlement on the banks of the Orange River in Northern Cape Province of South Africa

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