Garies Adventures

The print on a t-shirt bought at a local shop in the tiny agricultural centre of Garies reads:

* New York
* Paris
* Garies

And now you know how the people of Garies (population 1,500) view their tiny village!

Life is injected into sleepy Garies every spring where busloads of visitors come to enjoy the beauty of spring. Thousands of flowing Namaqualand daisies bring a colourful display to an otherwise arid region.

The best way to enjoy this annual spectacle is on a Hiking or…

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Adventures in Garies
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The print on a t-shirt bought at a local shop in the tiny agricultural centre of Garies reads:

* New York

* Paris

* Garies

And now you know how the people of Garies (population 1,500) view their tiny village!

Life is injected into sleepy Garies every spring where busloads of visitors come to enjoy the beauty of spring. Thousands of flowing Namaqualand daisies bring a colourful display to an otherwise arid region.

The best way to enjoy this annual spectacle is on a Hiking or Slackpacking Adventure. 

Garies is situated just south of Kamieskroon, another flower destination of the Northern Cape and about an hours drive south of Springbok, the chief town of the Namaqualand district.

Garies Adventures

Hiking

Does a few days without cellphone reception, emails, memos and endless meetings sound like manna for the soul? Then pack that backpack and head off on a Hiking Adventure in Namaqualand National Park, one of Garies’s newest national parks, situated near Garies in the remote Northern Cape. The...

Slackpacking

Go on a Slackpacking Adventure near Garies in the Northern Cape. The Namaqua Silver Sands Trail is a multi-day hiking trail that will get you hooked on Slackpacking. Start in Hondeklip Bay, a coastal village in the Northern Cape and follow a trail between the Spoeg and Groen rivers. Ideal for novice...