Namaqualand Flower Route

Namaqua National Park is a South African national park situated approximately 495 km north of Cape Town and 22 km northwest of Kamieskroon. It has an area of more than 700 km2.[1] The park is part of Namaqualand, an area covering 55,000 km2 located within the semi-desert Succulent Karoo biome.[1][2] This biome is a biodiversity hotspot with the largest concentration of succulent plants in the world.[2] The park also has an arid environment with succulent plants.[3] The park was created to protect its flowers.[4] During the spring, wildflowers bloom there in a spectacular fashion.[2] The park's main tourist attraction is this abundant spring bloom of brightly coloured wildflowers.



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