Situated in the Northern Cape Province, near the confluence of the Orange and the Vaal Rivers is the small town, Douglas.
The town lies just a 100 kilometres away from them Kimberley and it is famously known for the abundance of diamonds. The town boasts a lush and green setting that allows you escape into tranquillity while still enjoying an adventure. With such an abundance of vegetation, the town invites spectacular birdlife making it a birder’s paradise.
Douglas also has a rich history of diamond mining, missionaries and many other historical events worth discovering while in town. The beautiful colonial houses add to the town’s charm and ambling through the streets of Douglas takes you back in time. Douglas is also home to a series of enchanting glacial pavement that date back to almost 300 million years. A tour to the Douglas Wine Cellar is also worth your while and there you can get taste a variety of locally produced wines.
Whether you are staying in the town or simply passing by, accommodation in Douglas is excellent for a goodnight’s rest. Ranging from guest houses to self-catering options, Douglas accommodation is ideal for any traveller while also pocket-friendly. Camping and caravanning is also offered and the Douglas Resort is paradise.