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New Year’s Eve in Upington in 2013/2013

Situated on the banks of the Orange River, Upington is a town in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, with a population of almost 55,000. Founded in 1884, it was named after Sir Thomas Upington, the then Prime Minister of the Cape, and is now quite famous for its wine industry. The place is quite a welcoming destination for the New Year’s Eve in Upington in 2012/2013.

There are numerous attractions in the area, which make the town a really popular tourist destination. Sunset cruises on the Orange River, game-viewing and hiking trails in the nearby Spitskop Nature Reserve, as well as guided safaris into the Kalahari Desert and the spectacular Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, are only some of the unique possibilities of entertainment in the area. The final touch to a sensational New Year’s Eve in Upington in 2012/2013 is provided by the one-off wine route along the Orange River Valley, to experience the greatest wines of the region, as well as the cosy hotels and numerous friendly restaurants.