Things to do in Pofadder
Pofadder Skou – May/June (Dates differ yearly)
4×4 Trails with Dinky’s Dunes
One of the many activities in Pofadder is A lovely 4×4 experience in the Bushmanland for all sand lovers between rich, red dunes interspersed with rocky outcrops rising above a sea of grassy plains. Camping site available with hot shower, running toilet, braai facilities, and shaded camping areas. Dinky’s dunes is a must do for any serious 4×4 enthusiast and will test your abilities as a driver.
Namaqua 4×4 Eco-Trail
The Namaqua 4×4 Eco-Trail is a self-drive route that extends for an impressive 600 kilometres through this craggy terrain. It takes between 54 and 72 hours to complete and has a formal grading of between two and three.
Goegap Nature Reserve MTB Trails
Roughly 35 km of 4×4 tracks serve as your playground with a start at the reserve office, before riding up a narrow valley that cuts through the huge granite boulders of the Klein Koperberge (small copper mountains).
Namakwa Wild Flowers
Considered the gateway to Namakwaland, Pofadder has front row seats to one of nature’s greatest spectacles on earth. The wildflower season kicks off after the rains. Starting anytime from July, right through to October. This is a show you do not want to miss with a variety of over 3000 types of wildflowers to view. Over 2000 of these appear nowhere else on earth.
Without a doubt the most spectacular waterfalls in South Africa. When possible time your visit there till just after the rains, when the swollen Orange River pours over the falls.