Overview
    Identifiers
    Site Name
    Besondermeid
    Descriptions
    Site History

    The original Nama Settlement was situated at Besondermeid, 5km south of the present day Steinkop. In 1818 a Rhenish Mission Station was established, and in 1821 the Mission Station was moved to the current Steinkopf due to a perennial spring.

    Record Administration
    Author
    joshua.slingers
    Last modified
    Monday, February 12, 2024 - 08:00
      Location
      Location
      Northern Cape
      Site Address

      South Africa

      Location notes
      Situated in the Nama Khoi Municipality 50km north of Springbok and 5kmsouth of Steinkopf on the N7.
      Access details
      There are half day or 1 day tours that are available, including donkey cart rides. There is an informative 2 day hiking trail which includes a sleepover night with traditional Nama food, hospitality and stories.
      Additionally, there are the Nama Cultural Tour, Steinkopf nature Walk, and flower tours.
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