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Flights to Alexander Bay

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If you're looking for a slightly off-the-beaten-path destination in South Africa, Alexander Bay in the northwestern corner could be a good option. It's located on the mouth of the Orange River where it meets the Atlantic Ocean. This remote town has a surprising variety of attractions. Alexander Bay has a fascinating history, especially if you're interested in learning about diamond mining. You can even take a historical diamond tour. For nature lovers, the Orange River mouth forms a wetland that's a Ramsar Site, an international designation for important waterfowl habitats. This means there's a chance to see a variety of birdlife. Additionally, the surrounding area offers opportunities for activities like hiking, cycling, and fishing. Alexander Bay might be a good choice if you're looking for a destination that combines historical interest with outdoor activities in a remote location.

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Airports near Alexander Bay

You have choices when it comes to reaching Alexander Bay. Here is a selection of 4 airports you can fly to when travelling to Alexander Bay.

Alexander Bay Airport

This is the most direct and convenient option, located just 3 kilometres (1.9 miles) west of Alexander Bay. While it offers limited flight options mainly from domestic cities like Cape Town and Johannesburg, it eliminates the need for additional land transportation, saving you time and hassle. However, expect potentially higher fares due to limited options.


Oranjemund Airport

Located around 85 kilometres (53 miles) north of Alexander Bay in Namibia, this airport offers connections to Cape Town and Johannesburg with limited frequency. While slightly further than Alexander Bay Airport, it might be a good alternative if you find a convenient connecting flight and prefer exploring Oranjemund before reaching Alexander Bay. However, factor in the additional visa requirements and costs if entering Namibia.


Sishen Airport

Situated around 370 kilometres (230 miles) east of Alexander Bay, this airport offers more frequent connections to major South African cities like Johannesburg and Cape Town. While the ground transportation time is longer (approximately 5-6 hours by car), you might find lower fares and more flexible flight options.


Upington Airport

This larger airport is located around 430 kilometres (267 miles) southeast of Alexander Bay and offers the most flight options, potentially providing lower fares and connections to various domestic and international destinations. However, the ground transportation time is the longest (approximately 6-7 hours by car), adding to your travel time and cost.

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You'll get greater flexibility when planning the budget for your trip to Alexander Bay! You won't need to pay any interest, however, this will depend on the specific terms set by the lending provider.

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Things to do in Alexander Bay

Discovering the many attractions of Alexander Bay can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

Unearth Hidden Gems at Alexander Bay's Diamond Fields

Experience the thrill of discovery as you explore the rich diamond fields that put Alexander Bay on the map. Feel the rush of unearthing your own precious gem in this unique, once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

Immerse Yourself in Breathtaking Natural Beauty at the Richtersveld Transfrontier Park

Lose yourself in the rugged, untouched landscapes of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Witness the awe-inspiring biodiversity, from rare succulents to diverse bird species, in this desert wonderland.

Experience the Magic of the Orange River

Embark on a tranquil river cruise or an exhilarating white-water rafting adventure. Witness the stunning sunset over the river, casting a golden glow on the surrounding landscapes, for an unforgettable end to your day.

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