Point of Interest
The Red Desert
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It is historically known as the smallest desert in the world. There is no other place in South Africa like it.
he world's smallest desert lies some 10 kilometres west of the town of Port Edward and is only 200 m in diameter and 11 hectares in its entirety.
Said to be the smallest dessert in the world, amazingly, it's surrounded by a lush forest.
The world's smallest desert is a sight worth seeing. Don't forget your camera!
Explore The Red Desert And Its Surrounding Conservation Area Port Edward's unusual claim to fame is the Red Desert, which stands in stark contrast to the surrounding tropical vegetation. At only 200m wide, this national heritage site is acknowledged in the Guinness Book of Records as the smallest…