Afrikaans name: Alexanderbaai
Alexander Bay was established after diamonds were discovered in the area in 1925. For many years the town was closed to the general public because of the lucrative mining activities. Today Alexander Bay has a population of less than 2,000.
The town is situated at the mouth of the Orange River which forms the boundary between South Africa and Namibia.
References and further readingBook of the Road - 4th edition - Author: MapStudio - Year Published: 2019 - Page: 106
Conolly's Guide to Southern Africa - Author: Denis Conolly - Year Published: 1982 - Page: 354
Country Life - Issue 178 - Author: - Year Published: 2011 - Page: 21
Country Life - Issue 246 - Author: - Year Published: 2017 - Page: 44
On Route - A region by region guide to South Africa - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Year Published: 1995 - Page: 351
Places to Visit in Southern Africa - Author: AA RSA - Year Published: 1995 - Page: 316
Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to Southern Africa - 4th edition - Author: - Year Published: 1986 - Page: 163
Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Year Published: 1991 - Page: 152
The Pictorial Motoring Atlas of South Africa - Author: Maxwell Leigh - Year Published: 1987 - Page: 13