Destinations Cederberg Conservancy

Cederberg Conservancy

About the area

Escape to an ancient and enigmatic world that will astound you with amber rock formations, contrasting blue and burnt orange landscapes, and rich history. The Cederberg was made with adventure-seekers and nature-wanderers in mind, with 71.000 ha of hiking and rock-climbing hot spots. The Cederberg forms part of the Cape Floral Region and is a World Heritage Site, showing off some of South Africa’s most spectacular fauna and flora. Just over a 2-hour drive away from Cape Town, the Cederberg is ideal for those wanting a change of scenery.


Hike to the famous Maltese Cross and Wolfberg Arch.
Admire ancient rock paintings at these spots: Stadsaal, Truitjieskraal, Southern Arch, and Vark Kloof.
Keep on the lookout for elusive Cape leopards, the rare Clanwilliam Cedar, and all 8 Fynbos endemic birds.
Explore the area by doing a self-drive 4x4 route.
Do a day or overnight hike to take in the spectacular surroundings.
Experience the unique scenery on horseback or mountain bike.

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