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Hiking Cederberg

Hiking Cederberg 

When Hiking the Cederberg you can explore the land of crazy rock formations.

Cederberg mountains and nature reserve are located near Clanwilliam (+ 300km north of Cape Town). The wilderness area encompasses 71 000 hectares of rugged serrated sandstone cliffs, and deep valleys, making it a hikers paradise. Cederberg forms part of the Cape Floral Kingdom. It is covered in mountain fynbos including laurel protea, red disa, rooibos, and the rare snow protea. The rich wildlife in the area includes porcupine, honey badger, Cape clawless otter and aardvark. Its also possible see African wild cat, lynx, bat-eared fox, aardwolf, Cape fox, baboons, dassies, Grey rhebok, klipspringer, duiker, leopard and grysbok.

Some famous landmarks worth hiking to include the Wolfberg Arch and Wolfberg Cracks. Welbedacht Cave, Tafelberg, the Maltese Cross and Sneeuberg (2026m).

Hiking Cederberg is freezing in winter and scalding hot in summer. So spring’s the best time , with full streams and lovely flowers.

4×4 vehicles make hidden oases accessible, such as the highest vineyards in the country. San rock paintings, historic mission villages still handmaking leather shoes and other rare experiences.

The Cederberg hike 

There is a wide choice of accommodation options from camping, self catering cottages to 5 star lodges. However hiking is one of the best ways to experience the area and its people. Hike the Heritage Route, which was founded by the Moravian Church. This is a slack-packing trail with overnight accommodation includes catering and porterage of hikers luggage, utilizing facilities provided by the local communities. 

The journey begins with a donkey cart ride over a mountain range into the heart of the Cederberg wilderness. Overnight accommodation is at a Moravian mission house and the guiding is by local escorts who take hikers through fields of fynbos and rooibos tea. Hike over unique rock formations to the next village for another memorable experience of warm local hospitality. Trails can be 3 or 4 nights, and tailor-made to suit fitness levels.

We offer guided walks in the Cederberg and surrounding areas. Detailed itineraries can be arranged to suit your time frame and pocket. Please contact us for more information

Cederberg Hikes

Please Note: Cederberg hikes will be subject to additional transport charges - the Cederberg is a 600 Km round-trip from Hermanus.
Our overnight accommodation cost will also have to be included. The cost will be calculated for the applicable hike date.

Our 2 to 3 hour hike or walk is R 500.00 per person minimum 2 people there is a charge of  R 250.00 per additional person.

Half day or part thereof, includes tea, coffee and muffins. R 700.00 per person minimum 2 people. There is a charge of  R 350.00 per additional person.

Exceeding 5 hours include tea or coffee and muffins in the morning and a packed lunch with fruit juice for lunch; please contact us for a quote.

Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, unfortunately the world we live in has changed forever. Please note that all the prices quoted  are subject to change because of local and global conditions.

Obviously we will try our best to stick to the the prices as quoted throughout this vast website. Any changes will be communicated at the time of booking, and your booking confirmation price will remain fixed.

Cederberg prices

Cederberg Hikes

Please Note: Cederberg hikes will be subject to additional transport charges - the Cederberg is a 600 Km round-trip from Hermanus.
Our overnight accommodation cost will also have to be included. The cost will be calculated for the applicable hike date.

Our 2 to 3 hour hike or walk is R 500.00 per person minimum 2 people there is a charge of  R 250.00 per additional person.

Half day or part thereof, includes tea, coffee and muffins. R 700.00 per person minimum 2 people. There is a charge of  R 350.00 per additional person.

Exceeding 5 hours include tea or coffee and muffins in the morning and a packed lunch with fruit juice for lunch; please contact us for a quote.

Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, unfortunately the world we live in has changed forever. Please note that all the prices quoted  are subject to change because of local and global conditions.

Obviously we will try our best to stick to the the prices as quoted throughout this vast website. Any changes will be communicated at the time of booking, and your booking confirmation price will remain fixed.

Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, unfortunately the world we live in has changed forever. Please note that all the prices quoted  are subject to change because of local and global conditions.

Obviously we will try our best to stick to the the prices as quoted throughout this vast website. Any changes will be communicated at the time of booking, and your booking confirmation price will remain fixed.

As a result there have been many additional restrictions placed on us (Africansunroad.com) by our suppliers and providers, some of which we have been required to pass on down the line, and we trust that you understand.

Please be advised that all quotes expire after 14 days from the date they are sent, thereafter amended prices may apply.

 

Please provide the following items for your walk or hike
  • Day pack
  • Hat or cap
  • Sunscreen
  • Suitable hiking/walking boots or shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Binoculars/camera
  • Medication if required

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