Western Cape

Cederberg Mountains

The Cederberg region, approx 2 hours drive from Cape Town, has a spectacular mountain landscape, is a treasure house of pre-colonial rock art and has a rich botanical diversity, being part of the Cape

Floral Kingdom of South Africa. A major portion is a proclaimed Wilderness Area that recently obtained World Heritage status. Over 2000 sites of an impressive variety of San (Bushmen) rock art. Amazing red sandstone cliffs and rock formations, sculpted and weathered by nature. A fascinating variety of flora, including the endemic Clanwilliam cedar tree Widdringtonia cedarbergensis, an endangered Red Data species. Abundant bird life and a wide variety of fauna, including the rare Cape Mountain Leopard. Communities of farmers & rooibos tea growers , as well as Moravian missionaries from Bohemia, living in picturesque mountain villages.

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