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HIKING

The Cederberg mountain range is one of the top hiking destinations in the country and Cederberg Park is where your journey begins. Since the 1930’s Kromrivier has been welcoming mountaineers, specifically the Mountain Club of South Africa who loved making Kromrivier their Cederberg base.

Permits are obtainable from reception, and the farm provides easy access to an extensive range of hiking trails. Hikers will need to sign indemnity forms at reception.

Peter Slingsby’s Cederberg hiking map is available at our farm stall.

  • Disa Pool Hike
  • Kromrivier Cave Hike
  • Maltese Cross Hike (via Suikerberg)
  • Hike to Stadsaal Caves and Bushmen Paintings
  • Truitjieskraal Hike (via Kromrivier)
  • Other hikes in central Cederberg
Disa-Pool
Disa pool hike

Disa Pool Hike

Hike up to the breathtaking waterfall – the ideal swimming and picnic spot, especially in the summertime. From December to February the disa flowers are in full bloom, making the hike that much more memorable and picturesque.

Starting point: Drive closer and park vehicle
Duration: 3 to 4 hours return
Grading: Level 1 walk with mild exposure to heights
Permits: Free for house guests. Day visitors: R40 adults and R20 scholars

Maltese-Cross-Hike
Maltese Cross via Sugerloaf

Maltese Cross Hike (via Suikerberg)

Embark on a spectacular hike to the unique and famous cross rock formation known as the Maltese Cross, surrounded by the awe-inspiring scenery every step of the way.

Duration: 7 to 8 hours return
Grading: Level 1 walk with mild exposure to heights
Permits: Free for Cape Nature Wild Card holders. Day visitors: R60 adults and R35 scholars

Stadsaal-Caves
Stadsaal Rock Paintings

Stadsaal Caves and Bushmen Paintings

Step back in time with a hike up the mountain to view the San rock art (approximately 1 000 years old). Aptly named the Stadsaal (“city hall”), the cave was used as a community meeting place in the late 19th century.

Duration: Drive and park
Grading: A walk with no exposure to heights
Permits: Free for Cape Nature Wild Card holders. House guests and day visitors: R40 adults and R20 scholars

Truitjieskraal
Truitjieskraal

Hike to Truitjieskraal (via Kromrivier)

Experience the true magic of the Cederberg. This unbelievable hiking trail takes you through breathtaking rock formations that are characteristic of the Cederberg.

Duration: 2 hours return or drive instead
Grading: A walk with no exposure to heights
Permits: Free for Cape Nature Wild Card holders. House guests and day visitors: R40 adults and R20 scholars

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Kromrivier cave

Kromrivier Cave Hike

Duration: 2 hours return
Grading: Level 1 walk with mild exposure to heights
Permits: Free for house guests. Day visitors: R40 adults and R20 scholars

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Other hikes in central Cederberg

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