Sanddrif Holiday Resort

Contact Details

Nieuwoudt Family

www.sanddrif.com
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+27 44 004 0060
+27 27 482 2825
086 509 1683

Office Hours

Office Hours Mon-Fri:
08h00 - 17h00 Closed for lunch
Office Hours Saturday:
08h00 - 17h00 Closed for lunch
Office Hours Sunday & Public Holidays:
09h00 - 12h00 &
16h00 - 18h00

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How to get there

From Cape Town, take the N7 turn-off on the N1 and travel towards Clanwilliam. About 28 km past Citrusdal, turn right at the Algeria/Cederberg sign. Continue past Algeria and over the Uitkyk Pass (second pass) – about 46 km of gravel road – until you reach Dwarsrivier, home of Cederberg Wines and Sanddrif’s reception office.

Sanddrif Holiday Resort is 3 km from the reception office. There are NO offices at the resort.

Total distance from Cape Town: ± 250 km; ± 3 hours’ drive.

Location

S 32° 30’ 14’’ / E 19° 15’ 27’’

Dwarsrivier Farm, Cederberg, Clanwilliam

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Activities

Bird Watching
Camping Facilities
Craft Brewery
Day Hikes
Fishing
Mountain Biking
Observatory
Rock Formations
Seasonal Flowers
Rock Climbing
Swimming
Wine Cellar

Activities for nature lovers and the adventurous include day hikes, mountain climbing, rock climbing, mountain biking, trail running, bird watching, stargazing and swimming in the tranquil Matjies River.

The less active can relax in the crystal-clear waters of the Maalgat Pools, wander through the ancient Valley of the Red Gods, explore the fynbos-rich area, or take a short drive to view the beautiful San rock art. There is wine tasting at Cederberg Private Cellar and Cederberg Brewery’s ice-cold craft beers are on sale.

Accommodation

Sanddrif Holiday Resort offers a choice of accommodation, from 16 cosy and fully equipped self-catering holiday cottages with breathtaking views of the famous Wolfberg Cracks and the river to more than 40 well-run camping facilities with a safe playground for children.

Attractions

  • Hiking (Wolfberg Cracks & Arch and Maltese Cross)
  • Rock Climbing - Traditional (Wolfberg Cracks)
  • Rock Climbing – Sport Climbing (Sanddrif Crag)
  • Mountain Biking (Wolfberg, Kliphuis, Lot’s Wife & Maltese Cross Trails)
  • Swimming (Sanddrif & Maalgat)
  • Cederberg Observatory (Saturdays only)

Activities

Activities and attractions include:

  • craft beer sales
  • mountain climbing
  • photography
  • rock paintings
  • trail running
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Conservation projects

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Stewardship

Stewardship refers to the wise use, management and protection of that which has been entrusted to us.

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Open Days & Awareness

The Cederberg Conservancy hosts an annual Open Day to raise awareness among the farming community and to promote conservation initiatives.

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Biodiversity & Wine Initiative

The Biodiversity & Wine Initiative is a partnership between the South African wine industry and the conservation sector.

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SOB Data Collections

CapeNature launched its State of Biodiversity Programme to assess and monitor the state of biodiversity in the Western Cape in 1999.

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About Cederberg Conservancy

  • The Cederberg Conservancy was constituted in 1997 as a voluntary agreement between landowners to manage the environment in a sustainable manner. It consolidates 22 properties in the central Cederberg as one of the core corridors of the Greater Cederberg Biodiversity Corridor and it is active through quarterly meetings and awareness days.

    Visitors to the area can engage in bird watching or easy hikes to the Stadsaal cave and Elephant rock art. For the more adventurous visitor the Conservancy offers Mountain bike trails or overnight hiking trials that vary from one to five nights, depending on your level of fitness and ability.