Star Gazing

Star Gazing

The Cederberg Observatory is located 2km from Dwarsrivier. The observatory offers you the opportunity to learn about the Milky Way and galaxies of which our planet earth, is a part of.

They offer slide shows and opportunities to look at the stars through telescopes. The two hour show starts at 20h00 every Saturday evening weather permitting, except the Saturday closest to the full moon.

Donations are welcome after the show.

Visit www.cederbergobservatory.org.za for more details.

Accommodation

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Sanddrif Holiday Resort

Sanddrif is situated on the farm Dwarsrivier, home of Cederberg Private Cellar, approximately 250 km north of Cape Town. Sanddrif consists of self-catering cottages and campsites with electricity points.

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Mount Ceder

3 and 4 star self-catering accommodation with option of meals at our restaurant.

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Activities

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Mountain Biking

All the public roads in the area can be used for mountain biking.

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Conservation projects

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Cape Leopard Trust

The Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) was established with the primary objective to facilitate and promote research and conservation of the Cape’s predator diversity.

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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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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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Waste Management Strategy

The Cederberg Conservancy does not have the benefit of municipal waste removal services.

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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.