Open Days & Awareness

Open Days & Awareness

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

An Open Day has been hosted every year since 1998 and a variety of topics have been covered including: Water conservation, Snake awareness, Indigenous fish, Rock art conservation, Spiders, Fossils, Geology of the area and Medicinal plants to name but a few. On different occasions we have had a live cheetah and black eagle to raise awareness of these magnificent animals.

The community has assisted with the planting of cedar seeds and saplings in the mountains and one year we picked up all the rubbish along the road from Algeria to Mount Ceder.

These awareness days are open to members of the public on condition that you book in advance.

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Matjiesrivier Nature Reserve

The Matjiesrivier Nature Reserve was proclaimed in 1997. It is situated on the drier eastern boundary of the Cederberg mountains.



3 Bedroom house with swimming pool sleeping 8. Cottage sleeping 4. Caravan with bathroom sleeping 6.



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Rock Climbing

Rock climbing is a sport in which participants climb up or across natural rock formations with the aim to reach the summit of a formation or the endpoint of a pre-defined route.


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.