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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Accommodation

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Driehoek Guest Farm

Driehoek is an operating farm situated in the heart of the Cederberg about 240 kilometres from Cape Town on the N7.

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Cederberg Wilderness - Algeria & Kliphuis

The Cederberg is renowned for its spectacular landscapes and weathered sandstone rock formations, most notably the Wolfberg Arch and Maltese Cross.

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Activities

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Swimming

Plunge into a rock pool on a hot summer’s day or after a long hike in the mountains or just relax next to a river or swimming pool at the campsites.

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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.