Cederberg, South Africa

Dating back to between 300 and 600 years, view an amazing collection of San Rock Art among various caves.

One of the main highlights of including the Cederberg in your South African safari is its amazing collection of San Rock Art, scattered amongst the caves and overhangs of the mountain range. Dating back to between 300 and 600 years, you’ll be able to view some popular pieces and be encouraged to embark on an exploration of your own to find new ones.

The Cederberg is a must for those who love camping, as it offers four popular campsites, while rock climbers and hikers can take advantage of the exceptional rock climbing routes and the nature-friendly walking paths found there.

If you’re an animal or bird lover, then time during your South African safari spent in the Cederberg won’t disappoint. The region offers an extraordinary selection of both, including leopards, caracal, mountain zebras, aardvarks, black eagles, rock kestrels and jackal buzzards, to name but a few.

During the summer, the Cederberg offers hot and dry days, while winters bring with them the cold and wet. The higher peaks of the Cederberg Mountains can sometimes be covered in snow in winter, while most nights are great opportunities for gazing at the stars as you prepare for your next South African safari adventure.

Have a look at our range of South African safaris that include the Cederberg region, or continue to read about the other South African attractions you can enjoy while on safari here.