Algeria (Cape Nature)

The Cederberg Wilderness is only three hours outside Cape Town, but it feels like a different world. The Cederberg Mountains, burnt orange by iron oxide, dominate the landscape. Jagged sandstone rock formations, like the Maltese Cross and the Wolfberg Arch, and ancient San and Khoi rock art, make this area truly spectacular.


Six new cottages with electrical supply were added to our existing accommodation at Algeria in late 2015. The six cottages are called Waterfall, Wolfberg Arch, Maltese Cross, Cedar, Klipspringer and Grey Rhebok .

These cottages are modern two-bedroom cottages with a double bed in the main bedroom, two single beds in the other room and a sleeper couch in the living area. These cottages can accommodate four adults and preferably two children under the age of 12.

Each cottage has one bathroom with a shower and toilet together, a big stoep with beautiful views over the mountain with undercover braai facilities and inside fire places. The kitchens and living areas are modernly furnished with colourful pictures added to enhance the natural environment in which they are situated.

Electricity: Yes
Bathrooms: Yes, with a shower and toilet
Kitchen: Oven and stove with four plates, fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, crockery, cutlery, pots and pans
Bedding, linen and towels: Yes
Fireplace: Closed combustion indoor fireplace and outside braai (with braai grid and tripod supplied
Pets welcome: No


Kliphuis, situated on the flower route to the Biedouw valley and Wupperthal, offers an upgraded campsite. Set against the backdrop of the famous Rocklands bouldering site, it is the perfect spot for climbing enthusiasts.

The shady campsite lies in the northern section of the Cederberg reserve, in the Pakhuis Pass. The 14 sites lie on the Kliphuis River – an invitingly cool swimming spot in summer.

Sites available: 14 (maximum 6 people and 2 cars per campsite)
Shaded sites: Yes
Power points: No
Ablution facilities: Hot-water showers (gas), no toilet paper provided
Swimming: Swimming hole in the river
Shop on-site: No
Firewood for sale: Yes
Braai facilities: Yes
Pets welcome: No

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