Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Clanwilliam (54.5 km from Soutpansberg)
Do you want an unique Rooibos tea experience? Then you must visit the Rooibos Teahouse at NetMar in Clanwilliam.
Within the 5 Clan's of Rooibos you have more than 100 flavoured/blended Rooibos teas. From natural, herbal, fruity and sweet to spicy - a variety you can't afford to pass by. Do a tea tasting or order any of these from the menu and...
Vanrhynsdorp (68.7 km from Soutpansberg)
Situated off the N7, north of Vanrhynsdorp, the Knersvlakte Spens Nursery and Farm shop extends a warm welcome to travellers.
Here you can purchase indigenous succulents endemic to the Knersvlakte region from the nursery. The farm shop is loaded with traditional fare; shelves are well stocked with jams, preserves, springbok biltong, sticky sweet...
Game Reserve in Tankwa Karoo National Park (69.8 km from Soutpansberg)
Keen to hear the stars sing and feel the earth spin? If you need to get your mojo back with a quiet escape in wide-open spaces then pack your vehicle and head to the Tankwa Karoo National Park for a weekend. Just a four-hour drive from Cape Town brings you to this unique National Park situated within the Succulent Karoo Biome.Here you can spot...
Four By Four Trails
Cederberg Wilderness Area (35 km from Soutpansberg)
Biedouw 4x4 is located in the Cedarberg mountain area with the closest town, Clanwilliam, 54km away. The Biedouw 4x4 trail is 30 km in length and takes about 5 to 6 hours to complete. The trail has a difficulty grading of 3 to 4 and a high clearance, low range 4x4 vehicle is needed.
The self-drive Beidouw 4x4 trail is best experienced during...
Cederberg Wilderness Area (42.5 km from Soutpansberg)
The easy ramble to the striking Window Rocks, also called “Vensterklippe” in Afrikaans, is highly rewarding. Leave your car in the parking area for Stadsaal Caves and take the path signposted "Lot’s Wife".
Collect a map and permit from Dwarsrivier Farm or Algeria Forest Station (Cape Nature HQ for the Cederberg Wilderness). Follow the map to the...
Cederberg Wilderness Area (42.9 km from Soutpansberg)
Collect a map and permit from Dwarsrivier Farm or Algeria Forest Station (Cape Nature HQ for the Cederberg Wilderness). Follow the map to the start of the walk.
The easily recognizable footpath is marked with cairns pointing the way to the 5-storey Maltese Cross. The out-and-return route starts with a mild uphill climb and then an easy downhill...
Wupperthal (44.3 km from Soutpansberg)
Visit the oldest working shoe factory in South Africa. The factory produces 'veldskoene' (field shoes), traditional 100% leather shoes made and worn by the early settlers.
The factory was founded in 1836 by Johann Gottlieb Leipoldt, grandfather of the famous South African poet C. Louis Leipoldt. The town of Wupperthal is situated in the remote...
Galleries and Museums
Clanwilliam (54.3 km from Soutpansberg)
Bushman’s Cave ‘Bergteater’, or Mountain Theatre, is an open-air theatre set at the foot of the Cedarberg Mountains. This unique and life-long memorable experience is only 35 km from Clanwilliam on the Oude Muur Farm. Many a well-known artist has performed here with the Cedraberg Mountain cliff as their backdrop – Ollie Viljoen, Emo Adams,...
Four By Four Trails
Clanwilliam (54.3 km from Soutpansberg)
Bushman’s Cave has four 4x4 routes against and trough the Cedarberg Mountain. The farm is located 35 km from Clanwilliam but the GPS coordinates are unknown so please contact the establishment for more information. The trails have a grading between 2 and 5 and all experience levels are welcome. The trails total 30 km and take about 2 hours to...
Clanwilliam (57.1 km from Soutpansberg)
Clanwilliam is quite possibly one of the best venues for small-mouth bass fishing in South Africa.
Located in the Cedarberg Mountain Range about 250 km away from Cape Town, it's best used as an overnight fishing venue. Fish varieties include bluegill sunfish, smallmouth and largemouth bass, plus the occasional clanwilliam yellowfish.
Wellington (57.4 km from Soutpansberg)
De Compagnie Wine Estate is situated in the Val du Charron, five km outside of Wellington. The farm is 27 hectares and lies in the narrow valley between the cliffs of the Hawekwa Mountains and Groenberg.
Visitors can enjoy not only the fantastic wine of the De Compagnie estate, but also its rich cultural environment. The owners of the the farm,...
Cederberg Wilderness Area (61.2 km from Soutpansberg)
Venture up a short, moderately steep trail from Algeria Forest Station up to Middelberg Waterfall. Start walking up the clearly signposted path at the end of the Algeria campsite. Take the path that forks to the left when you’re almost at the waterfall.
The waterfall offers stunning mountain and valley views. Make use of the small pool for a...
Cederberg Wilderness Area (63 km from Soutpansberg)
Seasoned hikers should only attempt the spectacular hike to the Wolfberg Arch via the Wolfberg Cracks.
Purchase permits and a map from the office at Dwarsrivier or Algeria Forest Station (Cape Nature HQ for the Cederberg Wilderness). The route starts 1.2 km from Sanddrif. Park your vehicle under the oak trees and head up the path to Wolfberg...
Cederberg Wilderness Area (65.3 km from Soutpansberg)
The popular Sevilla Rock Art Trail is situated on a private farm, Traveller's Rest. Beautiful sandstone caves are covered with ancient Bushman rock art. The one-and-a-half hour hike in and the same out will take you to nine caves. The route is relatively flat and not strenuous. Traveller's Rest is 36 km from Clanwilliam on the road to Wupperthal....
Cederberg Wilderness Area (67.2 km from Soutpansberg)
Malgat, also called Hippo Pool, is a large natural pool downstream from Sanddrif. Backed by cliffs, the 50 x 30 m pool is a popular swimming spot in summer.
Permits for day visitors are obtainable from the Dwarsrivier office. (No day visitors over long weekends and school holidays).
Duration: 1.5 hours return