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About Maalgat Walk

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
Difficulty: Easy

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Accommodation near Maalgat Walk

The Storytellers

3 Reviews
Sleeps 12 in 3 rooms

The Storytellers is located in the wilds of Rocklands, on Vleiplaas Farm (De Pakhuys) in the Cederberg. This accommodation consists of...
from R600
per night for 2 guests

Mount Ceder Lodge

12 Reviews
Sleeps 72 in 15 rooms

Mount Ceder Lodge in the Cederberg Mountains is a perfect destination for a weekend away, offering visitors a host of exciting...
from R350
per night for 2 guests

Kromrivier, Cederberg Park

11 Reviews
Sleeps 164 in 22 rooms

Founded in the 1960s, Kromrivier is a working farm with a child-friendly farmyard in the heart of...
from R260
per night for 2 guests

Maalgat Walk Map

Maalgat Walk is 12.5km from the centre of Cederberg Wilderness Area , the nearest airport 180.6km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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