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About Maltese Cross Walk

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 return along the same route. The entire trail offers superb views of the Cederberg Mountain range.

Duration: 3.5 – 4 hours
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Distance: 7 km

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Accommodation near Maltese Cross Walk

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Maltese Cross Walk Map

Maltese Cross Walk is 46km from the centre of Cederberg Wilderness Area , the nearest airport 212.2km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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