Scenic drives are a definite must from Citrusdal with the proximity of the world renowned Cederberg Mountains offering interesting rock formations, Bushman paintings and experiences of solitude and natural silence.
What to see
Cederberg route 3 – 8 hours
Drive and straight through the town onto the old gravel road towards Clanwilliam. After 26 km turn of right to Algeria. Continue past Algeria to Dwars river farm (+/- 30 mins.) where Cederberg wine farm is located and famous bushman paintings, Stadsaal caves, and 6 hour hike to Wolfberg Arch, Observatory or Maltese Cross. Continue reading
West coast route 3 – 5 hours
The highlight of this route is most probably the feeling of solitude along a white sandy coastline with a visit to the open air Muisbosskerm Restaurant, where fresh sea food is served right on the edge of the water. Continue reading
Koue bokkeveld route 3 – 6 hours
Driving into town from the N7, pass straight over the first stop street on the R303 towards Ceres and travel over Middelberg pass into the Koue Bokkeveld – home of Ceres fruits. Explore the wine farms in Ceres, Wolseley and Tulbach, or drive to Porterville and visit the Waterfall Farm (tel nr 082 8781358) to hike 22 waterfalls in 2 hours. Continue reading