Hiking in Matroosberg Reserve

Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure in or near Ceres, Breede River Valley in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in CeresHiking in Matroosberg Reserve

Hiking Trails Sports & Leisure Breede River Valley

Where? Matroosberg Nature Reserve, 35km east of Ceres

When? Day visitors are required to pay a R50 entrance fee.

How? Call +27 (0)23 312-2282 or +27 (0)82 453-9841

How much? Falls into price group R1 to R100 per person. Confirm with the provider.

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Ceres, in Western Cape

Hike in the Matroosberg Nature Reserve, 35 kmís east of Ceres. The trail is approximately 13 km up the Matroosberg Mountain, running along the 4x4/ mountain safari route that reaches the Matroosberg Peak. The Hiking Trail starts at 1250m above sea level and takes you up to the Matroosberg Peak at 2249m. It is a clear trail that has been used by the Ski Club since 1929. The trail can be done in 8 to 10 hours.

Camping on the mountain is permitted with prior arrangement. You do not have to go up the mountain, there is a fair amount of other trails (lower down) that will take you pass some amazing rock formations and rock pools.

The Matroosberg Hiking Trail is situated within the Matroosberg Nature Reserve and is situated about 13 kilometres up the incline of the mountain. The trail follows the mountain safari and 4 x 4 routes that extend right to the peak of the mountain. As the highest peak in the Boland, this is an impressive 2 247 metres high.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Ceres

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Rico Suter Country House

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Rico Suter Country House

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Four Seasons Guest House

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