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Cederberg Ridge Wilderness Lodge
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About Cederberg Ridge Wilderness Lodge

Cederberg Ridge Wilderness Lodge is a luxurious escape in the captivating Cederberg Mountains of the Western Cape, and part of the esteemed Simbavati collection. Offering guests a blend of exquisite cuisine, warm hospitality, and thrilling adventures, it is a place where rugged, untamed landscapes meet the modern comforts of an African farmhouse, creating a unique haven just 2½ hours away from Cape Town and the Winelands.

Cederberg Ridge Wilderness Lodge has been beautifully renovated, boasting the charm of a modern farm escape, with extensive use of wood and natural textures, vaulted ceilings and expansive French windows that open onto a covered terrace and dining deck, providing panoramic views of the surrounding gardens and the mountains beyond. With just 11 spacious suites, a restaurant, large swimming pool, and indigenous gardens that merge with the wilderness, Cederberg Ridge embodies spaciousness and style within the heart of the wild.

Cederberg Ridge Wilderness Lodge

Cederberg Ridge Wilderness Lodge is perched on a sprawling 3,000-hectare farm in one of the most naturally beautiful regions of South Africa. The Cederberg is renowned for its remarkable landscapes, including stunning spring flowers, unique rock formations, and ancient rock art sites. This natural wonderland offers fun water activities in the summer, such as boating, tubing, and sundowner cruises on the Clanwilliam Dam. The region is also home to a fantastic range of local wine estates, ensuring a delightful fusion of nature and culture.

The Cederberg's unique flora and fauna are a testament to the importance of conservation. Visitors can witness the extraordinary San rock art, a glimpse into the ancient past, and the rich biodiversity that makes this region invaluable. By choosing Cederberg Ridge Wilderness Lodge, guests not only enjoy a luxurious escape but also contribute to preserving the region's natural beauty and cultural richness, and be a part of its conservation story.

What's included


  • All meals
  • Complimentary star-gazing
  • Two scheduled seasonal excursions per day


  • Breakfast & dinner

Frequently asked questions

  • Are drinks included?

  • Does the lodge accept children?

  • Does the lodge offer transfers?

  • Should I choose DBB or FBA at Cederberg Ridge?

  • What is the best time of year to visit?


  • One-of-a-kind

    Cederberg Ridge Wilderness Lodge is an exceptional place. The staff go above and beyond to assist and accommodate guests, the rooms offer breathtaking views, the cuisine is delicious, and the excursions are both informative and one-of-a-kind. We cherished every moment of our stay.

    Conservio.com review

    A. Walsh

  • Cederberg Magic

    Set in the magnificent Cederberg this property offers you location and service which results in having a wonderful experience of this unique area. The lodge is very comfortable and the staff exceptional. We took the bed, breakfast and dinner package and could not fault any meal over our four day stay.

    Conservio.com review

    H. Mitchell

  • Caters to every type of individual

    Located close to Clanwilliam, this remarkable spot offers incredible views and an abundance of clean, fresh air. The service is of the highest quality! The suites are absolutely beautiful, the food is divine, and there is a wide range of activities available to cater to every type of individual.

    Conservio.com review

    B. Jones

Cederberg Ridge Wilderness Lodge impact highlights

Cederberg Ridge Wilderness Lodge is having a profound positive impact on its local ecosystem. This modern African Farmhouse, rich in wood and natural textures, seamlessly blends with the Cederberg's natural beauty. The lodge offers immersive experiences for guests, including Rooibos farm tours. Located on Kleinvlei farm, one of the region's oldest, Cederberg Ridge's innovative water management, as demonstrated by the irrigation channels and farm dam, has sustained not only the farm but also the local environment. Their responsible water use and sustainable agriculture practices benefit the ecosystem. With a 3,000-hectare farm, their efficient water management supports crops like table grapes and citrus, providing employment for around 100 locals during peak seasons. Additionally, they've established Lemoenland pre-school, enhancing the well-being of farmworkers' and neighbouring farms' children.

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