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Eight Reasons Why You Should Travel to Sedgefield

Beach experience & beach visits from Simbavati Fynbos on Sea

Nestled along the Garden Route, Sedgefield is a hidden gem in the Western Cape that offers an unparalleled blend of natural beauty

The Ultimate Guide to the Cederberg

Nestled in the rugged beauty of South Africa’s Western Cape, the Cederberg is a destination like no other. We have first hand experience on this rich cultural, and historic destination, from our luxurious Cederberg Ridge

Why Choose Full Board and Activities

Simbavati Cederberg Ridge - walking

Simbavati Cederberg Ridge owner, Kate Bergh, shares the benefits to selecting our Full Board and Activities option When Simbavati Cederberg Ridge opened its doors, we naturally wanted to accommodate people who were passing through the Cederberg, as well as those coming to spend a few days at our wilderness lodge. So we offered a Dinner, … Read more

Visit the remote Moravian mission village of Wupperthal

Cederberg Mountains - Wupperthal

The picturesque, though dilapidated mission station of Wupperthal was founded in the early 19th century. Yet it remains quiet and seemingly untouched by the 21st century. Indeed some villagers still travelling by donkey and cart. (Though you do see a fair few satellite dishes hanging from the old white-washed thatched cottages as well.) Wupperthal Mission … Read more

History & process of Rooibos tea farming

Simbavati Cederberg Ridge - rooibos

Did you know that the Cederberg region of South Africa is the only place in the world where Rooibos tea is grown? Other countries (and even other areas in South Africa), have tried and failed, so it is rather unique in this regard! Rooibos tea is one of the most important industries of this mountainous … Read more