We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Stadsaal Caves

| Cederberg Wilderness Area, Cederberg, South Africa
Save
Review Highlights
So quiet! (And a long drive)

This place is definitely off the beaten track - about 50km along a gravel track. We didn't have a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alicia D
via mobile
Experience the otherworldly wonder of Stadsaal Caves

My boyfriend and I absolutely loved the Stadsaal caves. We were fortunate enough to be there for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tamlyn R
,
Cape Town, South Africa
Read all 15 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
| Cederberg Wilderness Area, Cederberg, South Africa
Write a Review
Reviews (15)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is definitely off the beaten track - about 50km along a gravel track. We didn't have a 4x4 so it was slow going (~1hour plus) from the main road, but would be much faster in a 4x4. We stopped at Algeria forest station...More

Thank Alicia D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I absolutely loved the Stadsaal caves. We were fortunate enough to be there for about an hour or two almost entirely on our own and it was a very special experience for us. Although the main cave is like something out of...More

Thank Tamlyn R
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Well worth spending a few hours exploring all the rock formations. Something interesting around every corner

Thank AgentJHB107
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Worth the while - definitely. Highly recommended and we will definitely visit the caves and surrounds again. Nature just keeps on amazing us.

Thank JCNel2014
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Amazing rock formations that takes some time to take in. There is always a better angle for a better photo. Have been there many a time since childhood but it still amazes me. Unfortunately we also have a couple of fools over the years that...More

Thank Andries_Florrie_13
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

A short (11km) drive from Sanddrif. Kids loved to explore. Cave painting was good although not really worth the trip by itself. Stunning views and rock formations. Definitely worth a visit if you are already at Cederberg vineyard.

1  Thank JWT-1964
Reviewed 15 February 2017

good to see the caves still so well protected after a visit 49 years ago! It is a long (and sometimes tiresome) drive over dirt roads, but worth it. Keep a watch as to your location in the caves - its quite easy to get...More

2  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 11 October 2016

An eerie and fascinating area where eroded sandstone formations provides one with exceptional photographic and exploration opportunities. An alien landscape in the heart of the Cederberg Wilderness area - highly recommended.

Thank FaerieLiza
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I'm a bit rusty on S A hisstory but on the walls of the caves are the signatures of various politicians who held secret meetings here in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Sadly some people have added their own graffiti. A short walk away...More

1  Thank Pippa65
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Off the beaten path but oh, so worth the effort. You have to buy a pass at the info centre in Algeria, where they provide you a permit and the code to the padlock to enter the Caves and rock art area. (Maybe this is...More

1  Thank SRG1560
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Grapevine Coffee Shop
32 reviews
25.09 km away
Hebron
94 reviews
31.07 km away
Reinhold's Restaurant
110 reviews
50.17 km away
Mrs Bean
11 reviews
64.37 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Baths
205 reviews
33.74 km away
Sevilla Rock Art Trail
122 reviews
50.08 km away
Cederberg Private Cellar
23 reviews
.07 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Stadsaal Caves staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit