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Sevilla Rock Art Trail

36 km from Clanwilliam on the Wupperthal Rd, Clanwilliam, South Africa
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Ancient rock art within easy reach !!

We drove to the trail from Clan William getting there early to avoid the midday heat. The Centre... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Alan C
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Richards Bay, South Africa
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Unexpected highlight

We enjoyed this unconventional art tour very much. Lovely rock formations all round, an interested... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
mthay2012
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Belfast
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“rock art” (37 reviews)
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36 km from Clanwilliam on the Wupperthal Rd, Clanwilliam, South Africa
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We drove to the trail from Clan William getting there early to avoid the midday heat. The Centre issues invisible permits - took the money but no ticket no record of who we were or whether we returned - nice and easy no red tape....More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We enjoyed this unconventional art tour very much. Lovely rock formations all round, an interested troop of baboons watched us coming and going, a sense of the vast wilderness area around us, and then the sheer magnificence of the rock art.

Thank mthay2012
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This trail was not overly long so the average hiker would be able to do this... there where so many interesting things to look at and a large amount of paintings. Dont go on a very hot day though....rather early morning. At at the restaurant...More

Thank HopeCT
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

A well marked and easy walk. Was great to spend time looking at the art and imagining how it was with dinosaurs roaming around. As with any hike one should go prepared with hat, sunblock and water and wear comfortable shoes. A must do if...More

Thank Shumbugirl
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Lovely native bushman paintings. visited our first time in 2009, definitely worth a visit, especially if you're staying in the area!

Thank HeatherMj_76
Reviewed 30 March 2016

When you leave Clanwilliam you travel along a road that becomes gradually more remote from civilization. When you see the Traveler's Rest sign you know you have arrived. You can either choose to refresh before your walk or after your walk at the restaurant. The...More

1  Thank PeterV1
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We were privileged to be guided through the sites by one of the cedarbergs leading rock art experts David van der Westhuizen who gave us an outstanding narration of the archeology and ancient bushman history in the area. It is a reasonable hike but worth...More

Thank NeilLMaun_Botswana
Reviewed 6 March 2016

A very nice trail with San rock art on the way. You can buy a permit and map at the Taveller's rest just along the way after you got over the Pakhuys pass when come from the Clanwilliam direction. Traveller's rest is a good place...More

Thank Jochem K
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Apparently it's only 2kms, but take lots of water with you, and wear sunscreen, a hat, and boots.The trail is poorly marked, be prepared to get lost, it's all part of the experience.

Thank stevetravelling2015
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

It's a privilege to be able to wander between these nine sites and discover the wall art for yourself. Restaurant at start of trail gives a leaflet ( the guidebook is better) and you clamber across rocks to find the art. Not for unfit people;...More

Thank 4m0rgans
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Ezeth K
27 December 2016|
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Response from robdotinfo | Reviewed this property |
At the Traveller's Rest restaurant/shop. There's a sign on the road - and you park your car and walk from there.
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Keli M
7 July 2015|
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Response from Anthony G | Reviewed this property |
The Rock Art Trail costs R40 per person - that's three Euros, I think. It is a 5 kilometer walk-it-yourself, no guides involved, but easy to follow with the provided route & info map, easy to walk (5 kilometers back, too... More
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