8 of the best campsites in the Cederberg

The Cederberg is full of wild and remote campsites – but for the best, you have to know where to look. Jacques Marais picks eight of the best for exploring the surrounding mountains by hiking, biking, or scrambling.

Canada’s beautiful Gaspésie National Park

With a face fit only for a forest, the googly-eyed moose wins no prizes for charm. The Gaspésie Peninsula, however, is a place of infinite beauty with an abundance of options for the active.

Pedalling Parys at Otters’ Haunt

Otters’ Haunt is best known as a river-paddling destination, but owners Graeme and Karen Addison have established a number of trails to lure mountain bikers to this Vaal River hideaway near Parys.If you’re keen on a provincial cross-border crank, this ride can zip you into the Free State, Gauteng and the North West Province.