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August 14th, 2017 by

A cold front hit the Western Cape over the weekend and the highest parts of the province found themselves dusted with snow.

The Snow Report says that the snow will only fall on the top of the mountain peaks a few more times before winter draws to a close.

If this is exciting enough for you, we have found out where you can see this spectacle first hand.

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The Matroosberg Private Nature Reserve is situated about 30 minutes from Ceres on the Erfdeel farm. This is about 2 hours from Cape Town.

There is currently 5cm of snow on the mountain peaks of the Matroosberg mountains.

The nice thing about going to view the snow here, is that you can stay here over the weekend.

There is a wide range of activities to take part in while you enjoy your stay on the farm amongst the frost.

Here are some of the activities to enjoy during your stay:

  • Quad Biking;
  • Mountain Biking;
  • Game Drives;
  • Farm Tours;
  • Hiking;
  • Abseiling;
  • Snow Boarding;
  • Ice Climbing;
  • Horse Riding;
  • Paintball;
  • Cherry Picking.

*For more information visit Matroosberg Peak Adventures.

Sneeuberg (Cederberg)

The Cederberg mountains spans right through four towns in the Western Cape area.

During the winter time this is a prime spot for all things snow!

There is currently 2cm of snow on the peaks of the Sneeuberg mountains in the Cederberg this weekend.

If you want to spend the weekend near the snow-capped mountains, these are the areas you could stay in:

  • Clanwilliam
  • Citrusdal
  • Lambert’s Bay
  • Wupperthal

*For more information, check out the Cederberg website.

Groot Wellington Sneeukop

This mountain range is situated by the small town of Wellington located about an hour from Cape Town.

This mountain range is one of the more popular climbing spot from avid rock climbers.

There was 5cm of snow fall that expected to make landfall this last weekend on these mountains.

*For more information about Wellington and its surrounds, check out their website here.

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