The 5km trail winds along the Brandewyn river and visits nine sites of rock art paintings, left behind by the San people, who inhabited the area for thousands of years. The Sevilla Rock Art trail offers some of the finest examples of rock art in the district and a fascinating glimpse into the world of these early inhabitants. 

The trail is relatively easy walking, the atmosphere is inspiring and in spring the wild flowers are an added bonus. Over and above Springbok and Eland, small game, "dassies" (rock rabbits) and baboons may be encountered on the walk and a fascinating array of indigenous plant species and birds can be observed.

A free pamphlet with information about each of the nine sites is available from Traveller's Rest farm stall.  For those who would like more information on the rock art as well as plants on the trail, copies of the book "Rock Art of the Western Cape - Book 1:  The Sevilla Trail" by Peter Slingsby are for sale at the farm stall at R85.00.

Permits: Obtain permits at the Traveller's Rest farm stall at R40 per person. 
Children under 12 are free of charge.



The restaurant is beautifully situated on the banks of the Brandewyn river, built of local stone like the rest of the buildings on the farm. Here Haffie Strauss serves mouth-watering traditional food like mutton stew, game, "waterblommetjiebredie", "roosterkoek" and other delicious South African favourites.

The ambience is relaxed and colourful and the interior has been decorated with excellent reproductions, painted by artist Sarah Mackie, of some of the rock art on the farm.

Drinks and a variety of books and souvenirs are also on sale.

Bookings: Please be advised that the restaurant will be open from 09:00 till 18:00.  Dinner can be arranged and pre-booked, but only for a minimum of 10 people.

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