An example of ancient San rock art.
© Joel Roerig
Game Pass Shelter, Kamberg, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal
This site forms part of the Kamberg San Rock Art Trail in the scenic Drakensberg mountain range. The trail includes an informative Interpretive Centre.
Didima Gorge and Rock Art Interpretation Centre, Cathedral Peak, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal
Impressive shelters here reveal varied rock art styles. The interpretation centre is dedicated to San art, particularly from this region.
Main Caves, Giant's Castle, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal
The caves contain one of the best-preserved San rock art sites, and have been converted into a museum.
Bushmans Kloof, Pakhuis Pass, Clanwilliam, Western Cape
Situated in a privately-owned reserve, these 130 sites depict shamanic figures and dancing processions.
Warmhoek Trail, Clanwilliam Living Landscape Project, Clanwilliam, Western Cape
Community guides trained by archaeologists from the University of Cape Town, lead tours to these rock art sites.
Gifberg, Van Rhynsdorp, Western Cape
Several hiking trails lead to some exceptionally well-preserved paintings.
Wildebeest Kuil Rock Art Centre, Kimberley, Northern Cape
Some 400 engravings are spread over a small sacred hill on land owned by the !Xun and Khwe San people.
Wonderwerk, Kuruman, Northern Cape
This cave has long record of human history in excess of 800 000 years.
Tandjesberg, Eastern Free State
Situated on the farm Tripolitania between Ladybrand and Clocolan, the site has over 530 well-preserved paintings of eland, medicine dances, rain-animals and apocalyptic figures.
Sevilla Trail, Pakhuis Pass, Clanwilliam, Western Cape
Ten sites located on an easy 4km walking trail.