The Gamtoos Valley has become a very popular tourist destination with many B&B's self-catering and camping establishments, as well as fuel-stops, banks and shops to choose from. It is also the Southern Gateway to the Baviaanskloof Wildernes Area.
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Highlands Chalets is situated in Patensie on the route into the Baviaanskloof, making it ideal for a stopover on your way in or out of the Baviaanskloof, thereby maximising your time in the kloof.
Archers Guest House
Archers Guest House is situated in the heart of Patensie (R331), central and easy to find. It is 90km from Port Elizabeth, 53km from Jeffreys Bay and 120 km from the Storms River Bridge. Patensie is on Route 331 to the Baviaanskloof. Archers Guesthouse is the perfect overnight stay before travelling into the rugged Baviaanskloof, or leaving it.
HeronCliff Camping Site
The camping ground offers: Electric Power Full ablation blocks that include areas for laundry Braai facility ( wood available at request ) Canoeing ( Available on request),Secure and safe play areas
Simbonga Game Farm
Simbonga Game Farm is located in the Eastern Cape Bush between Jeffreysbay and Port Elizabeth. Various game species such as Kudu, Blue Wildebeest, Bush Buck, Njala, Giraffe etc can be seen.
Loerie Ruskamp Campsite
Loerie Ruskamp has a three star grading and is situated just outside the town of Loerie, en route to Baviaans Kloof via Hankey and Patensie. Self catering accommodation, totalling 74 beds, are provided in various chaletts, rondawels and hostel. A small hall is available for small conferences and parties. The stone bar, with bar license, avialable for music events. This is the ideal venue for large group functions or a number of small groups. Most of the accommodation units are away from each other, making it more private and venues quite different from other venues.
Tia Ghee tented Camp, Quagga Restrooms & Baviaanskloof Tours
The valley of the Gamtoos River in South Africa's malaria-free Eastern Cape is the western gateway to the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area. Less than one hour's drive from Port Elizabeth and even less from Jeffrey's Bay, a short way from the village of Patensie en route to the Baviaanskloof, there lies a tranquil bush camp in thick indigenous forest offering tented accommodation - Tia Ghee. Tia Ghee is catered and fully equipped so as to make it as straightforward an experience as possible.
The lifestyle is informal, relaxed, barefoot, quiet. There’s a swimmingpool at the homestead. Guests enjoy the rural late nights around a fire, walking, bird watching, reading and sleeping in the wild. Zandvlakte is known for serenity at its wildest!
Fourteen camp sites await where the Gamtoos River deepens to 11 meters in the ancient embrace of an Enon Conglomerate cliff. Stay over at Geelkrans Campsite while exploring the Baviaans Wilderness area, only 28 km down the road. An Ideal setting for birdwatchers, stargazers, photographers, nature-lovers and casual fishermen.
High View Guest House
High View Guest House is situated in Patensie, only 50 minutes from Port Elizabeth and 30 minutes from Jeffrey's Bay.
High View B&B is an ideal stopover for travellers to and from the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area as well as for businessmen / women working in the area.
Die Ghwarries is perfectly situated as a starting point for trips to the Baviaanskloof or around the Gamtoos Valley. This large farm house offers comfortable accommodation for up to 11 guests and is located on a citrus farm, with that true country feel. Fully equipped for self-catering, the house caters for all your needs.
We are situated in the Gamtoos Valley in the village of Patensie which is the last stop and gateway to the magnificent and undisturbed Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve, a World Heritage site.
HeronCliff Guest House
Heroncliff Self Catering Chalet is a fully equipped self catering house in Patensie area on the road to the Baviaans Mega Nature Reserve .
The house sleeps seven guests comfortably. It has three bedrooms with two bathrooms, a kitchen with a dining area and lounge with a stoep which has a a fully equipped braai area.
Information Office - Tolbos
Telephone : 042 283 0437
Telephone : 042 283 7912
Eastern Cape Parks - Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve Bookings
Telephone : 043 492 0881