Gamtoos Tourism

Gamtoos Tourism

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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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  • Shumba Manor
    Affordable luxury self catering accomodation on a gamefarm with breathtaking views.
  • Glencoe Chalets - Self Catering Accommodation
    The Glencoe Self Catering Chalets are situated in the scenic Grootrivier Poort the entrance to the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area. It is ideally located near Patensie approximately 8 kilometres from the end of the tar road en route into the Baviaanskloof - yet easily accessible with a normal car.
  • Kouga Wilderness
    Kouga Wilderness is a family run farm and the Ferreiras has been living on “Kleinrivier” since 1815. It is a working farm with apricots, citrus, sheep and vegetables. You can enjoy nature in the scenic Kouga mountains on the border of the Baviaanskloof World Heritage site. The farm was originally split up into 3 parts, “Onderplaas”, “Kleinrivier” and “Bo-plaas”. Bo-plaas became the property of Nico and Melodie Ferreira in 1988. On this part there was an old farm house that was sadly falling apart. The idea of having a guest house started here, but was only realised in 2000 when the house was finally restored to its formed beauty. Soon after the owners had their first visitors it became a hot spot for mountain climbers, hikers and nature lovers. In 2004 the ablution facilities was built and 8 camp-sites was put up under the shades of 4 big old oak trees. In 2005 a big lapa followed where there have been many weddings since. In 2007 the owners decided to built the “River chalet” and in 2008 the “Heuningkrans chalet” followed.
  • Tropical Eden Villas
    Patensie is the last stop before the Baviaanskloof and the first stop after it. For a stay with a touch of comfort before or after your Baviaans trip, Tropical Eden is the ideal place.
  • Ragels Rivier Guest Farm
    Ragels Rivier is an unspoilt, private guest farm that is situated next to the familiar Nooitgedacht farm, just outside the small town of Kareedouw (pass of Karee trees). Perfect for a relaxing weekend getaway or a weekend full of adventure, Ragelsrivier Guest Farm provides an authentic and rustic experience for young and old!
  • 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.
  • Bruintjieskraal Campsite
    The Bruintjieskraal Camping Area consist of Sites 1 - 5 grouped together, Sites 7 to 10 forming another group and then sites 11 to 14 at individual locations. Unlees totally in shade the Camp Areas are covered with grass and there is ample shade. Each individual campsite is equipped with...
  • Ripple Hill Hotel
    Situated in Patensie, en route to the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area, Ripple Hill Hotel is a 3-star establishment with a rich history where travellers and locals alike come together to enjoy traditional small town hospitality accompanied by great food.
  • Geelkrans
    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.
  • Kudu Kaya Chalets
    We are in Cambria, 45 km from Patensie, on the road to Willowmore, at the entry to the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area. The chalets are both located on the working citrus farm "Ysrivier", owned by Petrus and Helene van der Watt. Enjoy our hospitality in a safe environment. Day trips into the adjacent Baviaanskloof Nature Conservation Area to view wild animals and the magnificent scenery can be arranged.
  • Quagga Guest Rooms
    Quagga Guest Rooms offers ideal accommodation when visiting the Gamtoos Valley on business. The guest Rooms are situated on a farm, 7km from the town of Patensie.
  • J-Bay Zebra Lodge
    J-Bay Zebra Lodge is situated on the Garden Route, only 20 minutes from Jeffreys Bay and 30 minutes from Port Elizabeth and Airport. The Lodge is perfectly positioned on the top of a hill, with 360° views overlooking the Indian Ocean, the indigenous bush and the mountains.

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