Gamtoos Tourism

Gamtoos Tourism

The Gamtoos Valley has become a very popular tourist destination with many B&B's and self-catering 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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Featured Listings (Click for More Info)

  • Kudu Kaya
    We are in Cambria, 45 km from Patensie, on the road to Willowmore, at the entry to the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area. The chalets and campsites 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.
  • 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:
  • Highlands Chalets
    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.
  • 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.
  • Bergrivier
    Experience a true eco-retreat where you can relax in one of the most tranquil settings nature has to offer. Bergrivier is situated in beautiful, peaceful surroundings at the beginning or end of the Baviaanskloof route.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • De Mist Cottage
    Set in beautiful surroundings on a working Citrus and Vegetable Farm. Come and enjoy farm life in clean fresh air, get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, simply relax with your favourite book in the sun, try your luck with Carp fishing, go for a hike or have a good old "braai" with friends in our private "lapa".
  • Tia Ghee Tented Camp
    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.
  • Shumba Manor
    Affordable luxury self catering accomodation on a gamefarm with breathtaking views.
  • Bruintjieskraal Campsite and Glencoe Chalets
    The Bruintjieskraal Campsite and 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.
  • 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.

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Upcoming Events

  • June 11 2016 -
    Gamtoos Tourism Citrus...
    Fun day for whole family to enjoy good entertainment, great food, Citrus Zone, handmade/homemade...
  • Come and experience Unique South African fruits, home made products, Agri Expo, Tours and...
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    Southern Fruit Growers Gamtoos Toerisme Gholfdag

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