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.
The guesthouse is situated on the farm. We also have our own Packhouse (Midlands Packhouse) where all fruit is packed and exported to different countries. Guests are welcome to visit the Packhouse during citrus season. The season starts mid-March until mid-September.
Come and experience the silence, peace and hospitality of the Baviaanskloof - more than you would ever expect. Damsedrif offers the traveller excellent meals and the guest houses comfortable lodging in a farm environment. Well worth a visit.
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.
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.
Tween Trees is situated on a citrus farm, 1 km from Patensie on the route to Baviaanskloof. We offer a beautiful flatlet set in a large and quiet garden. The unit is fully equipped and sleeps four guests comfortably.
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:
Twee Waters Guest Farm is situated on a working citrus farm in the Kwagga region, on the outskirts of Patensie.
Nikalandershoek Guest Cottage
Rekindle your passion for life at Nikalandershoek, a working citrus farm nestled on the banks of the Gamtoos River, just 3,5km from Patensie. Wake up to the cry of the Hadeda or Fish eagles, wander through the citrus orchards and let the true spiritual ambience saturate all senses, leaving the city buzz far behind!!! Nikalandershoek Guest Cottage offers a fully equipped, two-bedroom cottage with an open plan living & kitchen area with outside braai (barbecue) facilities; this self-catering cottage is set in a private garden setting; bring your mountain bike to go for a ride on the farm and/or your binoculars to watch the birds.
The chalet is fully equipped for self catering and is set amongst beautiful indigenous forest at the heart of a tranquil valley or ‘kloof’. There are a lounge, two small bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with two single beds making room for up to 4 guests.
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.
En-route to Die Skoolhuis you will come across these magnificent cliffs. Enjoy the majestic scenery, 4x4 trails, scenic walks and hikes in the Baviaanskloof and Kouga mountains.