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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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.
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.
InniKloof is located in the secluded Honey Clough valley on the eastern side of the Baviaans Mega Reserve and the Garden Route. There are four cottages in the Kleinrivierkloof namely, Geelhout, Tierhout, Olienhout and Melkhout. Each cottage provides accommodation for up to six guests and is fully-equipped for self-catering.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Comfortable accommodation, dinner bed and breakfast, outdoor recreation facilities, tourist info service. Accommodation consists of spacious en-suite rooms, dining room, lounge as well as outdoor living area.
The Kloof is adventurous and to linger here you want to the natural raw beauty and wild life really close to you. Enjoy the pause in our sanctuaries, each simply surrounded by the magnificence of the Kloof.
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.
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
Information Office - Tolbos
Telephone : 042 283 0437
Telephone : 042 283 7912
Eastern Cape Parks - Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve Bookings
Telephone : 043 492 0881