Jeffreys Bay St Francis Gamtoos Valley Patensie Baviaanskloof

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Kouga Baviaans Surf & Safari Country features Jeffreys Bay, St Francis Bay, Cape St Francis, Humansdorp, Hankey, Patensie, Baviaanskloof and is the southern gateway into the Baviaanskloof Mega Wilderness Reserve

Enjoy a day on the beach, explore the coastline, browse through a farm stall, have a meal at a country restaurant, experience the magic of long forgotten cultures, marvel at spectacular scenery or discover a real touch of wilderness on a guided or self drive tour into the Baviaans.  All of this is available right here in the Kouga Baviaans Surf and Safari Country.

 

Featured Accommodation (Click for More Info)

  • Baviaans Lodge
    Baviaans Lodge, bordering the World Heritage site of the Baviaanskloof dierctly, is an Eco-Wilderness Lodge Retreat, a stunning landscape of Wilderness, Forest and Kloofs, a true nature lovers getaway destination. Diversity of trees, shrubs, birds and plants, it is truly one of the most remote wilderness destinations of the Cape , yet accessible within hours from the R62, N2 Garden Route area and Port Elizabeth. Comfortable accommodation, superb meals and a wide range of natural outdoor activities are the hall marks of Baviaans Lodge.
  • Sarah Baartman's Grave
    The grave of Sarah Bartmann (Saartjie Baartman) can be found on Vergaderingskop overlooking Hankey. She was born somewhere in the Gamtoos Valley, moved to the Cape and was lured to London under false in 1810. Here she was exhibited as the "Hottentot Venus". She died in France in 1815 where a mould was made of her body and her skeleton, brain and external private parts were placed on display in Paris until 1974. He remains returned to South Africa and she was buried here in 2002.
  • Hankey Sundial
    The biggest sundial in Africa and the Southern Hemisphere is located just outside of Hankey. It was completed 1989, has a diameter of 34.6m and the gnomon is 18m high, and weighs one ton.
  • Queen Victoria Profile
    One of the well known landmarks in the Gamtoos River Valley in the Eastern Cape is the Queen Victoria Profile on the road between Patensie and the Baviaanskloof. The profile is the result of erosion of the sheer cliff and can be seen when driving towards Patensie.
  • Thunzi Bush Lodge - Colleen Glen
    Thunzi Bush Lodge is located in the tranquil sanctuary of coastal forest and African bush and offers country style self-catering accommodation 30 km from the centre of Port Elizabeth, at the start of the Garden Route.
  • Cape St Francis Resort
    Coastal Resort bordering the beach
  • Cape St Francis Club Break
    Club Break represents affordable but comfortable 3 Star accommodation. It consists of a number of one or two-roomed apartments situated around a swimming pool. Altogether, Club Break has 46 rooms of which 24 are double rooms and the remainder are twins. These apartments are decorated in a simple, stylish manner with open plan rooms and fully equipped kitchens. A total of 12 family two roomed apartments complete the offering.
  • Patensie Investment Properties
    Patensie is situated in SOUTH AFRICA, Eastern Cape - approx. 80 kilometers from Port Elizabeth, 55 kilometers from Jeffreys Bay and 40 kilometers from Humansdorp. Become part of this exciting little town with the most beautiful views of mountains and orchards right on the doorstep of one of the most fascinating Wilderness Areas in the country.
  • Supertubes Collection
    Personalised service from friendly staff make this owner-run guesthouse a delight. Beautifully styled, luxurious, en-suite bedrooms ensure a comfortable stay.
  • Phillips Tunnel
    The Phillips Tunnel is the oldest irrigation tunnel in South Africa. Construction on the tunnel started in 1843 by William Phillip with the help of Khoi labourers and in just more than a year they completed the 228 meter tunnel by hand. The tunnel was used for over a century and has been declared a national monument.
  • Brisan B&B
    St Francis Bay is the unexplored jewel of the Garden Route and is situated only 100 kms from Port Elizabeth en route to Cape Town. St Francis Bay can also be a wonderful stop over for guests going on to Addo Elephant Park or the perfect overnight prior to flying out of Port Elizabeth on your final leg of your journey around South Africa.
  • Lyngenfjord House
    Guests enjoy spectacular, panoramic views of the beach and ocean from their bedroom accommodation, private balconies, the lounges, the dining area and the pool terrace.

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Upcoming Events

  • April 25 2015 - Gamtoos Boere Basaar
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  • October 3 2015 - 2015 Adventure Drive -...
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