Gamtoos Valley

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The Gamtoos Valley - Gateway to the Baviaans Wilderness Area any outdoor and nature lovers’ paradise. 

The lush fertile valley between two spectacular mountain ranges is well known for its citrus, tobacco, potatoes and vegetable farming

Interesting landmarks.

  • Queen Victoria - The unique Enon conglomerate is a geological miracle.
  • The Baviaanskloof - The third largest wilderness area in South Africa.
  • Kouga Dam - the life source of the Gamtoos Valley. 

In the Valley you will enjoy a choice of several B&B’s, guest houses & self-catering accommodation.

For accommodation in the Gamtoos Valley click here.

Gamtoos Valley Climate

The Gamtoos Valley boasts a warm, pleasant climate all year round and is free from tropical deceases, such as malaria. The area is ideal for plant growth with its climate and natural protection from elements and abundant water supply from the Kouga Dam.

The average summer (October to February) temperature is 27°C. To many March to April signal idyllic weather, summers heat subsides and the wind settles. Winter’s (May to July) temperatures range from 6°C lows at night and a comfortable 19.2°C by day. However, with the onset of spring (from August to October), the fast-retreating winter merges with the summer sun, bringing forth some of the worlds most spectacular wild flower displays.