Kouga Baviaans Tourist Attractions

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    Hankey Sundial
    • Baviaanskloof
    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.
    • Sightseeing
    • History
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    Loerie Dam
    • Baviaanskloof
    The Loerie dam was built as part of the Kouga dam scheme with the purpose of supplying Port Elizabeth with water. The dam includes a filtration and pump system to balance the pressure in the pipelines, controlled by one of the...
    • Sightseeing
    • Dams
  • More InfoUpdated: 6 months ago
    The Island Nature Reserve
    • Thornhill / Seaview
    Located just outside Port Elizabeth on the Seaview Road the Island Nature reserve is one of the best kept secrets amongst local hikers and birdwatchers. The reserve is about 480ha big with dense coastal indigenous bush including...
    • Bird Watching
    • Hiking Trails
    • Wildlife & Nature
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    The Kabeljous Nature Reserve is located north of Jeffreys Bay and offers the visitor a 2.5km coastline complete with dune thickets, forests, bushveld and wetlands. For the avid hiker there are various three to seven kilometre...
    • Reserves & Conservation
    • Hiking Trails
    • Wildlife & Nature
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    Phillips Tunnel
    • Baviaanskloof
    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...
    • Sightseeing
    • History
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    Kouga Dam
    • Baviaanskloof
    The dam is a double curvature arch dam 82 m high with a storage capacity of 128,7 million m3. Provision was made in the design to allow for a future raising of the water level by some 15,2 m. The construction of the wall marked...
    • Sightseeing
    • Dams
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    In the heart of a valley, only a stone's throw away from the hustle and bustle of P.E and Jeffreys Bay lies African Dawn Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary is set within beautiful grounds nestled between rolling hills,...
    • Reserves & Conservation
    • Wildlife & Nature
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    Sarah Baartman
    • Baviaanskloof
    Very little is known about the early years of this Khoekhoe girl. She was born around 1789 in the Eastern Cape, somewhere in the vicinity of the Gamtoos river. By 1806 she had moved to the Western Cape and stayed in rural...
    • Sightseeing
    • History
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    Famous for its rich variety of shells found along the beaches, Jeffreys remains a favourite haunt for shell collectors and beach combers. The Shell Museum houses are a variety of shells from all over the world in glass cases...
    • Museums
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    There are several footpaths through the Reserve. The conservation of the reserve was due to the late Irma Booysen. Her family were the original owners of the farm Ongegunde Vryheid. During the development of the farm to a...
    • Reserves & Conservation
    • Wildlife & Nature
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    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...
    • Geology, Flora & Fauna, Weather
    • Sightseeing
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    Seal Point lighthouse continues to watch over the coast and has done for almost 123 years resulting in fewer shipwrecks. Enjoy a guided tour through this sentinel of the sea.
    • Historic Buildings & Architecture
    • Sightseeing
    • History
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    Jeffreys Bay is one of the top ten surfing destinations in the world, so to have a surf museum in this typically surf driven town was always a must. The museum is also about remembering the history of surfing and paying tribute...
    • Museums
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    The old Gamtoos River bridge was opened in 1895 and replaced the pont that was used to cross the Gamtoos River since the mid 1800's.
    • Sightseeing
    • History
  • More InfoUpdated: 9 months ago
    Humansdorp Museum
    • Jeffreys Bay
    The Humansdorp Museum, a cultural history museum, focuses on the growth and development of Humansdorp through its display of farming implements, bottles, shells, clothing and crockery. It also features a restored water mill.
    • Museums
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  • More InfoUpdated: 2 months ago
    Noorsekloof Nature Reserve is a small 28 hectare reserve in the suburb of Noorsekloof, in Wavecrest, Jeffreys Bay. The nature reserve is roughly 200m wide at its narrowest, widening to about 400m in the heart of the kloof. It...
    • Reserves & Conservation
    • Hiking Trails
    • Wildlife & Nature
    • 042 293 2923

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