Things to Do in Baviaans Region

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Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve

Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve

Nature Reserves in Baviaanskloof (36.1 km from Baviaans Region)

The breath-taking Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve is one of the Cape Floral Region Protected Areas, collectively a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Covering roughly 200-square kilometres of pristine mountainous terrain, the ‘Valley of the Baboons’, is one of the largest wilderness conservation areas in South Africa. Just 120 kilometres west of Port...

Baviaanskloof 4x4

Baviaanskloof 4x4

Four By Four Trails in Baviaanskloof (14.9 km from Baviaans Region)

Bavaanskloof trail is approximately 40 km but one has to travel from Willowmore through Baviaanskloof to Patensie which is about 190 km. Sufficient time is required to complete this scenic route and it is suggested that one leaves early in the morning to make it out of Baviaanskloof before it closes. The Bavaiaanskloof route itself takes about 6...

Kouga Dam

Kouga Dam

Dams Vleis in Patensie (20.2 km from Baviaans Region)

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 1ev by some 15,2 m. The construction of the wall marked the beginning of an era of double curvature arch dams in South Africa. Besides the normal central overspill section,...

Gonjah 4x4 Trail

Gonjah 4x4 Trail

Four By Four Trails in Patensie (45.3 km from Baviaans Region)

Gonjah 4x4 Trail offers two trails of 12 km and 20 km, and each takes 4 hours to complete. It is located 12 km from Patensie and is next to the Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve. The 12 km trail leads to the top of a mountain with stunning views. The 20 km trail is more technical and is mostly within the game camp. The trail offers great views of...

Elandsheuwel Guest Farm

Elandsheuwel Guest Farm

Four By Four Trails in Steytlerville (61.1 km from Baviaans Region)

Elandsheuwel Guest Farm has two 4x4 trails; mountain bikes and quad bikes are welcome. The trails are 3 km and 8 km respectively and take about 1 to 3 hours to complete. The difficulty grading is between 1 and 2. The farm is located just outside of Steytlerville and en route to Wilowmore; the GPS indicates where the turn-off from the R329 is...

Glenmore 4x4 Trail

Glenmore 4x4 Trail

Four By Four Trails in Willowmore (87.4 km from Baviaans Region)

Glenmore 4x4 Trail really consists out of 5 trials, namely Kudu, Springbok, Dassie, Duiker and River. It is situated on a Little Karoo farm about 35 km from Willowmore and forms part of the Baviaanskloof wilderness area. The trails vary from easy to moderate with gradings from 1 to 3, depending on the season. The trails cross over rocky...

Aasvoelberg 4x4 Trail

Aasvoelberg 4x4 Trail

Four By Four Trails in Willowmore (101.2 km from Baviaans Region)

Aasvoelberg Trail is just outside Willowmore. The trail is 70 km long and takes approximately 3 to 4 hours long to complete. This well-known landmark has a difficulty grading level of 1 to 2. 4x4 or 4x2 vehicles can be utilised, as well as mountain bikes. The route takes one through fynbos and proteas, and rock formations, fountains,...

Baviaans Mountain Biking

Baviaans Mountain Biking

Popular Attractions in Willowmore (101.3 km from Baviaans Region)

Come and experience the Baviaanskloof outdoors on the seat of a mountain bike. Take the chance to discover the wilderness, ‘Karoovlaktes’ and Winterhoek Mountains. For tour bookings, contact the Baviaanskloof Mountain Passes Tours.

Baviaans Back to Front Circle Route

Baviaans Back to Front Circle Route

Four By Four Trails in Willowmore (101.9 km from Baviaans Region)

The Baviaans Back to Front Circle Route will take you by car (4 x 4) through the culturally rich areas of Steytlerville and Willowmore, and up to the lush crags of the Baviaanskloof.

Things to do near Baviaans Region

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

Tsitsikamma

Game Reserve in Tsitsikamma (59.2 km from Baviaans Region)

Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours

Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours

Popular Attractions in Stormsriver Village (61.6 km from Baviaans Region)

Monkey about and zip between the tree tops for a unique forest experience. Situated in the magnificent Tsitsikamma Forest, the Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour was the first tree top canopy tour to be developed in South Africa. Combining a generous shot of adrenaline with a stunning setting, the trip through the trees consists of 10 platforms and 10...

Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve

Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve

Nature Reserves in Baviaanskloof (36.1 km from Baviaans Region)

The breath-taking Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve is one of the Cape Floral Region Protected Areas, collectively a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Covering roughly 200-square kilometres of pristine mountainous terrain, the ‘Valley of the Baboons’, is one of the largest wilderness conservation areas in South Africa. Just 120 kilometres west of Port...

Baviaanskloof 4x4

Baviaanskloof 4x4

Four By Four Trails in Baviaanskloof (14.9 km from Baviaans Region)

Bavaanskloof trail is approximately 40 km but one has to travel from Willowmore through Baviaanskloof to Patensie which is about 190 km. Sufficient time is required to complete this scenic route and it is suggested that one leaves early in the morning to make it out of Baviaanskloof before it closes. The Bavaiaanskloof route itself takes about 6...

Waterfall Trail

Waterfall Trail

Hiking Trail in Stormsriver Village (65.5 km from Baviaans Region)

Known as ‘Day One’ of the massively popular Otter Trail, the Waterfall Trail is definitely a worthwhile excursion at Storms River Mouth. The linear route runs along the coastline for three kilometres until reaching the graceful waterfall, which marks the halfway point. The starting time for doing this walk is all important – in latest time to...

Kouga Dam

Kouga Dam

Dams Vleis in Patensie (20.2 km from Baviaans Region)

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 1ev by some 15,2 m. The construction of the wall marked the beginning of an era of double curvature arch dams in South Africa. Besides the normal central overspill section,...

Regyne Protea Farm

Regyne Protea Farm

Farms in Tsitsikamma (44.9 km from Baviaans Region)

Growers and Exporter of cultivated proteas & Fynbos

Gonjah 4x4 Trail

Gonjah 4x4 Trail

Four By Four Trails in Patensie (45.3 km from Baviaans Region)

Gonjah 4x4 Trail offers two trails of 12 km and 20 km, and each takes 4 hours to complete. It is located 12 km from Patensie and is next to the Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve. The 12 km trail leads to the top of a mountain with stunning views. The 20 km trail is more technical and is mostly within the game camp. The trail offers great views of...

Brakkeduine 4x4 Sand Trail

Brakkeduine 4x4 Sand Trail

Four By Four Trails in Humansdorp (60.2 km from Baviaans Region)

Brakkeduine 4x4 Sand Trail is located 36 km from Humansdorp and starts on a dairy farm. Once you have crossed the stream, it is all about the sand. This trail is not as easy as it sounds so some experience is required. The trail is 14 km long and can take from 3 hours to a day to complete. Low range vehicles should not attempt this sand trail....

The Big Tree

The Big Tree

Popular Attractions in Stormsriver Village (60.3 km from Baviaans Region)

The Big Tree in the Tsitsikamma stretches its distinctive yellowwood leaves skywards, towering over the other trees in the canopy. This tree is estimated to be between 600 and 800 years old, and stands 36,6 m tall with a trunk circumference of 9m. A lengthy and comfortable boardwalk path leads visitors through the dappled light of the lush, cool...

Fourcade Trail

Fourcade Trail

Hiking Trail in Stormsriver Village (60.4 km from Baviaans Region)

This two-day circular route is easy to moderate and is a total of 24 km long. The trail starts and ends at Witelsbos State Forest. Permits must be obtained and overnight resting places are situated next to the water. Please enquire.

Elandsheuwel Guest Farm

Elandsheuwel Guest Farm

Four By Four Trails in Steytlerville (61.1 km from Baviaans Region)

Elandsheuwel Guest Farm has two 4x4 trails; mountain bikes and quad bikes are welcome. The trails are 3 km and 8 km respectively and take about 1 to 3 hours to complete. The difficulty grading is between 1 and 2. The farm is located just outside of Steytlerville and en route to Wilowmore; the GPS indicates where the turn-off from the R329 is...

Loerie Trail

Loerie Trail

Hiking Trail in Stormsriver Village (63.3 km from Baviaans Region)

Starting a little distance from the restaurant, the Loerie Trail is one of the short hikes from Storms River Mouth Rest Camp that don’t require permits or fees. The two-kilometre circular route starts on the same path as the Blue Duiker Trail and takes a short cut through beautiful scrub forest featuring small trees of Cape Beech, Kershout and...

Hankey Country Club

Hankey Country Club

Golf Courses in Hankey (63.8 km from Baviaans Region)

Hankey Country Club's course is rated as one of the best 9-hole courses in the country. This charming old club in the Gamtoos Valley plays host each year to the Hadeda tournament.

Scuba Dive Storms River

Scuba Dive Storms River

Nature Reserves in Stormsriver Village (64 km from Baviaans Region)

Tsitsikamma National Park offers an underwater wonderland waiting to be explored by scuba or snorkel! The Storms River Mouth and Tsitsikamma National Park are a marine protected area filled with an abundance of colourful and inquisitive marine life making this dive site the Garden Route’s best kept secret. Untouched Adventures offer full scuba...