Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Game Reserve in Addo Elephant National Park (78.1 km from Kleinpoort)
About an hour's drive from Port Elizabeth, Addo is a small farming town that's best known for its proximity to the Greater Addo Elephant National Park, which is South Africa's first 'Big Seven' reserve. As well as the usual Big Five - rhino, lion, elephant, leopard and buffalo, the park, which extends to the sea and some offshore islands, also...
Uitenhage (63.1 km from Kleinpoort)
Located about 8 km out of Uitenhage is the Groendal Wilderness Area, which features many lovely walking trails.
The Blindekloof Trail is 16 km long, which will take about 4 hours to complete. An easy day’s walk, the trail starts from the office parking area, leads through succulent thicket and forest, following the Blindekloof Stream to Crystal...
Galleries and Museums
Uitenhage (75 km from Kleinpoort)
The AutoPavilion, place of cars and legends, first opened its doors in 2004. This modern, state-of-the art heritage centre replaced the existing museum that housed Volkswagen SA's old vehicles. The multi-million Rand attraction is unique as it is the only automobile discovery centre in Africa and only the 5th worldwide.
Open Monday to Friday...
Addo (3.2 km from Kleinpoort)
Discover the magic of the Karoo with a unique wilderness experience at the exclusive 5-Star Blaauwbosch Private Game Reserve.
Bordering the Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape, the reserve offers malaria-free wildlife viewing of a wide variety of game.
Professional rangers will introduce you to lion, buffalo, elephant, leopard,...
Four By Four Trails
Kirkwood (43.1 km from Kleinpoort)
Bedrogfontein Route 4x4 Trail has amazing scenery and also passes the Sundays River. It forms part of the Addo Elephant National Park; it is a self-drive route between Kabouga and Darlington. The 45 km trail requires a 4x4, low range, high clearance vehicle. Bedrogfontein Route has a grading between 2 and 4 and takes approximately 6 hours to...
Four By Four Trails
Patensie (43.3 km from Kleinpoort)
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...
Kirkwood (52.3 km from Kleinpoort)
Be enchanted by the Harley-Davidson purr and graceful moves of the spotted felines at the Daniell Cheetah Breeding Project.
This once-in-a-lifetime experience offers an interesting, personalised tour and the chance to interact with the cheetah. Visitors are encouraged to touch the cats and have photographs taken with a few of them.
Hankey (55.1 km from Kleinpoort)
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.
Patensie (58.8 km from Kleinpoort)
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,...
Kirkwood (63 km from Kleinpoort)
Crisscross Adventures offer a number of activities in the Addo area. Kick back in an open vehicle through Addo Elephant Park or chose more active pursuits including river safari's, quad biking, sand boarding, hiking, biking, bird watching and photography - all with experienced local guides.
Thornhill (69.8 km from Kleinpoort)
African Dawn is set in a tranquil valley. This beautiful bird and wildlife sanctuary features an endangered cat breeding program and rehabilitation centre. The on-site restaurant offers good meals.
Open daily 09:00 - 17:00.
Uitenhage (70.2 km from Kleinpoort)
BallynaFagh Farm offers visitors a relaxing setting to enjoy a wonderful outride on well-schooled horses.
Explore this little bit of African bush and country lanes on horseback. Rides are about 1.5 hours in length with something to suit all levels of experience. If you're new to horse riding, lessons can be arranged.
Gamtoos Mouth (73.1 km from Kleinpoort)
At the mouth of the Gamtoos River lies a stunning beach with a huge stretch of soft white sand, perfect for lengthy strolls. The scenic lagoon and river offer safe swimming, boating and canoeing.
Port Elizabeth (73.1 km from Kleinpoort)
Van Staden's Wild Flower Reserve was established in 1951 and is situated 40 km from Port Elizabeth. It is one of the top places to see lowland fynbos, flowering proteas and a variety of other endemic fynbos. Visitors can see a large variety of vegetation in the various habitats of the escarpment. There is an abundance of succulents, ericas,...
Jeffreys Bay (74.2 km from Kleinpoort)
Enjoy clip clopping along untouched beaches and through indigenous vegetation with well-schooled horses and experienced guides. All rides start on the farm Papiesfontein between the Gamtoos and Kabeljous Rivers, 10 km from Jeffreys Bay.
The 13 km trail leads over pretty dunes to the river mouth and a long stretch of beach – perfect for an...