Town of Western Cape
Nature’s Valley: The Pearl of the Garden Route
At the northern tip of the Garden Route, on the border of the Western and Eastern Cape, the R102 diverts from the N2 and zigzags down through a mountain pass, passing a troop of baboons squatting, appropriately, just beyond the baboon warning sign. 10 Kilometres later, at sea level; a sign indicates the opportunity for a cup of tea. This is Nature’s Valley, the Garden Route’s best-kept secret.A tiny enclave nestled within the Tsitsikamma forest, Nature’s Valley is a residential area located inside a South African National Park. A couple of kilometres in length and a few hundred metres in diame...