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Baviaanskloof

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Address: South Africa
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True unspoilt part of South Africa

Baviaanskloof is amazing, obviously a lot of baboons. Nice heritage centre, nice remote part of the world to visit. Wish I had a 4x4 to drive thru the valley/ range.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Baviaanskloof is amazing, obviously a lot of baboons. Nice heritage centre, nice remote part of the world to visit. Wish I had a 4x4 to drive thru the valley/ range.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

The Baviaanskloof is one of those places that you need to have on your bucket list. There is a lot of history in the Baviaans, with the dirt roads dating back to the late 1880's. The Baviaans regions stretches from the town of Willowmore in the west to the town of Patensie in the east. I would suggest that you... More 

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Durban
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

A truly magnificent experience driving through Baviaanskloof in a 4 x4. Spent a night in a cosy cottage and enjoyed the beauty of the area.The mountain pass is accessible only with a 4x4. Some beautiful view areas.

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Bunde, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The Baviaanskloof is located between Patensie and Willowmore in the Eastern Cape. It is a very remote part of South Africa however beautiful. You need a 4x4 vehicle and in the Baviaanskloof you are on your own (apart from baboons and game).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This place is like nothing I have experienced before. The roads are seriously only for 4x4 vehicles due to axle twisters in the mountain passes and 42 river crossovers. This makes it a faraway place where only a few can go and with no cellphone reception. The views are breathtaking. Birds are plenty. We saw some animals and had a... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

What a lovely respite from the stunning arid landscape surrounding the forest. Patrick Ruiters is a very enthusiastic guide who clearly has passion for the area. He is fascinating to get to know and there is much to learn about the Sewefontein community. If you are expecting something slick in terms of a tour of the area or stay in... More 

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East London, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

The Baviaanskloof nature reserve is awe inspiring, the diverse ecosystems throughout the journey, to the many species of antelope in the area to the breathtaking views of the mountains...This place is magical and leaves a lasting impression on one! The reserve is a World Heritage Site and is known as a Mega Reserve, there is so much to see and... More 

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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

We spent two days in the Baviaans Kloof area; just to get a taste of it. We spent one night at Doringkloof and then we drove the 4x4 track to Patensie. Next time we will spend more time to explore the area and go for walks. We learnt that there are two bushcamps in the area where you can book... More 

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Mossel Bay
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

A must do experience, something to put on your bucket list!!. We enjoyed out stay at Kamerkloof so much that I could stay much longer! The quiet atmosphere away from the the hustle and bustle of every day duties, this was what we needed after a very busy season!! The hosts were fabulous, they made us feel at home. The... More 

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George, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Bo Kloof is an absolute must do if you're traveling on the T1 in Baviaanskloof. It's a very short easy hike to the most amazing gorge / Kloof I have ever seen. Well worth the stop

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