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Situated in the Eastern Cape Province and inland of the Garden Route, the protected Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area is a vast expanse of pristine mountainous terrain with a host of fauna and flora thriving under diverse habitats. Baviaanskloof falls within the Cape Floral Kingdom and surrounds the small towns of Willowmore, Rietbron and Steytlerville. The name Baviaanskloof was given to the area by Dutch colonists centuries ago and translated means baboon ravine. Baboon troops are still found here in numbers.
This unique rugged landscape consists of barren mountain peaks and thick wooded forests in the valleys below. The forests belie the fact that the area falls within the Little Karoo, a semi-arid region. Baviaanskloof is frequented by the more serious mountain climber and hiker who enjoy vertiginous routes and the opportunity to see centuries-old rock art left behind by the San people in elevated caves and overhangs.
The gravel road through Baviaanskloof twists and turns and crosses... Show more