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Pick up any flyer for the Golden Gate Highland National Park and it’s sure to be emblazoned with an iconic photograph of Brandwag buttress when the weathered sandstone cliffs give off a golden hue in the late afternoon sun. However, this is not the golden gate to which the name refers: these are two smaller bluffs, approximately 75m high and facing each other, that gives the park its name.
The 12000ha Golden Gate Highland National Park is home to several species of buck, the largest being the eland, along with baboon, small cat species, zebra and a range of smaller mammals, many of which are nocturnal. Raptors are to be seen high up on the cliffs or circling the air while South Africa’s national bird the blue crane is a regular visitor.
The scenery in the park is remarkable, specifically the mushroom shaped formations along the Rooiberg Mountains. The park offers a range of hiking trails... Show more
Guest Farms could very well be the most idyllic South African form of accommodation. If you are out in the country you should definitely consider staying at a Guest Farm. From romantic getaways to a family holiday, they are perfect. They can range from absolutely luxurious to comfortable and you could easily find one that suits your budget. If you have children they will easily be occupied by the animals and nature that surround. They are often well staffed with a restaurant on the premises and well situated amongst various nature activities. Heading into the country? Have a look at our Guest Farms listing on Accommodirect.