Unspoiled wilderness campsites situated in the Krugerskop-Kloof, Baviaanskloof East Nature Reserve. Each site has a densly covered canopy of Yellowwood, Wild Fig, Forest Nuxia, and Milkwood. Camping with tranquil and peaceful surroundings of this magnificent flora, bird and animal life. Birds such as the well-known Knysna Loerie and the delightful White-Crested Eagle can be viewed.
Self Catering Cottage
Situated within a private and peaceful picturesque setting on a working citrus and goat farm in the Cambria Valley just 2km from the eastern gate of the Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve. The fully equipped cottage located in the Loerie-Kloof at the foot of the mountain between the lush citrus orchards. The cottage is fully equipped with an open plan kitchen and lounge area and 2 air-conditioning units. The unit sleeps a maximum of 5 people. There is a lovely Braai (Barbeque) facility in the garden.
Matthew Calitz is a self-taught fine artist specialising in landscape paintings in the style of Naturalistic and expressionistic Realism. His predominant educational influence was from 6 months full-time working in the studio of well-known South African landscape artist Paul Munro. Influence from the old masters includes, Da Vinci's 'Sfumato'; John Constable's scenes, JS Sargent's expresionism; Diego Velazquez's composition and Rembrandt's mood & colour.
An unspoiled gem of the Eastern Cape!
The major attraction is the tranquil and peaceful surroundings of this magnificent flora, bird and animal life. Flora such as the Yellowwood, Wild Fig, Forest Nuxia, and Milkwood. Birds such as the well-known Knysna Loerie and the delightful White-Crested Eagle can be viewed. In the Cambria area is the magnificent specimen of the Outeniqua Yellowwood whose age is estimated to be in excess of 800 years. An ancient Cycad believed to be more than 3000 years can be found at the top of the towering viewpoint which offers a panoramic view over the Cambria valley dominated by the majestic 1561 m. high Mac Mountain in the North-East.
Cambria Valley Baviaanskloof
The Cambria valley, boxed in by the magnificent Baviaanskloof and Kouga mountain ranges, forms the gateway to the Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve/Wilderness Area. The name Cambria, apparently Welsh for the country of Wales, was bestowed on the area by an earlier visitor who was struck by its resemblance to his homeland. The area with its pristine natural forests, fynbos and valley bushveld, offers excellent eco-recreational opportunities.
The Nature Reserve/Wilderness Area and the Cambria Valley in the Baviaanskloof offer excellent opportunities for outdoor recreation activities. Some of the most popular include, Mountain Hiking, Mountain Biking, Bird Watching, Game Viewing, Nature Walks and 4x4 Trails.