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Popular tourist attractions
The major attraction is the Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve and Wilderness Area comprising of approximately 300 000 ha. of unspoiled natural beauty which offers a unique and memorable wilderness experience. Other attractions in the Cambria area is the magnificent specimen of Otoniqua Yellowwood who's 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 offering a panoramic view over the Cambria valley dominated by the majestic 1561 m. high Mac Mountain in the North-East. A copy of the Baviaanskloof Bird Checklist can be obtained from the office or to receive a copy in .pdf file format please send us an email or complete the contact form below.
Cambria Valley Baviaanskloof
The Cambria valley, boxed in by the magnificent Baviaanskloof and Kouga mountain ranges, forms the gateway to the Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve and 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 Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area and the Cambria area in the Baviaanskloof offers 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.
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