• "Smitskraal"
  • "Bergplaas"

Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve

The Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area lies approximately 120 km. West of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa and comprises of approximately 270 000 ha. of unspoiled, rugged mountainous terrain. Starting in the East at Komdomo, the road leads through the rugged beauty of the "Grootrivier" Gorge on its winding path through this pristine conservancy, all the way towards Willowmore in the West. A total distance of about 203 km. The area offers a wide range of eco-recreational opportunities as well as a unique wilderness experience!


Comfortable Accommodation, Dinner Bed and Breakfast, Outdoor Recreation Facilities, Tourist Info Service. Accommodation consist of spacious en suite rooms, dining room, lounge as well as outdoor living area.

Sundown Trips

Enjoy a sundowner "on top of the world" surrounded by the splendor of mountain fynbos inhabited by large herds of Red Hartebeest, Mountain Zebra as well as Mountain Reebok. Sundown Trips is to the Cable Way on top of Bergplaas.

Day Trips

Exclusive 4x2 day trips of the Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve and Wilderness Area are offered to guests staying at the Baviaanskloof Lodge. A minimum of two nights stay at the Lodge is recommended.