Trip 2 – 4x4 Trip Patensie to Willowmore
(leaving from PE or surrounding area)

Follow the road that Thomas Bains built - the main route through the Baviaanskloof

Day 1

  • Pick up in the Port Elizabeth region and leave for Patensie
  • Begin the Baviaanskloof Adventure 4x4 road trip through the Baviaanskloof Area (a national park that lies undiscovered)
  • Pass through Cambria and marvel at the sights from Bergplaas
  • Gasp at the engineering feat of Thomas Bain who achieved the impossible by making a road where no-one thought possible
  • Enjoy a tranquil picnic next to the river
  • Overnight in a B and B on the edge of the Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve

 Day 2

  • Enjoy the ride - see the marvels of the Nuwekloof Pass
  • Marvel at different fauna and flora of the region
  • Travel the single lane cement road between Willowmore and Steytlerville
  • Travel via the Grootrivierpoortpass to Patensie
  • Arrive late afternoon back in Port Elizabeth

Optional Extra Days

  • Enjoy a hike in the mountains
  • Spend an extra night in one of the numerous B and B’s on offer in the Baviaanskloof area.
  • Visit a waterfall, hear about the local fauna and flora