Twee Waters Gasteplaas
- Guests think Twee Waters Gasteplaas is in an excellent location
- Off the R331/Willowmore Road, 12 km from Patensie, 6335, Eastern Cape
Patensie, a small town in the Gamtoos Valley, situated in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, is the gateway to the Baviaanskloof. Known as the pantry of the Eastern Cape, towns with melodious names such as Loerie, Hankey and Patensie form the backbone of the Gamtoos Valley. This fertile valley with its interesting history is the gateway to the vast, brooding mountainous Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area. The Gamtoos Valley's raison d'être is the packing and export of citrus grown in the valley. Visiting Patensie’s citrus packhouse, gives you an idea of the extent of the citrus industry in the valley. Besides oranges, the valley boasts an extraordinary variety of farm produce like potatoes, tobacco and vegetables. The Gamtoos Valley-Baviaanskloof area is a treasure chest of scenic views as well as interesting and noteworthy landmarks of a historical nature such as major floods, family sagas and romantic love stories. Further down this route you will arrive at the starting point of the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area, the third largest wilderness area in South Africa, worth a visit and an unforgettable experience, with excellent game viewing. 58 species of mammals, 310 bird species, 15 fresh water fish species and 17 protea species. The area also offers picturesque veld scenes, mountains, indigenous forests with crystal clear mountain streams fringed with ferns, sheer cliffs and small waterfalls which will enchant every visitor to this wilderness paradise.