The Free State is situated on the flat boundless plains in the heart of South Africa. Known locally as the "breadbasket" of South Africa, it is the agricultural city and most of its land is at 1000 m/3281 ft above sea level. It is the land of rugby, sunny skies and characterized by a continental climate, with warm to hot summers and cool to cold winters.
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Four Wheel Driving in Baviaanskloof, Kouga Mountain Rage, Eastern Cape South Africa
The area is characterized by a marvelous craggy beauty with spectacular land forms, diverse plants and a variety of animals.The climate at the Baviaanskloof is temperate with winters similar to the Mediterranean. The spot is considered to be a paradise for adventurous and adrenaline junkies
The Baviaanskloof trails offer amazing scenic and challenging 4×4 driving. This experience allows you to appreciate the magnificent mountain scenery the region has to offer!!
The route is a 33 km/20 mi arena, lasting between 4-5 hours. Graded 2-3, the route takes you from Langkloof to the Baviaans over the Kouga Mountains (which is home to the mountain Leopard) and can be tackled in both directions. The terrain comprises of eroded farm tracks, gravel, loose stone and rocks. 4×4 driving is open all year round however during winter and summer, the weather could get extreme. Advance booking is required before embarking on this thrilling adventure.