Rising from the Eastern Cape and running along the Kwazulu-Natal's western border, the Drakensberg mountain range is the highest in South Africa standing at 3482 m/11424 ft in height. The mountains are capped by a layer of basalt of 1400 m/4593 ft thick and offers amazing flora and fauna.
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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.