During your stay, you can hike along the river and wander through the beautiful citrus orchards. Also available arebirdwatching, braai facilities and a swimming pool. During season we will take you on a tour through the pack house. All meals are available on request.
Patensie is a small town in the Gamtoos Valley, situated in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, the gateway to 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.
Visiting Patensie’s citrus pack-house, 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 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.