Gateway to the Baviaans Wilderness, Country/outdoor and nature lovers’ paradise.
Lush fertile valley between two spectacular mountain ranges. Citrus, tobacco, potato and vegetable farming Interesting historical landmarks.
The unique Enon conglomerate is a geological miracle. Third largest wilderness area in South Africa. Kouga Dam - the life source of the Gamtoos Valley.
Choice of several B&B’s, guest houses & self-catering accommodation.
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Patensie boasts a warm, pleasant climate all year round and is free from tropical deceases, such as malaria. The area is ideal for plant growth with its climate and natural protection from elements and abundant water supply from the Kouga Dam.
The average summer (October to February) temperature is 27°C. To many March to April signal idyllic weather, summers heat subsides and the wind settles. Winter’s (May to July) temperatures range from 6°C lows at night and a comfortable 19.2°C by day. However, with the onset of spring (from August to October), the fast-retreating winter merges with the summer sun, bringing forth some of the worlds most spectacular wild flower displays.