The Gamtoos Valley, known as the Eastern Gateway to the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area, is a popular tourist destination and where you escape to, to renew your body, soul and mind. Guarded by the majestic Cockscomb mountain the area offers visitors a range and diversity of activities to enjoy…from strawberry picking, honey tasting, mountain biking, hiking, 4×4-routes, golfing, kayaking, fishing, bird-watching, game drives, photo safaris, star gazing and day trips into the Baviaanskloof. The area is a vibrant mix of nature, agriculture and cultural influences and is called the fruit basket of the Eastern Cape. Gamtoos Valley is home to the Kouga Dam, Queen Victoria’s profile, largest Sundial in Africa, grave site of Sarah Baartman, the well-known 9-hole Hankey Golf Course, Philip Tunnel, Philip Graves, Bergvenster, and the famous Baobab, Victoria and Kei-apple trees. Much of the appeal of Gamtoos Valley lies in it being secluded from the hustle and bustle of the city life.