Steynsburg Places of Interest

Steynsburg is situated in Amatola, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN/AROUND Steynsburg

Commando Drift Nature Reserve

The 6 000 hectare Commando Drift Nature Reserve lies roughly 60 km north of Cradock on the road to Tarkastad. At its heart is the Commando Drift Dam, fed by four rivers. On what is essentially a mixture of ...

Groot Doringhoek Pass

The Groot Doringhoek (great thorn corner) Pass is considered one of the highest mountain passes in the country, and thus one of its more dangerous roads,. It also makes its way onto a list of roads less ...

... and little further afield

Amalinda Nature Reserve

The Amalinda Nature Reserve is situated less than 10 kilometres from the ever-growing city hub of East London in the Eastern Cape. Established in 1968, this reserve measures 134 hectares and boasts some of the ...

Dontsa Pass

The Dontsa Pass is one of the most scenic passes in the area. It negotiates forested hillsides overshadowed by impressive mountain peaks and dotted with several dams, cutting through the little village of ...

East London Beaches

Think warm Indian Ocean waters and sub-tropical weather that allow visitors to enjoy the climate all year round - East London basks gloriously between the Nahoon River in the north and the Buffalo River to the ...

Fort Cunynghame Pass

This rather odd rendition of ‘Cunningham’ is the name for the pass on the N6 near Stutterheim. Whilst the pass is a modern road, easy to drive and with some pretty spectacular views, its name is an historical ...

Grasnek Pass

The ‘home of the baboons’ (Baviaanskloof) is a deep ravine through which sweep a number of mountain passes that are nothing short of spectacular. It is not unusual, in the early morning stillness, to hear the ...

Gubu Dam

Gubu Dam is renowned for its beauty and its flyfishing. In fact, it’s considered one of the best trout fishing dams in the Eastern Cape. But don’t let on, as it’s also one of the area’s better kept secrets, ...

Hogsback Pass

High in the mountains, north of the Eastern Cape town of Alice, is the little fairytale town of Hogsback named such, or so the theory goes, for the three peaks of the village that when sighted from a certain ...

Katberg Eco Golf Course

Katberg Eco Golf Course is a championship course that is situated within the Winterberg Mountain Range, combining world-class golf with plenty more to see and do. The sloped greens and narrow fairways make for ...

St Patrick-on-the-hill

Don’t make the mistake of driving past and not stopping. This beautiful stone, wood and thatch chapel has been voted one of the top 10 most beautiful places to visit in South Africa, and we’re not ...

Wriggleswade Dam

Wriggleswade dams the water of the Kubusi River, on the opposite side of Stutterheim from the smaller Gubu Dam. Where Gubu Dam lies in amongst indigenous forest and Mount Thomas, the larger Wriggleswade is set ...

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