Just a short drive away from Pretoria, you will find an adventurer's haven in the scenic 'Avontuur' valley called Buffalo Gorge. An ideal place where Eco- 4x4/Quads safaris, horse riding (novices are welcome), pony rides, 15m & 50m abseiling, bird watching, hiking trails, mountain biking, nature walks and rock climbing will let any adventurer’s heart jump with joy.
To summarize the venue is suitable for:
Horse Lovers, 4x4 Eco Safari (18 km), Quads enthusiasts, Voortrekkers, President Award for Schools, Bird Lovers, Scouts, Girl guides, Youth Camps, Pony Camps, Birthday Parties, Leadership Camps, Hikers, Schools, Bush Weddings, Bow Lovers, Sport Tours, Landsdiens, Photographers, Adventure Race Enthusiasts, Father & Son trips, Corporate World (team Building), Church Excursions and Bosberaad, where the person is challenged on physical abilities and taken out of their comfort zone.
We will put together a program to suite your requirements with the activities of your choice. We combine PEOPLE, NATURE AND ADVENTURE. Adventure and nature have amazing strength and power. In a mysterious way it touches and links body, soul and mind.
The venue is MALARIA FREE. Buffalo Gorge is also Pet friendly. You are welcome to visit Buffalo Gorge prior to your stay to experience a taste of what awaits you. We undertake to make your visit a magnificent experience and hope to hear from you soon. Further detailed information is available on the Buffalo Gorge information document, website, or a DVD upon request and you are welcome to contact any of the individuals on it for a referral. At Buffalo Gorge safety and security is high on our agenda and that is why no expenses are spared to keep this a safe and secure environment.
For the hikers, Buffalo Gorge offer 6 different routes. These routes vary in distances, to cater for all fitness-levels. These routes takes you through grasslands, wetlands, bushveld and riverine forests ; incorporating fauna and flora; for a great experience.
The White trail covers a distance of 12 or 15 km and is a great opportunity to explore the different ecozones of the farm. It cuts through a dense indigenous forest and past interesting rock formations, crossing several streams before reaching a savannah area. It then follows the edge of the escarpment, dips into a deep donga (home of hundreds of Bee-eaters) and winds back to the base camp across some flats. On the way you could see Kudu, Klipspringer, Duiker, Warthog and Baboon.
The Orange trail is a 90-minute walk through the indigenous forest - very scenic!
The Yellow trail is a 1-3 hour walk which takes you to the top of the plateau and back via one of three options. The Blue trail is particularly suitable for beginners and combines several interests such as hiking, abseiling, horseriding and tree identification.
Hikers can also enjoy a diverse Bird live on Buffalo Gorge. Over 80 species of birds have been seen over one weekend. The White Fronted Bee-eater roosts in the donga and the Black Eagles soar over the mountain.
Buffalo Gorge boasts with more than 80 species of indigenous trees. The growth of some of these trees has resulted in natural bonsai.