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Barkly East

Barkly East, Eastern Cape Highlands Although the snow is fun for visitors and locals, it is not always the friend of the farmers. Barkly East is well known for its sheep farming and for producing some of the best wool and most tender lamb in South Africa. The town is surrounded by a number of great passes, which besides stunning scenery, off the 4×4 enthusiast and mountain bikers plenty of action. The passes are also ideal for photographers and birdwatchers. The wildflowers in the area are not only beautiful, but attract the...

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Barkly Pass – Elliot to Barkly East, Eastern Cape

Barkly Pass – Elliot to Barkly East, Eastern Cape

The Barkly Pass is the only tarred pass in the area and the sand­stone buttresses and rock formations are magnificent. Bastervoetpad Pass from Barkly East to Ugie

Bastervoetpad Pass from Barkly East to Ugie

If you’re looking for some wild adventure in a remote area, this little-used 4×4 route between the top of Barkly Pass and Ugie ... Kraai River Pass from Barkly East to New England or Wartrail

Kraai River Pass from Barkly East to New England or Wartrail

The Kraai River Pass is a favourite spot for river rafting and birding and also a good place to witness the yellowfish run ... View Tourism Articles