Enjoy the outdoors camping without having to do it all yourself! "Die Poort", is 28km outside Clanwilliam, over Pakhuis Pass, Rockland. This eco-friendly setting is situated on a small private mountain holding, hidden between the breathtaking cliffs of the Cederberg Mountains. Ideal for nature lovers , hikers and bouldering enthusiasts.
Fully equipped self catering caravans with gas burners and solar lights. All linen and towels are provided. It is sheltered by coves and interesting rock formations and has access to outside barbecue sites and communal bathrooms with warm water and solar lights. "Die Poort" is an self sufficient eco-friendly mountain escape. We are off the grid, but recharging facilities for 12 V DC, 220V AC and refrigeration for caravans are at the 'Reception' area and guests are most welcome to make use of it. The nearest grocery store and other amenities are in Clanwilliam, 28km away. Fire wood and fire lighters are available for purchase from the reception at "Die Poort".
"Die Poort" is a private eco-friendly small mountain holding, in the spectacular world known Rocklands area, close to Bushmans kloof and Biedouw valley. This highly rated little haven between the autumn coloured cliffs of the Cederberg Mountains presents: Lilly covered ponds for relaxing and canoeing, beautiful natural trails through indigenous plants, bird and wildlife, leading into caves with ancient rock art, waterfalls during rainy season, flowers in Spring, spectacular views and for the energetic - rock climbing or bouldering, walking/cycling, canoeing/swimming or admire spectacular sunsets and whispers of nature in peace and quiet. (Please note own equipment must be brought along for hiking, cycling or climbing.)
Erida and Manus live on the property and are within walking distance of the caravan spot. Manus likes to spoil his guests on occasional home baked breads and knowledge of the surrounds.
There is no access to Eskom (national energy supplier) power on this property, all energy is supplied by solar or Gas. Only MTN cellular network is available.
Use of Quad bikes and motorcycles is prohibited . No making of fires outside of dedicated areas. Fauna , flora and Rock art are protected under strict National laws. No noise and respect of other guests privacy please. Children under 14 years of age should be under adult supervision at all times. Indemnity forms must be signed on arrival at 'Reception'. No credit card facilities available for payment of extras - cash only please.
My partner Manus and I are privileged to spend our retirement on what used to be part of his family farm. We enjoy entertaining family and friends as well as welcoming guests to this beautiful setting