Eastern Cape – Frontier Country

Easter Cape - Frontier Country

History

The <strong>Frontier Country</strong> - has its name rooted in the conflict that took place in this area in the 1800′s. between the Xhosa nation and the new frontier farmer settlers.   This area was the hub of military skirmishes that lasted over 100 years and revolved mainly around cattle, which included land disputes and the ownership of grazing land.  With its rich heritage, the Frontier Country is known as the historic heartland of the Eastern Cape. Many historic and cultural sites tell the story of the area.  This area is also known for having the most forts, more than all the forts in South Africa combines.

Map Area

The area extends from the provincial boundary with the Northern Cape southwards and includes the towns of Aliwal North, Barkly East, Cradock, Burgersdorp, Queens Town and Venterstad. The Mountain Zebra National Park falls within this area.

What to Expect

This area his one of the rich and diverse ecological regions in South Africa, with a variety of biomes that provide unspoilt and spectacular scenery. There are thousands of hectares of land devoted to the the conservation of fauna and flora, and has resulted in the return of great herds of wildlife to the places where they once roamed freely.   This is a maleria-free region and is the meeting place for four major weather systems. This has resulted in an incredibly diverse environment, including spectacular mountain ranges, valleys, lush forests and scrub bush.

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Eastern Cape - Frontier Country

Listing of Camp and Caravan Sites

Below is a listing of camping and caravan sites in the Frontier Country Region of the Eastern Cape Province.
Hover your mouse over the image and you will find the contact details of the camp site.
Badfontein Guest Farm - Aliwal North

Badfontein

Online Booking
051-633-2263
www.proportal.co.za/accommodation////badfontein-guest-farm-PA42894

Ben Mcdhui Caravan Park - Barkly East

Ben McDhui

045-971-0123
www.cylex.net.za/company/ben-mcdhui-caravan-park-17476391

JL De Bruin Dam Resort - Burgersdorp

JL de Bruin Dam Resort

Online Booking
051-653-1777
www.proportal.co.za///burgersdorp/jl-de-bruin-dam-resort-PA43966

Mc Donalds Guest Farm - Queenstown

Mc Donald's

045-8570097
www.netpages.co.za/Queenstown/Mc+Donalds+Guest+House+Caravan+Park-387864.html

Mountain Zebra National Park - Cradock

Mountain Zebra

Online booking
012-428-9111
www.sanparks.org/parks/mountain_zebra

Oviston Nature Reserve - Venterstad

Oviston Nature Reserve

Online booking
043-492-0881
www.bookonline.ecpta.co.za

Santsuni Escape - Queenstown

Santsuni Escape

info@suntsani.co.za
072-249-0408
www.suntsani.co.za

Swallowtail Country Estate - Hogsback

Swallowtail

info@swallowtail.co.za
045-962-1317
www.swallowtail.co.za

The Nest Bed and Breakfast - Aliwal North

The Nest

info@thenestbb.co.za
051-634-1859
www.thenestbb.co.za

Tortoni Guest Farm - Maclear

Tortoni

megan.staples@yahoo.com
084-200-2548
www.tortoni.co.za

Valschfontein Caravan Park - Sterkstroom

Valschfontein

valschfontein@moltenosa.co.za
045-966-9157
www.visiteasterncape.co.za/listings/valschfontein-caravan-park

Wildside - Barkly East

Wildside

wildmountain@polka.co.za
087-943-5428
www.goingwhere.co.za/wildside

We are constantly on the lookout for more camping sites in this area.

Please let us know if we are missing any camping sites, and we will include them in our listings. You can send us an email at
info@ikamu.co.za 

Please note that we are not responsible for bookings at any of the sites listed above.

The Ikamu website offers a listing of camping sites in the region.  We do not take any responsibility should the camp site information become inaccurate or incomplete.  Ikamu also does not take any responsibility for any poorly managed camp sites or camping facilities.

This webpage was designed by an enthusiastic camper who wants to enable other campers to find their ideal camping site.