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Baviaan Events

Baviaans Camino – 75kms over 4 days, traversing the Baviaanskloof Mountains and Kouga Mountain Range by foot or on horseback.

The starting point for this trip is in Willowmore and hikers or riders spend the first night in the Willow Historical Guest House in town, giving everyone the opportunity to get to know one another and also to receive the route briefing over a relaxed dinner. Participants make an early start the following morning.

Day 1 - Nakop to Doringkloof (18km)
Day 2 - Doringkloof to Modderhuisie (24km)
Day 3 - Modderhuisie to Nooitgedacht (23km)
Day 4 - Nooitgedacht to Nguniland (30km)

Accommodation in various farm houses and only shared accommodation is available. Sleeping bags will be needed for 2 of the nights.

All food is provided for this trip and hikers (riders) will be required to assist with fire making if necessary. Hikers will need to carry a lunch pack and their own water during the day.

For more information regarding the Baviaans Camino see here

Trans Baviaans

The Trans Baviaans biking event is one of the highlights on the mountain biking calendar.

This mountain bike race is a perfect combination of challenging cycling and spectacular scenery in one of the most exquisite mountain ranges, capturing the essence of Baviaanskloof. It is a true test of endurance.

The event is a team event, consisting of 2,3 or 4 cyclists per team. This concept is very different to other MTB races. The entire route is unmarked and tests the orientation skills of each rider. The teamwork needed for this race makes it an unforgettable experience.

The distance of the race is 230km from Willowmore to Jeffreys Bay and must be completed in 24 hours in order to qualify for a medal.

The community of Willowmore looks forward to this date on the calendar and bedrooms in peoples homes are opened up to accommodate participants for this event. Kitchens prepare good breakfasts at 4am in the morning before waving the cyclists off on their way.

For more information on the Trans Baviaans race, see here:

Boerbok Rally

The Boerbok Rally is an annual event that takes place towards the end of October.  Bikers are hosted mainly at the Willowmore Showgrounds.  Bikers from various clubs, mostly George, Mossel Bay, Oudtshoorn and Gqerberha gather for a funfilled weekend.
Some of the riders treat the towns folk to a display of biking skills (and speed) on the Saturday morning through the main street of the town.....the donuts on the tarred road are testiment of this.

A somewhat noisy weekend but one filled with loads of fun and excitement for Willowmore.

Eastern Cape Agricultural Show

This show is normally held at the Willowmore Show grounds in February of each year.

The following livestock can be seen at this show:

  • Boerbokke
  • Angoras
  • Merinos
  • Dorpers

There is also a Youth Show. The goals of this show is to:

  • create an affinity for agriculture within the youth
  • create an opportunity for learners to participate in agriculture related activities
  • develop a variety of skills
  • promote teamwork
  • encourage self-paced learning
  • ......and much more

For more information regarding the Agricultural Shows, see here:

For more information regarding the Youth Shows, see here

Kamerkloof Market

The Kamerkloof Market is normally held on the last Saturday of each month. This however does change from time to time due to school holidays or long weekends. Check out their Facebook page for dates of next event

The market is a great place to experience the working together of this amazing community.

Here you will find: Meat products, cakes, pancakes, biscuits and much more.