Welcome to Woodcliffe
Woodcliffe is a 1000 ha cattle farm extending into the upper slopes of the southern Drakensberg in the north Eastern Cape and is situated 22km from Maclear. Nearby is the remarkable Naude's Nek pass, at 2 620m, the highest mountain pass in South Africa.
On the slopes of the Southern Drakensberg near Maclear, where the valleys and waterways cut and gouge their way to the sea, can be found what many describe as the ultimate 'eco' experience.
At Woodcliffe the peaks of the high berg soar to touch the sky. Cascading waterfalls laugh and chatter through the stunning riverine landscapes, where indigenous forests cling. Here the call of birds without number chase the sound of city life. Woodcliffe is a delight for the ecotourist, hiker, artist, photographer, birder and fisherman.
Woodcliffe is a treasure for those who enjoy the enduring majesty of high mountains and lush valleys.
Woodcliffe is one of the few places that offers comfortable accommodation in the Maclear area on a farm . Choose between the farmhouse , Castle View Unit and The Cottage, they are excellent base for exploring the natural wonders of the area. Tok's Cave and hiking huts offer rustic accommodation for hikers.
The rock art on Woodcliffe and in the surrounding area of Maclear is world-famous for its clarity and preservation.
The Maclear district is also well renowned for it's fly-fishing. Woodcliffe is situated on the headwaters of the Little Pot River. Fishermen are assured of a challenge to catch the wiliest wild trout. Woodcliffe is a botanical paradise. Guided flower walks in the summer months will impress you as you find orchids, disas and gladiolus growing on the mountainsides.
Accommodation Rates: (Per Night)
Please enquire for rates. Rates are dependant on length of stay and number of people in the group.
Children stay (3-12) stay at 50% of the adult rate.
Units available: Farm House Max 10, Cottage Max 6, Castle View Unit Max 2, Camping - 1 group at a time