Barkly East

Nestled among the foothills of the southern Drakensberg mountains, the town of Barkly East is a perfect vacation spot for glampers seeking to relax and play in the great outdoors of the Eastern Cape Province. Known as the "Switzerland of South Africa", this charming destination boasts one of the highest elevations in the country at 5,800 feet. Take in the spectacular sight of those lush valleys and wildflowers. Explore the pristine mountain streams from a raft or kayak. Marvel at the outstanding trout fishing opportunities in these unspoiled waters. Or, if history gets your heart racing, pay a visit to the Barkly East Museum to learn about the town's past through the fascinating collection of photographs, war uniforms, and domestic items. Look no further than the spectacular glamping sites below and book your perfect accommodation in Barkly East!