These Gamkaskloof photos goes to show that 'The Hell" is not only a place of wild mountains and valleys. You will also find some of the most beautiful wild flowers you can think of. As I am a nature photographer this is a double bonus for me. Not only is there the stunning landscapes but the opportunity to explore on foot and capture images of the beautiful wild flowers and fynbos in the valley and on the mountain slopes.
A journey to this secluded valley is usually to enjoy the remoteness and wildness of this hideaway in the Swartberg mountains. But if you do make the trip you certainly must make the effort to stop along the way to enjoy the beauty of the indigenous wild flowers growing in the veld.
South Africa has some of the greatest floral landscapes on earth and the Gamkaskloof is no different. If you are not aware of the flowers the chance are that you will just drive by as the grand scenery of the Swartberg mountains tends to take up all of your attention.
Late winter and spring through early summer is usually the best time to view and photograph flowers.
Here is another gallery filled with Gamkaskloof photos that I have taken. These pictures show more of the actual landscapes that you can expect to see. There are also some pictures of the pass down in to the valley which can be a hair raising trip if do not have a head for heights!
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