The Schoemanskloof valley came into its own in 2003 when most of the transient traffic on the busy Ngodwana highway was rerouted here. Stretching through citrus, pomegranate and pecan orchards along the banks of the Crocodile River, the district offers a wide range of lodgings and activities for the whole family.
Old Joe is a roadside rock shaped like a pot-bellied man. I was named after Joe Barbas, foreman of the 1927 road crew that built the Patatanek Pass. His look may change from time to time to commemorate local events.