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We drove in a high clearance SUV from Oudtshoorn to the top of the pass in lashing rain so no views. It can be done in a saloon but SUV easier on the nerves though a 4x4 not necessary. We then repeated the journey two...More
Did this in an SUV which I would advise - the first half is particularly rocky and uneven but we had fun going up it. Once you go over the top it gets even more spectacular - so not one you could go to the...More
We did the pass in an SUV from the Oudtshoorn side - and that was necessary!
You need a car with sufficient height for this trip.
Relative steep in the second half uphill, with a lot of rocks and holes. Was certainly tough for the...More
This is a steep gravel road. It took us well over an hour to go the 10 miles of the gravel road. It is an amazing feat of engineering, so if you are into that, go for it. But if you are going for views,...More
We drove from Prince Albert to Oudtshoorn. Traffic was light going up and we only encountered one oncoming car in the steepest narrowest stretches. Going down, we encountered more vehicles coming up. The road was definitely rougher going down. Pictures don’t do it justice for...More
We were advised that the trip would take only a couple of hours, with wonderful views. The views are wonderful but travelling on the rocky unmade rounds with lots of bends was problematic as we did not have a four wheel drive. There was no...More
I’m a bit nervous about gravel road mountain passes so it took some thought before we decided to do it. Also, the host of our lodge encouraged us. Off we went.
My husband is an excellent driver and being Canadian, we’re used to varied driving...More
Starting from Oudteshoorn : can be done without a 4 x 4 : we did it with a Audi A3 but first half sometimes with stones and potholes.
Do'nt turn back at the top ! Continue to Prins Albert. This second part is beautifull !...More