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Most Beautiful Pass

If you love nature and scenery then his is a must. Not the easiest road between Cape Town and Ceres... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
Unforgettable Experience of Nature at its best!

Cannot recommend visiting this place more for a good nature experience. Wild baboons, fresh water... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

If you love nature and scenery then his is a must. Not the easiest road between Cape Town and Ceres but definitely the most beautiful. Don't speed because the road is very narrow and winding but not a single pothole. I never go to the...More

Thank Danie92
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Cannot recommend visiting this place more for a good nature experience. Wild baboons, fresh water rock pool swimming made even better with designated picnic and barbecue spots. Well maintained and looked after by locals, nature untouched and beautiful. The drive and views en route and...More

Thank Knicknocks
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We had a awesome, beautiful drive along the Bains Kloof Pass. How amazing was the road rising and falling along the mountains and valleys. Great drive.

Thank Joel K
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We motorbiked through this famous pass built by Andrew Bain in the 1850's with friends on a beautiful spring morning. It is a superb experience, particularly the northern side where the road goes under rock overhangs. Trucks cannot use this pass which makes it great...More

Thank Michelle_RQ
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Bainskloof Pass in the Western Cape is one of the most impressive passes in South Africa (and there a few more nice passes in South Africa). A real masterpiece of Andrew Bain who built the pass nearly 170 years ago. On this road (30 km.)...More

1  Thank huringa
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Lovely tranquil camping spot, no electricity, nature at its best, waterfalls, rivers and walking trails

Thank Stoepkakker
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Bainskloof must be one of the most beautiful passes in South Africa . Summer months green and luscious . Winter like this morning rainy wet with waterfalls every couple meters .i really recommend a visit and do not forget to google the history of bains...More

Thank leonjfourie
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Must not be in a rush when you do this pass. You need time to stop and take in the breathtaking views. The road is narrow so requires the driver's concentration. And once you are through the beautiful Tulbagh valley is there for you to...More

Thank DavidBo48
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We just drove to the top on our Harley, wonderful experience. Been living for 13 years in the Cape, and only discovered it now. Surely will go back, the views are just mind-blowing.

Thank JamboNow
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We are on a mission to drive as many passes in the world as possible. This is definitely one of the best in South Africa. The road surface is not good at all so don't bring your Ferrari or any vehicle with a low suspension....More

3  Thank JohannesburgJudith
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