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Address: Natal Drakensberg Park | Lesotho, Underberg, South Africa
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Mountain Splendor -The Kingdom of Lesotho

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a great day with a fine guide

the talk with the guide and the scenery was fantastic. The trip was excellent and we all learnt a lot in many ways

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

the talk with the guide and the scenery was fantastic. The trip was excellent and we all learnt a lot in many ways

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

The highlight is the ride up the pass. You definitely need the mandatory 4x4. Our guide was nice and informative. I felt the visit to the Lesotho village is not that interesting. It's obvious the (young) people are waiting there to do their 'show' and get money for it. They put even the youngest in front of the groups to... More 

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United Kingdom
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Exhilarating trip up to Sani Pass - especially last 8ks from SA border post. Heavy rains and recent wash-aways make certain areas a white knuckle ride - even with an expert driver in an amazing Landy - but oh so worth it! Africa's Highest pub did not disappoint - delicious sandwiches and great coffee. Tip: round visit off with a... More 

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Yokneam Moshava
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208 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

There's so much to say about this place and the drive that leads there, and SO MUCH MORE to see and experience. But let's start from the beginning. In my view, the right thing is to drive UP (and back down if you have to). You definitely need a 4x4 (4WD) to drive there by yourself. If you don't you... More 

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Norwich
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We drove ourselves up the Sani Pass as we rented a couple of pick ups which had low range transfer box. The drive is really good fun and by driving yourself you can stop and take photos when ever you want. When you get to the top of the Sani Pass you can have something to eat and drink in... More 

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KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I can only confirm the other reviews that is an exciting day out in the mountains! :) I would however recommend that you do this with a tour guide. We used Major Adventures and I must admit I was a bit apprehensive when we departed from Underberg in an old trusty Land drover would get us up and down in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I did a day trip from Durban up the Sani Pass, because I read a forum post on TripAdvisor and even though people seemed to barely describe what they did on their trip, they are raved about it, and demanded that everyone go up the Sani Pass. And now I will do the same! I don't know how to describe... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Do the drive whilst it is still dirt - a great mountain pass drive on a 4x4 track to the highest pub in south africa

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Durban
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

amazing drive to top of the Drakensberg. Try to choose a clear day. 4x4 only necessary at the top where there are serious switchbacks. Passports needed as you enter Lesotho at the top. Sop for a drink or coffee at the highest pub in Africa. Fantastic views. You can also walk, run or cycle up the pass.

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Going up the Sani Pass was the usual African Massage times 10! Very steep, rocky and exciting. It was such a pity that the weather didn't allow us the best views. The highest pub in Africa in Lesotho was excellent, just like a ski resort.

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