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Address: Natal Drakensberg Park | Lesotho, Underberg, South Africa
Phone Number: +2786112182
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leasurly day-trip to the highest pub in Africa (2860 m )

You need your passport because you cross into Lesotho . If you intend to drive yourself you need a 4x4 vehicle with sufficient ground clearance and low gear to safely and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Underberg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

You need your passport because you cross into Lesotho . If you intend to drive yourself you need a 4x4 vehicle with sufficient ground clearance and low gear to safely and conveniently negotiate the rough unpaved road with steep swich-backs. Preferrably (and better for the nerves of your wife) you travel with a knowledgeable tour operator from Underberg from whom... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

You definitely need a four wheel drive vehicle for this trip. The road near the top was very slippery with ice and slush and, depending on the conditions you might need to lower your tyre pressure quite a bit to get enough grip. It's extremely steep and very cold. Make sure your vehicle is in good condition, remember your passport... More 

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Salt Rock, KZN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

magnificent views, loads of snow and adventurous drive to the top. A must do bucket list item, and really beautiful.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Do yourself a favour - no do yourself a big favour, if you have 4x4 with low range GO UP THE SANI before the bulldozers take over and tar this iconic piece of road Our group of 8 (Pole-Pole) did this slowly-slowly in low range one late afternoon in July (10th to be exact) - and of course a GOOD... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Very exciting, I can't imagine that they'd want to tar the pass! The views are spectacular and the road is well taken care of. The trip was a blast!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Went as far as the South African Border due to one of our passports having expired. The dirt road was a 4x4 lover's dream but unfortunately it was extremely busy due to the recent snow falls in Lesotho.

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Exciting and interesting place to go to. Make sure that you dont get stuck in the pub, because going inlands to Lesotho is even more interesting. Make sure to get some warm clothes with you, it's really freezing up there especially in wintertime.

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Cullinan, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

If you are a nature lover this should be on your bucket list to do, however make sure you have the correct vehicle to do the pass as there are patches that only a 4 x 4 will be able to do. We were fortunate enough to enjoy perfect weather. The views are out of this world and left us... More 

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Knysna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We planned this trip before the Chinese (allegedly) get round to tarring the pass. Having now seen it, I think it's going to be a long long time before this happens, if ever. The pass wasn't as challenging as anticipated but it's very scenic and some frozen waterfalls added to this. Of course, road conditions can vary depending on weather... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We did Sani Pass in our own car and that really added to the thrill of the day. It is a slow and steady drive up, but the scenery is stunning and well worth it. There are quite a lot of places to stop and take photos. Well worth it, although very bumpy. Need a 4x4

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Address: Natal Drakensberg Park | Lesotho, Underberg, South Africa
Phone Number: +2786112182
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Underberg

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