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Address: Natal Drakensberg Park | Lesotho, Underberg, South Africa
Phone Number: +2786112182
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Mountain Splendor -The Kingdom of Lesotho

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Spectacular - my first trip up in a Landrover

We decided to join the tour in a Landrover up Sani Pass from Underberg into Lesotho. There were 2 vehicles with several tourists - the drivers were friendly, knowledgeable and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Durban
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Durban
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We decided to join the tour in a Landrover up Sani Pass from Underberg into Lesotho. There were 2 vehicles with several tourists - the drivers were friendly, knowledgeable and they knew how to navigate up the gravel road and around hairpin bends. The one bend was so scary; I sat at the back next to the window and as... More 

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Cape town
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This was on my to do list for a very long time. A full day trip with an experienced and knowledgeable guide made this a day to remember.

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South Afroca
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Dont do this journey unless you have a 4x4 or high clearance vehicle. You need your passport to go to the top into Lesotho, fun day out with a visit to the hotel at the top. Awesome views and a very cosy pub with really good service, we had drinks but people around us were having lunch, it looked good.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We just bought ourselves a little Suzuki Jimny and decided to test it out on Sani Pass before they decide to tar it. A little hair-raising a times for someone with a fear of heights but an experience not to be missed! Beautiful views, friendly border control (always a pleasure), and a drink at the highest pub in Africa afterwards...... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Don't go with 'Major Adventures' whatever you do. They are highly unprofessional and use unroadworthy vehicles. Do take your camera, extra water bottle and be prepared with cold weather gear.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

A windy, curvy, bumpy and dusty trail to the top with breathtaking views of the mountains . A must see!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Driving up the Sani -Pass is an experience not to be missed. Even in bad weather it is something you will always remember. A beer in Africa's highest Pub is also a highlight.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We travelled in April on a crisp autumn morning. The road is one of the craziest I've ever been on, steep, unpaved and twisty with boulders strewn across it at times and rivers to ford. We went with a guide (Daytours from Durban who I highly recommend, see my review) which I would strongly recommend, the pass is a big... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Love the walk. It is spiritually enriching and all for a worth cause. Last year there were at least 400 people who walked. The best part is that you can turn around at any time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We took a 4x4 up Sani Pass en route to a pony trekking trip in Lesotho. The views as we climbed the switch backs to the top were quite impressive and the “highest pub in Africa” is a great spot for a beer at the top. We noticed that there were a lot of tours heading up and down the... More 

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