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“CROSSING THE SWARTBERG - A MUST!” 5 of 5 stars
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Swartberg Pass
Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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4-Day Garden Route Tour from Cape Town
Ranked #1 of 25 things to do in Oudtshoorn
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
“CROSSING THE SWARTBERG - A MUST!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Amazing views, rock formations, flowers and vegetation, and brilliant civil engineering from yesteryear.

Visited March 2014
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Ottawa, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
42 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Have to Drive it to believe it!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

It is simply one of the most amazing drives in South Africa. Well worth making the effort to drive it. Lots of views,winding roads and beautiful senery. Plan to do it on a nice day, since the roads can get a bit difficult in the rain.

Visited May 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Worth the drive!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Spectacular vistas from hills to valleys to mountains on winding roads that are mainly gravel. Lovely drive that is worth the effort to truly experience a beautiful part of the world.

Visited March 2014
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

The view the view the view the view. We went up early as the sun was coming up and this was very special.

Visited February 2014
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Cape town
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Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“make time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

You do not have to drive right to the top if you have limited time. Beautiful views and scenery. The road is not tarred but in fairly good condition [March 2014]

Visited March 2014
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