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Abel Erasmus Pass

North of Blyde River Dam | off the Panorama Route, Ohrigstad, South Africa
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Amazing scenery

The Abel Erasmus pass has amazing vistas. As you travel from Hoedspruit to Ohrigstad after the... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2018
kdgarlipp
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Pretoria, South Africa
Nice views

As you are driving the Panorama Route you have nice overlooks over the area. Always good if you... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2017
on4ajt
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Leopoldsburg, Belgium
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North of Blyde River Dam | off the Panorama Route, Ohrigstad, South Africa
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

The Abel Erasmus pass has amazing vistas. As you travel from Hoedspruit to Ohrigstad after the tunnel, at one stage there is a very steep downhill on your left without barrier rails.

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Reviewed December 6, 2017

As you are driving the Panorama Route you have nice overlooks over the area. Always good if you like picturing beautiful panorama's

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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Very nice view of the mountains and surroundings .The road was recently fixed by SANRAL and beautifully marked. A pleasure to drive there now.

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

Stunning views along this route, stop to took many photos along the way, beautiful route to take ,really pretty

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

Friendly stop at the tourist shops. No serious haggling required. A beautiful route with less potholes than I had expected.

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Reviewed August 24, 2017

The road is in good condition and the views are simply awesome. Stop over at the Pinnacle & Gods Window

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Reviewed May 24, 2017

We enjoyed stopping here to barter one more time before heading back to Jozi. Several of the group picked up nice blankets that came in handy once the sun went down that day. The Panorama is such a nice drive with great stop offs. The...More

Thank Heather B
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Reviewed February 21, 2017

Stunning views of lichen covered mountains unlike anything I have seen before. Definitely worth the effort as an add on to the Panorama Blyde River Canyon route. We started early from Satara Camp in the Kruger and easily made Joburg before dark.

Thank marrack
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Reviewed February 20, 2017

Nice pass, all the mountains here are worth a visit. Scenic, take a day to drive around all of them.

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Reviewed November 25, 2016

We were based in Tzaneen S.A. on a vacation. When I inquired about where to find local handmade crafts, I was told that there were roadside vendors just south of the tunnel in Abel Erasmus Pass. So as a day's outing in a new direction...More

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