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We took the climb up the Spreeshooghte Pass and down again en route from Sossusvlei to Swakopmund... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter W
Turramurra, Australia
Nice way back from Sesriem to Windhoek, easy to drive, don't be scared

There are only 3 steep turns so you need a good car but apart form that, it's easy to drive. It's a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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D1275, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the climb up the Spreeshooghte Pass and down again en route from Sossusvlei to Swakopmund. If you have the time, it’s worth the diversion as the sweeping views out to the west are magnificent. The road Is concrete blocks, so very easy.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are only 3 steep turns so you need a good car but apart form that, it's easy to drive. It's a nice drive, I would not say breathtaking but I'm glad I came back to Windhoek with that road; I don't think it slowed...More

Thank GaliceG
Reviewed September 14, 2018

If you are in this area stop on the pass for the view.......its the best by far and goes on forever. A picture cannot show its true beauty!

Thank luroode
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Very different rock formations which creates some interesting views, some of which feel like the moon? Quite a sinister feeling in places

Thank pbhPlymouth
Reviewed June 17, 2018

If you're going from Windhoek to Solitaire, for instance, in the way to Sossusvlei, a nice option is to enter the C24/M47 after Rehoboth, and then take D1261 and D1275 to reach Spreetshoogte Pass. This is a beautiful mountain pass, where there is a parking...More

Thank Charbel E
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Stopped here for a picnic lunch. The best picnic place I remember ever seeing - the view was breathtaking! Breathtaking was also the drive down the extremely steep little road from the escarpment. Make sure you have a competent driver in charge who knows how...More

Thank Tuittu
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Our first “official” stop on our drive from Windhoek to Sossuvlei, other than stops to use the “bush toilet,” was a magnificent view point, Spreetshoogte Pass. This mountain pass connects the Namib Desert with the Khomas Highland. It is the highest point at 5839 feet...More

Thank Sa-i44
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

This pass offers unbelievable views with the bonus being you have to see it in order to get from Rehoboth to Solitaire even if it is on a D road. When passing Rehoboth on the B1, then proceed with C24 - D1261 - D1275 all...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed January 14, 2018

This is one of the more interesting mountain passes when dropping of the central plateau to the Namib Naukluft desert. The approach road from Windhoek calls for a right turn off the B1 just south of Rehoboth adn whilst this road can suffer when wet...More

Thank mfuwe
Reviewed December 19, 2017

This is an increadible landscape and well worth a slight detour if it is not on your route. Find a safe place to stop and admire the route.

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