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Seven Passes Road / Old Knysna Road ?

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Seven Passes Road / Old Knysna Road ?


I am trying to get information on the seven passes road / Old Knysna road? We will be driving from Oudtshoorn to George to Knysna.

Can someone please send a detailed way/description with where to stop on the way/attractions from George to Knysna via the seven passes road?

Also on one of the online sites I read about this spot between Oudtshoorn and George via Outeniqua Pass.

"Of particular significance is the four passes viewpoint. From where the historic Voortrekker passes as well as the historic Montague and railroad passes can be seen."

Can anyone tell me where exactly is this viewpoint?

Thanks in advance.


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11. Re: Seven Passes Road / Old Knysna Road ?

knysnatourism: is this road accessible for a 22 seated coach like a Volare etc.?

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12. Re: Seven Passes Road / Old Knysna Road ?

I came across this personal trip report of the Seven Passes which includes photographs.


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I drove the Montagu Pass in early October 09, it is quite praticable in a small hire car but lumpy gravel with some tightish spots. We had no problem except one - we couldn't see a thing! We had a thick low cloud and gentle rain which reduced visibility to yards. Took an hour or so. Me met 3 bakklies coming uphill and saw the odd baboon and that was it. From the photos on line we missed a lot, my advice would be to stick to the main road if these conditions prevail. All this was a disappointment as I had planned the drive months ago, no time to reroute.

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14. Re: Seven Passes Road / Old Knysna Road ?

It's a beautiful pass and lots of windy old road, very quaint.


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15. Re: Seven Passes Road / Old Knysna Road ?

This is an excellent article and a true reflection of the 7 passes .

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