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Sani Pass (4WD)

Get ready for some of the best views of South-Africa on this 4WD mountain road

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Sani Pass (4WD)
  • South Africa, Africa
  • 23 km
  • 1:16 hr

The spectacular pass across the Drakensberg Mountains Range is considered to be one of South-Africa’s most scenic mountain drives. Only accessible by 4WD this route is certainly not for the inexperienced drivers or faint-hearted.

Driving the exhilarating road of the Sani Pass means zigzagging over dirt road, snaking along dramatic (and plunging!) cliffs of the Drakensberg. You will be taken along a combination of rocks, boulders, mud and gravel, until you reach the border of mountain kingdom Lesotho. Hear you treat yourself with a drink in the highest pub in Africa before returning back driving the same road but in the other direction. Get ready for some of the best views of South-Africa on this 4WD mountain road!

Please note: Check road conditions ahead of planning this trip. We advise to take this route in summertime, when there is less risk to find slippery roads.

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