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Sani Pass

Natal Drakensberg Park | Lesotho, Underberg, South Africa
+2786112182
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bucket list” (24 reviews)
“the pub” (35 reviews)
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Natal Drakensberg Park | Lesotho, Underberg, South Africa
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+2786112182
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"bucket list"
in 24 reviews
"highest pub in africa"
in 71 reviews
"the pub"
in 35 reviews
"border post"
in 27 reviews
"lesotho border"
in 23 reviews
"day trip"
in 32 reviews
"low range"
in 8 reviews
"views are spectacular"
in 9 reviews
"wheel drive"
in 11 reviews
"off road"
in 7 reviews
"warm clothes"
in 7 reviews
"self drive"
in 6 reviews
"south africa"
in 13 reviews
"local beer"
in 10 reviews
"bread"
in 17 reviews
"an adventure"
in 11 reviews
"switch backs"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful pass. Beautiful country. Beautiful views. A bucket list wish. So glad I got to do this adventure with friends.

Thank wendyb4146
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Although probably something that the normal 4x4 enthusiast will foam at the mouth at, my last trip up the pass was really not enjoyable. The road was really bad, most of the topsoil washed away and roadworks a real pain the butt..!! Luckily my old...More

Thank steamtrain83
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The drive up to the top of Sani Pass from South Africa is along a gravel road on "No Mans Land" between South Africa and Lesotho. Not sure who controls this 8 Kilometer stretch, but it was a big worry for anybody. There is a...More

Thank Sundncr
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Definitely need a 4x4 vehicle with high clearance to travel this pass. Work is being done to renovate the road, but is far from completion. The view along the way is wonderful. Worth a visit.

Thank rourke
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the 4 by 4 tour with Sani Pass Tours over the SA border and into Lesotho. The path can not be traversed by normal vehicle ... it is bendy and rocky but what else is expected on a mountain 😁. We paid R850 for...More

Thank Lucy N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been one of the most memorable trips that I have ever experienced. The beauty of nature is outstanding. We endured the self drive which was rewarding at the top. Would definitely do this again.

1  Thank 26harrisg
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best day trips I've ever done - maybe the best. But you'll need a 4-wheel drive to do it. So, if you don't have access to such a vehicle, there are companies in the area that will drive you up....More

Thank Doug D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sani Pass is one continuous long and winding drive up to the Highest Pub in Africa, best handled by experienced 4WD tour/guide. Not even sure now we can drive up without a licence nowadays. Later I find out that there is an annual running...More

Thank intjpk
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing experience up the Pass and with exceptional, warm hospitality at Sani Pass Lodge once we reached the top. It was super chilly but the staff at the Lodge were welcoming and kind and the food was great. Exactly the break we needed before...More

Thank RSATrader
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful mountains and a relatively passable road, we got to do the Sani Pass on motorbikes. What a Bucket list come true?! Ongoing roadworks were not that nice, but a trip to do for sure. Vistas to behold! The last part has serious switchbacks and...More

Thank Jinx L
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FrancoisHunky
20 April 2018|
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Response from Pieter d | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but I don't see why not. You can go up on bicycle and on bike so why not quads? I think you'll be able to
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kuttikssharma
4 April 2018|
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Response from Pieter d | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the slow reply. I think you will. All you need is reasonable ground clearance and 4x4 traction. You will be fine.
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