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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” (21 reviews)
“the pub” (34 reviews)
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Natal Drakensberg Park | Lesotho, Underberg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Decided to hike up and down Sani pass in preparation for a upcoming hike. It took us 2h30 going up and 1h30 coming down. The weather did change all the time, so raincoat and something warm is a good idea.

Thank Tajusa16
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food. very packed nice attmosphere. Amazing view at the moment they are trying to tare the road and I think this will take a lot of excitement away

Thank heathergibbs
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

After getting a ride ,to Underberg from Umhalanga via Safaris for Africa tour ,we changed to a 4x4 for the trip up to the Sani pass and Lesotho . Easy winding road up to the Sth African border ,passing through some beautiful scenic valleys with...More

Thank mickknap
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We took our Toyota Prado to the Sani Pass summit recently. A great day trip that shall be long remembered for the adventurous drive and the spectacular views. Fortunately it was a fantastic day, clear skies and sunshine. Given the poor state of the road,...More

Thank Mohnomishe
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

4x4 required, one of the best things to do when you're in Drakensberg area. We drove the pass ourselves and as a unexperienced 4x4 driver it was extremely exciting! A must do if you're adventurous!

Thank Thijs V
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Stunning drive and spectacular views. Visited the highest pub in SA for the best hot chocolate. Must do!

Thank naleethaosman
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

I did a self-drive trip up the pass in my own vehicle. Sani Pass was the planned highlight of my holiday to the area. I bought my Suzuki Jimny only two months before this trip, with the idea of doing this journey. My review starts...More

2  Thank Greg W
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Excellent and well worth the trip. Just to take in the scenery and experience the 4x4 drive up and down the pass.

Thank Deena N
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

The road up Sani Pass is in a very bad state of repair although they are working on it. Would not attempt it in bad weather

Thank 285carlm
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Sani pass remains one of the scariest passes in Africa. At certain points looking down is nearly vertical next to the road, and some of the hairpin curves need reversing to complete. But the mountains remain magnificent as is the highest pub in Africa on...More

Thank kdgarlipp
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prunz2015
26 October 2017|
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Response from flightguru2017 | Reviewed this property |
You should be fine. We went up in a convoy of 3 X 4 X 2 Toyota Fortuners. It was slightly slippery but we all made it without too much hassle. The only time you really need to worry is when there is snow around making it... More
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The_Adventurous_Nerd
16 August 2017|
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Response from jntmrx | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend you getting in touch with Stewart McClean 082 742 6981 or Neil Prior 082 2134795 and see what they can offer you. I was impressed with their service at very reasonable rates. Both are from the Hinterberg... More
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Tanya F
2 July 2017|
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Response from 391bernadines | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not. Best in a proper 2 x 4 or 4 x 4. ground clearance, low range, traction and stability is very important.
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