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All reviews bucket list highest pub in africa border post the pub lesotho border day trip hairpin bends views are spectacular off road wheel drive above sea level warm clothes self drive an adventure ground clearance south africa switch backs
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did the Sani Pass with our Ford Wildtrack 4x4. It was a challenge but worth every km. The views were breathtaking. The beer at the highest pub in Africa was very expensive.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Itchytwiggy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with Sani Pass Tours in a 4x4 and an excellent guide. The guide was born in the neighberhood and told a lot about the Sani Pass and its. He was an excellent driver. Magnicifent views on the Drakens berg. No problem to stop...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jos S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ascent up the Sani Pass to the top was a brilliant experience. It is quite exhilarating due to the hairpin bends and sheer drops. The views make it entirely worth while and are some of the most spectacular to be seen. Highly recommend undertaking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Helenokane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As it was challenging for me to find information on the Sani Pass, I'd like to take the time to give a rundown of what you need to know prior to attempting the pass. 1) You need a 4x4/AWD vehicle with good ground clearance. Although...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank alexjJ2616MU
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trip exemplifies adventure travel: off-road 4x4, bumpy, dusty, steep, potentially dangerous in bad weather but with spectacular views climbing up through the Drakensbergs, ending in some heart stopping switch back bends before the prize of reaching the top at nearly 3000m and 3 hours

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ges R
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Great hiking trip for outdoor enthusiasts. The 9km hike between the South African border post and the Sani Pass hotel offers a great day out, excellent views and a good workout. An ice cold Maluti beer awaits at the top at the Sani pass hotel.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 4ndr3_G
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Fantastic scenery and a spectacular climb up the steep and rough mountain pass, Three hours outside Durban the climb takes about two more hours to reach to highest pub in Africa for a welcome drink at the Sani Mountain Lodge.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank starduster32
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

A reasonable 4/4 journey, some spectacular scenery and a fun drive. It was a good experience to revisit, stop along the way and explore, remember the passport, border crossing quick and easy, worthwhile

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Beeth0veen
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Wonderful views and a road that is an adventure. Worth every minute of the experience. three different phases to the road each one is an experience . The 12 turns are breathtaking. Great fun

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Yesterday we travelled with the Sani Pass Tours up the rocky rough road of the Sani Pass. The drive was hair-raising at times but the view of the snow-covered Twelve Apostles was breathtaking. Our driver/guide, Martin, was an expert at handling the road and took...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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9 May 2018|
Response from elbertv2016 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Pieterd959 | 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
4 April 2018|
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Response from Pieterd959 | 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.