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Sani Pass

Natal Drakensberg Park | Lesotho, Underberg, South Africa
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Sani Pass and Lesotho 4x4 Experience from Durban
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Natal Drakensberg Park | Lesotho, Underberg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad we made the most of it by going with Stuart and Elder of Birds and Beyond. They are amazing guides for this region. Their driving skills on Sani Pass are superb and their spotting skills for flora and fauna are exceptional. Friendly and...More

Thank wwglobetrotr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recomded going up sani with a tour. not for people who don.t know how to drive a 4x4 as road is tricky and inexperienced drivers might battle one mistake and its a long way down very fast great views

Thank Paulfrank001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a cloudy and rainy day but the trip was still worthwhile (the "African massage"). Personally I prefer the mountains in Central Drakensbergen, but Sanipass is still beautiful. The road from SA to Sanipass is being upgraded to a tar road, so when it...More

Thank willewew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took tour up, don't drive yourself. Fantastic scenery, wildlife etc. Lots of walks on route. Recommend take the tour over the pass but remember it is approx 10 dog colder at the top

Thank Speigal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a bucket list adventure which more than matched up to our expectation. We did the trip in a Jeep Rubicon 4x4, which took 2 hours in each direction - almost as long as it takes to hike it. The road on the South...More

Thank bastapelberg
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been up Sani Pass once before this, about 7 years ago, with family from Germany, and it was an amazing experience. This trip, with local family, was spectacular, since it had snowed heavily over the previous few days and the change in the landscape...More

Thank Patrys26
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We had a long hike up to the top, it was 3 hours up and 2 hours back. But we had a lot of stunning views. It was so beautiful. Everyone at the pass is so nice, it was a wonderfull experience.

Thank JoyceCornie
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I've been up the Sani pass a few times and every time it looks so different. In snow it is quite scary but so beautiful that makes it worth while. So if you enjoy 4x4 driving you'll love it and if you just want to...More

Thank Pieter d
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This was definitely something to remember. We went the right time when it was snowing. I simply enjoyed it. There is the world highest pub. People are friendly....

Thank Savy M
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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
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
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.