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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 self drive ground clearance an adventure switch backs bad weather south africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you fancy a tough off road drive, obviously on a 4x4 only, try this. It is a scenic drive so be sure to give yourself an hour to drive through the pass and bring along a passport as this is between two boarder posts....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove up the pass with Vivien from Major Tours. It is a must to do if you are in the area. Probably the worst 4x4 road I have ever seen, but doable with the right vehicle & driver! The views of the mountains are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Patty6-13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide/driver picked us up from our Durban hotel & he & our Zulu guide Ndodozu Nene took us to KZN & the treacherous roads up to Sani Pass. We had a very experienced driver in Sortiris(?) & for that we're greatful. Had no...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SisaOne
Reviewed 8 February 2019

Very panoramic, the scenery is out of this world we used Entabeni services for our Sani Pass tour to the highest pub in Africa.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AkhonaM34
Reviewed 14 January 2019

A challenging experience well worth the trip. A 4 x 4 with good ground clearance is required. Don't try it in the rain!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andrew d
Reviewed 9 January 2019

Best times of my life! The pass is different every single time you do it ...whether on bicycle, motorcylce or 4x4.....and the weather is ALWAYS different.... and the people on the pass nearly always friendly :)

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mel H
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

An outstanding day. The pass was easier than we expected. We took our Fortuner up and it handled the pass easily. The views are exceptional.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank morrie69
Reviewed 26 December 2018

This was definitely the highlight of trip to South Africa to Lesotho. The ride up the path was very bumpy in a 4X4, but the guide was very informative and friendly. The only downside was that on the day I went the weather did not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank The_Traveling_Expat
Reviewed 19 December 2018

We were in a guided day tour up the pass. Highly informative tour guide, Selby Molefe, with a natural sense of humor. CLimbed up the 4 x 4 vehicle with occasional stops on the way up. Variety of bird species to see along the way....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ntokozod2017
Reviewed 18 December 2018

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
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Z Belinda W
10 January 2019|
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Response from ntokozod2017 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, depending on the severity and depth, I understand they still do the tours (up the pass and back). I would strongly recommend you contact the Sani Pass Tours offices in Underberg. Enjoy
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AarifahS2
9 May 2018|
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Response from GregW2737 | Reviewed this property |
No. The Mitsubishi is an All wheel drive: It is not the same as 4x4. Some sections are very steep and you do need low range.
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FrancoisHunky
20 April 2018|
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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
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