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Long Tom Pass

Regional Road R37, Lydenburg, South Africa
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Road trip through the mountains

Amazing drive through Long Tom pass in Mpumalanga. Incredible views and mountains as far as the... read more

Reviewed today
Kaduxie
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Durban, South Africa
via mobile
Great drive

The Long Tom Pass is a great drive along a well paved road between Lydenburg and Sabie. Take the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ScottClanZA
,
eMalahleni, South Africa
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Regional Road R37, Lydenburg, South Africa
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Reviewed today via mobile

Amazing drive through Long Tom pass in Mpumalanga. Incredible views and mountains as far as the eye can see!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Long Tom Pass is a great drive along a well paved road between Lydenburg and Sabie. Take the time to stop and take in the great beautiful views. A photographers dream, all year round.

Thank ScottClanZA
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

We drove this pass in both directions on a Monday, if you have a choice please DON'T do this yourself on a Monday. The driver's, all with local registration number plates, are lunatics. They overtake the numerous trucks, and each other, on blind corners and...More

Thank Hill_Belle
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Pass is named after the cannon used in the boer-war. Drive along the route and there is also a site where one of these cannons made a hole in the mountain. It's a lovely twist and turn route for some exciting driving as well as...More

Thank husky28
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Pass named after the cannon on the hill. stop and take a stretch of the legs pop a few photos for later then carry on.

Thank Sprout1Cheshire
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

The Long Tom Pass has beautiful views on both the east and west sides. On the eastern side you have the forests and on the western side you have the cliffs and rock formations. The history of this pass from the voortrekkers who sought a...More

1  Thank kdgarlipp
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

We were travelling to Sabie and crossed the Long Tom Pass en route. The views and surrounds are nothing but spectacular. It's a pass that one must definately undertake if you are lucky enough to tour Mpumalanga.

1  Thank Robert L
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

3 years after our first visit to South-Afrika we passed again through Long Tom Pass and again we were stunned by the views and landscapes. We even recognised the place we had a pick-nick then. When you are around in the area it is really...More

2  Thank on4ajt
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

You see fantastic scenery as your driving through this part of Africa at eye level, you don't appreciate how vast it is though until you see if from above. Long Tom pass gave us fantastic views, truly amazing. We went through lots of mist in...More

3  Thank GillHenlow
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Scarry if it is misty but worth driving the pass. Once you are down the pass it is all flat towards lydenburg. Do drive safely.

1  Thank Lynn0416
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