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Located on the southernmost tip of the African continent, South Africa is one of the most geographically varied countries of the continent. The mountain ranges of the country are some of the oldest and most beautiful in the world, and several of the highest peaks have snow in the Southern hemisphere winter season.

Highest mountain passes of South Africa:   

Mountain Pass (Zone) Elevation  Surface
Sani Pass KZN 2876 Gravel
Naudes Nek EC 2587 Gravel 
Bidstone Pass EC 2567 Gravel
Carlisleshoekspruit Pass EC 2557 Gravel
Ongeluks Nek EC 2541 Gravel
Donkey Pass FS 2394 Gravel 
Steenkampsberg Pass MPL 2254 Asphalt 
Matroosberg WC 2249 Gravel
Baster Voetslaan Pass EC 2236 Gravel 
Jouberts Pass EC 2234 Gravel 
Bottelnek Pass EC 2201 Gravel 
Old Mill Drift 4x4 FS 2183 Gravel 
Lundins Nek EC 2170 Gravel 
Long Tom Pass MPL 2138 Asphalt 
Otto du Plessis Pass EC 2115 Gravel 
Groot Zuikerboschkop MPL 2102 Gravel
Masjiennek Pass MPL 2090 Asphalt
Santa Pass MPL 2068 Asphalt
Kastrolnek Pass MPL 2031 Asphalt
Vanrooyshoogte Pass FS 2023 Gravel 
Barkly Pass EC 2018 Asphalt
Jantjieshoek Pass MPL 2001 Gravel
Normandien Pass KZN 1992  Gravel
Swaershoek Pass EC 1981 Gravel
Qachas Nek EC 1981 Gravel
Clivia Pass MPL 1968 Asphalt
Hattingshoogte Pass KZN 1965  
Keays Pass KZN 1959  
Greylings Pass EC 1953 Gravel
Lichens Pass FS 1951 Asphalt
Benjaminshoogte Pass EC 1950 Asphalt
Draaihoek se Hoogte FS 1949  
Mariepskop Pass MPL 1942 Gravel
Sak se Pad Pass KZN 1942  
Mikes Pass KZN 1931  
Mokobulaan Pass MPL 1921  
Smuts Pass EC 1916  
Joubertsnek Pass MPL 1905  
Rooinek Pass R34 FS 1905  
Pitseng Pass EC 1900  
Bestehoogte Pass FS 1893  
Jaap se Hoogte Pass MPL 1888 Asphalt
Noupoortnek FS 1882  
Wakkerstroomnek MPL 1882  
Kingscote Cutting KZN 1879  
De Jagersnek Pass MPL 1870 Gravel
Rogers Pass KZN 1857  
Vlaknek Pass FS 1853 Gravel
Majubanek Pass KZN 1848 Gravel
Allemansnek Pass MPL 1847 Asphalt
Donkies Pass KZN 1846  
Swartmodderfontein Pass KZN 1845  
Verkyknek Pass MPL 1844  
Penhoek Pass EC 1844 Asphalt
Mullers Pass KZN 1835  
Lafrashoogte Pass FS 1827  
Elandsnek Pass 4x4 KZN 1817  
Wapadskloof Pass MPL 1812  
Bothas Pass KZN 1809  
Grasnek Pass MPL 1806  
Kraai River Pass EC 1797  
Brandons Pass KZN 1792  
Robbers Pass MPL 1789  
Pot River Pass EC 1781  
Lootsberg Pass EC 1781 Asphalt
Barkers Nek Pass EC 1776  
Collings Pass KZN 1773  
Trapvoet Pass WC 1772  
Kwaggasnek Pass KZN 1770  
Latemanek Pass MPL 1770  
Van Reenens Pass KZN 1768 Asphalt
Wapadsberg Pass EC 1768  
Rooihoogte Pass PVT - MPL 1766  
Grootnek Pass FS 1758  
Tintwa Pass KZN 1751  
Bezuidenhouts Pass KZN 1749  
Braamhoek Pass KZN 1743  
Oliviershoek Pass KZN 1742  
Soutars Hill Pass KZN 1741  
Klipnek Pass FS 1733  
Wilgekraal Pass MPL 1730  
De Beers Pass KZN 1722  
Mollshoogte Pass KZN 1719  
Skurweberg Pass MPL 1719  
Maanhaarrand Pass NW 1716  
Devils Bellows EC 1712  
Bastards Poort WC 1707  
Boesmanshoek Pass KZN 1707  
Crossroads Pass MPL 1705  
Witnek Pass EC 1700  
Laings Nek Pass KZN 1692  
De Beers Pass EC 1686  
Korannaberg Pass OFS 1684  
Allemanspoort EC 1678  
Koffiehoogte Pass MPL 1672  
Bonnet Pass MPL 1667  
Knights Pass KZN 1662  
Komsberg Pass NC 1656  
Blouhoogte Pass MPL 1655  
Blounek Pass WC 1655  
Kaapsehoop Pass MPL 1653  
Sandspruit Pass KZN 1646  
Bulhoek Pass EC 1645  
Bakenkop Pass MPL 1638  
Groot Doringhoek Pass EC 1638  
Katberg Pass EC 1636  
Middledale Pass KZN 1629  
Sondagsrivier Pass KZN 1624  
Carlton Heights NC 1622  
Goudvelde Pass MPL 1620  
Watervalsrivier Pass MPL 1620  
Brooks Nek Pass EC 1616  
Swaershoek Pass EC 1616  
Killians Pass EC 1613  
Roseberg Pass WC 1603  
Patatanek Pass MPL 1596  
De Beers Nek Pass MPL 1595  
Rooikloof Pass NC 1593  
Griffins Hill KZN 1590 Asphalt
Swartberg Pass WC 1583 Gravel
Moordenaarsnek EC 1581  
Verlatenkloof Pass NC 1568  
Allemansnek FS 1565  
The Devils Pass KZN 1562  
Helpmekaar Pass KZN 1556  
Nelshoogte Pass MPL 1547  
Buffelskloof Pass MPL 1543  
Noustrop Pass KZN 1541  
Witklip Pass MPL 1539  
Oukloof Pass NC 1536  
Klipkraal Pass MPL 1535  
Rubidge Kloof Pass EC 1535  
Rooiwalshoek Pass MPL 1533  
Chom se Hoogte MPL 1531  
Donkerpoort GTG 1526  
Ingogo Heights KZN 1525  
Hennings Pass MPL 1524  
Burgers Pass KZN 1519  
Cala Pass EC 1517  Asphalt
Heuningneskloof Pass EC 1513  
Kumajaba Pass EC 1509  
Langkloof Pass 1 NC 1508  
Langeni Pass EC 1505  
Georges ValleyRoad LPO 1489  
Rooipoort Pass NC 1487  
Kowyns Pass 1479  
Diepgezet Pass MPL 1478  
Nico Malan Pass EC 1476  
Ikhupe Pass KZN 1469 Asphalt 
Van Tonders Pass KZN 1468  
Bakkers Pass LPO 1464  
Horns Nek GTG 1452  
De Jagers Pass WC 1449  
Karelskraal Pass NC 1449  
Naudesberg Pass EC 1449  
Bells Pass FS 1446  
Teekloof Pass NC 1444  
Doornhoek Pass LPO 1442  
Gamkaskloof WC 1442  
Bothas Nek MPL 1441  
Michels Pass EC 1441  
Schimpers Nek KZN 1432  
Die Poortjie NC 1429  
Satans Nek Pass EC 1426  
eRoma Pass EC 1423  
Schuinshoogte Pass KZN 1417  
Bloupoort Pass NC 1415  
Bergenaarspad Pass NC 1414  
Bastersnek Pass NC 1413  
Veraaiers Nek MPL 1411  
Visierkerfnek KZN 1411  
Jan Trichardt Pass LPO 1410  
Caspers Nek MPL 1404  
Ouberg Pass, Sutherland NC 1401  
Magoesbaskloof Pass LPO 1400  
Khyber Pass KZN 1397  
Saddleback Pass MPL 1393  
Brinkshoogte Pass KZN 1385  
Orrie Baragwanath East LPO 1384  
Blyderivier Poort MPL 1379  
Endoumeni Pass KZN 1375 Asphalt
Mpate Heights KZN 1361  
Snyderspoort Pass NC 1360  
Elands Pass MPL 1359  
Leeunek Pass KZN 1351  
Waterfall Hill KZN 1346  
Tarka Botha Pass EC 1343  
Koffiekloof Pass KZN 1340  
Droevoetspoort NC 1329  
Pivaanspoort KZN 1328  
Kranspoort Pass 1327  
Bloedrivierpoort KZN 1325  
Ping Pong Cutting KZN 1325  
Buffelspoort NW 1318  
Nonesis Nek EC 1318  
Kareebospoort 1315  
Buffelshoek Pass EC 1313  
Rammelkop Pass NC 1308  
Tierkloof Pass KZN 1305  
Almansnek Pass KZN 1303  
Baviaanspoort GTG 1303  
Blounek Pass NC 1302  
Colona Nek EC 1300  
Scheepersnek KZN 1295  
Schoemans Kloof MPL 1294  
Rankins Pass LPO 1292  
Uitkyk Pass MPL 1289  
Gregory's Nek KZN 1284  
Glenluce Pass KZN 1281  
Smith's Nek KZN 1266  
Wonderkloof Pass MPL 1251  
Oupoort Pass NC 1245  
Rooihoogte Pass WC 1240  
Smoushoogte Pass NC 1236  
Turck se Pas NC 1235  
Quaggasfontein Poort NC 1230  
Droelandskloof Pass WC 1226  
Gannaga NC 1226  
Pienaars Pass WC 1226  
Sudwala Pass MPL 1223  
Havemannshoogte KZN 1222  
Paardekloof Pass N9 EC 1222  
Hogsback Pass EC 1216  
Hottentotskloof Pass WC 1213  
Molteno Pass WC 1209 Gravel
Keiskie se Poort NC 1207  
Koueveld Pass WC 1202  
Ouberg Pass EC 1201  
Hela Hela Pass KZN 1199 Gravel
Katbakkies Pass WC 1198 Asphalt
Kwaaimans Pass EC 1195  
Eureka City Pass MPL 1190  
Volstruispoort NC 1188  
Nicholsons Pass KZN 1175  
Tarka Pass EC 1175  
Fullershoek Pass EC 1172  
Uitkomst (BoSwaarmoed) WC 1172  
Grobbelaarskloof Pass KZN 1171  
Klipspringer Pass WC 1170  
Studers Pass NC 1170  
Moordenaarspoort NC 1163  
Chuniespoort LPO 1162  
Bontebok Pass WC 1157  
Renosterpoort NC 1157  
Langkloof Poort (Garies)NC 1150  
Keikamspoort NC 1149  
Bosluiskkloof WC 1124 Gravel
Baviaans-Kouga 4x4 EC 1119  
Bakenshoogte Pass NC 1109  
Goliathskraal Pass EC 1109  
Lancers Nek KZN 1099  
Meketaanspoort Pass NC 1091  
Kredouw Pass WC 1089  
Bloubank Nek KZN 1088  
Theronsberg WC 1086  
Swaarmoed Pass WC 1085  
Kamieshoogte Pass NC 1073  
Buffelshoek Pass R303 WC 1071  
Middelberg Pass WC 1071  
Lombardskop Nek KZN 1066  
Nuwekloof Pass EC 1063  
Bruintjieshoogte EC 1055  
Prieska Poort NC 1049  
Allemanshoek Pass WC 1045  
Mount Carmel Pass MPL 1043  
Kleinvlei Pass WC 1042  
Prince Alfreds Pass WC 1038 Gravel
Bloukrans NC 1029  
Buys Poort EC 1026  
Ghwarriepoort EC 1024  
Shiyalongubo Pass MPL 1023  
Gydo Pass WC 1020  
Uitkyk Pass WC 1020  
Ouberg Pass Montagu WC 1014  
Abel Erasmus Pass LPO 1011  
Seweweekspoort WC 1011  
Witwaterspoort WC 1008  
Hilltop Pass MPL 1001  
Kromrivier Pass WC 1001  
Potjiesberg Pass WC 998  
Bergvliet Pass MPL 997  
Grootrivierhoogte Pass WC 995  
Pefferskop Pass EC 985  
Voortrekker Pass WC 985  
All Saints Nek EC 984  
Elands Pass WC 973  
Eselbank Pass WC 973 Gravel
Die Venster (R46) WC 968  
Hex River Pass WC 965  
Bouldersberg Pass MPL 964  
Mpageni Pass MPL 964  
Blinkberg Pass WC 963  
Thyshoogte Pass NC 959  
Daggaboersnek EC 952  
Perrieshoogte EC 951  
Wylies Poort LPO 942  
Kouberg Pass WC 931  
Baillies Pass NC 926  
Lugogoda Pass MPL 915  
Kiepersol Pass MPL 912  
Botterkloof NC 907  
Pakhuis Pass WC 906  
Perdepoort Pass EC 906 Asphalt
Aapsrivierpoort WC 897  
Peerboomskloof Pass WC 896  
Bedrogfontein 4x4 EC 890  
Suurberg Pass EC 888  
Uniondale Poort WC 884  
Droekloof Pass WC 882  
Montrose Pass MPL 870  
Masekwaspoort LPO 867  
Robinson Pass WC 867  
Jukhoogte Pass WC 866  
Rust en Vrede Pass WC 865  
Anenous Pass NC 857  
Burgers Pass WC 857  
Attaquaskloof Pass WC 846  
Karoo Poort WC 846  
Volstruisnek Pass WC 844  
Uniondale Heights EC 843  
Tierbergspoort WC 838  
Du Toitskkloof Pass Old WC 833  
Van Collers Pass LPO 829  
Red Hill Pass EC 828  
Vanrhyns Pass NC 825  
Munnikspoort EC 812  
Bloupuntrivier Poort WC 811  
Outeniqua Pass WC 800 Asphalt
Rooiberg Pass WC 798  
Wasbank Pass WC 798  
Klein Swartberg Pass WC 796  
Tierberg Pass WC 794  
Varsbokkraal Pass WC 784  
Rooinek Pass WC 782 Asphalt
Outol Pass WC 780  
Franschoek Pass WC 742  
Mlengana Pass EC 742  
Windheuwel Poort EC 742  
Huis se Hoogte Pass WC 739  
Gysmanshoek Pass WC 736  
Witnekke Pass WC 736  
Montagu Pass WC 735 Gravel
Bushmanskloof Pass WC 734  
Elandskloof Pass WC 734  
Op de Tradouw Pass WC 728  
Olifantskop Pass EC 724  
Meiringspoort WC 720  
Trompetterspoort Pass EC 719  
Soutpansnek KZN 710  
Wildehondskloofhoogte WC 707  
Burkes Pass NC 701  
Dasklip Pass WC 700  
Hoek se Berg Pass WC 700  
Witkranspoort WC 698  
Versfeld Pass WC 682  
Amandel Nek Pass NC 672  
Paardekop Pass WC 669  
Swanepoelspoort EC 669  
Cecil Macks Pass KZN 668  
Joubertspoort WC 663  
Huisrivier Pass WC 661  
Grootvlei Pass NC 655  
Perdefonteinkloof Pass WC 655  
Beerpoort Pass EC 651  
Kransvleikloof Pass WC 638  
Prinsrivier Pass WC 632  
Watervalsberg Pass WC 631  
Medenpoort Pass EC 620  
Matjiesrivier Poort WC 617  
Sabana Pass KZN 614  
Kammanassie Pass WC 610  
Schoemanspoort WC 604  
Gifberg Pass WC 600  
Koebee Pass WC 600  
Nieuwoudts Pass WC 600  
Bainskloof Pass WC 595 Asphalt
Combrinks Pass EC 592  
Touws-Sewefontein WC 589  
Kei Cuttings EC 581  
Paardepoort P1648 WC 575  
Studtis Poort EC 575  
Wapadsnek Pass WC 575  
Baviaanskloof EC 575 Gravel
Doringnek Pass EC 563  
Kamferspoort Pass EC 561  
Klipfonteinrant WC 561  
Eseljagpoort WC 560  
Helspoort Pass EC 559  
Coetzees Poort WC 549  
Muiskraal Pass 549  
Garcia Pass WC 548 Asphalt
Grey's Pass WC 536  
Piekenierskloof Pass WC 536  
Viljoens Pass WC 532  
Wildeperdehoek Pass NC 529  
Dontsa Pass EC 526  
Holgat Pass EC 526  
Floorshoogte Pass WC 525  
Kraaibosberg Pass WC 523  
Langkloof Pass WC 514  
Antoniesberg Pass EC 511  
Charles' Pass NC 510  
Oudekloof Pass Modern WC 507  
Rooirantnek Pass KZN 507  
Witelskloof Pass WC 507  
Seekoeigat Pass WC 505  
Elandskloof Pass R303 WC 501  
Messelpad Pass NC 498  
Kom se Pad WC 493  
Kareedouw Pass EC 487  
Cats Pass EC 486  
Rooihoogte Pass (R43) WC 484  
Michells Pass WC 480  
Cloetes Pass WC 478  
Krokodil Poort MPL 478  
Carstenberg Pass WC 476  
Killians Pass NC 476  
Roodezandkloof Pass WC 473  
Ecca Pass EC 472  
Ottaspoort Pass NC 464  
Du Toitskloof Pass New WC 453  
Sir Lowrys Pass WC 452  
Grasnek Pass EC 451  
Ouberg Pass (P2204) 448  
Highlands Pass WC 434  
Poortjieskloof Pass WC 434  
Wadrift Pass WC 434  
Pettigrews Nek MPL 428  
Prinspoort Pass WC 428  
Remhoogte Pass WC 421  
Tafelberg Road (CT) 417  
Jan Phillips Mtn Rd WC 404  
Haarwegskloof WC 400  
Boosmansbos Pass WC 395  
Hexrivier Poort WC 395  
Steenbras Mountain Rd WC 395  
Jacks Pass LPO 392  
Windpoort NC 391  
Dassieshoek Pass WC 389  
Helshoogte Pass WC 387  
Oudekloof/Roodezand WC 382  
Moodies Pass WC 380  
Kapteinskloof Pass WC 369  
Shaws Mountain Pass WC 365  
Adolphus Poort EC 363  
Scheepershoogte Pass WC 359  
Tradouw Pass WC 347 Asphalt
Bothmaskloof WC 347  
Brand se Berg Pass WC 347  
Taal Monument Pass WC 347  
Signal Hill Road (CT) 343  
Die Bloubanke Pass WC 342  
Hagelkraal Pass WC 340  
Houwhoek PassNew WC 340  
Blaauwkrantz Pass EC 331  
Dwarskloof Pass WC 328  
Fonteinskloof Pass EC 328  
Strykhoogte Pass WC 326  
Nardouskloof Pass WC 320  
Elgin Valley Road WC 316  
Ou Kaapse Weg WC 315  
Slanghoek Valley Road WC 312  
Stormsvlei Poort WC 311  
Murrays Neck Pass KZN 310  
Du Plessis Pass WC 308  
Sandberg Pass WC 305  
Old Cape Road WC 281  
Houw Hoek Pass (Old) 275  
Leeuriviershoogte WC 270  
Bakoondhoogte Pass WC 266  
Hemel & Aarde Pass WC 264  
Red Hill Rd WC 263  
Bloukrans Pass WC 254  
Rhodes Drive WC 250  
Tyger Valley Road 249  
Storms River Pass EC 246  
Camps Bay Drive 243  
Kloof Nek Road (M62) 243  
Hoogekraal Pass WC 242  
Kloof Road WC 242  
Grootrivier Pass WC 240  
Jan Muller Pass WC 240  
Karatara Pass WC 239  
Hankey Pass EC 238  
Barrington Pass WC 235  
Jakkalskloof Pass WC 235  
Karwyderskraal Pass WC 235  
Touw Rivier Pass WC 234  
Homtini Pass WC 232  
Van Stadens Pass EC 229  
Gouna Pass WC 227  
Constantia Nek WC 223  
Rooihoogte Pass N2 -KZN 218  
Rondevlei Pass WC 217  
Silver River Pass WC 217  
Cogmanskloof WC 216  
Swartrivier Pass WC 214  
Moordkuilrivier Pass WC 212  
Heights Rd Wilderness WC 208  
Hoekwil Pass WC 205  
Phantom Pass WC 205  
Whites Rd Wilderness WC 204  
Hoogte Pass WC 202  
Dagbreek Pass WC 201  
Buffalo Pass EC 198  
Van der Stel Pass WC 198  
Kaaimansgat Pass WC 197  
Groot Brak Hoogte Pass WC 194  
Wolwedans Dam Rd WC 193  
Ruigtevlei Pass WC 190  
Ballots Bay Pass WC 183  
Victoria Bay Pass WC 181  
Kaaimans River Pass WC 180  
Hessekwas Nek WC 179  
Olof Bergh Pass WC 179  
Voetpadhoogte Pass WC 174  
Suikerbossie, Hout Bay 172  
Victoria Road & 12 Apostles 172  
Doringkraal Pass WC 167  
Chapmans Peak Drive WC 166  
Akkedisberg Pass WC 160  
Nuwekloof Pass R46 WC 157  
Sedgefield Mountain Rd WC 148  
Smitswinkel Road WC 146  
Blackhill Pass WC 145  
Gouda-Nuwekloof 4x4 WC 142  
Boyes Drive WC 132  
Nieuwekloof Pass WC 130  
Grootrivier Poort EC 124  
Slangkop Pass WC 119  
Clarence Drive WC 105  
Potters Pass EC 105  
Sandhoogte Road WC 85  
Waterside Rd WC 30  



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