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Van Reenen's Pass

Van Reenen's Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.768m above the sea level, located in Kwa Zulu-Natal, in South Africa. This pass produces a fair portion of South Africas trucking accidents.

Mariepskop Pass

Mariepskop Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.942m (6,371ft) above the sea level, located in Mpumalanga. It’s one of the great South African passes.

Baster Voetslaan Pass

Baster Voetslaan Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.240m (7,349ft) above the sea level, located in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Necessary proper 4x4 vehicle with low range and high ground clearance. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Katbakkies Pass

Katbakkies Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.198m (3,930ft) above the sea level, located deep in the Swartruggens Mountains, in Western Cape, South Africa.

Donkey Pass

Donkey Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.394m (7,854ft) above the sea level, located in the Free State province of South Africa. It’s a 4x4 track with concreted strips. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Baviaanskloof

Baviaanskloof is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 575m above the sea level, located in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. It is possible to drive the entire road in a normal car, but a 4x4 is a much better option.

Ikhupe (or Mkupe) Pass

Ikhupe, (also known as Mkupe) Pass, is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.469m (4,820ft) above the sea level, located in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

Normandien Pass

Normandien Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.992m (6,535ft) above the sea level, located in Kwa Zulu-Natal, South Africa. This pass is recommended to be driven in a 4x4 or 4x2 bakkie with diff-lock.

Outeniqua Pass

Outeniqua Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 800m (2,600ft) above the sea level, located in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Otto Du Plessis Pass

Otto Du Plessis Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.115m (6,938ft), in the Eastern Cape, in South Africa. The pass has all the elements a classic gravel road pass of intrigue, danger, views and technical driving.

Hansekop

Hansekop is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.152m (3,779ft) above the sea level, located in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Perdepoort Pass

Perdepoort Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 906m (2,972 ft) above the sea level, located in the Eastern Cape, in South Africa.

Endoumeni Pass

Endoumeni Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.375m (4,511ft) above the sea level, located in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

Mike's Pass

Mike's Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.931m (6,335ft) above the sea level, located in the KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Private vehicles are no longer allowed on the pass.

Long Tom Pass

Long Tom Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.138m (7,014ft) above the sea level, located in Mpumalanga, South Africa.

Old Mill Drift 4x4

Old Mill Drift 4x4 is an amazing drive in the Free State, South Africa, with a length of 28.6km. The trail requires a 4WD vehicle with low range and good ground clearance.

Lundins Nek Pass

Lundins Nek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.170m (7,119ft) above the sea level, located in the Eastern Cape, in South Africa.

Lichens Pass

Lichens Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.951m (6,400ft) above the sea level, located in the Free State, South Africa.




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