Considered one of the world's top scenic drives, Swartberg Pass is a steep gravel road in the Swartberg Mountains known for its hairpin bends. Built in the late 19th century to link the Great Karoo plains with Little Karoo, the pass remains a popular attraction, boasting scenic views of arid valleys and towering peaks. Navigating the sharp turns of the narrow road, you'll encounter historic sites, striking red-tinted cliffs, and a variety of plant species. Put Swartberg Pass on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Oudtshoorn tour itinerary maker .
Swartberg Pass Tours
5-Day Small Group Garden Route Tour from Cape Town including Addo National Park BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $468
Duration: 5 days
Half-Day Swartberg Pass Tour (with lunch & transfer from Oudtshoorn guesthouse) BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $89
Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Swartberg Pass Reviews
Wir sind ihn. gefahren, allerdings ist hier ein Offroad zu empfehlen!!! Die Impressionen sind einfach nur ein Traum. Wir sind nach Prince Albert gefahren und dann durch den Nordcanyon zurück Das war e... more »We are with him. driven, however an offroad here is to recommend! The impressions are just a dream. We went to Prince Albert and then through the North Canyon back that was a perfect trip, we would once again like to make! Not to be recommended in the rain... In Prince Albert, there is a very nice little restaurant left on the road, I forgot the name... I think it's the lazy Lizzard❤️ highly recommended! The pass is just SUPER...
Ein aufregender Paß mit grandiosen Blickwinkeln. Nur für sichere Fahrer und Autos mit Bodenfreiraum. Reicht durchaus für einen Tagesausflug. more »An exciting passport with magnificent viewpoints. Only for safe drivers and cars with floor space. Is quite enough for a day trip.
A must to go stop at if you driving past or camp at. Remember to bring a costume in summer time to cool down in clear still water. It is quite a walk up to the place but totally worth it.There is also information on the plants at the entrance if you want to learn. Remember your camera 📸
The waterfall is a must see! So tranquil and clean. I just fell in love with the views! The 200m trail to the waterfall was awesome. I thoroughly enjoyed it!
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