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Sani Pass Tours

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Once, the Sani Pass was a rough mule trail descending the Eastern Highlands of old Basutoland into Natal. Tough drovers brought wool and mohair down the Pass on donkeys and mules to be exchanged for blankets, clothing and maize meal, the essentials...more
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Shop 22 Trout Walk Centre | Sani Road, Underberg 3254, South Africa
+27 72 124 4356
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All reviews careful driver bread bumpy road photo opportunities the pub excellent driver day trip highest pub in africa nice tour many thanks sense of humour tour company driver guide take pictures amazing views an adventure wilson
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing landscape before arriving at Lesotho. We felt very secure in the SUV conducted by Wilson. The trip unfortunately included only a short step into Lesotho behind the frontier.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michel W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing drive thru amazing nature👍👍👍 with a Top driver. Thanks Martin Nyawose! Drakensbergen rules

Thank johang706
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a tour with them from Durban, and on the tour day, I was picked up in Durban, driven to Underberg, where the tour commenced. Everything went smoothly with no issues. I highly recommend using this tour company since they were professional and very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank The_Traveling_Expat
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

We stopped by their office the day before, then we booked a private tour for the two of us. It was a great time with Roger, an experienced driver, but also wit many thinks to share about life and his life in this beautiful part...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank VincentPommier
Lana J, General Manager at Sani Pass Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Thank you Vincent for great feedback; we will pass that on to Roger - he will appreciate the compliment. W are so glad you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 27 November 2018

Although we had a x4, really glad we didn't take the hire car up the Sani pass. The pass is very bumpy and rockY, but worth the "African massage "for the stunning panorama.On reaching the top, we went through the border into Lesotho, stopping at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davidgZ9308PO
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Martin drove us safely up and down the Sani Pass, a tour really worthwhile with a visit to a typical Lesotho hut and the Mountain Top Chalet.

Thank 159werners
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Our vehicle was an eight-seater, with three rows of seats accommodating seven passengers. The driver/guide was very considerate, and stopped several times to give photo opportunities as we ascended the pass. The road was under reconstruction during our trip, essential as some sections were very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Norman B
Lana J, General Manager at Sani Pass Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you so much for your review ! We are so glad you enjoyed your day with our fabulous guide.

Reviewed 10 November 2018

Just the best day out! Stunning views on a perfect day with an excellent guide. Sfiso knew this demanding road like the back of his hand and pointed out and gave us information on things we would not have noticed or known along the way....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Lana J, General Manager at Sani Pass Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for great feedback. We will pass on your appreciation to Sfiso , which will mean a lot to him. We totally agree !

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We booked the sani pass and Drakensberg tour with Sani passTours through Tim Brown Tours. Everything was great even if i was afraid of the bad misty weather when we began. We were 7 guests in a confortable 4x4 car. Our driver really knew his...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank isayade
Lana J, General Manager at Sani Pass Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you so much for your review ! We are really glad the mist cleared up and the sun came out - we never can know what the day will bring ! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels in South Africa .We...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

I visited the Sani pass with friends on a hot day in October. We decided to take the longer option and travel further into Lesotho. This decision was well worth it, although a longer day, we saw a whole different way of life. Shepherds in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Travel305015
Lana J, General Manager at Sani Pass Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Thank you for a GREAT review, we will let Wilson know you applaud him , he will be so happy. Such an interesting country to explore, we are glad you enjoyed the experience.

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Response from dorette441 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We went as a tag along with Sani Pass tours and it was quite expensive in my opinion (we went with our own 4 x 4). We paid about R550 pp. The day trip (8hours) for people going in Sani Pass Tours' vehicle is advertised... More