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Fantastic mountain pass

We traveled this pass (R301) from Wellington towards the Northeast until the bridge over the Bree... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter F
Hermanus, South Africa
Have to have to

Really amazing experience. The drive has amazing views, scary winding roads and monkeys all over... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled this pass (R301) from Wellington towards the Northeast until the bridge over the Bree River and the intersection with the R43 over a distance of almost 30km. This pass was completed around 1854 and is a national monument. The road is therefore generally...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Really amazing experience. The drive has amazing views, scary winding roads and monkeys all over the show Take your picnic basket, good friends, a bottle of wine and go swimming in the pools

Thank BarnabiEnslin
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Looking for a scenic historic drive? This is the pass rather underrated as it hasn’t got a sea-view, but what a great drive. It’s starts in the East from Breedekloof wine route to Wellington in the West. The mountain is covered in fynbos and is...More

Thank Mike_G6308
Reviewed 19 April 2018

It a beautiful drive through Bainskloof. Campsite for day visitors is noisy as it is next to road. Nice in Summer to swim in river. Can make a braai but lots of baboons that come very close so keep foodstuffs safe.

Thank ZAR0602
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Slow leisurely drive through Bainskloof pass from Prince Albert to Wellington. Beautiful views if you are not stressed for time. Enjoy!

Thank Jesse_Hamman
Reviewed 9 March 2018

On our way from CPT to Tulbagh we took a little detour especially to drive this pass. It is a wonderful drive and offers great vistas. The scenery is beautiful. Road is in good condition, in some stretches a little narrow but easy to drive....More

Thank Stalex24
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a another super pass which give such good views,as long as visibility allows. There are plenty of pull ins so you can take your time.

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Camped in Oct 2017 as a family with a 6 man tent. Overall this is a great place to visit and has an amazing river with wonderful rock pools to swim in. As far as the camp site goes, its pretty basic. Pros: - Beautiful...More

Thank philbo2017
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Nature lovers paridise, quiet, idyllic, family friendly, hiking trail, waterfalls, river, botany, birds-you name it... Tranquil and peaceful... Soul restoring. Love it here!!

Thank karin u
Reviewed 7 April 2017

If you love nature and scenery then his is a must. Not the easiest road between Cape Town and Ceres but definitely the most beautiful. Don't speed because the road is very narrow and winding but not a single pothole. I never go to the...More

Thank Danie92
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