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Great view!

Besides the great view at the pass, the road on the way is gorgeous. It is a relatively short drive... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael M
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A beautiful drive if you're in the area of franschhoek

A lovely drive. Even if you don't have any where specific to go. Lots of small areas to pull over... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Naeem B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Besides the great view at the pass, the road on the way is gorgeous. It is a relatively short drive from town, and worth a visit and a picture. I wouldn't say it is a must, but is a nice view and another activity besides...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A lovely drive. Even if you don't have any where specific to go. Lots of small areas to pull over. A hike en route too should you wish.

Thank Naeem B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Best place to go in the sunset. The views of the valley were amazing and you can park your car and have a picnic.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing sightseeing with mountains, flowers and the dam! Worth to be driven in both directions! Hiking possibilities.

Thank ALFi1281
Reviewed 1 week ago

This pass is certainly one of my favorite "local" passes to drive on. In fact, I make a point of heading to the top nearly every time I visit Franschhoek. In the winter, the pass has seen snow on it and around the surrounding peaks...More

Thank LifeOfMike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Why drive for hours snow hunting when you can visit Mont Rochelle - impressive scenery! Hiked up to Breakfast Rock and then on to Uitkyk - the paths are well marked and well maintained.

Thank Sophia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to see what the Theewaterskloof Dam looked like since my last visit in May - it was a little river in a Desert. It was looking remarkable well in August with a few desert / beach sections still. Driving this Pass was like...More

Thank BrendaWilliams_12
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I ride this mountain pass on my motorbike every Friday after work to my holiday home. Very popular road on the weekends with bikers when the weather is perfect.

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Driving up this pass is a must when visiting Franschoek. The views over the valley are iconic and superb.

Thank Stuart P
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

From Stellenbosch take the Hells Hoogte route over the mountains to Pniel. Wine farms line this pass all the way. Beautiful views and crisp air. Winding along the pass you get breath taking Mountain View’s and rows upon rows of vines. There are many places...More

Thank Andre P
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9 January 2015|
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Response from NigelDCapeTown | Reviewed this property |
All the answers above give the right response, it is a Mountain Pass not a package.