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Beautiful Mountain Pass

I ride this mountain pass on my motorbike every Friday after work to my holiday home. Very popular... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Charles B
Long weekend away

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

Reviewed 6 days ago
Stuart P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Regional road | Tra (between) Franschhoek - Villiersdorp, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 6 days ago

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

Thank Stuart P
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

for cars and motor bikes is the perfect winding road between the mountain pass to view Franschhoek below..Fresh mountain water flows steadily down and is quite refreshing

Thank Haze K
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Breathtaking views! Take time to stop at one of the look-out points to enjoy the view of Franschhoek valley and town.

Thank hantieco
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This small, beautiful pass is worth the drive if you are in the area or plan to drive along the Garden Route. It is my favourite route to travel from Cape Town to Knysna. Better than going through Somerset West/Sir Lowrys Pass etc. which is...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Traveling from the N2 to Franschhoek, the Franschhoek pass is the highest point before entering the lovely town. There are a few safe places to stop your car, and get out of the car, and take it all in. The proteas, of many types are...More

Thank reginafug
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing stunning scenery. Shame about the burn in my thighs as I cycled up there! It's a tough climb but worth it for the views. I will be back!

Thank Rach_Colley
Reviewed 24 May 2018

A well maintained road and mountain pass with several pullover areas to take in views - but getting out of vehicle may be difficult depending on baboons loitering nearby. Thoroughly enjoyed the sights and valley views.

Thank Emanpee
Reviewed 17 May 2018

After the chocolate buying the Mother's day drive went over the Pass. It is always nice to have someone else drive while you take photos. It was late afternoon so some of the mountains were in shadow. Everytime I am on this drive I am...More

Thank BrendaWilliams_12
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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.