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Abel Erasmus Pass

North of Blyde River Dam | off the Panorama Route, Ohrigstad, South Africa
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Pretty part of the drive.

We enjoyed stopping here to barter one more time before heading back to Jozi. Several of the group... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PineappleGirlNS
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Halifax, Canada
spend the extra time

Stunning views of lichen covered mountains unlike anything I have seen before. Definitely worth... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
marrack
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sault ste marie
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4 weeks ago
“Pretty part of the drive.”
21 Feb 2017
“spend the extra time”
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North of Blyde River Dam | off the Panorama Route, Ohrigstad, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed stopping here to barter one more time before heading back to Jozi. Several of the group picked up nice blankets that came in handy once the sun went down that day. The Panorama is such a nice drive with great stop offs. The...More

Thank PineappleGirlNS
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Stunning views of lichen covered mountains unlike anything I have seen before. Definitely worth the effort as an add on to the Panorama Blyde River Canyon route. We started early from Satara Camp in the Kruger and easily made Joburg before dark.

Thank marrack
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Nice pass, all the mountains here are worth a visit. Scenic, take a day to drive around all of them.

Thank spamobile
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We were based in Tzaneen S.A. on a vacation. When I inquired about where to find local handmade crafts, I was told that there were roadside vendors just south of the tunnel in Abel Erasmus Pass. So as a day's outing in a new direction...More

Thank bonnierdh
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Well worth the drive from Blyde River Canyon. Road well maintained. Beautiful rocks shimmering at sunrise. Should have an info map of activities beyond the pass and distance. Locals quite pushy with their sales.

Thank SuvarnaParbhoo
Reviewed 2 November 2016

A nice little pass to cross over to Blyde River Canyon. The road is well maintained so drivin is easy here.

Thank Mausi72
Reviewed 2 October 2016

A beautiful route filled with different landscapes which makes it beautiful. There are great stopping points through the pass just little bathrooms.

Thank WilliamElize
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We travelled this route on our way to Phalaborwa from Johannesburg. My advice to travellers would be to stop on the south side of the tunnel if you can (there is space to park your car on the left). You could take pictures from here...More

Thank david c
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The Abel Erasmus Pass, as our driver described it, was a beautiful view "if you can escape the ladies to look at it." Indeed, the vista of the pass included a dramatic waterfall off to the far side of the canyon, but the only place...More

1  Thank DrChipB
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Don't rush through the pass. Stop take photos and browse the abundance of curios and the like in the wayside craft market

Thank antonyfrost
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