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E ' un belvedere sulla N2 e guarda False Bay
N 2 Vicino a Cape Town, 7130, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When you have ascended this massive 450m mountain in five quick minutes – spare some thought to those who not only made its construction possible but also the early traders who oxen would take a day to climb it and 20% of whose carts would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 717simonc
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I went to Hermanus late Friday afternoon and because there were not much traffic I could actually see that the road surface is a bit rough. I came the same way on Monday morning and yes the road surface does take strain. On the whole...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BrendaWilliams_12
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The pass offers beautiful views in both directions and there's nothing to be gained by scrambling to the top of the hill - the parking area makes for a quick photo stop. Just watch out for the baboons - don't leave your car doors or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ScottRG
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The Sir Lowry's pass leads from Somerset West towards the Elgin Valley. There is a viewing point at the top, but I am unsure if it is safe to stop – so rather keep on driving. Keep to the speed limit and enjoy the views.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We had gone over Franschhoek Pass and I was shocked to see that the Theewaterskloof dam at it's foot was only a stream of water. There really is a drought. We checked the Villiersdorp side - it was "better". We then drove up Viljoen's Pass...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Sir Lowr's pass is just outside of Somerset West and it is remarkable how the scenery is much greener on the other side (direction of Caledon). The pass is nice to drive from both sides, however I feel the vistas are better if you drive...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Sir lowry’s Pass. The short cut from Somerset West driving to Hermanus. With spectacular view from the top out look. Overlooking Gordons Bay & Strand & Somerset west. Please how ever be careful of the baboons. These are wild & dangerous animals

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank CharlW28
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

When the air is clear, and wind not too strong this viewing site at the top of the pass offers absolutely breathtaking views of the Cape Flats, False Bay and Table Mountain. Well worth the stop.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank GaryvE
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We had mixed weather across the Pass but the views were incredible & absolutely stunning when the sun shone. The road climbs to quite a height & there are useful viewing points

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is a great pit stop at the top of Sir Lawrie Pass and well worth stopping for a few minutes as the view is just stunning, you can see over 20 kms, looking over False Bay and nearby Somerset West. It is also a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank 717simonc
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