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We did the pass from Prince Albert to Oudtshoorn in our rather small Toyota Corolla (without 4x4). It was not a problem at all! Ask the tourist info or the police if the pass is open (esp. during winter).
We would definitely recommend it! The...More
The Swartberg pass is a must for driving, it is 27 kilometres long, best driven with a 4x4 as the conditions can change fairly quickly. The day we drove was lovely sunshine, 2 days later covered with snow. The views are outstanding and breath taking
Definately a well worthwhile drive if you are in the area. It's not for a nervous driver - I made my husband drive, and the road is extremely bumpy in some parts. However the views are amazing and Prince Albert on the other side is...More
The start of the pass is easy, as you get to the first look out point and see where you came from it is an amazing view.
From that point you go higher and the view becomes more awesome and the road becomes a bit...More