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Naude's Nek Challenge!

A stunning pass to drive with fabulous scenery but the road was in very poor condition and after... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Cape Town, South Africa

Spectacular is the only word to describe this pass. Be warned that it is a "mission" to get there... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Hugh D
Hilton, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

A stunning pass to drive with fabulous scenery but the road was in very poor condition and after snow and rain as we experienced at the end of May, you definitely need a high clearance 4 x 4, especially on the Rhodes side where there...More

Thank sandsalves
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Wonderful scenery, especially from Lady Grey side early morning. One of the highest mountain passes in South Africa. Gravel road in good condition. Take it easy - no speed!!! Vertigo? - stay away from the passenger seat!! Easy accessible by high clearance vehicle - no...More

Thank petriebotha
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Spectacular is the only word to describe this pass. Be warned that it is a "mission" to get there! The road from Maclear (before the pass even begins) was at the time of our visit, atrocious and you need to budget extra time for the...More

Thank Hugh D
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Stunning views that should never be missed including a visit to Tenahead for coffee and scones and their friendly staff. From Rhodes,you could drive all the way to Maclear which should take you about two hours if you dont stop for photos.

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

A tough mountain pass, especially when you experience thick mist. Well worth a visit for experienced 4x4 enthusiasts

Thank johannkritz
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is the most beautiful mountain pass I have ever seen. The roads is challenging, but the scenery is out of this world. We drove it from Rhodes to Maclear and that was time well spend. However, if you stay in Rhodes, then I will...More

Thank georgeaY8778DC
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Tackling the Naude's Neck Pass in wet conditions on and Adventure Bike definitely has its challenges. This is the Highest Pass in Southern Africa at 2500 meters and our route towards Rhodes was though sticky mud, dense fog and rocky marbles.... A must for the...More

Thank Craig D
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Spend a day, and take a drive up Naude's Nek Pass. Summiting at just under 2600 meters this pass is worth every minute. Take along a picnic basket and stop at the top to enjoy the views of the road just travelled. Turn around and...More

Thank Shaun S
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