Barkly East Map

/ Basic street map showing main roads and the location of attractions in Barkly East, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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Map of Barkly East, Eastern Cape

Barkly East Map - Barkly East detail and street level map showing the layout of the town, some attractions and the Barkly East Golf Course. Barkly East lies nestled amongst the mountains of the southern Drakensberg, between the villages of Lady Grey and Elliot. To find out more please visit Barkly East Information.

If you are interested in overnighting in the area, we can recommend some great hotels, guest houses and self catering establishments. Find them at Barkly East Accommodation. If you're only planning on driving through Barkly East, en-route to another destination, you may want to peruse our Barkly East Restaurants before you leave to see if you should plan a stop here for lunch or maybe just a coffee. Also check out Barkly East Things To Do to see if there are any activities for which you would consider stopping.

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Barkly Pass

Barkly Pass is the only one of the eight passes in the Eastern Cape that is tarred. It is also the one you can expect to close around the beginning of winter when the first snowfalls begin, overnight as they tend to do, making the road that links Barkly East and Elliot more than a little hazardous. Despite its tarring ... more information

Baster Voetslaan Pass

Baster Voetslaan Pass is also, confusingly, known as the Dr Lapa Munnik Pass. You can find out more about him at his memorial plaque close to the summit alongside another plaque dedicated to Nic de Bruin, responsible for mapping and building the... more information

Bastervoetpad Pass

If you want to see scenery to die for then drive the Bastervoetpad, or Baster Voetpad as it is sometimes written. It links Barkly East / Elliot to the town of Ugie, which it does via the Drakensberg Escarpment. The Bastervoetpad pass is gravel, difficult to drive in places, and easier on the descent than the ... more information

Bottleneck Pass

The Eastern Cape highlands at the tail of the Drakensberg chain of mountains, roughly between Lady Grey and Barkly East, are awash with spectacular gravel passes - eight of them part of what has become known as the 8 Passes Challenge... more information

Joubert's Pass

Joubert's Pass, regarded as the third highest pass in South Africa, links Lady Grey to Barkly East via the Witteberge. The pass traverses farmland and the Lammergeier Private Nature Reserve before descending into Lady Grey, the peaceful and pretty little village, tucked just inside the Eastern Cape border with ... more information

Lundean's Nek Pass

Lundean's Nek Pass, also sometimes spelt as Lundin's Neck, links the little mountain farming community of Wartrail with the Telle bridge Border Post into Lesotho. In broader terms it links the Witteberge Mountains with Lesotho, and is one of the eight passes you will find in the Eastern Cape. The scenery on ... more information

Otto Du Plessis Pass

Whilst still on the tar road between Lady Grey and the Clifford turn-off it is possible to see part of the unique railway linking Barkly East with Lady Grey to the northwest. Owing to the mountainous terrain, a system of eight ‘reverses’ was incorporated into the line, which has a gradient of 1 in 36, one of only ... more information

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