In the 'hood, Sani Pass as a destination

The tight zig-zagging curves of Sani Pass, one of the most magnificent mountain passes in South Africa, ascend through the sheer cliffs of the Drakensberg, linking KwaZulu Natal to the independent country of Lesotho. The route is also known as the ‘roof of Africa’ and for good reason - the views from the peaks, some 3200 metres above sea level, are spectacular and usually reserved only for ... cont.

Sani Pass Road, Sani Pass, Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Mkomazana Mountain Cottages

From Underberg
Once in Underberg, take the Himeville turnoff.
Drive through Himeville Village for approximately 1 km, where you will come to the "Sani Pass" sign. Turn left.
Continue along this dirt road, for approx 11kms.
Go past the Sani Pass Hotel, which is on your right.
Continue for 4.4kms beyond the Hotel were you will see the Mkomazana Lodge sign on your right hand side.


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