At the time of writing, there is only 1 space left on the tour. If you want to secure your place, you can book online at the MPSA Shop
The tour takes place from the 21st to 24th March next year. All accommodation and meals have been pre-booked, so it's just a question of arrive, drive and have the time of your life in the company of like minded adventurers.
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Our Montagu Explorer Tour taking place on the 18th November is an action packed 265 km of mainly gravel roads in the mountainous area north-west of Montagu. This tour is over-subscribed and 100% full. We are taking names on a waiting list in case of cancellations. To get on this list contact us at info@MountainPassesSouthAfrica.co.za
Koue Bokkeveld Tour
For those readers in the Western Cape, we are busy planning our final tour of the year, which will take place on Sunday 9th December, 2018. This will be a 1 day tour similar to the highly successful Montagu Explorer. The tour will start and end in Ceres and include an old sheep trekking route hidden away in the Kwarrieberg mountains north-east of Ceres which will take your breath away, plus another 5 stunning passes with amazing views over the mountains and plains of the Ceres Valley. Like all our tours, this is a self-drive tour and will take between 4 and 5 hours. It's suitable for all vehicles except very low slung cars. Priced at R790 per vehicle (bring as many passengers as you like) it includes the cost of radio hire. For more info and advance bookings, email us at info@MountainPassesSouthAfrica.co.za
Pass of the Week
As part of our recent Aristata Tour we were able to refilm the unique Gysmanshoek Pass that runs between Ladismith and Heidelberg in the Western Cape. Very few people have had the pleasure of driving this pass and we are happy to report that it can be driven in a normal car (but not anything too low slung) in fair weather, providing the basic principles of tyre deflation are complied with.
The pass is one of great contrasts. From the rugged Karoo plains to the north, the pass drops down from the summit into a beautful, green valley which is strongly reminiscent of the Scottish Highlands, whereafter it follows a lovely poort till the end, near Heidelberg. It's an enjoyable, but slow drive and takes about an hour to complete excluding stops. Add it to your bucket list after watching the video set.
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