Eight Passes Route
The Eastern Cape Highlands, also known as "The Wild Side of the Drakensberg" is a safe and off-the-beaten-track mountain destination with spectacular scenery. The air here is clean and invigorating, but the weather is totally unpredictable so come prepared for four seasons in one day. Summer is bright and sunny; autumn brings magnificent colours; winter has lovely fairytale snow; and in spring the landscape blooms with fresh green grass and wild flowers.
While visiting you should not miss the opportunity to tick off the ultimate driving adventure with the 'Eight Passes Challenge'. This is your chance to combine spectacular scenery with some of the highest public passes in SA. All eight passes are easily accessible and can be linked to either create consecutive day drives, or be tackled as a circular multi-day drive...
(GPS coordinates: -30.967472, 27.594352)
Read more at www.nightjartravel.com/4x4/eight-passes-route