Oudtshoorn: Swartberg Pass Tour with Traditional Lunch

Oudtshoorn: Swartberg Pass Tour with Traditional Lunch

From US$ 52.31 per person

Explore the majestic Swartberg Pass with a 3-hour guided tour. You will hike between 500 different species of fauna and flora, with optional downhill mountain biking back to the restaurant where a lovely traditional "Braai" awaits you.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Dutch, English


  • Take a guided tour of the Swartberg Mountain Pass
  • Go hiking whilst surrounded by 500 different species of fauna and flora
  • Take in panoramic views over the Karoo
  • Enjoy a traditional Karoo lunch
Full description
You will depart from the foothills of the Swartberg Pass to the summit which is 1,583 meters above sea level. This magnificent pass is rated as the most beautiful in Africa, and is also definitely considered one of the most beautiful in the world. The fascinating history of this pass that was built by convicts and constructed by the master engineer Thomas Bain is sure to leave you in awe. There are several stops along the way, with magical photo opportunities where your guide will tell you more about the history of this pass. From the winding summit, you will take a hike through the reserve between the 500 different species of fauna and flora which are found here. Optional downhill mountain biking can be added on the day at an additional cost, which will be sure to get your adrenaline pumping. Once having arrived back at Kobus se Gat Restaurant, you will be able to relax as you enjoy traditional Karoo Cuisine, freshly prepared on an open fire.
  • Hiking in the reserve
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are optional for this activity
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Windbreaker

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
Customer reviews

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Friendly owner and staff. The restaurant was not very clean. The bus very old, 50€ pp we found too much for is his experience.

December 31, 2021


Product ID: 257122