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The top 100 highest passes in South Africa: (in meters above sea level)

We have hyperlinked the Top 10 for your 'one click' convenience

  01   Ben MacDhui Pass EC     3001
  02   Sani Pass KZN     2876
  03   TTT EC      2720
  04   Naudes Nek EC   2590
  05   Volunteershoek EC     2581
  06   Carlisleshoekspruit Pass EC   2563
  07   Ongeluks Nek EC   2541
  08   Donkey Pass FS     2394
  09   Steenkampsberg Pass MPL     2254
  10   Bastervoetpad Pass   2240

 


  11   Jouberts Pass EC   2234
  12   Matroosberg 4x4 WC   2230
  13   Monantsa Pass FS   2226
  14   Bottelnek Pass EC   2204
  15   Old Mill Drift 4x4 FS   2183
  16   Lundins Nek EC   2170
  17   Long Tom Pass MPL   2138
  18   Otto du Plessis Pass EC   2115
  19   Groot Zuikerboschkop MPL   2102
  20   Masjiennek Pass MPL   2090
  21   Fetcani Pass EC   2088
  22   Santa Pass MPL   2068
  23   Ballochs Pass EC   2063
  24   Lenong Pass LPO   2052
  25   Kastrolnek Pass MPL   2031
  26   Vanrooyshoogte Pass FS   2023
  27   Barkly Pass EC   2018
  28   Qachas Nek EC   2002
  29   Jantjieshoek Pass MPL   2001
  30   Grootpoort FS   1998
  31   Normandien Pass KZN   1992
  32   Wintersnek EC   1991
  33   Bokspruit Pass EC   1980
  34   Perdenek EC   1977
  35   Clivia Pass MPL   1968
  36   Hattingshoogte Pass KZN   1965
  37   Keays Pass KZN   1959
  38   Greylings Pass EC   1953
  39   Lichens Pass FS   1951
  40   Benjaminshoogte Pass EC   1950
  41   Draaihoek se Hoogte FS   1949
  42   Mount Paul Pass FS   1947
  43   Mariepskop Pass MPL   1942
  44   Sak se Pad Pass KZN   1942
  45   Mikes Pass KZN   1931
  46   Mokobulaan MPL   1921
  47   Smuts Pass EC   1916
  48   Surrender Hill FS   1908
  49   Joubertsnek Pass MPL   1905
  50   Rooinek Pass R34 FS   1905
  51   Pitseng Pass EC   1900
  52   Bestehoogte Pass FS   1893
  53   Jaap se Hoogte Pass MPL   1888
  54   Noupoortnek FS   1882
  55   Wakkerstroomnek MPL   1882
  56   Kingscote Cutting KZN   1879
  57   De Jagersnek Pass MPL   1870
  58   Rogers Pass KZN   1857
  59   Vlaknek Pass FS   1853
  60   Majubanek Pass KZN   1848
  61   Allemansnek Pass MPL   1847
  62   Donkies Pass KZN   1846
  63   Swartmodderfontein Pass KZN   1845
  64   Penhoek Pass EC   1844
  65   Verkyknek Pass MPL   1844
  66   Mullers Pass KZN   1835
  67   Lafrashoogte Pass FS   1827
  68   Elandsnek Pass 4x4 KZN   1817
  69   Wapadskloof Pass MPL   1812
  70   Bothas Pass KZN   1809
  71   Grasnek Pass MPL   1806
  72   Retiefs Nek FS   1804
  73   Stewart Drive GTG   1800
  74   Slabberts Nek FS   1798
  75   Kraai River Pass EC   1797
  76   Brandons Pass KZN   1792
  77   Lootsberg Pass EC   1790
  78   Robbers Pass MPL   1789
  79   Pot River Pass EC   1781
  80   Barkers Nek Pass EC   1779
  81   Collings Pass KZN   1775
  82   Trapvoet Pass WC   1772
  83   Kwaggasnek Pass KZN   1770
  84   Latemanek Pass MPL   1770
  85   Munro Drive GTG   1768
  86   Wapadsberg Pass EC   1768
  87   Rooihoogte Pass PVT - MPL   1766
  88   Grootnek Pass FS   1758
  89   Oliviershoek Pass KZN   1758
  90   Sylvias Pass GTG   1757
  91   Tintwa Pass KZN   1751
  92   Bezuidenhouts Pass KZN   1749
  93   Braamhoek Pass KZN   1743
  94   Soutars Hill Pass KZN   1741
  95   Klipnek Pass FS   1733
  96   Wilgekraal Pass MPL   1730
  97   Kommandonek FS   1725
  98   De Beers Pass KZN   1721
  99   Mollshoogte Pass KZN   1719
  100   Skurweberg Pass MPL   1719

   

 

 

 

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