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South Africa's 100 longest passes in kilometers - listed from longest to shortest. These statistics are regularly updated as new passes are listed.

Please note that although Prince Alfreds Pass comes 2nd on our table, it remains the longest pass as the Baviaans-Kouga is not a proper road in many sections (jeep track only) and it crosses private and state land requiring a permit, therefore does not qualify as a 'publicly accessible road' by definition. We have hyperlinked the top 10 for your convenience and an easy click through.

  01   Baviaans-Kouga 4x4 WC    73.3
  02   Prince Alfreds Pass WC    68.2
  03   Bedrogfontein 4x4 EC    46.6
  04   Gamkaskloof WC   37.0
  05   Wapadsberg Pass EC   33.0
  06   Naudes Nek Pass EC   32.7
  07   Kaapsehoop Pass MPL    31.9
  08   Bainskloof Pass WC  

28.6

  09   Old Mill Drift FS   28.6
  10   Clivia Pass MPL   27.6

 


 

 

 

  11   Wolf River Pass EC   27.4
  12   Tiffindell Tenahead Traverse EC   27.3
  13   Sani Pass KZN   26.9
  14   Pakhuis Pass WC   26.4
  15   Robbers Pass MPL   26.1
  16   Slaaihoek Pass MPL   24.5
  17   Du Toitskloof Pass New WC   23.8
  18   Swartberg Pass WC   23.8
  19   Blyderivier Poort MPL   22.9
  20   Studers Pass NC   22.6
  21   Attaquaskloof Pass WC   22.3
  22   Long Tom Pass MPL   22.2
  23   Verlatenkloof Pass NC   22.1
  24   Cole's Pass WC   21.6
  25   Du Toitskkloof Pass Old WC   21.5
  26   Clarence Drive WC   21.2
  27   Voortrekker Pass WC   20.9
  28   Tarka Botha Pass EC   20.8
  29   Potjiesberg Pass WC   20.4
  30   Orrie Baragwanath East LPO   20.2
  31   Meiringspoort WC   20.01
  32   Baster Voetpad Pass EC   20
  33   Georges ValleyRoad LPO   19.8
  34   Watervalsrivier Pass MPL   19.6
  35   Schoemanspoort WC   19.3
  36   Blinkwater Pass EC   19.2
  37   Cloetes Pass WC   19
  38   Mokobulaan MPL   19
  39   Slanghoek Valley Road WC   18.7
  40   Witkop Pass LPO   18
  41   Spektakel Pass NC   17.5
  42   Suurberg Pass EC   17.5
  43   Montagu Pass WC   17.3
  44   Robinson Pass WC   17.3
  45   Oliviershoek Pass KZN   17.2
  46   Van Reenens Pass KZN   17.2
  47   Perdeskoendraai Pass WC   17.1
  48   Steenkampsberg Pass MPL   17.1
  49   Van der Stel Pass WC   17.1
  50   Seweweekspoort WC   17
  51   Kapteinskloof Pass WC   16.9
  52   Messelpad Pass NC   16.8
  53   Satans Nek Pass EC   16.8
  54   Lawson's Pass WC   16.7
  55   Tradouw Pass WC   16.7
  56   Langeni Pass EC   16.5
  57   Systershoog NC   16.2
  58   Droelandskloof Pass WC   16.1
  59   Paardekop Pass WC   16
  60   Floorshoogte Pass WC   15.9
  61   Molteno Pass WC   15.8
  62   Nieuwoudts Pass WC   15.7
  63   Tarka Pass EC   15.6
  64   Rooiwalshoek Pass MPL   15.5
  65   Franschoek Pass WC   14.9
  66   Scheepershoogte Pass WC   14.8
  67   Brooks Nek Pass EC   14.6
  68   Carlisleshoekspruit Pass EC   14.5
  69   Lundins Nek EC   14.5
  70   Helskloof Pass (Cairns) - NC   14.4
  71   Ghwarriepoort EC   14.2
  72   Kamferspoort Pass EC   14
  73   Rooiberg Pass WC   14
  74   Blinkberg Pass WC   13.8
  75   Bothas Nek MPL   13.8
  76   Sondagsrivier Pass KZN   13.8
  77   Langkloof Pass (P2943) NC   13.7
  78   Mariepskop Pass MPL   13.7
  79   Elgin Valley Road WC   13.5
  80   Nico Malan Pass EC   13.5
  81   Huisrivier Pass WC   13.4
  82   Mount Carmel Pass MPL   13.4
  83   Elands Pass MPL   13.3
  84   Gouritz River Pass WC   13.3
  85   Outeniqua Pass WC   13.3
  86   Gysmanshoek Pass WC   13.2
  87   Krokodil Poort MPL   13.2
  88   Diepgezet Pass MPL   13
  89   Surrender Hill FS   13
  90   Theronsberg WC   13
  91   Old Cape Road WC   12.7
  92   Piekenierskloof Pass WC   12.7
  93   Groot Zuikerboschkop MPL   12.5
  94   Langkloof Poort WC   12.4
  95   KwaGoniwe Tyaliti Pass EC   12.3
  96   Moordenaarsnek EC   12.3
  97   Vlieepoort Pass LPO   12.3
  98   Caspers Nek MPL   12.2
  99   Kredouw Pass WC   12.2
  100   Highlands Pass WC   12.01

 

 

 

 

 

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