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Swartbergpas Scenic Drive

Calitzdorp - Prins Albert - Beaufort West

Expect on your Swartbergpas Scenic Drive Itinerary

Landscape Landscape
Benefit-stress ratio Benefit-stress ratio
Security Security
Wildlife Wildlife
Comfort Comfort
Road conditions Road conditions
Urban life Urban life
Historical sites Historical sites
ACTIVATE MAP Stages2 km217 h/stage3.1

Best months to drive Swartbergpas Scenic Drive

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Swartbergpas Scenic Drive in Republic of South Africa?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 45EUR drive & more 25EUR sleep & more 44EUR eat & more 36EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 105EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 150EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 68EUR drive & more 38EUR sleep & more 88EUR eat & more 48EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 174EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 241EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 120EUR drive & more 38EUR sleep & more 154EUR eat & more 72EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 264EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 384EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 225EUR drive & more 50EUR sleep & more 33EUR eat & more 36EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 119EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 344EUR
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Swartbergpas Itinerary

number of days 1 number of days
route length 217 km route length
budget moderate budget
good for tourist good for
traffic direction on the left traffic direction
accident level moderate accident level

START Calitzdorp

Distance 217 km Driving time 6.2 h Pace: slow 49.8 kWh Airports GRJ , OUH
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From Calitzdorp towards N1 through the majestic Swartbergpas, this is one of the most spectacular Drives in South Africa. Enjoy the amazing views en route. Prinz Albert makes a good stop before you reach the final destination in Beaufort West.

1 Calitzdorp - Prins Albert

Distance 86 km Driving time 3.6 h Pace: slow 19.8 kWh View map Itinerary
4WD recommended stretches of gravel road inaccessible for caravans limited number of petrol stations not recommended for campers dining venues scenic road !en!generator.stage-attribute.SeasonalClosure! sections of steep road stretches of winding road sections of narrow road junction of road trips
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2 Prins Albert - Beaufort West

Distance 131 km Driving time 2.6 h Pace: modest 34.0 kWh View map Itinerary
dining venues scenic road accommodation options
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  Beaufort West

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Swartbergpas Summary

Facts for safer driving in Republic of South Africa

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.5
max speed urban max speed urban 60 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 120 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 120 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime off
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher no
tolls tolls yes
seat belts seat belts yes

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