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Outeniqua Pass, George

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Mountain · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The Outeniqua Pass is a mountain pass in the Western Cape, South Africa, that carries the N9/N12 national road through the Outeniqua Mountains north of George. It connects George and the Garden Route coastal plain with Oudtshoorn and the Little Karoo. It was constructed between 1943 and 1951, replacing the Montagu Pass as the main route from George to the interior.
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  • Driving through the pass we were blown away by grotesque Outeniqua mountain, the fresh air, and gorgeous surroundings. Beautifully kept clean and an absolute must-see for any visitor to the Garden...  more »
  • Named after the KhoiKhoi who lived there Beautiful after the rains with softly running water.This is one of the mountain passes you must see. Beautiful plants, including proteas.  more »
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  • The most beautiful pass I have seen thus far! I heard there are others but I haven't visited them so this one takes first place so far. It's so tranquil and absolutely stunning! This was one of my favourite stops during a road trip with friends. :)
  • one of the most beautiful passes in South Africa
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