cape town tour

The Seven Passes Route

Out in the pretty beach town of Wilderness, South Africa, lies the beautiful Seven Passes Route.
Way before the N2 highway was built, a much older road connected the towns of George and Knysna along the base of the Outeniqua Mountains: now mostly a dirt road, this wonderful 60km will leave you open-mouthed at the scenery around you and (strange as it may seem) take you across seven mountain passes in the process.

The N2 is also stunningly beautiful between the two towns so this makes for a tough choice, but if you're seeing SA by bike (motor or pedal), this is definitely the road to pick – it also makes a super roundtrip from Wilderness for the day, stopping off in Rheenendal on the way for a coffee.
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We’re an ethical private travel planning company focused on Southern Africa.

We offer ready-made and also customised holidays and journeys across this unique region of the world.

When our clients travel with us, they are assured that their travel spend is directly supporting local African companies that offer sustainable products and services, both in terms of people and planet.

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Our logo is an image of a skull found in the Rising Star Cave System in Gauteng, South Africa in 2013. It was named ‘homo naledi’, meaning ‘human of the stars’.

The cave system has so far given rise to the remains of over 15 individuals, making it the largest hominid fossil remains site ever discovered.

Travelling to Southern Africa is truly a return to the source of humankind, to Where It All Began.