Helshoogte Pass, Stellenbosch

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  • Address: Between Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, South Africa
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Scenic Drive, Family And Kids, Nature, Road
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About Helshoogte Pass, Stellenbosch

A road-trip lover’s dream come true, the Helshoogte Pass was built in 1854 and is the oldest pass in Cap Town. It is fondly known as ‘Hell’s Heights’ due to the panoramic view of the mountain peeks which grace every turn of the pass.

If you want to see a photo-shopped live version of some of the best road stretches in the world, the Helshoogte Pass will not disappoint. Rent a car in the city and drive the pass as you soak in the sun and the play of shadows of the mountains.

Helshoogte Pass Information

  • Carry water and snacks with you.
  • Rent a car if you can drive and have an International Driver’s license.

How To reach Helshoogte Pass by Public Transport

  • Rent a car.
  • Hire a metered taxi.
  • Hire a private taxi.

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