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The Karoo Crossing Swartberg Pass

Prince Albert, Western Cape, South Africa

Trails - New - Sightseeing

The Karoo Crossing takes you on a 358km journey as you start – or end – your ride through Knysna. The Karoo Crossing has its own unique charm, and every road sign that leads you to a town, whether it be by gravel or tarred road, will fill you with a deep sense of wanderlust. Journey through the Central and Klein Karoo, as you cycle along winding mountain passes boasting fascinating legends. The 27km Swartberg Pass is considered one of the finest mountain passes in the world: an untarred road that winds to the summit of 1583 metres above sea level with breathtaking views at every turn. Appreciate the heritage of the Karoo told through historic rock art and engravings dating back thousands of years

32.04KM
DISTANCE
01:55:23
DURATION
1003M
ELEVATION GAIN
621
TOUGHNESS