Scenic 4 x 4 Routes That You Can Enjoy in South Africa
South Africa offers some of the most beautiful and challenging 4×4 driving routes in the southern parts of the continent. If you crave adventure and the challenge of the great outdoors, these destinations deliver both. We can provide the right vehicle and equipment to accompany you on such an adventure. Whether you are a tourist who wants to experience Africa, or a local who seeks some new adventures in your own backyard, we cater to both.
The Sani Pass is KwaZulu-Natal is also known as the gateway to Lesotho. This 4×4 driving trail offers a challenging and scenic experience, being 2865 m above sea level for spectacular views. This route ascends through some rugged trails in the Drakensberg mountains, forging its way to Lesotho through the mountains. This is one of those driving routes for which clear weather is recommended, as it can become dangerous in foggy and wet weather. This experience also introduces you to South Africa’s famous Drakensberg mountains.
South Africa’s Northern Cape province holds many hidden gems, including the Namaqua Eco-Trail. This is one of the best 4×4 driving routes for enjoying the beauty of the Northern Cape. It is also the longest trail in the country, covering more than 600 km. The drive includes routes that range from easy to extreme difficulty. Therefore, drivers with any level of experience and skill can enjoy this trail. The infamous Road to Hell trail can also be attempted, with its name being self-explanatory. This trail is only recommended for skilled and experienced off-road drivers.
The Three Provinces 4×4 driving route is near Volksrust and combines three routes into one amazing experience. This area is where the borders of KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, and the Free State meet at the top of Langkrans. It is more than 2 km above sea level, promising stunning vistas. Novice off-roaders can drive the trail, as it serves as a good introduction to off-roading.
These are only a handful of options available in South Africa. Our rental packages are perfect for taking on these challenges. We also offer the option to hire a professional driver to take the helm on your adventures. Ivory 4×4 Hire is your gateway to enjoy all the best 4×4 driving routes in South Africa. We offer airport transfers as well to accommodate people who fly in.
For more details on our available gear and vehicles, please browse our website for complete listings. Come and enjoy the challenging trails in this beautiful country with us on your side.