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Capturing the lush greens of South Africa on Magoebaskloof

The lush greenery of cycads and palms coupled with spectacular waterfalls enclosed within a majestic mountainous backdrop make Magoebaskloof Pass a tranquil sub-tropical getaway experience for any traveller.  
Situated in the Limpopo Province, on the R71, the road between Tzaneen and Polokwane, leading car rental brand Avis brings the very best with this scenic route offering the splendor of South Africa. 
There is no better way to explore the land of beautiful and contrasting landscapes ranging from bushveld country to majestic mountains and primeval indigenous forests. Magoebaskloof takes travelers to a lofty height of 1400m. 
Located half-way up the mountain pass is a gem — the Magoesbaskloof Rest Camp offering travelers top class accommodation in a setting of serene gardens drenched in soft midst further accentuating Magoebaskloof as a destination forged in fantasy. 
Magoebaskloof Pass is ideal for every traveler as the tarred road makes it ideal for all vehicles available in the Avis car fleet. 
However, travelers must exercise caution travelling this scenic route as the constant midst does pose visibility challenges. At 1400m the route produces an average gradient of 1:17 with the steepest parts being at 1:9. 
Magoebaskloof Pass is an adventurer’s hotspot with hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, and white water canoeing, zip-slides making Magoebaskloof a pass to tranquility and relaxation.           
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Magoebaskloof is one of the great classic passes of Limpopo province. It has less than 20 passes in total, but amongst those are some of the finest scenic passes in the land. This pass climbs 446 vertical meters to summit at 1400m ASL producing an average gradient of 1:17 with the steepest parts being at 1:9. The pass is tarred and is suitable for all vehicles.

Magoebaskloof is a beautiful mountainous area in the Limpopo Province at the very North Eastern tip of the Drakensberg mountain range. Fondly called “The Land of the Silver Mist” by historians and locals alike, the mountains and valleys of the area are regularly shrouded in a soft mist. This mist belt has resulted in the lush afro-montane forests that make the area a welcome green oasis in the Limpopo bushveld.