KINMEL can be seen as ground zero for getting ready to take on a variety of some of our countries most spectacular mountain passes.
NAUDE'S NEK PASS
Kinmel is also situated at the foot of the famous Naude's Nek Mountain Pass. Which offers spectacular round about routes offering various rock art sites, dinosaur footprints, and some of the country's best ﬂy-ﬁshing streams.
Naudé's Nek lies in the southern end of the Drakensberg in the Eastern Cape, and connects the towns of Maclear and Rhodes.
Kinmel is the perfecf stay over for day trips to Tiffindell ski resort!
LUNDEN'S NEK PASS
This gravel pass is one of the great gravel passes of the Eastern Cape and is held in awe by adventure travellers
The Bastervoetpad Pass is one of the most challenging true mountain passes in South Africa and it's rated high amongst the Top 8 high altitude passes of the Eastern Cape.
Other spectacular mountain passes in the area include Lundean's Nek, Barkly Pass and the well know Bastervoetslaanpad.
The term ‘frozen in time’ takes on new meaning when applied to the little village of Rhodes...
BEN MACDHUI PASS
Take on the 20km from Kinmel towards Ben McDui, at 3001m the highest peak in the Eastern Cape, next to the Tiffindell ski resort where you will find unforgettable and exciting winter sport options. Ben Mcdhui in South Africa is part of the Drakensberg range, a hikers’ and nature lovers' paradise in all seasons. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of recreational activities like biking and fly fishing in summer, and being there in winter is all about snow, log fires and sublime seclusion...
Drive ten specific high altitude gravel passes within a time frame of seven days - take on the the BEN 10 ECO CHALLENGE