Most scenic route from Upington to Cape Town





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    Default Most scenic route from Upington to Cape Town

    Good morning guys

    I am planning a bit of a road trip in March/April this year. My starting point is Windhoek and my end point is Cape Town. I already have my route planned out from Windhoek to Upington, with a few stop-overs to visit friends and family.
    My question is this. What is the most scenic route to take from Upington to Cape Town. I normally drive down to Vanrynsdorp via Brandvlei, and then to Veldrif via Clanwilliam and Piketberg. Then I have a full stretch of about 150km along the coast down to Cape Town. Do you guys consider this route to be the best or are there a better alternative? I am planning one stop-over between Upington and Cape Town.
    Another question. Is there a way to drive along the coast all the way to Cape Town from Strandfontein
    Any suggestions will be appreciated.
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    It sounds as if you would prefer the coastal route. If you would consider the inland route (Brandvlei-Williston-Sutherland-Tankwa Karoo- Ceres) I think I might be able to assist. PM me if interested.

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    Sorry for the late reply. It used to be possible to use the railway road from Doornbaai down to Elandsbaai, Dwarskersbos. Currently the railway tolled gravel road is closed. There is an alternative road along the coast, but that road is terrible at the moment because of large trucks.
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