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  • Writer's pictureIne Vandenwyngaert

Panorama Route, South Africa: A Short Travel Guide

Updated: Mar 12

The Panorama Route is a breathtaking scenic drive located in the Northeastern part of South Africa. The journey begins at the foot of Long Tom Pass and ends at the stunning Echo Caves, passing many deep valleys, flowing rivers, cascading waterfalls, natural rock formations, and spectacular viewpoints. In this travel guide, we share the Panorama Route highlights moving from south to north, as well as great places to stay, eat, and drink.

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Blyde River Canyon viewpoint


Check out our video about the Panorama Route to see the best things to do through our camera!

Highlights along the Panorama Route

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Lisbon Falls

Places To Stay In Graskop

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Berlin Falls

Places To Eat And Drink In Graskop

  • Canto's Trattoria: the place to go for pizza in town

  • Harrie's Pancakes: famous pancake house with fluffy, thick and scrumptious pancakes

  • The Glass House Restaurant: cozy restaurant with local and international food options (try the bobotie here!)

  • The Highlands Pub and Restaurant: a variety of dishes and wines, we loved the meats here

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Three rondavels viewpoint

Map Panorama Route

Find all the places to go, eat, drink, and stay along the Panorama Route on Google Maps. To follow and save the list, do the following:

  1. Tap on the link to open it (click button below)

  2. Tap Follow. This list will now be added to the group of lists you follow.

  3. Optional: To unfollow a list someone shared with you, tap the list Saved.

If you follow the list we made, all our saved places of the Panorama Route will show up in Your Places. The places will also appear as suggested locations in Google Maps.

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Use These Websites To Save Money On Your Trip To The Panorama Route


Are you having a hard time planning your trip to the Panorama Route? Get our Interactive Travel Planner to keep it all organized.

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Need more travel inspiration? Check out our other destinations and articles about South Africa:

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