True South Travel

Swartberg Mountain Specialists


Experience the splendour of the Karoo sky set alight by millions of stars.

The Swartberg Mountain Reserve

A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Join us far an adventure of a lifetime! If you love unspoiled nature, picture perfect views, and starlit nightskies, our specialist guides welcomes you.

Join us on a journey to a bygone era when life was simple, and friendships abound.  The 25 kilometer Swartberg Pass winds to the summit, 1 583 meters above sea level in steep zigzag’s and sudden switchbacks, offering breathtaking views over the Klein-and Great Karoo. The gravel surfaced Pass which connects the capital of the Klein Karoo,  Oudtshoorn with Prince Albert, was constructed by master road engineer, Thomas Bain, in 1888 utilising drystone walling technique. 

At sunset, the beauty of the mountainous landscape make way for open starlit nightskies. Allow us to introduce you to the Southern Celestial “High 5”, exploring the most visible, stars, galaxies, planets, constellations ans globular clusters.

Swartberg Tours

We offer full-or half-day private guided tours in the Swartberg Mountain Reserve. Tours are tailored to your personal preferences and interests.

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In the hands of skilled guides, with specialized telescopes, you will experience a life-changing and spell-bound one-hour “tour” through the Southern Hemisphere’s celestial “High 5”

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Hope Foundation

Being passionate about our people and environment we, the members and sponsors of the H.O.P.E Foundation, aspire to bring hope in dealing with South Africa’s social and environmental challenges.

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The Swartberg Circle Route

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