PRINCE ALBERT is located at the foot of the Swartberg,
which form the gateway between the GREAT KAROO and the
KLEIN KAROO – 115 km North of Oudtshoorn on Route 62.
From the N1 - for the less adventurous who want a more
direct route or stop over:
476 km South of Colesburg
180 km South of Beaufort West
125km South of the Karoo National Park
45 km off the N1 from Prince Albert Road
155 km North of Matjiesfontein
400 km North of Cape Town via the N1 and the Hex River Valley
All roads are tarred, in good condition with spectacular views
of the Karoo veld and mountains.
From the East Coast - perfect for the adventurous who wish
to explore poorts and mountain passes:
400 km from Port Elizabeth
332 km from Barrydale and 162 km from Calitzdorp
along Route 62
185 km from Mossel Bay via Robinson Pass
245 km from Knysna via George / Oudtshoorn
175 km from George via Oudtshoorn / Meiringspoort
115 km from Oudtshoorn via N12 / Meiringspoort
67 km from Oudtshoorn via The Swartberg Pass
45 km from the Cango Caves via The Swartberg Pass
77 km from De Rust via Meiringspoort
55 km from Meiringspoort and Klaarstroom
157 km from Uniondale and the entrance to the
148 km from Willomore and the entrance to the famous Baviaanskloof via Klaarstroom and the
Prince Albert Valley.
All roads are tarred, with the exception of the Swartberg Pass,
which is in good condition, unless it has been snowing.
(There will be notices to advise you on either side of the mountain advising if the pass is closed) NB: No caravans allowed over the Pass.
KAROO VIEW is located towards the Northern end of the PRINCE
ALBERT village, 350m off the main street, overlooking the village.