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Address: Graskop, South Africa
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Great start to Panorama route

The Pinnacle is the first stop on the Panorama route, and it's a great start! A beautiful view indeed. If you walk just a little bit further down, you will get to the top of a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 August 2016
janetpouwels
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Ballenita Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So, you're driving along admiring the views and then suddenly, there's this giant rock formation just jutting straight up out of a valley! An incredibly interesting and cool quartz formation, it's rally a sight to see! There are the usual vendors offering knick-knacks and such, but they're for the most part rather unobtrusive and pretty helpful if you have questions.... More 

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Manchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As others have said the Panorama route consists of a series of highlights for which you pay a small fee and which don't in themselves take up too much time. As we were here in October fairly late in the afternoon we pretty much had this place all to ourselves. Stunningly beautiful and absolutely well worth doing.

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Uithoorn, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This attraction offers a nice view of a rock but that is about it.We were not really impressed but if you're driving the Panorama route. Don't expect too much.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

As most of the attraction in Panorama, this is another quick stop. Pay a small fee to enter and you'll see the big rock. It's pretty much dry during September-October.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

After a little walk over an uneven path, views of the pinnacle are stunning. It's worth wandering through the bushes (wear long trousers!) to the larger view point nearer the toilet block for the perfect view of the rock and the valley below.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Millions of years to shape this wonderful marvel of nature. Worth the walk to the lower view sight to see the Pinnacle against the lowveld backdrop

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

A nice walk way to see different aspects and view points of the rock, a particular favourite of mine was walking to the very edge and finding the little stream of water going between rocks and over the top into the valley a long way below. A great spot to stand with binoculars and take in the scenery and birds... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

The Pinnacle Rock is a freestanding quartzite buttress that stands 30 meters above the forest below. The parking area had more than ample parking and it was not busy at the time of our visit (10 August 2016). Curio stalls boasted local African art. Restroom facilities were available and were clean at the time of our visit. It is a... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

The Pinnacle is the first stop on the Panorama route, and it's a great start! A beautiful view indeed. If you walk just a little bit further down, you will get to the top of a waterfall, which is also really beautiful. An entrance fee is charged at R10 per person.

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Culver City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Pinnacle Rock. It was our first scenic site during our tour of the Blyde River Canyon, after driving through LOTS of fog. What a beautiful view too. Too bad we had so little time there.

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