N12 Treasure Route compares to Route 66

An all-in-one experience

  • by onRoute
  • Jun 30, 2015
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Route 66 in the USA is the most famous travel route which has been immortalised in books and films. The N12 Treasure Route is similar to Route 66 with the N1 toll road replacing the N12 as the main SA highway from coast to sea and back inland.


All along this amazing route which runs from George, via Kimberly, to Middleburg there are countless travel jewels to be experienced. The N12 TR team identify and group similar experiences together to create holidays on route which appeal to most experience-hungry holiday seekers. Stories of the route, told through the eyes of all the local people, brings the N12 TR vividly to life.

With over 6000 different products and experiences; spread over 130 km N12 road passing through 5 provinces and 38 towns; this route is an all-in-one experience of South Africa offering travellers packages to suit all pockets. While traveling this vast route you will see some of the most beautiful and diverse scenery imaginable from the Victoria Bay vista, snow capped Outeniqua Mountains, beautiful folded sandstones of Meierings Pass, Karoo desert, rolling hills of gold from Kimberly to Mpumalanga, the gateway to the Kruger National Park

The N12 Treasure Route is now being developed as a tourism route for local and international travellers offering an incredible array of activates, accommodation and eating establishments . The N12 Treasure Route is now open to travellers, engaging you with stories of the people, history and nature on route.

Although the N12 TR is not as famous as Route 66 yet, it is a must see holiday experience which shows you South Africa in ways you have not seen before.