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Caravan

by Lindsay

Hello Katrin,

We are planning a trip to the Cape in July this year.

I was of the belief that the bitumen ended at Laura.. How much further is the PDR sealed? And how suitable is it to tow a caravan?

We will be taking a caravan, but will leave it somewhere once the road gets too rough. This will enable us to do some sights that are off the PDR in our tent.

TIA.

Lindsay.

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Hi Lindsay,
by: Katrin

It is correct that the bitumen ends in Laura, anywhere north of that there are some bits and pieces, but that is all - there is also hundreds of kilometres of rough, bumpy and corrugated road between.

How rough it is depends on lots of things like weather, how many vehicles have been through, have they graded lately .. so there is no simple answer to how suitable it is for a caravan - it will get shaken, it will get some damage, but how much depends on the conditions the day you go.

If you don't want any damage it is advisable to leave the caravan where the bitumen ends.

The best places - even FREE ones that are safe - are in the Destination Guide.

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