R43 (South Africa)

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Provincial route R43 shield

Provincial route R43
Route information
Maintained by WCDTPW
Major junctions
North end R46 near Wolseley
  N1 near Worcester
R60 in Worcester
R45 in Villiersdorp
N2 on Langhoogte Pass
N2 near Botrivier
R44 near Kleinmond
South end Die Dam southeast of Gansbaai
Major cities Ceres, Worcester, Villiersdorp, Botrivier, Hermanus, Stanford, Gansbaai
Highway system

Numbered routes of South Africa


The R43 is a provincial route in the Western Cape province of South Africa which connects Ceres with Gansbaai via Worcester, Botrivier and Hermanus. It is co-signed with the N2 for nine kilometres near Botrivier.[1]

The R43 begins at a T-junction on the R46 between Ceres and Wolseley, situated at the southwestern entrance to Michell's Pass. It runs southwards down the Breede River valley to Worcester, where it briefly overlaps the N1. From Worcester it passes around the Brandvlei Dam to Villiersdorp, and then on to meet the N2. The R43 designation overlaps the N2 for 9 kilometers to Botrivier, where it continues south down the Bot River valley and then eastwards along the coast to Hermanus. From Hermanus the route continues up the Klein River valley to Stanford, before turning south again, rejoining the coast at Gansbaai. From Gansbaai it continues along the coast past Pearly Beach to end in open countryside at Die Dam, close to the entrance to the Quoin Point section of the Walker Bay Nature Reserve.


  1. ^ Falkner, John (May 2012). South African Numbered Route Description and Destination Analysis (Report). National Department of Transport. p. 60. Archived from the original on 6 June 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 

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