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8-Day Biking Tour To The Quaint Towns Of South Africa From Cape Town
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Adventure Sports, Bike

  • Duration

    8 Days

  • Activity Level

    Medium

  • Language

    English

Description

Go on an adventurous biking tour to the beautiful towns of South Africa. Start from Cape Town and drive to Chapman's peak, considered one of the most scenic drives in the world. Take the Garden Route, one of the top ten coastal routes, or follow the gravel roads leading to the most southern tip of Africa.

Highlights
  • Ride through the beautiful towns of South Africa
  • Have a traditional barbecue dinner
  • Try bungee jumping from the highest bungee jumping point in the world 
  • Visit an ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn
  • Day 1: Cape Town expand_more
    • Arrive in Cape Town, meet with the tour guide and transfer to the hotel.

    • Attend a tour briefing and collect the bikes. If time permits, depending on the flight time to Cape Town, we may visit Table Mountain. 

    • Enjoy a welcome evening meal on the Waterfront in Cape Town.

    Overnight stay in Cape Town.

  • Day 2: Cape Town- Barrydale expand_more
    • Depart from Cape Town, travel North, and pass by the picturesque Wineland areas of the Cape. 

    • Travel through the quaint town of Franschhoek. The Franschhoek pass is used by the Elephants to travel the mountain for grazing.  

    • Arrive at Montagu via Villiersdorp and stop for lunch.

    • Proceed to Barrydale for the first stop in Little Karoo.

    Overnight stay at a hotel in Barrydale.

  • Day 3: Barrydale- Oudtshoorn expand_more
    • Have breakfast at the hotel, then leave Barrydale and travel North with a quick visit to Ronnies. 

    • Travel through Ladismith, well known for its cheese, then onto Carlizdorp, the Port capital of South Africa, from there to Oudtshoorn, South Africa’s ostrich farming capital. 

    • Have lunch and visit the ostrich farm (optional and on your own account).

    • After a tour of the Ostrich farm, make way to the hotel. 

    Dinner and overnight stay in Oudtshoorn. 

  • Day 4: Oudtshoorn- Cango Wildlife Park- Prince Albert- Karoo expand_more
    • Have breakfast and then depart for the Cango Wildlife Park, a famous zoo.
    • Travel to Prince Albert via the Swartberg Pass (1,568m) with some gravel roads as part of our route. Prince Albert has beautifully preserved Cape Dutch buildings, Karoo lifestyle and Victorian buildings, many of which are National Monuments. 

    • Have a traditional South African braai, a barbeque dinner. 

    • Try stargazing in the Greater Karoo. Prince Albert is just south of Sutherland, which is considered a prime star-gazing destination.

    Overnight stay in Prince Albert, Karoo.

  • Day 5: Prince Albert- Wilderness expand_more
    • Travel South through Meiringspoort pass. The Swartberg is amongst the best exposed fold mountain chains in the world, and the pass slices through magnificently scenic geological formations. 

    • Pass De Rust and travel through the Outeniqua, dropping down to the Indian Ocean and the lively beachside town of Wilderness, home to wide beaches and trails. The Map of Africa, a hilltop lookout point, has views of the Indian Ocean, the Outeniqua Mountains and the Kaaimans River. 

    • Check out the Wilderness Natural Park, part of the sprawling Garden Route National Park, a habitat for wildlife, including leopards, monkeys and eagles. 

    Spend the night in the Wilderness.

  • Day 6: Wilderness expand_more
    • Enjoy the beach or the estuary, perfect for hiking or water sports.

    • Go bungee jumping at the highest bungee point in the world (222m). 

    • Spend the rest of the day in Knysna if you prefer, which has many options for activities in the Knysna lagoon.

    Overnight stay in Wilderness.

  • Day 7: Wilderness- Cape Agulhas expand_more
    • Have breakfast, then travel west to enter Mossel Bay. 

    • Leaving the Portuguese landings of Mossel Bay, we travel west to Riversdale, Heidelberg and onto Swellendam. 

    • Halt for lunch in Swellendam. 

    • Travelling a short while west, we turn south to the most southern tip of the African continent. Historically, the cape has been known to sailors as a major hazard on the traditional clipper route. It is sometimes regarded as one of the great capes. It was most commonly known in English as Cape L'Agulhas until the 20th century. The town of L'Agulhas is located near the cape. The dividing line between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans according to the International Hydrographic Organization.

    Dinner and overnight stay in Cape Agulhas.

  • Day 8: Cape Agulhas- Cape Town expand_more
    • Depart from Agulhas and travel west through Elim, established in 1824 by German missionaries as a Moravian mission station.

    • Ride through Gansbaai, known for its dense population of great white sharks and as a whale-watching location.

    • Halt for lunch in Hermanus in a cave at the water's edge. During whale season, this is especially rewarding. Hermanus is famous for whale watching during the winter months.

    •  Leaving Hermanus after lunch, ride to Cape Town via the famous Clarens Drive along the False Bay coast. 

    •  Arrive at Cape Town, return the rented bikes and depart for your destination.

What's Included
  • Motorbike Hire BMW 800GS minimum (option to upgrade to 1200GS LC)

  • All accommodation

  • Breakfasts are all included

  • 2 x Dinners ( 1 x South African braai, 1 x 4-course meal)

  • Local South Arfican tour guide

  • Back up Vehicle

What's Excluded
  • Personal riding gear

  • Drinks

  • Fuel (Petrol) Current cost:  R13.30 per litre

  • Travel Insurance

  • Flights

  • Spare Tyres

  • Top Boxes or Panniers

Know before you go
  • We drive on the left side of the road in South Africa.

  • Winter months can be cold even in Africa. Although the riding is good. Dry cold nights and mornings.

  • This itinerary can be changed and extended to include the Addo National Park.

  • Pillion pricing is not included.

  • The trip can be tailored according to the amount of dirt and tar, 50-50 or 70-30 or 30/70, depending on rider skill and the group size.

  • The driver's licence needs to be on the rider at all times when on the road in South Africa.

Meeting Point

Cape Town, South Africa

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • Sverre

    Went on a weeklong motorcycle tour around the Cape Province with Brent as guide last year. Brent is an excellent guide and made sure we had a great first meeting with South Africa.

  • Koemi

    Brent is an excellent guide.   As a tour operator Brent is one of our preferred guides.  He is reliable, friendly and well prepared for various tasks required when touring. He has great knowledge of South Africa and its offerings and is well received and appreciated by our clients.

  • Shelley

    When in Cape Town last year, Brent took my mother and I on a personalised tour around the coast and to a few of the lovely wine farms in the Constantia region. He was knowledgeable and friendly whilst maintaining a professional demeanour at all times.  He offered great advice about other interesting places for us to visit while we were in town and we have since recommended him to a number of friends who were travelling from Australia to Cape Town.  We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him as a guide to a small or larger group of travellers.  We look forward to our next trip and will definitely be using Brent as a guide again.  Brenda & Shelley

  • Sheila

    It would be easy to be a guide if everything went well. It never does and Brent is great at adapting to the situation.  On that basis he is The Best.  Unfortunately, other things come into play.  I find I know far more about his personal life than I need to.  I would perfer it if he joined the group on at least some of our excursions, I don't think he joined us at any of them.  At Roben Island he stayed in Cape Town and trusted one of the group with all the tickets.

  • Ronny

    Motorcycle tour South Africa 2018.

    16 people plus Brent and driver of followcar.My third trip with Brent as a motorcycle guide in South Africa. From Cape Town,  Western and Northern Cape and the Garden Route.

    Always friendly and knowledgeable. And I hope to see you again in 2019 on a new trip.

    Review By Ronny

  • Paul

    First time in South Africa was a fantastic experience.

    Riding with a motorcycle was an excellent mode to see the beauties of this huge land.

    A competent and aware guide gave us  interesting knowledge about the country.

    I felt quite comfortable riding under his guidance.

  • Steve
    On my last visit to South Africa, I had Brent as my surf guide and have to say I felt totally at ease under his expert guidance. Being a pretty rubbish surfer I was very apprehensive but Brent was able to provide the tips and reassurance I needed to progress. I would definitely recommend Brent if you are looking for a guide as apart from being a great surfer he is also a very cool dude. Surfs up Steve
  • Marit
    10 people, plus Brent and driver, had several amazing days in Cape Town. Wine tasting, Cape of Good Hope and of course the White Shark diving was just some of the things we managed to do. Brent is the perfect guide with a big knowledge of South Africa and going the extra miles to show us interesting sights. Brent really made our first trip to Cape Town memorable. Thank you Brent :-)
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USD ZAR---- 25000.00
USD 25000.00 / Group

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