Coastal South Africa Tour

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South Africa, Swaziland
Africa
Adventure, One-Way, Guided
17 days
2425 miles

Welcome to South Africa!

Ride with us on beautiful, curvy roads and explore the African culture and wildlife. Rolling hills, mountain passes, breathtaking views, rock formations and coastal roads are waiting for you. Spot animals like lions, elephants, birds, rhinos, and many more. Experience all the vibrant colors, sounds and tastes of Africa. This adventure motorcycle tour promises spectacular scenery and lots of fun.

Mountains and The Garden Route!

This one-way tour starts in the capital of Pretoria and will take you on fantastic routes through Swaziland along the coast and the famous Garden Route to wonderful Cape Town. You will tour a small township and visit a rural motorcycle mechanic shop. You will go on a guided motorcycle ride through a BIG 5 nature reserve. You will hop on a Safari vehicle, which will take you into Kruger National Park. This world famous wildlife reserve is home to the BIG 5 and you will have a full day to spot many different species of animals. Winding country roads and mountain passes will take you to the Kingdom of Swaziland – the home of the friendly Swazi people. You will visit the glass factory and see the world famous Swazi candles. You will see hippos, crocodiles and other estuary wildlife on an exciting sunset river cruise in St. Lucia. You will travel down the Kwazulu Natal coastline through Durban to the South Coast holiday town of Port Shepstone, heading inland via a beautiful mountain road to the spectacular Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve. There will be an optional ride to Hole in the Wall - along the most spectacular dirt road that meanders up and down beautiful winding mountains overlooking the sea. You will follow the N2 to East London and continue along the coastal road to Port Alfred, a beautiful little Mariner town with sand dunes and stunning sea views. You will follow the coastal route to Knysna, the start of the famous Garden Route. Around every corner, there is a breathtaking view. You will visit an Ostrich farm where you can ride ostriches. Later you will visit the Cango Caves to explore underground wonders. As the road winds through the Swartberg Mountains and beautiful foothills in their valley, you will make your way down to Cape Agulhas - the southernmost tip of Africa. Finally you will arrive in Cape Town, with its beautiful coastal views, twisting roads and sea cliffs. You will visit Cape Point as well as Hermanus, the whale watching capital of South Africa and the old Navy town "Simonstown" where you can view South African penguins on the beach. You will stay in comfortable bed & breakfast lodges and enjoy traditional African meals and dances, magnificent restaurants and spectacular views.

Bring your partner!

This adventure tour is suitable for any experienced motorcyclist. Passengers are welcome and riding two-up is no problem. A support vehicle will carry your luggage.

Highlights:    Township tour, BIG 5 motorcycle Safari, mountain passes, Mpumalanga (“Motorcycle Paradise”), Kruger National Park, Shangana cultural village, Long Tom Cannons, Limpopo Province, God's Window, Bourkes Luck Potholes, The Three Rondavels, waterfalls, Safari, African wildlife, Kingdom of Swaziland, glass factory (Ngwenya Glass), Ezulweni Valley, African countryside, Zulu Kingdom, St. Lucia (world heritage site), sunset river cruise, Oribi Gorge, Kwazulu Natal, Drakensberg Mountain Range, Hole in the wall, beach, Port Alfred Mariner, Bloukrans Gorge, Knysna, The Garden Route, Ostrich farms, Cango Caves, Route 62, Cape Agulhas, Cape Town

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17 days
13
2425 miles
6-9
3 (out of 5)
Paved roads, with options for off- road
JNB
4-10 riders
Required
Good
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3-4* bed & breakfast lodges

Itinerary

Day 0: Arrival in South Africa (Bonus Night) (0 mi)
Day 1: Day Tour in Pretoria and Motorcycle Safari (0-31 mi)
Day 2: Pretoria - Magoebaskloof (250 mi)
Day 3: Explore the Panorama Route (Bikers Paradise) (156 mi)
Day 4: Day Safari into Kruger National Park (0-31 mi)
Day 5: Hazyview - Swaziland (188 mi)
Day 6: Swaziland - St. Lucia (219 mi)
Day 7: Rest Day St. Lucia- Hippo and Crocodile excursion (0-31 mi)
Day 8: St. Lucia – Oribi Gorge (219 mi)
Day 9: Oribi Gorge – Wild Coast (281 mi)
Day 10: Rest Day Wild Coast- Ride to Hole in the Wall (0-31 mi)
Day 11: Coffee Bay – Port Alfred (281 mi)
Day 12: Port Alfred – Knysna (281 mi)
Day 13: Rest Day Garden Route (0-31 mi)
Day 14: Knysna to Oudsthoorn optional ride Swartberg Pass (156 mi)
Day 15: Oudtshoorn to Hermanus via the Southern Tip of Africa (281 mi)
Day 16: Hermanus to Cape Town via Cape Point (219 mi)
Day 17: End of Tour (0 mi)

Booking Requirements

- All-weather motorcycle experience
- Rider's age, minimum 25 years
- Valid motorcycle endorsed driver's license, category A (non-restrictive)
- Valid ID, or any required document to travel to this country (passport, visa, etc.)
- Helmets required

Pricing

2017 Prices2018 Prices

Rider Passenger Rider Passenger
BMW F700GS: ZAR 84090 ZAR 26950 ZAR 94210 ZAR 37170
BMW F800GS: ZAR 86710 ZAR 26950 ZAR 97930 ZAR 37170
BMW LC R1200GS: ZAR 91310 ZAR 26950 ZAR 103190 ZAR 37170
BMC R1200 GS ADV: -- -- ZAR 108290 ZAR 37170
Single room supplement: ZAR 8210 -- -- --

Note: All prices are based on a minimum of 4 riders per group.

Included Services

- Experienced tour guide on motorcycle
- Rental motorcycle & Gasoline
- Damage & theft waiver with deductible : ZAR 15000
- Third party liability
- Support vehicle for luggage transport
- Airport Shuttle (JNB, CPT)
- Tourbooks & Maps
- 17x Breakfasts
- 14x Lunches
- 5x Dinners
- 17x Accommodation, double occupancy (if share is not available,
  the single supplement will apply)
- Admissions to Cango Caves & Cape Point Nature Reserve
- Booking & Toll fees & Local sales tax
- Big 5 Safari into Dinokeng by Motorcycle
- Safari into Kruger National Park
- Shangana Evening Festival
- Hippo and Crocodile Sunset Cruise in St. Lucia
- Township Tour
- Ostrich Farm Tour

Not included

All services not specified in the "included services" section, such as airfare and border crossing fees.

Optional Services

Pricing and availability only by advanced request:
- Whale watching and turtle tours (in season)
- Full and half day game drives into the magnificent Umfolozi/Hluhluwe game reserve
- Visit to a Zulu cultural village

Payment Requirements

- 35% deposit required for reservation
- Balance due 8 weeks prior to tour start
- With valid credit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover) or PayPal
- Security deposit: ZAR 15000.00 at tour start, in the form of a credit card hold

Tour Dates

Sep 15 – Oct 2, 2017
Oct 27 – Nov 13, 2017
Jan 12 – Jan 29, 2018
Mar 9 – Mar 26, 2018
Apr 6 – Apr 23, 2018
Sep 14 – Oct 1, 2018
Oct 12 – Oct 29, 2018
Jan 11 – Jan 28, 2019
Mar 1 – Mar 18, 2019
Mar 29 – Apr 15, 2019
Sep 13 – Sep 30, 2019

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JNBSA01-JNBCSAT / 2017/06