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Route South Africa

Experience magnificent South Africa, with its wine farms in the Cape region, the "Big 5" in the Kruger National Park and surrounding private safari lodges and lots of great cruising routes. South Africa is a country that can offer a truly great riding experience in some of the most beautiful landscapes.

The ride commences in Johannesburg up to Kruger National Park and back, followed by a flight to the "Mother City" of Cape Town where the adventure continues through magnificent wine country and Route 62. The journey back will take us on the famous scenic Garden Route. On this tour we will experience the most southern tip of Africa, penguins and probably one of the most beautiful coastal roads in the world!

What's included:
– BMW Motorcycle
  (unlimited mileage and always of latest models)
– Insurance
– Fuel
– Toll gate fees
– Hotel
– Entrance fees as per program
– Luggage van
– Transfer to hotel and to airport for the flight home

What's not included:
- Flights to Johannesburg and back home from Cape Town
  (but we will gladly assist in offering you a complete package!)
- Food and drinks (except for Welcome- and Farewell dinners)
- Personal motorcycle equipment
- Other personal expenses

All tours are with English, German and Swedish speaking guides!
Our guide riding with you in South Africa has lived and worked
there in more than 5 years, a truly invaluable asset to have on
this tour!

Dates & Prices
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Route itinerary - Big South Africa
Day 1 – Flights to Johannesburg.

Day 2 - Arrive in Johannesburg, transfer to hotel, afternoon visit to Soweto
(SOuth WEstern TOwnship), Early evening Welcome dinner.

Day 3 – Johannesburg -> Hazyview
Collection of our motorcycles and let the adventure begin! After safety check,
we ride north east towards Hazyview. We cruise through the Long Tom Pass.
Partly very straight roads, sometimes lots of curves...

Day 4 – Panorama Route
Magnificent views the entire day! We stop at Gods Window, Berlin Falls,
Bourke’s Potholes and the old gold mining town Pilgrims’ Rest. This is a ride
you have to experience!

Day 5 – Hazyview -> Kruger Park
In the morning we drive towards the great Kruger National Park where lunch awaits
us on arrival. We leave the motorcycles at the gate and then being transferred to the
Private game lodge. Later that afternoon we experience our first game drive (safari)...
Dinner will be served at the lodge. 

Day 6 – Kruger Park
Rise and shine... they wake us early for the first game drive of the day. A sumptuous
breakfast awaits our return and the rest of the morning is spent at your leisure. In the
afternoon, it is time for next game drive after which dinner is served at the lodge. 

Day 7 – Kruger Park -> Johannesburg
It's time to leave the bush behind and get back to business capital, Johannesburg where we return the motorcycles and spend another night at the hotel. En route we cruise through the picturesque town of Dullstrom. This will be our longest ride, 500 km...

Day 8 – Johannesburg -> Cape Town -> Montagu
The 2 hour morning flight to Cape Town marks the start of the second phase of our adventur we collect our new motorcycles and cruise up to Paarl, third oldest town in South Africa via Stellenbosch, renowned for its many wine farms... and later to Montagu, the gateway to the Klein Karoo. Riding from Johannesburg to Cape Town for 1400 km on an almost straight road... not what you want to do on a motorcycle... hence the morning flight...

Day 9 – Montagu -> Oudtshoorn
If you like ostriches, Oudtshoorn is the place...  fondly known as the ostrich capital and home to the world famous Cango Caves. We find our hotel at the foot of Swartberg pass...

Day 10 – Oudtshoorn – Jeffrey’s Bay
We leave ostrich country behind us and continue on the scenic route towards the coast. We can enjoy the beaches and waves of Jeffery's Bay...

Day 11 – Jeffrey’s Bay -> Mossel Bay
Today we start cruising the famous Garden Route on our way to Mossel Bay. In Mossel Bay we will find the Post tree...

Day 12 – Mossel Bay -> Hermanus
We leave Garden Route and cruise down to the most southern tip of Africa, Cape Agulhas. After have seen the border line between the Atlantic and Indian Ocean, we cruise to Hermanus, most famous for sightings of pods of Southern Right Whales during October and November. The tour in February and March is equally spectacular despite the fact that the whales have migrated by this time... winding roads along the picturesque shores of South Africa...

Day 13 – Hermanus -> Cape Town
After a hearty breakfast, we continue our route towards Cape Town and finally return our motorcycles... but not before riding along the coastline, a truly amazing cruising experience. We see the African Penguin and visit Cape Point...

Day 14 – Cape Town
Today we only sample South African wines... We visit between 3 and 5 different vineyards for wine tasting of world class wines... The evening closes with Farewell dinner...

Day 15 – Cape Town
Weather permitting, we take the cable car to the top of Table Mountain. Otherwise, we visit the famous Waterfront and its many restaurants and shops... Transfer to Cape Town International airport in the afternoon to start the trip home... Please note that your flight home need to depart from Cape Town! 

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If you want, you can add different packages e.g. Vic Falls in Zambia. Our partner, SW Africa, in South Africa will take good care of you!

Click here to view SW Africa's different offers (as pdf)…

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