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Shangan Chief
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Mpumalanga- Bikers Paradise

Coffee Bay- The Wild Coast
Coffee Bay- The Wild Coast


17 Day Tour of South Africa and Swaziland from Coast to Coast

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Day 1: Arrive in South Africa
You will be met by a SAMA Representative when you touch down in South Africa, who will take you to your guest house in Pretoria. For those of you who are arriving early, a day tour of Pretoria by motorcycle will be arranged.

Day 2: Pretoria to Hazyview
Make your way up into Mpumalanga over the Long Tom Pass and other amazing mountain passes. Enjoy an Evening festival at the Shangaan Village and overnight in Bikers Paradise (L)

Day 3: Hazyview- Panorama Route- Hazyview
Drive the Panorama Route.. Explore twisting mountain roads, beautiful waterfalls and breathtaking views. Visit Gods Window, Bourkes Luck Potholes and the 3 Rondavels(B,L)

Day 4: Day Safari into the Kruger National Park
Board an open air Safari vehicle and spend an entire day in Kruger, spotting Lions, Elephants, Rhinos, Buffalos and Leopards. Please note that this safari is optional (B,L)

Day 5: Hazyview to Swaziland
Drive through rural mpumalanga into the Kingdom of Swaziland, home to Beautiful mountain passes, and the friendly Swazi People. Overnight in Ezulwini Valley with spectacular views over Execution Rock. (B,L)

Day 6: Swaziland to St. Lucia
Make your way down through Swaziland mountain passes back into South AFrica and through Zulu Land to St. Lucia a coastal village with a natural lagoon that has been declared a world heritage site: Enjoy a sunset cruise to see Hippos and Crocodiles in the lAte Afternoon (B,L)

Day 7: St. Lucia Rest Day
You have a full day to relax in St. Lucia. There is so much to do: go deep sea fishing, or whale watching, go horse riding on the beach, snorkel at Kosi Bay, surf the waves or visit the local Crocodile farm. (B)

Day 8: St. Lucia to Oribi Gorge
After breakfast we travel down the Kwazulu Natal coastline through Durban to the South Coast holiday town of Port Shepstone, where we head inland via a beautiful mountain road to the spectacular Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve. Tonight we can witness the magnificent African Sunset over the breathtaking Gorge (B,L)

Day 9: Oribi Gorge to Coffee Bay
After an early breakfast it is time to head for the Wild Coast– where our famous Madiba – former president Nelson Mandela - was born. You will see why this region is called the Wild Coast – endless unspoilt sandy beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see make this destination well worth a visit. (B,L,D)

Day 10: Coffee Bay Rest Day
This morning 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. The rest of the day may be spent relaxing on the beach, learning to surf or taking part in any of the adventurous activities on offer. Sit back relax and let the Wild Coast sink in! (B,L)

Day 11: Coffee Bay to Port Alfred
After an early breakfast we bid the rolling hills and sea cliffs of the Wild Coast farewell and make our way inland following the N2 to East London. We continue along the coastal road to Port Alfred, a beautiful little coastal town with stunning sea views and good places to eat. (B,L)

Day 12: Port Alfred to Knysna
Today we follow the coastal route to Knysna – the start of the famous Garden Route where we will be based for the next 3 nights. En-route, those brave enough will have the opportunity to bungee from Bloukrans, the highest bungee in the world-214 metres of pure adrenalin. (B,L)

Day 13: Knysna- Garden Route- Knysna
Today we enjoy the spectacular scenery and twisting mountain passes of the world famous Garden Route. Around every corner, there is a breathtaking view. We visit an Ostrich farm where you can ride ostriches, feed them or buy their HUGE eggs. Later we visit the Cango Caves to explore underground wonders, returning to Knysna in the late afternoon. (B,L)

Day 14: Knysna Rest Day
Knysna is a truly beautiful place and is ideal for a rest day. There is so much to do! You can go on a boat cruise, marvel at the Knysna heads, embrace the beautiful evergreen Knysna forest, meet the Knysna Elephants or simply relax and enjoy the pubs, restaurants and shops. Another option is to re-explore the beautiful routes and twisting mountain passes in the area. (B)

Day 15: Knysna to Franschoek
Today we make our way over the Outeniqua Pass to the start of Route 62. The road winds through the Swartberg Mountains and beautiful foothills in their valleys. This area is famous for its Winelands. In the late afternoon we arrive in Franscoek- a picturesque village in the midst of vineyards. (B,L)

Day 16: Franschoek- Cape Point- Cape Town
Today we ride through South Africa's Mother City. As we enter the city you will be amazed at the views of Table mountain. We start with a ride over Chapmans peak, Next up is a stop at Boulders Beach to see african penguins surfing in the waves. After that we make our way to Cape Point- the most South-westerly point of Africa (look out for whales). Tonight we sleep in Cape Town and go out for our farewell dinner at one of Cape Town's best restaurants. (B,L)

Day 17: End of Tour
Sadly your tour of South Africa has come to an end. We guarentee that you will take home loads of awesome photographs and fond memories of South Africa the warm people you have met. Tranfers will be arranged to the airport.



Prices are quoted on a per person basis in South African Currency (ZAR). For up-to-date exchange rates please visit

2up = A rider and pillion (Passenger) on one motorcycle
1up= One rider on one motorcycle
Sharing= Sharing accommodation
Single= Own personal Single room

Price includes:

16 Days motorcycle rental
16 nights Accommodation in   a 3-4 star lodgings
Tour guide on a motorcycle
Back up vehicle
16 Breakfasts
14 Lunches
3 Dinners
Shangaan Cultural Village
Kruger Park Day Safari
Sunset River cruise on Lake St. Lucia
Entrance fees to Cango Caves and Cape Point Nature reserve
Free from the Johannesberg International Airport.

Price does not include

Petrol and toll fees
Visas and cross border fees
International and local flights
Items of a personal nature
All items not mentioned in "Price includes"
All meals other than those specified in "Price includes"
All Entrance fees other then those specified in "Price includes"


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  Dates: 03-18 January 2009
                07-23 February 2009
                04-19 April 2009
                01-17 August 2009
               03-19 October 2009
               07-23 November 2009
   Start: Pretoria, South Africa
   Finish: Cape Town, South Africa
   Number of Days: 17 (12 days Riding)
   Total Distance: 3880 km
   Daily Distances: 200-450km
   Surfaces: 98% Tar, Off-road = Optional
    Accommodation: 3-4 Star Lodges
    Meals: 16 Breakfasts,  14 Lunches, 3 
    Rest Days: Kruger Park, St. Lucia,
Mpumalanga (Bikers
                          Paradise) Kruger National
                          Park, Swaziland, St. Lucia ,
                         Oribi Gorge, The Wild Coast,
                         Garden Route, Cape Winelands,
                          Cape Town


Natures Valley
Natures Valley, Garden Route

Ostriches in Oudtshoorn

Chapmans Peak, Cape Town

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