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Chapmans Peak, Cape Town

Cape Point
Cape point, Cape Town

Cheetah mom and Cub Spotted in Kruger



10 Day Tour of the Best Motorcycling Routes in South Africa

Train Tourh

Day 1: 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 2: 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 3: 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 4: 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 5: Swaziland to Pretoria
Spend a relaxing day, riding through the interior of South Africa. There are long open stretches of open road, beautiful golden bushveld and interesting scenery. Tonight there is an African Dinner at the Sama Headquarters (B,L,D)

Day 6: Overnight Train to Cape Town
Today we take the trans Kalahari Train to Cape Town, we board the train mid-day, then sit, back relax and enjoy views of the South African countrside

Day 7: Worcestor to Cape Town
The first day in the Cape will be full of wonderful mountain passes. We visit Ceres, right in the heart of the fruit farming region. In the late afternoon we will arrive in Cape Town and check into our hotel close to the V&A Waterfront.

Day 8: Cape Town- Cape Point- Cape Town
Today we follow the coastal roads around Cape Town and make our to Cape Point (The most South Westerly Point of Africa) and enjoy beautiful sea and mountain views. We drive past Table Mountain, Lions Head and the 12 Apostles. (B)

Day 9: Cape Town- Cape Winelands- Cape Town
Today we explore the beautiful Cape Wine-lands. We drive over beautiful mountains, through green valleys and past picturesque vineyards. We visit 3 major wine producing towns including Franschoek, Paarl and Stellenbosch. Enjoy great cuisine, beautiful views and old country roads (B)

Day 10: Cape Town- Cape Overburg- Cape Town
We take in more beautiful passes, before arriving at Hermanus- South Africa's most famous land-based whale watching destination. In season you are able to view whales right off the cliffs. The journey from here to Cape Town is a personal favorite- it hugs the coastline all the way- (Bikers heaven!!) (B)

Day 6: End of Tour
Sadly your tour of South Africa has come to an end. We guarantee that you will take home loads of awesome photographs and fond memories of South Africa and the warm people you have met. Transfers will be arranged to the airport. If you would like to, you can join your motorcycle on a return train trip to Johannesburg (by prior arrangement)


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 accomodation
Single= Own personal Single room

Price includes:

10 Days motorcycle rental
9 nights Accommodation in   a 3-4 star lodgings
1 night Train coupe accomodation
Tour guide on a motorcycle
Back up vehicle
9 Breakfasts
4 Lunches
1 Dinner
Shangaan Cultural Village
Kruger Park Day Safari

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:03-13 February 2009
              10-20 March 2009
              14-24 April 2009
               15-25 September 2009
               06-16 October 2009          
   Start: Pretoria, South Africa
   Finish: Cape Town, South Africa
   Number of Days: 10 (8 days Riding)
   Total Distance: 2450 km
   Daily Distances: 200-450km
   Surfaces: 98% Tar, Off-road = Optional
    Accomodation: 3-4 Star Lodges
    Meals: 10 Breakfasts,  5 Lunches, 3 
    Rest Days: Kruger Park, Train Journey
Mpumalanga (Bikers Paradise)
                          Kruger National Park,
                         Swaziland and St. L ucia , Trans
                         Karoo, Train Journey, Cape
                         Winelands, Cape Point, The
                         Cape Overberg and Cape Town


Swazi Kids doing a dance for the group

Beach at St. Lucia
St. Lucia Beach

Crocodile @ ST. Lucia
Crocodile spotted in St. Lucia

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