This Route is featured in Robert Wicks's book, "Worlds Greatest Motorcycle Routes"
Best of the Garden Route, Adventure along with Beauty !
Departing from Mike Hopkins Motorcycles, Triumph Cape Town, dealership - the route takes us along a network of scenic coastal back roads, gravel mountain passes along the East Coast. We Cris-cross an abundance of gravel and tar mountain passes, some of which are historical OX Wagon passes and trails cut back in the 1800's by the Cape Dutch Settlers.
We reach our highest point at Addo Elephant Park, close to Port Elizabeth where we spend two nights and have a full rest day in the Park including a Full Day Safari Drive and game viewing.
The route back West travel through the Karoo region, the spectacular Swartberg Pass is among more than 28 scenic and historical mountain passes. Finally we traverse the mountain ranges in the Tankwa Karoo via Sutherland and then head south via Inverdoorn Game Reserve and the Cederberg and back down to Cape Town.
“This Route has the WOW !! factor” Guaranteed !
Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area: "Baboons Canyon"
If you're an Expert rider - This grade 5 (Difficult) Route is truly the most spectacular region you will ride in Africa - it is rated as the No. 1 Adventure route in Southern Africa by local and international riders. With multiple gravel passes and over 20 rivers crossings - Baviaanskloof delivers the BEST South Africa has to offer in a 2 day Epic section.
Deep water between April and November, make it almost impossible to ride on a Motorcycle
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Best November to April:
Tour Dates: Open
High rainfall between the months of April to October
Total Distance 2800km
Total Days 12
Riding Days 11
Rest Days 1 Day in Addo Elephant Park
Average distance 350km per day
Riding Time per day 4-5 hours
Level of Difficulty 2 or 3
Off-Road Surface 70 % Gravel
On-Road Surface 30 % Asphalt (Tar)
Minimum Riders 1
Maximum Riders 8
Best Suited bike - Tiger 800XCx
This Tour is suitable with Passengers and the route can be made easier.
Baviaanskloof is NOT suitable for Passengers
Call our Booking Office: +27 741 90 99 77
Our Motorcycle Routes are safe, Secure and have all been verified and ridden regularly.
Customer satisfaction is guaranteed
Included in this tour:
12 Days Motorcycle & ATG Soft Saddle Bags Rental
Overnight Accommodation in hotels, lodges, and breakfasts
Experienced Motorcycle Group Leader
Admission fees to national parks & Full Day Safari in Addo Elephant Park
Full Comprehensive Bike Insurance in South Africa
Difficulty level (2 or 3 ) = Easy to Moderate, but 5 expert if Baviaanskloof is included
Route can be changed for less experienced riders
Aggressive Off road tyres (New Set) Included
This Tour is suitable with Passengers
Tour Cost per Single rider in a group
ZAR 58 260.00 (Tiger 800XCx)
Tour Cost per Single Rider Sharing
ZAR 59 800.00 (Tiger 800 XCx)
Tour Cost With Passenger (2 Persons)
ZAR 65 760.00 (Tiger 800 XCx)
GPS Virtual Guided
Tour Cost per Single rider
ZAR 40 500.00 (Tiger 800 XCx)
B&B Style 3 Star, 4 Star
Breakfast is Included
Several evenings meals are included but not all
Shared accommodation is available on request
Airport/Guesthouse Shuttle, pick up and drop off
Pre Tour Accommodation in Cape Town
Paper Maps of the region
Back up Vehicle
For more than 6 riders
4x4 = ZAR1650 per day
Driver = ZAR1500 per day
Spare bike on Trailer = ZAR450 per day
Prices subject to change without notice. E&OE
NOT Included in this tour:
Health insurance for foreign travels
Tips & gratuities
All expenses of a personal nature, e.g. beverages, souvenirs, telephone calls
Crash or Damage Recovery (AA Costs apply of ZAR3.30 per Km)
Motorcycle Fuel & Oil, Chain Lube, Spare Tubes
Technical support vehicle with luggage & bike trailer (more than 6 riders only, costs apply)
Inverdoorn Game Reserve & Addo Elephant Park Included
Afternoon Safari Game Drive (BIG 5)
Cheetah Sprint encounter !
3 course Dinner (Excluding drinks)
Accommodation in Luxury Air-conditioned Chalet
Morning Safari Game Drive (BIG 5)
Full Buffet Breakfast
Your Safety, is our concern
ALL our rental motorcycles are fitted with the STAR TRAC Satellite Tracking units..
GPS tracking with street level mapping in South Africa & Some surrounding countries
24/7 Theft recovery in South Africa
ER24 Medical Assist alert anywhere in South Africa
Rider Down Notification
Accident Alert - ER24 Hour Medical Assist