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

Click to enlarge gallery images - (43 Images)

Best November to April:
Tour Dates: Open

High rainfall  between the months of April to October

Tour Stats:
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

  • Motorcycle Fuel & Oil, Chain Lube, Spare Tubes

  • 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

NOTE*
This Tour is suitable with Passengers

Guided
Tour Cost per Single rider in a group
ZAR 60 700.00 (Tiger Explorer 1200XCx)
ZAR 58 260.00 (Tiger 800XCx)

Guided
Tour Cost per Single Rider Sharing
ZAR 59 200.00 (Tiger Explorer 1200XCx)
ZAR 59 800.00 (Tiger 800 XCx)


Guided
Tour Cost With Passenger (2 Persons)

ZAR 68 200.00 (Tiger Explorer 1200XCx)
ZAR 65 760.00 (Tiger 800 XCx)

GPS Virtual Guided
Tour Cost per Single rider
ZAR 42 600.00 (Tiger Explorer 1200XCx)
ZAR 40 500.00 (Tiger 800 XCx)
EXCL Fuel


Accommodation:
B&B Style 3 Star, 4 Star
Breakfast is Included
Several evenings meals are included but not all
Shared accommodation is available on request

Extras:
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)

  • 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

© 2023 by Craig Marshall

TMC Motorcycle Rentals and Tours  is a Proud member of the MSA Travel Africa Group



TMC Motorcycle Rentals - 112 Edward Street, Bellville
Bookings, Routes and Planning....
E-Mail: craig @ triumph.capetown
Tel: +27 741 90 99 77

 

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