Male Lion, Inverdoorn Game Reserve
Tradouw Pass
R44 Coastal Route
Addo Elephant Park
R44 Coastal Route
Knysna Elephant Sanctuary
Cape Town & Table Mountain
Walker Bay, Hermanus
Girraffe, Inverdoorn Game Reserve
Rhino, Inverdoorn Game Reserve

9 Day - BIG 5 Garden Route & Addo Elephant Park

Travel up the East Coast Garden Route overnighting at 3 of the Cape's popular Game Reserves and encounter the BIG 5 up close and personal. Elephant interactions, Cheetah Interactions and more..
Difficulty Rating = 1 Easy, all Asphalt

Spectacular Garden Route & Close up Wildlife Encounters !

Departing from Mike Hopkins Motorcycles, Triumph Cape Town, dealership - the route takes us around the Spectacular Chapmans Peak drive, around  Cape Point and along the False Bay coastline to the N2 and turns onto the R44 Coastline, a MUST for motorcycle riders, after which we overnight in the famous Whale Watching town or Hermanus.
We continue through the Overberg region onto the N2 national highway as far as Mossel Bay and then up through a series of stunning mountain passes to the Buffelsdrif Game Lodge in Oudtshoorn for our first taste of the BIG 5.
Then snaking our way along the picturesque Garden Route coastline we make our way to The Crags Elephant Sanctuary for a close encounter with the Elephants, and overnight at Stormsriver Village.
Our furthermost point alone the East Coast garden Route is the world renowned Addo Elephant Park close to Port Elizabeth. There we enjoy a FULL day Safari drive and are guaranteed to encounter hundreds of wild elephants, and other members of the BIG 5 family.

Our Western return route take us through the Karoo region, and the famous R62, the alternative route, also very popular with bikers worldwide.
Our final BIG 5 stop is the very popular Inverdoorn Game Reserve, 2 hours from Cape Town in the Tankwa Karoo region.
Close encounters with Cheetah, Lion, Rhino and Buffalo are a regular occurrence.
We will get a chance to photograph Cheetah in action as they sprint along a dusty strip in the park.

Best September to May:
High Rain fall  between  April to August
Tour Dates:  Open

Tour Stats:
Total Distance             2206km
Total Days                   9
Riding Days                 8
Average distance      280km per day
Riding Time per day  3-4 hours
Level of Difficulty       1
Road Surface             100 % Asphalt
Minimum Riders         1
Maximum Riders        8

Best Suited Bike - Tiger 800XCx

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Call our Booking Office: +27 741 90 99 77

Included in this tour:

  • 9 Days Motorcycle & ATG Soft Saddle Bags Rental

  • Overnight Accommodation in hotels, lodges, and breakfasts

  • Highly Experienced Motorcycle Group Leader

  • Admission fees to national parks

  • Full Comprehensive Bike Insurance in South Africa

  • Difficulty level (1 out of 5) = Easy, all Asphalt

  • Suitable for single riders and riders with passengers

BIG 5 Encounters Included

  • Garden Route Game Lodge (Afternoon Game drive)

  • Addo Elephant Park (Full Day Safari)

  • The Crags Elephant Sanctuary (Elephant Walk & Interaction)

  • Inverdoorn Game Reserve (Afternoon & Morning Game Drive, Cheetah Sprint)

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)

Our Motorcycle Routes are safe, secure and have all been verified and ridden regularly.
Customer satisfaction is guaranteed

This Tour is  suitable with Passengers

Tour Cost per Single rider in a group
ZAR 42 800.00 (Tiger 800XCx)

Tour Cost per Single Rider Sharing
ZAR 41 300.00 (Tiger 800 XCx)

Tour Cost With Passenger (2 Persons)

GPS Virtual Guided
Tour Cost per Single rider
ZAR 24 500.00 (Tiger 800 XCx)


B&B Style 3 Star, 4 Star
Breakfast is Included
First two evenings meals are included
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

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


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