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9 Day - Taste of Namibia

Discover the rugged Cederberg Mountains, the Northern Cape, and the Richtersveld National Park, Fishriver Canyon and a hint of the West Coast
Difficulty Rating = 3 Easy to Moderate ( Loose gravel, Light sand patches, steep mountain passes)  Full adventure !

Taste Namibia, Taste Adventure !

Departing from Mike Hopkins Motorcycles, Triumph Cape Town dealership - the route takes us along the N7 for an easy start and up into the edge of the Cederbrg and Clanwilliam Dam to Niewoutdville. Then next we travel up to Springbok via the sand backroads of the Northern Cape in preparation for the Namibian sandy roads.
We cross the border and overnight on the stunning river banks of the Orange River. We stay on the river for 100km good gravel road and then on a scenic
route to our overnight stop in one of the most stunning lodge in Namibia called
“Canyon Lodge” nestled amongst massive boulders protruding from the desert sands. An early morning visit to the mighty Fishriver Canyon before heading off towards the West Coast of Namibia.
The Town of Luderitz lies along the diamond coast, and explore the old diamond mining Ghost Town of Kolmannskoppe.
We before we head across the South African border and into the wide open spaces of the northern Cape to Calvinia. Finally we travel through the ancient Cederberg Mountains and visit 600 year old cave paintings and rock formations where we overnight. The final day is twisty tar mountain passes and windlands back into Cape Town

Best June to November:
Tour Dates:  Open
December to May  extremely high
temperatures over 45 Degrees and flash flooding is common in high rainfall months of Jan & Feb/March

Tour Stats:
Total Distance            2850km
Total Days                   9
Riding Days                 9
Average distance      400km per day
Riding Time per day  5-6 hours
Level of Difficulty       2
Off-Road Surface       30 % Gravel
On-Road Surface       70 % Asphalt (Tar)
Minimum Riders         1
Maximum Riders        8

Best Suited bike - Tiger 800XCx

A good Knowledge of sand and loose surface riding is essential for Namibian roads.
This Tour is NOT suitable with Passengers

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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

  • Experienced Motorcycle Group Leader

  • Admission fees to national parks

  • Border Crossing & Road Taxes

  • Full Comprehensive Bike Insurance in South Africa & Namibia

  • Difficulty level (2 out of 5) = Easy, but Intermediate on the loose sandy roads

  • Aggressive Off road tyres (New Set)

Option - Inverdoorn Game Reserve - add ZAR5350.00

  • 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

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

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)

  • Motorcycle Fuel & Oil

This Tour is NOT suitable with Passengers

Tour Cost per Single rider in a group
ZAR 47 400.00 (Tiger Explorer 1200XCx)
ZAR 44 500.00 (Tiger 800XCx)

Tour Cost per Single Rider Sharing
ZAR 45 900.00 (Tiger Explorer 1200XCx)
ZAR 43 200.00 (Tiger 800 XCx)

GPS Virtual Guided
Tour Cost per Single rider
ZAR 31 500.00 (Tiger Explorer 1200XCx)
ZAR 29 500.00 (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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South Africa

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