The Garden Route

Overview

This is our easiest to ride tour, this is for people who want to fun of motorbike travel but also want to do some of the fascinating activities that South Africa has to offer. We will keep mostly to small tarred roads and have at least one activity a day. We will however go over a few of the mountain passes that are a spectacular part of this ride.

you will require a motorbike licence to either drive a 125cc or 250cc motorbike.

 

Day 1

Arrival at African Overlanders by 2pm, airport transfers can be done from the airport and city for R400 per car. We start by planning the trip, going for ride and getting the bikes ready. We then finish the day at The Palms restaurant for food.
Kilometres covered – 60kms
Fuel Cost – 150 rand (fill up of bike)
Accommodation – Between 300 rand and 350
Food – 300 rand a day

Day 2

African Overlanders to Hermanus,

Kilometres covered – 130kms
Fuel Cost – 50 rand
Accommodation – Between 300 rand and 350
Food – 300 rand a day

Day 3

Hermanus to Still Bay

Kilometres covered – 322 kms
Fuel Cost – 125 rand
Accommodation – Between 300 rand and 350
Food – 300 rand a day

 

Day 4

Still Bay to Knysna

Kilometres covered – 207kms
Fuel Cost – 80rand
Accommodation – Between 300 rand and 350
Food – 300 rand a day

 

Day 5

Knysna to St. Francis Bay

Kilometres covered – 220kms
Fuel Cost – 85rand
Accommodation – Between 300 rand and 350
Food – 300 rand a day

 

 

Day 6

St. Francis Bay to Addo

Kilometres covered – 140kms
Fuel Cost – 65rand
Accommodation – Between 300 rand and 350
Food – 300 rand a day

 

Day 7

Addo to Willomore

Kilometres covered – 320 kms
Fuel Cost – 120 rand
Accommodation – Between 300 rand and 350
Food – 300 rand a day

 

Day 8

Willomore to Vanwyksdorp

Kilometres covered – 202 kms
Fuel Cost –  75rand
Accommodation – Between 300 rand and 350
Food – 300 rand a day

 

Day 9

Vanwyksdorp to Robertson

Kilometres covered – 220 kms
Fuel Cost –  85 rand
Accommodation – Between 300 rand and 350
Food – 300 rand a day

 

Day 10

Robertson to Franschoek

Kilometres covered – 197 kms
Fuel Cost – 75 rand
Accommodation – Between 300 rand and 350
Food – 300 rand a day

 

Day 11

Franschoek to African Overlanders

Kilometres covered – 54 kms
Fuel Cost –  20 rand
Accommodation – Between 300 rand and 350
Food – 300 rand a day

 

 

Total Cost

Motorbike Hire £600
Motorbike Deposit £500 (returnable if no damage)

Local costs ZAR7410 converted £446

 

The Extreme Trip

A hard off road trip up the coast of West Africa, sand riding, gravel roads. This will make you fit in ten days.

We are still developing this route.

The South Coast Trip

On road visiting some of the places of interest along the South Coast of South Africa. finishing with gravel roads back towards Cape Town.

We are still developing this route.

 

The Best of the West

Mostly off road route up the West Coast, traversing through some of the natural parks and beautiful passes.

Build your own Trip

Yourself and five friends build a trip, combine parts of our other trips or go afresh.

 

Exciting NEWS

Bigger Bikes now available, get in touch with us to find out more!

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