12 Day GARDEN ROUTE - ULTIMATE ADVENTURE Tour - 80% GRAVEL

Starting in Cape Town - The Ultimate Adventure Ride - Via back roads and 28 Mountain Passes, the BEST South Africa has to Offer !!!!

Tour Description:

Leaving Yamaha Cape Town dealership - the route takes us along a network of back roads, gravel mountain passes and follows the East coast up the Garden Route. A full rest day in Addo Elephant Park including a Full Day Safari Drive and game viewing. Then we tackle the most spectacular section of the route via Baviaanskloof Wilderness area. Baviaanskloof 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.
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 Calvinia, then head south via the Cederberg and back down to Cape Town.
“This Route has the WOW !! factor” Guaranteed !

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Best November to May:
Tour Dates:
Open, November to March

Deep water and rain 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      3 & 4
Off-Road Surface       80 % Gravel
On-Road Surface        20 % Asphalt (Tar)
Minimum Riders         1
Maximum Riders        8

Technical River Crossings in Baviaanskloof vary in difficulty depending on seasonal rain and water levels.

INCLUDED IN THIS TOUR PRICE

  • 12 Days Motorcycle & ATG Soft Saddle Bags Rental

  • Technical support vehicle with luggage & bike trailer (more than 6 riders, costs apply)

  • 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 (3/4 out of 5) = Easy, but Intermediate in Baviaanskloof

  • Route can be changed for less experienced riders

  • Aggressive Off road tyres (New Set)

  • Professional Off-Road riding instruction (Guided)

  • Professional Photography (Free !! on all guided tours)

NOT INCLUDED IN THIS TOUR PRICE

  • Health insurance for foreign travels

  • Tips & gratuities

  • All expenses of a personal nature, e.g. beverages, souvenirs, telephone calls

  • NOT pillion friendly

  • Fuel and Oil

  • Crash or Damage Recovery (AA Costs apply of ZAR3.30 per Km

ROUTE MAP

The BEST the East & West Coast have to Offer - 28 Mountain Passes !

Motorcycle Rentals in Cape Town

NOTE*
This Tour is NOT suitable with Passengers


Guided
Tour Cost per Single rider in a group

ZAR 59 800.00 (Super Tenere 1200)
ZAR 55 950.00 (XT 660 R)


Guided
Tour Cost per Single Rider Sharing
ZAR 57 400.00 (Super Tenere 1200)
ZAR 54 450.00 (XT 660 R)

GPS Virtual Guided
Tour Cost per Single rider
ZAR 48 400.00 (Super Tenere 1200)
ZAR 39 700.00 (XT 660 R)
EXCL Fuel

Accommodation:
B&B Style 3 Star, 4 Star
Breakfast is Included
Some evening meals are included
Shared accommodation is available on request

Activities:
Visiting and staying in Addo Elephant Park is included as is the full Day game drive.
Additional activities like the Knysna Elephant Sanctuary, Bloukrans Bungy Jump, Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours etc. can be booked at an extra charge.

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

Motorcycle Damages Deposit ZAR25 000.00

Prices subject to change without notice. E&OE

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Contact: Craig Marshall
+27 (0)741 90 99 77
Email: craig @ yamaha-adventure.com

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