The legend lives.
Join us on this classic motor bike tour through the most beautiful parts of South
The Kruger National Park with Safari, Blyde River Canyon, the Kingdom, the KwaZulu
Natal Region, the UNESCO World Heritage Site St. Lucia, the Drakensberg
Mountains, the Kingdom Lesotho, the Transkei, Eastern & Western Cape, the Valley
of Desolation, the Route 62, the wine country, Cape Town and the Cape of Good
Hope are the highlights of this tour.
Ride along on this well organised tour with our expert South African guide, on the
cult motorcycle ‘Harley Davidson’®.
We have put together a well planned tour for you where every day you will not only
do plenty of riding but also do plenty of sight seeing. The bikes for our guided tours
are from Harley-Davidson® Authorized rentals which means that we can offer an
excellent range of the latest models which are all extremely well suited for you.
Another bonus is that the tour will be accompanied by a van which will transport all
your luggage. Depending on space availability accompanying people or non riders
may also travel in the van. That means for you: pure bike riding experience!
Do ask us for pre/extensions of your tour to Namibia, Mauritius or to Victoria Falls.
South Africa XXL Adventure Tour from Kruger to Capetown - Tour Itinerary
Arrival at Johannesburg/Capetown Airport and transfer to domestic departures for your onward flight to Kruger Mpumalanga International airport (own flight arrangements). On arrival at Kruger Airport you will be met by our local tour company and transferred to your hotel situated close to the Kruger National Park. This evening will be at your own leisure. Overnight Hazyview.
This morning is an early departure for a full day safari in the Kruger National Park,
the largest of the South African National Parks and home to approximately 350 000
animals as well as over 500 bird species including eagles and vultures. Here you will
have the opportunity to view the big five; elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo and leopard.
Mountains, bush plains and tropical forests are all part of the landscape. Overnight in
The Blyde River Canyon is a significant feature of South Africa and the second largest
Canyon in Africa. It consists mainly of red sandstone and it supports a wide diversity
of life, including numerous fish species and antelope, crocodile, hippo and monkeys.
Other highlights on this panorama tour are the Bourke’s Luck potholes and God’s
Window. This evening you will be joined and welcomed by your tour leader and guide
for the the motorcycle tour. There will be a tour briefing followed by a group
welcome dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Hazyview
This morning you take possession of your bikes which have been delivered to the
hotel. After a short briefing your exciting and adventurous motorcycle tour
commences. The route will take you through beautiful mountainous and agricultural
landscapes to the central and western border of Swaziland, a landlocked monarchy
which is known for it’s wilderness reserves and festivals showcasing traditional Swazi
culture. The route will take you toward the capital Mbabane and our hotel for the
night. Overnight near Mbabane.
Today you head east toward the coast before you turn south toward the South
African border. En route you have the option to visit a candle workshop where highly
decorative animal and geometric candles are handcrafted. Swaziland produces large
amounts of sugar cane in the lowlands and this will be seen in abundance along the
route. After crossing the border into South Africa you head to St Lucia, a World
Heritage Site and unique estuarine system and wetland reserve, home to hundreds
of crocodiles and hippos as well numerous bird species. Overnight in St. Lucia.
TOUR TIP: Sign up for the “Hippo & Wildlife 4x4 Night Safari” in the St. Lucia
Today you have a day at leisure. Time to relax and take a swim in the nearby Indian
Ocean. In the late afternoon you have the possibility to join a Sunset Boat Cruise on
Lake St. Lucia, where you can see hundreds of Hippos in a close encounter, as well
as crocodiles and many other species. Overnight in St. Lucia.
TOUR TIP: Sign up for the “Hippo & Croc” boat cruise on Lake St Lucia.
The Drakensberg mountain range is the highest in South Africa at a maximum height
of over 3000 metres. The route will take us inland towards the mountains through a
number of small towns. The main industries along this route through the KwaZulu-
Natal region are sugar cane and logging (timber). The Natal Midlands is an area
located just before the mountains and is also known as the Midlands meander that
offers good restaurants, arts & crafts and is also a wine producing area. Overnight
Today will be at your leisure at the hotel. You can just relax and enjoy the facilities
the hotel has to offer e.g. swimming pool, spa, golf and there are also scenic hiking
trails in the nature reserve close by. Overnight Drakensberg.
TOUR TIP: The Sani Pass is the only road which provides access to the top of the
Drakensberg from South Africa and the road climbs 1322 metres vertically to an
altitude of 2876 metres and borders with Lesotho, a landlocked country within South
Africa. A tour from the hotel with 4x4 vehicles will take you to the summit of the
pass where you will visit a local Basutho Village followed by lunch at the highest pub
in South Africa.
The route today takes you toward the southern part of the Drakensberg mountain
range to the foothills of the Eastern Cape. This area is mainly commercial and
subsistence farming and we will be passing through many small towns and hills
dotted with traditional African mud huts en route to Queenstown, the commercial,
administrative and educational centre of the prosperous surrounding farming district.
Overnight in Queenstown.
Today you ride through the Little Karoo region to the historic town of Graaff-Reinet
which is one of the oldest and best kept towns in South Africa with over 200
traditional Cape Dutch and Victorian styled, restored and protected buildings. We
visit the Camdeboo National Park and ride up to the Valley of Desolation, with it’s
very curvy roads and spectacular views. There will also be the possibility of spotting
numerous antelope species such as kudu and red hartebeest as well the beautiful
black eagle. You arrive in Graaff-Reinet in the early afternoon, which gives you time
to explore this little town or relax by the pool. Overnight in Graaff-Reinet.
The small town of Oudtshoorn would be very sleepy if it were not for their large
number of ostrich farms. The old glory days of the feather industry are gone but has
been replaced by the popular and lucrative meat and leather industry. We shall get a
glimpse of these very interesting birds at an ostrich show farm and will find out what
makes the ostrich industry so important today. This evening our dinner will be a
traditional South African Ostrich BBQ (braai) paired with some of the local wines
which always promises to be a perfect combination. Overnight in Oudtshoorn.
Today you ride Route 62 which measured on its fame here in South Africa, is
comparable to the Route 66 in the USA – it is just a bit smaller but definitely as
appealing. It also happens to be the longest wine route in the world and some
wineries along the route produce some of the best port wines and whiskies. It goes
without saying that you shall visit the obligatory biker pubs, like Ronnie’s Sex Shop
and Diesel & Creme – all of their owners are of course avid Harley Bikers and are
looking forward to your visit. In the late afternoon you will travel over two beautiful
mountain passes. You overnight in the Touws River area, well known for the dried
This morning you will start the day by riding over some exciting mountain passes
and will arrive in the town of Ceres late morning. After a coffee break, you then
travel over the scenic and curvy Bainskloof Pass constructed in the mid 1800’s. Just
before lunch at a local winery, you ride the scenic Du Toits Kloof Pass and right after
you take the Franschhoek Pass to your overnight destination in Stellenbosch. The
Cape Winelands with its well known towns of Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch
are only an hour drive away from Cape Town. This region was founded by the former
Dutch and French colonists and is well known for the production of fine wines.
Overnight in Stellenbosch.
This morning you head toward False Bay and follow the coast to the Cape of Good Hope National Park passing through a few quaint fishing villages. The Cape of Good Hope was first rounded by the explorer Bartolmeu Dias in 1488 in search of a new trade route to the east around the tip of Africa. You then head toward Cape Town along the spectacular Chapman`s Peak Drive and through the popular beach resorts of Hout Bay, Camps Bay and Clifton. As the motorcycle tour ends today you will hand the bikes back to the Harley-Davidson Dealer in Cape Town around Lunch time. This afternoon and evening at your own leisure. Overnight in Cape Town.
TOUR TIP: Sunset cruise on a catamaran followed by dinner at one of the top seafood restaurants in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.
Your last day in Cape Town has arrived and today you have the opportunity to join a
bus tour with your guide for a tour of the city visiting some of the historical
attractions of the city such as Green Market Square, Company Gardens and Bo Kaap.
Included will be a visit to Table Mountain (weather permitting). The mountain is one
of the 7 new natural wonders of the world and the views from the top are truly
TOUR TIP: Cape Town City Tour & Table Mountain.
TOUR TIP: 3 Bays - Helicopter flight around the peninsula and along the coast.
This morning will be at your leisure and perhaps some last-minute shopping. Early afternoon we will transfer you to the airport and you will fly out on a night flight back to Europe/UK/USA