3-day Cape Town, Hermanus and Overberg Motorcycle Tour

Explore the South African coastline from Cape Town to Hermanus and spectacular passes in the Cape Fold mountains


Dates: Year Round Availability
Cost: ZAR11900 (approx $US811, €735) min. 2 riders
Contact us for rates for smaller groups

Get 50% off the price of your ride when you bring a group of 4+ riders

Route Map

Route Highlights

Cape Town and Atlantic Seaboard – False Bay coastal road – Hermanus – Southern Tip of Africa – Tradouw Pass and Route 62 – Montagu – Ceres and Michell’s Pass – Bain's Kloof Pass

Trip Stats and Details

This scenic motorcycle tour will give you a memorable experience of riding the Cape's magnificent coastal roads along the Atlantic seaboard, Chapman's Peak and Gordon's Bay. We continue along the coast down to Cape Agulhas - the Southern tip of Africa - before we head back north through the farmland of the Overberg towards the Cape Fold mountains at Tradouw Pass and Montagu. We ride part of the iconic Route 62 through a mix of arid bushveld and lush winelands. We make our way home to Cape Town via the spectacular Michell's and Bain's Kloof passes.  

Total Distance: 840 km
Riding Days: 3
Rest Days: 0
Average distance: 280 km per day
Riding Time per day: 4-6 hours
Level of Difficulty: Easy – good tar roads with some optional good gravel roads

Accommodation

Accommodation is in comfortable 3-star lodges (usually twin rooms)

Cost details

Rider: ZAR11900 (approx $US811, €735) min. 2 riders
Contact us for rates for smaller groups
Pillion: ZAR5500 (approx $US375, €340)

Contact us for prices for smaller groups.

Notes:
1) Prices in South African Rand. Click here to convert to your currency.
2) Prices are for minimum of four riders for the full tour. Please contact us for rates for smaller parties

Included in the price:
Honda Africa Twin 750cc or Suzuki V-Strom 650 motorcycle
Fuel
Accommodation
Breakfasts
Guide
Comprehensive Motorcycle Insurance
Emergency evacuation to local medical center
Unlimited Mileage
Excess luggage storage

Excluded:
Flights
Accommodation at origin and destination outside of tour dates
Lunches, drinks and dinners
Reserve and sightseeing entry fees
Personal Insurance (Accident/Medical)

Provisional Itinerary

Day 1: 235 km. Cape Town to Hermanus via Atlantic seaboard, Chapman’s Peak, Simonstown and Betty’s Bay.
BnB accommodation in Hermanus. Dinner at local restaurant

Day 2: 305 km Hermanus to Montagu via southern tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas and Tradouw pass.
BnB accommodation in Montagu. Breakfast included, dinner at local restaurant.

Day 3: 305 km. Montagu to Cape Town via Burger's Pass, Ceres and Bain’s Kloof pass 

Interested in riding with us?

Contact Us for More Info

We’d love to hear from you! For more information contact Andrew at andrew@ridedownsouth.com or fill out this contact form.

Atlantic Seaboard

Atlantic Seaboard

Coastal route through Cape Town, Camps Bay, Chapman's Peak, Hout Bay, Scarborough, Simons Town and Boyes' Drive to Muizenberg

Clarence Drive

Clarence Drive

One of the most spectacular roads in South Africa, Clarence drive runs along the coast from Gordon’s Bay to Rooi-Els for around 21km and features almost 80 bends.

Hermanus

Hermanus

Hermanus is a former fishing village and one of the best spots to view the Southern Right Whale in season.

Cape Agulhas

Cape Agulhas

Cape Agulhas is the southernmost tip of Africa and a good spot for a lunch stop on our way to Montagu

Tradouw Pass

Tradouw Pass

The 16 kilometer Tradouw Pass is one of the top passes in the Western Cape. Climbing through 219 meters it passes through some of the most beautiful and rugged mountain scenery on offer in the Langeberg.

Montagu

Montagu

Located in the little Karoo on the famous Route 62 Montagu is known for its hot mineral springs, scenic mountains and orchards. It is also a major rock climbing venue.

Hex River Pass

Hex River Pass

The Hex River pass descends 340m from Touws River to the head of the Hex River Valley. Looking out from the high altitude plateau at the northern end of the pass offers spectacular views of the Matroosberg mountains and vineyards in the valley.

Michell's Pass

Michell's Pass

Michell's pass runs through the Skurweberg & Witzenberg Mountains from Tulbagh and Wolseley through to Ceres. The scenery is wild and spectacular as the good tar road winds through sweeping curves past a number of waterfalls towards Ceres.

Bain's Kloof Pass

Bain's Kloof Pass

The iconic 27 km long Bains Kloof Pass is a national monument and links the town of Wellington to the more northern towns of Ceres and Worcester. The dramatic, northern section of the pass follows the course of the Witte River with hundreds of tight curves cut into the rock face before descending into the town Wellington with spectacular views towards Paarl and Cape Town

Bloubergstrand

Bloubergstrand

Our final stop of this trip at Bloubergstrand offers great views of Table Mountain, Table Bay and Robben Island - and the chance to grab a good coffee before completing the short ride into Cape Town.