Cape Town to the Wild Coast

10-day Private Motorcycle Adventure from Cape Town via the Southern Tip of Africa, the Garden Route and Addo Elephant Park to the Wild Coast

Dates: Jan – Feb 2020
Cost: ZAR70500 (approx $US5070, €4550)
Rider and passenger (private tour)

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Route Map

Route Highlights

Cape Town – Hermanus – Southern Tip of Africa – Klein KarooSwartberg Pass – Knysna – Garden RouteTsitsikamma ForestAddo Elephant ParkHaga Haga, Wild Coast

Trip Stats and Details:

This motorcycle tour explores the some beautiful parts of the South African Cape all the way to the rugged and spectacular Wild Coast. We explore the coastal roads to Hermanus and the southern tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas before heading north-east to the spectacular Swartberg fold mountains, including an optional ride through Swartberg pass and Meiringspoort. We then head south to Knysna and the garden route and a day at Addo Elephant National Park before heading up the coast to explore the Eastern Cape and the Wild Coast.

Total Distance: 1550km
Riding Days: 6
Rest Days: 3
Average distance: 273km per day
Riding Time per day: 3-6 hours
Level of Difficulty: Easy – good tar roads with optional good gravel roads at Swartberg pass
Off-Road Surface: 0-5% Gravel
On-Road Surface: 95-100% Tar


Day 1: 240 km – Cape Town to Gansbaai via False Bay, Gordon’s Bay coastal road and Hermanus
Day 2: 245km – Gansbaai to Barrydale via Route 62 and Southern tip of Africa
Day 3: 230km – Barrydale to Prince Albert via Swartberg pass
Day 4: 241km – Prince Albert to Knysna via Prince Alred’s Pass (optional)
Day 5: 0km – Rest day exploring Knysna or the Tsitiskamma forest
Day 6: 320km – Knysna to Addo Elephant National Park
Day 7: 0km – Rest day at Addo Elephant National Park
Day 8: 363km – Addo to Haga Haga on the Wild Coast
Day 9 Rest day exploring the Wild Coast
Day 10: Transfer to East London airport


Accommodation is in 4 star lodges and hotels

Cost details

Rider and passenger (private tour): ZAR70500 (approx $US5070, €4550)

Prices in South African Rand. Click here to convert to your currency.

Honda Africa Twin 750cc or Suzuki V-Strom 650 motorcycle
Panniers, tank bag and top box
Bike return to Cape Town
Airport transfers
All Breakfasts
Tour guide
Comprehensive Motorcycle Insurance
Emergency evacuation coverage
Unlimited Mileage
Excess luggage storage

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

Route Highlights

Cape Town

Gordon's Bay Drive


Southern Tip of Africa

Barrydale - Route 62

Calitzdorp - Route 62

Swartberg Pass


Tsitsikamma Forest

Storms River - Garden Route

Garden Route

Addo Elephant National Park

Haga Haga - Wild Coast

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