16-17 day Adventure from Johannesburg and the Kruger National Park exploring Swaziland, St Lucia, the Wild Coast, Addo Elephant Park and the coastal mountains to Cape Town

Johannesburg Magaliesberg Mountains Kruger National Park – Swaziland – St Lucia – Oribi Gorge – Coffee Bay – Hogsback – Addo Elephant Park – Gamkaskloof Valley – Swartberg Pass – Seweweekspoort – Cape Town

Next trip
10-26 September 2017 (provisional), 4 places available
Too long, too short, or not quite the best days? Contact us about customising a trip for you

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Route Highlights

Big 5 game viewing at Kruger National Park, Swaziland and St Lucia, the Wild Coast, Hogsback, Addo Elephant Park, Swartberg Pass and Gamkaskloof, Tankwa Karoo, Cape Town

Trip Stats:
Total Distance: 3900km
Riding Days: 13
Rest Days: 4
Average distance: 300km per day
Riding Time per day: 3-6 hours
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate (some challenging gravel roads)
Off-Road Surface: 30% Gravel
On-Road Surface: 70% Tar

Route Map

Route and Itinerary

Day 1: Johannesburg to Dullstroom
Day 2: Dullstroom to Hazyview
Day 3: Kruger National Park
Day 4: Hazyview to Malolotja, Swaziland
Day 5: Malolotjia to St Lucia
Day 6: Rest day in St Lucia
Day 7: St Lucia to Oribi Gorge
Day 8: Oribi to Swell Eco Lodge, Wild Coast
Day 9: Rest day at Wild Coast
Day 10: Wild Coast to Hogsback
Day 11: Hogsback to Addo Elephant Park
Day 12: Addo to Baviaanskloof
Day 13: Baviaanskloof to Prince Albert via Meiringspoort
Day 14: Prince Albert to Seweweekspoort via Swartberg Pass
Day 15: Seweweekspoort to Tankwa Karoo
Day 16: Tankwa Karoo to Cape Town via Cederberg

Optional extra day visiting ‘Die Hel’ in Gamkaskloof Valley


Accommodation includes a mix of comfortable lodges (usually twin rooms) and campsites equipped with hot water and electricity. We’ll provide your camping gear – tent, pillow and pillowcase, and a comfortable self-inflating mattress. Please bring your own sleeping bag.


For pricing options contact us about customising a trip for you

Main Rider: R44000
Pillion, rider with own bike, or support vehicle passenger: R22000

Optional Extras:
SENA20S Bluetooth Music and Communication device: R75 per day

1) Prices in South African Rand. Click here to convert to your currency.
2) Costs are for minimum of two riders for the full tour.


What’s Included:
Honda Africa Twin 750cc motorcycle
Support vehicle with spare bike and trailer
Soft ATG side panniers and tank bag
Airport transfers
Accommodation en route
All breakfasts and some dinners
Camping equipment (see accommodation above, except sleeping bag)
Tour guide
Paper map of the region
Comprehensive Motorcycle Insurance
Unlimited Mileage
Excess luggage storage

What’s NOT Included:
Accommodation at origin and destination outside of tour dates
Fuel (approx. R2700)
Lunches, drinks and some dinners (details on request)
Reserve, game drive and sightseeing fees
Personal Insurance (Accident/Medical)
Motorcycle Damage Deposit (R8000)
Crash or Damage Recovery (AA Costs apply of R3.30 per Km

Optional Trip activities:
Addo Elephant Park game drive
Kruger National Park game drive


Ready to ride with us? Click here to fill in a booking form and see payment details.

Payment and Deposit
A 30% deposit is required to secure your place on the tour. Payment details are listed on the booking page.

Terms and Conditions / Indemnity
Click on the link to download our  Terms and Conditions / Indemnity. This must be signed by all participants prior to the start of the tour.

Need more info?

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