Ride Down South

Epic African Motorcycle

for individuals and groups

Explore our Upcoming Tours

Cape Town to Victoria Falls

6-26 September 2024

21-day Motorcycle Adventure from Cape Town to Victoria Falls via South Africa's West Coast, Namibia & the Okavango Delta. 

Cape Town to the Kruger Park

10-24 November 2024

17-31 January 2025

13-day South African Adventure Exploring Cape Town, Winelands, the Garden Route, Eastern Cape Highlands and Drakensberg to the Kruger Park

What We Offer:

  • Great Locations
    Best routes from 8 years of touring Namibia
  • Flexibility
    Flexible, custom rides for individuals and groups
  • Reliable Motorcycles Built for Africa
    Honda Africa Twin CRF 1000 and Transalp 750 bikes
  • Comfortable Lodges
    3 & 4-star lodge accommodation
  • Backup and Support
    Support vehicle with mechanic, luggage space and spare bike
  • Experienced, Local Guides

Our Routes

Discover Africa's vast landscapes, stunning rock formations, starry southern night skies, towering dunes, great lakes, unique wildlife, food and history on our guided motorcycle tours. Choose one of our favourite routes or create your custom ride. 

13-day Cape Town to Kruger Park

Join us as we explore South Africa's breathtaking Cape coast and fold mountains, the Garden Route, Wild Coast, Drakensberg mountains, historic battlefields, and abundant wildlife on this 13-day motorcycle adventure

13-day Cape Town to Namibia

Ride from Cape Town to Windhoek via the Cape Fold Mountains, Great Karoo & the best of Namibia. Experience the Fish River Canyon, Luderitz, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Spitzkoppe, a private game reserve. and more!

21-day Cape Town, Namibia, Okavango Delta & Victoria Falls

Ride from Cape Town to Victoria Falls via South Africa's West Coast, Namibia & the Okavango Delta. Experience the best of Namibia and two Unesco World Heritage Sites

13 Day Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe & Lake Malawi

Explore Namibia from Windhoek, Fish River Canyon, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Twyfelfontein and more

9 or 13-day Namibia Grand Tour

Explore Namibia from Windhoek, Fish River Canyon, Luderitz, Kolmanskop, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Skeleton Coast, Spitzkoppe, Twyfelfontein and a private game reserve.

21-day Great Lakes and Rift Valley Ride

Explore East Africa on this route from Lake Malawi to Rwanda via northern Malawi, Ngorogoro Crater, Kilimanjaro, Lake Naivasha, Lake Victoria, Kibale, the Ruwenzori and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

What People Are Saying

About Ride Down South

Ride Down South is a registered adventure motorcycle tour company based in Cape Town, South Africa. We've been riding our favourite routes in Africa since 2007 and love showing our guests the wonders of our big backyard. Our fleet of Honda Africa Twin CRF1000 and Transalp 750 motorcycles are fun to ride and capable of anything African roads have in store for us. 

Ride Down South is bonded with the SATSA (South African Tourism Services Association) and insured with SATIB (Safari and Tourism Insurance Brokers) in South Africa.

Meet Our Guides

Michael Durham

lead guide

"My experience of riding in Southern Africa has led me on this path of doing what I love and what motivates me every day - the pleasure of sharing our beautiful region with our guests in the best way possible - on two wheels."

Andrew Vaughan


Andrew is the owner, chief mechanic, email answerer and new route explorer at Ride Down South. His biggest motorcycling adventure was a 30 000km ride from Vancouver, Canada to Cape Town via Russia, Eastern Europe and Africa on a Kawasaki KLR 650 in 2007. Now he gets to tour Africa on Honda Africa Twins - a much better ride!

Book Your Motorcycle Adventure with Confidence

Your Deposit Guaranteed

Ride Down South is bonded with SATSA. This means your trip deposit is guaranteed in the event of business liquidation

Qualified Guides

Our guides are trained, qualified and registered in terms of the applicable laws in South Africa

Top Rated

100 5-Star Reviews on Google, TripAdvisor and AirBnB Experiences

Contact us

Get in touch and let's create your dream ride!

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Ride Down South
Contact Andrew: +27-79-697-7110

Registered in South Africa. No.: 2015/293371/07
SATSA Membership No.: 2313
Registered Office: 27 7th Avenue, Maitland, Cape Town, 7708, South Africa

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