1-day Motorcycle Tours of Cape Town, the Cape Peninsula, and Winelands

Explore the magnificent coastal roads, mountain passes, beaches and wildlife of Cape Town, the Cape Peninsula and Cape Fold Mountains on these 1-day guided motorcycle tours.

Got your own route ideas? We'd be happy to create a custom route for you.

Cape Town and Cape Peninsula

150 Km, 6 hours, Single Rider: R2100; 2+ Riders: R1800pp; Pillion (with rider): R500

This is a beautiful, relaxed ride around the tar coastal roads of the Cape Peninsula. Visit the penguins at Boulders Beach, explore the Cape of Good Hope and ride the beautiful road along Misty Cliffs to Kommetjie. We end the day with a ride around Chapmans Peak drive into Hout Bay.

Bring R303 cash per person if you would like to enter Cape Point Park 

Boyes Drive above Muizenberg – Fish Hoek – Simon’s Town and Red Hill drive – Cape Point Nature Reserve –
Scarborough and Misty Cliffs – Chapman’s Peak – Hout Bay

Whale Watching Ride to Hermanus

305 Km, 8 hours, Single Rider: R3300; 2+ Riders: R2500pp; Pillion (with rider): R800

Explore the False Bay coastline as we make our way east towards Hermanus via Gordon's Bay and Betty's Bay. We'll ride the breathtakingly beautiful Clarence Drive and stop for lunch at Hermanus. The Whales are around from July to December. We return via the wine farms in the Hemel en Aarde Valley and the beautiful road from Grabouw to Theewaterskloof dam. The final highlight is Franschhoek pass and a coffee break in the town of Franschhoek.

Highlights

Hout Bay and Chapmans Peak Drive – Fish Hoek – Boyes Drive above Muizenberg – False Bay Coastline – Gordon's Bay and Clarence Drive – Betty's Bay – Hermanus – Elgin Valley – Franschhoek Pass

Cape Town and Franschhoek loop

284 Km, 6-8 hours. Single Rider: R3100; 2+ Riders: R2400pp; Pillion (with rider): R600

This is a similar route to the Hermanus ride but about 1.5 hours shorter for those who don't have quite as much time.

Highlights

Hout Bay and Chapmans Peak Drive – Fish Hoek – Boyes Drive above Muizenberg – False Bay Coastline – Gordon's Bay and Clarence Drive – Betty's Bay – Elgin Valley – Franschhoek Pass

Cape Town and Franschhoek loop with Du Toits Kloof and Bains Kloof Pass

396 Km, 7-9 hours. Single Rider: R4600; 2+ Riders: R2900pp; Pillion (with rider): R800

This route explores 4 beautiful mountain passes in the Cape Fold mountains and the coastal road around False Bay. We ride out to the town of Wellington and explore Bain's Kloof Pass and the winelands in Slanghoek before turning west and riding Du Toits Kloof pass to Paarl. We then head to Franschhoek for lunch and enjoy Franschhoek pass to Theewaterskloof dam. The beautiful road to Grabouw takes us to the gravel Highlands pass or the tar pass at Houw Hoek. Our final leg takes us along the coastal road past Kleinmond, Betty's Bay, Gordon's Bay, and Muizenberg.

Highlights

Ou Kaapse Weg – Simonstown – Gordons Bay – Clarence Drive to Rooi Els and Kleinmond – Grabouw Valley – Franschhoek Pass – Franschhoek – Du Toits Kloof Pass – Slanghoek – Bains Kloof Pass – Wellington

Cape Town and Franschhoek loop with Atlantic Seaboard

340 Km, 7-9 hours. Single Rider: R3400; 2+ Riders: R2700pp; Pillion (with rider): R800

Extend your ride by exploring the coastal road from Green Point to Camps Bay and Llandudno Beach. 

Highlights

Green Point – Camps Bay – Hout Bay – Chapmans Peak Drive – Fish Hoek – Muizenberg and Boyes Drive – Gordons Bay – Clarence Drive to Rooi Els and Kleinmond – Grabouw Valley – Franschhoek Pass

Trip Details

Dates: Bookings available year round

Bikes: Honda Africa Twin XRV750 or Suzuki V-Strom 650

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Off-Road Surface: 0% Gravel
On-Road Surface: 100% Tar

Optional Extras:
We can provide a selection of helmets, jackets and gloves included in the tour price

Notes:
1) Prices in South African Rand. Click here to convert to your currency


What’s Included:
Honda Africa Twin 750cc or Suzuki VStrom 650 motorcycle
Fuel
Tour guide
Sena 20S Bluetooth Music and Communication device (6 available)
Top box (lockable)
Comprehensive Motorcycle Insurance
Unlimited Mileage
Excess luggage storage

What’s NOT Included:
Lunch, drinks etc.

Contact us

We’d love to hear from you! For more information contact Andrew at +27 79 697 7110
or email him at andrew@ridedownsouth.com
or fill out this contact form.