Cape Town, Garden Route, Addo and Route 62 Loop

10-day Adventure through South Africa’s southern coast and Garden Route to Addo Elephant Park and back via Route 62 and the Swartberg mountains

Cape Town – Hermanus – Southern Tip of Africa – Witsand – Knysna – Tsitsikamma Forest – Addo Elephant Park – Swartberg Mountains – Montagu

March – April 2020
Rider: ZAR45000 (approx $US3100, $CAD4200, €2800)
Support car passenger: ZAR26000 (approx. $US1800, $CAD2450, €1600)

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Route Map

Trip Stats and Details:

This motorcycle tour explores the southern Cape coastal roads through Hermanus and the southern tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas. We then explore the Garden Route from George to Nature’s Valley before heading to Addo Elephant National Park. Our return route takes us through the little Karoo and the Swartberg mountains along Route 62 to Seweweekspoort and Montagu.

Total Distance: 2100km
Riding Days: 8
Rest Days: 2
Average distance: 260km 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

Next trip
March – April 2020
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Accommodation includes comfortable 3 and 4 star lodges (usually twin rooms) and one or two campsites equipped with hot water and electricity.

Cost details

Rider: ZAR45000 (approx $US3100, $CAD4200, €2800)
Support car passenger: ZAR26000 (approx. $US1800, $CAD2450, €1600)

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

Honda Africa Twin 750cc or Suzuki V-Strom 650 motorcycle
Panniers, tank bag and top box
Airport transfers
Breakfast and 2 dinners
Camping equipment
Tour guide
Comprehensive Motorcycle Insurance
Emergency evacuation to local medical center
Unlimited Mileage
Excess luggage storage

Accommodation at origin and destination outside of tour dates
Lunches, drinks and 7 dinners
Reserve and sightseeing entry fees
Personal Insurance (Accident/Medical)


Day 1: Cape Town to Gansbaai via False Bay, Gordon’s Bay coastal road and Hermanus
Day 2: Gansbaai to Witsand via the Southern tip of Africa
Day 3: Witsand to Knysna
Day 4: Rest day exploring Knysna or the Tsitiskamma forest
Day 5: Knysna to Addo
Day 6: Rest day at Addo Elephant National Park
Day 7: Addo to Willowmore
Day 8: Willowmore to Seweweekspoort
Day 9 Seweweekspoort to Montagu via Maitjiesfontein
Day 10: Montagu to Cape Town via Ceres and Bains Kloof Pass

Route Highlights

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