Classic Cape Town, South Coast, Route 62 and Swartberg Motorcycle Tour

8-day Private Motorcycle Adventure exploring Cape Town, the Cape Coast, Southern Tip of Africa, Route 62 and the Swartberg Mountains

Dates: Jan – Feb 2020
Cost: €3350
Rider and passenger (private tour)

Route Map

Route Highlights

Cape Town – Gordon's Bay – Hermanus – Southern Tip of Africa – Swellendam – Route 62 – Swartberg Mountains – Matjiesfontein – Montagu – Franschhoek

Trip Stats and Details

This motorcycle tour explores Cape Town, the Cape Peninsula and the southern Cape coastal roads through Hermanus and the southern tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas. We then head north to the fold mountains at Swellendam and explore some magnificent mountain passes toward the iconic Route 62. Heading into the Swartberg mountains we cross through the famous Seweweekspoort pass and on to the historic railway town at Matjiesfontein. We head back to Cape Town via the farming towns of Montagu and Greyton and take in the breathtaking Franschhoek pass. 

Total Distance: 1530 km
Riding Days: 6
Rest Days: 2
Average distance: 220km 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


All accommodation is in 4-star hotels and lodges. Details can be found in the tour itinerary.


Ride one of our Honda Africa Twin XRV 750 or Suzuki V-Strom 650 motorcycles

Cost details

Cost: €3350
Rider and passenger (private tour)

Included in the price:
Honda Africa Twin 750cc or Suzuki V-Strom 650 motorcycle
Airport transfers
Tour guide
Comprehensive Motorcycle Insurance
Unlimited Mileage
Excess luggage storage

Accommodation at origin and destination outside of tour dates
Lunches, drinks
Personal Insurance (Accident/Medical)

Detailed Itinerary

Day 0: Arrive in Cape Town International Airport (CPT). Transfer to hotel
Accommodation: The One8 Hotel (

Day 1: Sightseeing day in Cape Town. Option to explore Table Mountain, Signal Hill and Atlantic Seaboard on the motorcycles.
Accommodation: The One8 Hotel

Day 2: Motorcycle ride around the Cape Peninsula to Cape Point (150km)
Accommodation: The One8 Hotel

Day 3: Cape Town to Hermanus via False Bay, Gordon’s Bay (170km)
Accommodation: Bamboo Guesthouse, Hermanus (

Day 4: Explore Hermanus and surrounding areas (0-80 km)
Accommodation: Bamboo Guesthouse, Hermanus

Day 5: Hermanus to Swellendam via Southern Tip of Africa (237km)
Accommodation: A Hilltop Country Retreat, Swellendam (

Day 6: Swellendam to Matjiesfontein via Tradouw Pass, Route 62 and Seweweekspoort (264km)
Accommodation: The Lord Milner Hotel (

Day 7: Matjiesfontein to Greyton via Montagu (256km)
Accommodation: The Post House, Greyton (

Day 8: Greyton to Cape Town via Franschhoek and Stellenbosch (215km)
Accommodation: The One8 Hotel

Day 8/9: Transfer to Cape Town International

End of Tour

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