Garden Route 62 Safari Tour

Garden Route 62 Safari Tour

7 Nights Accommodation and 7 Days Riding

AT A GLANCE

Take a trip along the famous picturesque Garden Route and Route 62 for an unforgettable experience, which stretches along the famous coastline from Arniston eastward, taking in the towns of George, Knysna and Paternoster.

  • Weather

    Spring / Summer

  • Temperature

    25 C – 35 C

  • Distance

    1837 km / 1148 miles

  • Map with Route

OVERVIEW

An Overview of the Tour

In just 7 days, experience the panoramic coastal and mountainous vistas together with exotic wildlife and the smiling friendly faces of your local South African Fisherman’s faces.

This South African motorcycle tour has been created to fully experience the core of South Africa – the scenic beauty of dense forests and rocky headlands, the best wildlife selection in the world, covering the coast with white soft sandy beaches, our delish seafood dishes and of course the friendly faces who catch the fish.

The Garden Route 62 Tour is a combination of the famous coastal Garden Route and Route 62.

OUR ITINERARY

Daily Distances and Destinations

Day 1

DAY 1

Starting in Cape Town, hugging the coastline, stopping for a light lunch at a live working harbor, and then moving on to the famous Whale-Watching capital of South Africa.

On our way to the final destination for the day, a quick photo opportunity at your geographic southern tip of the African continent is awaiting you and your bike.

End your day at a tranquil little fishing village Arniston

Day 2

DAY 2

Setting out inland to the Little Karoo about 480kms east from Cape Town, to the world’s ostrich capital and where Cango Caves is situated next to the Swartberg mountain range.

Before diving into the great adventure, a stop for a cold cooldrink sitting under hanging panties at a Karroo gem.

Day 3

DAY 3

After spending some time in the bush with the wildlife, it is time to head to the lush natural beauty of Knysna situated on an estuary.

Here you can enjoy a boat cruise and visit the famous Knysna Waterfront just before sunset where many restaurants offer the best seafood in South Africa and are famous for their oysters.

Day 4

DAY 4

Leaving the coast, we head inland to Prince Albert for dramatic mountain views. Experience the traditional South African Country farming life.

Rich in architectural history with a mix of Cape Dutch, Victorian and Karoo housing.

Day 5

DAY 5

South Africa has one of the best safari destinations in the world. Its time to splurge on the award-winning Private Game Resort Lodge and Spa, Aquila.

Taking the N1 and stopping for a lovely lunch at a traditional Historical South Africa dorpie (meaning town in Afrikaans), making it in time to hopefully see The Big Five especially our nearly extinct Rhino’s sipping up the water.

Day 6

DAY 6

On to one of South Africa’s smallest fisherman’s villages, Paternoster is know for its Crayfish and soft sandy beaches.

Day 7

DAY 7

On our last day, we hug the coast, heading to Bloubergstrand – the best view for a picture opportunity of The 7 Wonders of the World, Table Mountain which is home to more plant species than in the entire United Kingdom.

Finishing the tour with a twisty ride along Champman’s Peak road, which is carved into red rock 300ft above sea level, guiding you to your first taste of South African History where the two Oceans meet, The Cape of Good Hope. This is where Portuguese navigator Bartolomeu Dias first sailed around the Cape in 1488, discovering the legend end of the Flying Dutchman ghost ship.

INCLUDED IN THE TOUR

Items included in the Tour

  • Airport Transfers from when you land at the Cape Town International Airport to when you leave Cape Town after the tour

  • Motorcycle of your choice with unlimited mileage

  • Comprehensive Motorcycle Insurance Cover on the motorcycle

  • Fuel included for the full tour

  • Toll and Park Fees

  • Pre-departure material and route maps

  • 7 Breakfasts & Dinners included

  • Accommodation for 8 nights at reputable accommodation establishments

  • Safari and Elephant Feed at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge and 2x Big Five Game Drives at Aquila Game Drive

  • Complimentary goodie bag for each tour participant

  • Support Vehicle with Driver/Sweeper, for luggage transport and assist

  • Services of Qualified experience local Tour Guide on a bike

  • Trailer with Spare back-up bike (Model confirmed before the tour)

  • BMW On-Call Roadside Assistance

  • Specially fitted Karoo 3 tyres applicable for the riding terrain

  • An opportunity to have fun!

TOUR PRICE

Prices & Items included in the Tour

Tour PRICE IN ZAR ALL INCLUSIVE Accommodation based on + – 4 Star Level Grading, Single Or Double Room Occupancy

  • BMW MOTORCYCLE MODELS
  • BMW G 310 GS
  • BMW F 750 GS
  • BMW F850 GS
  • BMW F 850 GS Adventure
  • BMW R 1250 GS
  • BMW R 1250 GS Adventure
  • TOUR PRICE PER RIDER SHARING
  • ZAR 49 959.00 all inclusive
  • ZAR 61 893.00 all inclusive
  • ZAR 63 353.00 all inclusive
  • ZAR 65 893.00 all inclusive
  • ZAR 68 710.00 all inclusive
  • ZAR 73 581.00 all inclusive
  • TOUR PRICE PER SINGLE RIDER
  • ZAR 60 716.00 all inclusive
  • ZAR 66 560.00 all inclusive
  • ZAR 68 021.00 all inclusive
  • ZAR 70 560.00 all inclusive
  • ZAR 73 379.00 all inclusive
  • ZAR 78 249.00 all inclusive
  • TOUR PRICE PER PILLION SHARING
  • ZAR 31 691.00 all inclusive
  • BMW F 750 GS
  • BMW F850 GS
  • BMW F 850 GS Adventure
  • BMW R 1250 GS
  • BMW R 1250 GS Adventure

• Comprehensive Motorcycle Insurance Cover on motorcycle
• Unlimited Mileage – routing consist of 70/30 Asphalt/Gentle Gravel track routes experiencing lesser
• 1 x Registered Tour Guide Master
• BMW Motorcycle Model of choice as per above for 7 riding days
• Accommodation en-Route for 7 nights at reputable well graded establishments (including but not limited to Private Game Reserve and Game Lodge,
experience true South African Hospitality and cuisine in picteresque little town of De Rust with host Lisa, mingle with the local fishermen in cultural hotel in true West Coast style!
• At Private Game Reserve – welcome drinks upon arrival, buffet lunch, 2hr to 3 hr Game Drive Buffet Dinner, morning game drive, buffet breakfast ✓At Game Lodge – Dinner, Breakfast and choose between Bush Safari OR Elephant Feeding Experience
• 8 Seater Back – up Vehicle with Driver
• Back up trailer with back up motorcycle
• Airport Transfers
• Goodie Bag Gift Pack for each participant
• Entrance Fees to listed activities
• Farewell dinner on last evening of tour at African Themed restaurant with marimba band
• GREET THE COAST: Tour closure driving to the legendary Cape Point and experience the panoramic views and the 1859 lighthouse via Chapmans Peak, one of the worlds most coveted roads winding
along the Atlantic Ocean – a feast for all riding enthusiasts! Experience the charm of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl Winelands to choose from – several wine farms to enjoy good food and drink
• 7 BreakfastsIncluded
• 7 x Dinners Included – experience TRUE South African Cuisine whilst mingling with local cultures inclusive of Buffet dinner on John Benn Knysna lagoon cruise
• Fuel during the trip
• Complimentary Tyre Repair Puncture Kits
• Satellite recovery and ER 24 Emergency Medical Assistance device (Rider Down Accident Alert)
• BMW On Call Road Side Assistance available within the South African borders
• Suggestions for clients – Listing some of each destinations amazing local attractions, spots worth while visiting and activities to choose from eg Visit Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
in Simonstown, Dive with sharks in GansBaai/Hermanus. Visit Cape Agulhas most southern point of Africa En Route to Arniston 44 kms, Natures Valley/Garden of Eden, The Heads & Estuary in Knysna, Monkey Valley, Bungee Jumping/Ziplining. In Oudtshoorn visit Cango Caves, stroke a Cheetah, dive with crocodiles, ride an ostrich/visit the ostrich farm. In Hermanus (the worlds capital of whales) stop off for lunch whilst spotting whales – watching season is from June > December
• 7 x Light lunches included

• Flights
• Visas and Related costs
• Drinks/alcoholic beverages, tips, laundries, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature
• Travel and personal accident insurance (obligatory)
• All personal medical insurance with repatriation
• Optional excursions and activities
• All personal rider gear for the duration of the tour (although available with extras for renting should rider require)

NB PLEASE NOTE:
33% deposit is due on booking confirmation of tour
Total of Outstanding Rental/Tour Balance is payable for Final Settlement 60 days PRIOR to 1st rental/tour day

TOUR DETAILS

Motorcycle options and terrain grading

Our motorcycles are the latest spec, low mileage, full-house models in pristine condition, as they are no older than two years and are fully serviced and maintained at official BMW Motorrad SA dealerships throughout Southern Africa, according to the manufacturer service schedule carried out by Germany factory certified technicians utilising the latest BMW approved diagnostics equipment.

We are the only company in Southern Africa that does not have an in-house workshop and relies exclusively on BMW Motorrad’s expertise and knowledge to keep our bikes in perfect condition and fully maintained. We have the full BMW GS range. Ranging from a light maneuverable BMW G 310 GS to a super comfortable BMW R 1250 GS Adventure.

All the bikes are fitted with engine protection, handguard protection and headlight lamp covers, stoneguard. All bikes have the upgraded 6.5 Inch TFT Screen display, keyless ride, centre stand, heated handgrips, Tyre Pressure Monitors and you can upgrade to a quick shift gear selector assistant on your BMW F 850 GS and BMW R 1250 GS.

South Africa boasts some of the best warm sunny weather all year round, although we do have winter for around 3 – 4 month of the year, we enjoy sunshine 90% of the time. This makes South Africa and the Western Cape one of the best locations for Motorcycle tours and travels.

The Cape region has some what Mediterranean climate, while the rest of the country has a more tropical climates. During this tour, it is not the rainy season, so expect hot sunny days that reach about 28 degrees during the day and about 20 degrees at night. It is advisable to wear sunblock throughout the day to combat the African firry sun and for those who get a chilly quick, bring a light jacket for at night.

The trip is a total of 1837kms. On average we do about 300kms per day. The longest day is about 330kms on Day 2 and the shortest of 183kms on Day 3.

The tour is based on seeing as much as possible by bike but also allowing time for you to go on excursions such as game drives or even if you decide to chose your own activity.

South Africa boasts some of the best warm sunny weather all year round, although we do have winter for around 3 – 4 month of the year, we enjoy sunshine 90% of the time. This makes South Africa and the Western Cape one of the best locations for Motorcycle tours and travels.

The Cape region has some what Mediterranean climate, while the rest of the country has a more tropical climates. During this tour, it is not the rainy season, so expect hot sunny days that reach about 28 degrees during the day and about 20 degrees at night. It is advisable to wear sunblock throughout the day to combat the African firry sun and for those who get a chilly quick, bring a light jacket for at night.

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