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Impala Tour (8-Day Garden Route)

8 days and 7 nights on a super road trip, riding the best roads through the mountains and along the coast line. This tour is ideal for the budget-conscious biker who wants to see South Africa without breaking the bank.


(maximum 12 people on 8 motorcycles)

Mar 2019 (03-10)


7 Bikes remaining


(per person sharing)

BMW F700 (Rider only)


BMW F800 Rider


BMW F800 Pillion


BMW R1200GS Rider


BMW R1200GS Pillion



What’s included

– Transfers to and from Cape Town International Airport
– Bike Hire
– Bike insurance
– All overnight accommodation and breakfasts
– Host for the duration of the trip on a motorcycle
– Road trip commemorative t-shirt

What’s not included

– Airfares
– Meals other than breakfasts
– Drinks of any kind
– Tips/Tolls/Park entry fees
– Fuel
– Anything else not mentioned in the “what’s included” section


Day 1

Arrive at Cape Town International Airport where you will be collected by air-conditioned transport and transferred to your first night’s accommodation. Spend the day exploring the ‘Mother City’ at your leisure, or simply relax in one of the many bars or restaurants in the area. You will be met by Alex for dinner at one of the local restaurants and the programme for the next 7 days will be discussed.

Day 2

After an early breakfast we will pick up the motorcycles and, once the paperwork and bike orientation is done, head out of Cape Town via the Chapman’s Peak coast road to Cape Point. A chance to get that Cape of Good Hope photo, then we get back on the road and ride to Hermanus – a lively coastal town with an abundance of great places to eat.


Day 3

Heading along the R62 in the Klein Karoo (Little Desert) we will stop for cool drinks at the famous Ronnie’s Sex Shop (a bar!), where Ronnie is always happy to regale customers with the story of how his establishment ended up with its unusual name. Onward to Oudtshoorn where we will overnight and you will be treated to great South African hospitality. During this day we will ride over the mountains via Tradouw Pass and then cross the Klein Karoo.

Day 4

An easy start to today as we head South down to the N2 and then East through to the town of Knysna. Here you can spend some time in the town getting basic supplies and checking out the Motorcycle Room. A great collection of old bikes.

Day 5

Breakfast then head out of town Westward towards the town of George where we can decide on the route to be taken to our next overnight stop. The coastal town of Witsand has one of the best beaches around and you can walk for many miles if you desire.

Day 6

Follow the gravel road out of town and head to one of the most unusual ways to cross a river. At Malgas you must ride onto a raft which is then pulled by hand some 200 metres across the Breede River. Plenty of time to take an easy ride along the local gravel roads before we arrive at the Southernmost tip of Africa. Cape Agulhas is where we will be staying for the night. With its plentiful bars and restaurants, this is an ideal stop for your South African adventure. Dine with the group and recollect the “best bits” of your holiday. We think you will find it hard to choose just one.

Day 7

An easy short ride back into Hermanus for your final night. Time to try one of the other amazing eateries. There’s plenty to choose from for sure.


Day 8

By no means is your journey over. We still have an incredible day of riding back to Cape Town. Back into Cape town for late afternoon, here is where we say our goodbyes and either you can be transferred to a local hotel if you are staying on in Cape Town (at your own expense) or we will drive you to the airport ready for your flight home.

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