12 Day Garden Route Adventure Tour

28 mountain Passes, twisted dirt roads, mind blowing scenery !     Mild to Wild, you choose...
Featured in Robert Wicks's Book - The World's Greatest Motorcycle Routes

Tour Description:
Starting in Cape Town - The Ultimate Adventure Ride - Via back roads and 28 Mountain Passes, the BEST South Africa has to Offer !!!!

Tour Description:
Leaving the City of Cape Town - the route takes us along a network of back roads, gravel mountain passes and follows the East coast up the Garden Route. A full rest day in Addo Elephant Park including a Full Day Safari Drive and game viewing. Then, for the more experienced riders,  we tackle the most spectacular section of the route via Baviaanskloof Wilderness area. Baviaanskloof is rated as the No. 1 Adventure route in Southern Africa by local and international riders. With multiple gravel passes and over 20 rivers crossings - Baviaanskloof delivers the BEST South Africa has to offer in a 2 day Epic section.
The route back West travel through the Karoo region, the spectacular Swartberg Pass is among more than 28 scenic and historical mountain passes. Finally we traverse the mountain ranges in the Tankwa Karoo via Sutherland and Calvinia, then head south via the Cederberg and back down to Cape Town.
“This Route has the WOW !! factor” Guaranteed !

This route includes the (4 Day Cederberg and Karoo Adventure Tour)

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Ride-able all year round: (Baviaanskloof Nov - May)
Tour Dates:
Open, tell us when you're available

Tour Stats:
Total Distance              2800km
Total Days                        12
Riding Days                     11
Rest Days                        1 Day in Addo Elephant Park
Average distance        350km per day
Riding Time per day    4-5 hours
Level of Difficulty         3 (4 With Baviaanskloof)
Off-Road Surface         80 % Gravel
On-Road Surface         20 % Asphalt (Tar)
Minimum Riders            1
Maximum Riders          6

KTM Adventure Tours - Garden Route
KTM Adventure Tours - Garden Route

KTM Adventure Tours - Garden Route
KTM Adventure Tours - Garden Route

KTM Adventure Tours - Garden Route
KTM Adventure Tours - Garden Route

KTM Adventure Tours - Garden Route
KTM Adventure Tours - Garden Route

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This Tour is  suitable with Passengers


Tour Cost per Single rider in a group
ZAR 80 350.00 (KTM 1290 Adventure R)
ZAR 75 350.00 (KTM 1090 Adventure R)
ZAR 70 350.00 (KTM 790 Adventure R)

Tour Cost per Single Rider Sharing
ZAR 73 350.00 (KTM 1290 Adventure R)
ZAR 68 350.00 (KTM 1090 Adventure R)
ZAR 63 850.00 (KTM 790 Adventure R)

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Tour Cost per Single rider in a group
ZAR 58 690.00 (KTM 1290 Adventure R)
ZAR 53 850.00 (KTM 1090 Adventure R)
ZAR 49 350.00 (KTM 790 Adventure R)
Excludes Fuel


B&B Style 3 Star, 4 Star (Air-conditioned)
Breakfast is Included
Some evening meals are included
Shared accommodation is available on request

Permits for the Cave Paintings are ZAR40 pp
Bloukrans Bungy Jump, available on request

Airport/Guesthouse Shuttle, pick up and drop off
Pre Tour Accommodation in Cape Town
Paper Maps of the region

Back up Vehicle
For more than 6 riders
4x4 = ZAR1650 per day
Driver = ZAR1500 per day
Spare bike on Trailer = ZAR450 per day

Prices subject to change without notice. E&OE

Included in this tour:

  • 12 Days Motorcycle & Soft Luggage Bags Rental

  • Technical support vehicle with luggage & bike trailer (more than 6 riders, costs apply)

  • Overnight Accommodation in hotels, lodges, and breakfasts (Some Dinners)

  • Experienced Motorcycle Group Leader

  • Admission fees to national parks  & Full Day Safari in Addo Elephant Park

  • Full Comprehensive Bike Insurance in South Africa

  • Difficulty level (3/4 out of 5) = Easy, but advanced in Baviaanskloof

  • Route can be changed for less experienced riders

  • Professional Off-Road riding instruction (Guided)

  • Professional Photography (If Guided by Craig Marshall)

NOT Included in this tour:

  • Health insurance for foreign travels

  • Some evening meals are not included

  • Tips & gratuities

  • All expenses of a personal nature, e.g. beverages, souvenirs, telephone calls

  • Crash or Damage Recovery (AA Costs apply of ZAR3.30 per Km)

  • Technical support vehicle with luggage & bike trailer (more than 6 riders only, costs apply)

  • Motorcycle Fuel & Oil, Chain Lube

  • Pre and Post trip accommodation

  • Airport Shuttles

    Adventure travel by nature is unpredictable, weather patterns, road conditions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that ultimately are for the client's benefit. It is essential that clients are flexible and open minded in this regard


Warnings !
Technical River Crossings in Baviaanskloof vary in difficulty depending on seasonal rain and water levels.

Route Map