4/5 Day Cederberg and Karoo Adventure Tour

Twisted Dirt Roads, Breath-Taking Scenery !     100% Adventure
Featured in Robert Wicks's Book - The World's Greatest Motorcycle Routes

Tour Description:
Starting in Cape Town - Experience the Diversity of the Breathtaking Karoo Landscapes, wild Flowers and Twisted Mountain Passes.

Leaving the Riders Store in Somerset West - the route takes us on back roads through the Overberg and into the Anysberg Nature Reserve, then up through Montagu, Longkloof pass and some spectacular scenery up to Laingsberg and along the N1 to Matjiesfontein, a historical British outpost from yesteryear. From there we journey through the rugged Karoo Region and Klein Roggeveld to the incredible “Ouberg Pass” one of SA’s most spectacular sites. Then we travel through the flower region of Calvinia and Niewoudtville before heading south to the Majestic and ancient Cederberg Mountains. Challenging gravel roads takes us down into the “Rooibos Tea” historical route into Wupperthal  - We visit 6000 year old cave paintings dotted around the incredible rock formations.
The final day takes us along a scenic, mostly tar route via Ceres and the twisted Bainskloof pass back to Cape Town.

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Ride-able all year round:
Tour Dates:
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Tour Stats:
Total Distance                1170km
Total Days                        4
Riding Days                     4
Average distance        350km per day
Riding Time per day  4-5 hours
Level of Difficulty        3
Off-Road Surface        80 % Gravel
On-Road Surface        20 % Asphalt (Tar)
Minimum Riders          1
Maximum Riders         6

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Warnings !
Technical light sand and loose Gravel in Summer can be challenging. The Route to Wupperthal has a few patches of deep sand, caution is advised


Included in this tour:

  • 4 Days KTM Adventure 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 Comprehensive Bike Insurance in South Africa

  • Difficulty level (3 out of 5) = Easy, but Intermediate over the Wupperthal Trail

  • Route can be changed for less experienced riders

  • Professional Off-Road riding instruction (Guided)

  • Professional Photography (If Guided by Craig Marshall)


5 Day Option:
Inverdoorn Game Reserve - add ZAR3750.00pp

  • Afternoon Safari Game Drive (BIG 5)

  • Cheetah Sprint encounter !

  • 3 course Dinner (Excluding drinks)

  • Accommodation in Luxury Air-conditioned Chalet

  • Morning Safari Game Drive (BIG 5)

  • Full Buffet Breakfast

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)

  • Fuel and oil

  • 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

This Tour is  NOT suitable with Passengers

Tour Cost per Single rider in a group
ZAR 24 450.00 (KTM 1290 Adventure R)
ZAR 22 850.00 (KTM 1090 Adventure R)
ZAR 21  350.00 (KTM 790 Adventure R)

Tour Cost per Single Rider Sharing
ZAR 23 850.00
(KTM 1290 Adventure R)
ZAR 21  350.00 (KTM 1090 Adventure R)
ZAR 20 650.00 (KTM 790 Adventure R)

Virtual GPS Self Guided
Tour Cost per Single rider in a group

ZAR 21 350.00
(KTM 1290 Adventure R)
ZAR 19 850.00 (KTM 1090 Adventure R)
ZAR 18 650.00 (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
Adding one extra Night at Inverdoorn Game Reserve will be charged extra (ZAR3750pp) including Cheetah Interaction and high speed running exhibition
Plus one extra days rental fees
Route with Inverdoorn is 5 Days  

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

Route Map

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