Adventure Motorcycle Tours: FAQ
This tour is fully accommodated and all Linen and towels are supplied. A small daypack is advisable.
Equipment, permits, entry fees, and professional guides. The price does not include alcohol, bottled water and soft drinks, meals where stipulated, curios, tips and optional excursions.
Before departure clients will be required to enter into an agreement pertaining to our booking conditions and general information.
Clients are required to have their own comprehensive personal travel insurance.
All our tours require participation from all tour members. Please keep in mind that flexibility and an open mind will greatly contribute to an enjoyable adventure.
We are travelling in developing countries; please do not expect the punctuality you have come to expect in first world countries. Things do not always run according to plan, however we do endeavor to run according to itineraries as much as possible.
Please ensure that you are in possession of valid travel documents for South Africa. Although we will endeavor to assist, we do not accept any liability or obligation for your travel documents.
Make sure that your passport has at least six months’ validity from your planned date of return to your home country.
Make two photocopies of valuable documents such as your passport, tickets, visas and travelers cheques. Keep one copy with you in a separate place to the original and leave another copy with someone at home.
South African Rand is the currency used in South Africa. All major currencies can be exchanged in South Africa. Please ensure that you have enough Rand as there are only limited opportunities to exchange foreign currencies. Major credit cards are widely accepted and can be used to pay for almost everything. Although Travelers Cheques are a safe way to transport money there are only limited opportunities to exchange your Travelers Cheques for cash.
It is compulsory that all passengers make arrangements for adequate travel insurance to financially safeguard against unforeseen circumstances. If you need further information please do not hesitate to contact us. Riders and or its guides do not accept responsibility for any loss, injury, damage, accident, fatality, delay or inconvenience experienced whilst on tour. You will be required to complete and sign a full indemnity prior to tour departure.
HEALTH PRECAUTIONS & REQUIREMENTS
All our guides have first aid boxes for use in emergencies, however we recommend that you bring along your own basic supply of medication, headache tablets etc.
Please note that Southern African weather conditions vary tremendously from season to season. During summer months temperatures of up to 40°C can be experienced. During the winter months of June, July and August the nights are very cold - temperatures may drop well below 0°C - although the day temperatures will be pleasant at around 20°C.
CLOTHING & PERSONAL EFFECTS
Herewith a recommended guide of what to bring along.
Full protective riding kit unless you're renting it from us
Hydration pack, camelback...etc
Bike driver’s license
Swimming Costume & Towel
Passport/Visas (if applicable)
Money (Sundry expenses, gratuities)
MEALS AND REFRESHMENTS
Meals are provided as indicated in the brochure/website or on the invoice, daily refreshments and road side lunches are for your own personal account.
A reasonable amount of personal spending money must be brought on our tours. This is to cover own expense meals, sundry goods purchased - such as suntan cream etc., all alcohol, bottled water and soft beverages, curios, optional extra excursions, airport tax, transfers and tips. In South Africa it is common courtesy to tip casual help for services rendered. In the case of your guide, if you are happy with his or her services, an amount of R50 per day per person would constitute a reasonable tip. By not tipping for services you are expressing displeasure.