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Two Oceans Ride (12days) Print E-mail
Alternativ 1 From the Mother City of Cape Town you ride along the Atlantic and Indian Ocean. Enjoy the beauty of the Garden Route, watch wildlife in the Addo Elephant National Park, ride the fabled route 62 and stand at the real southern tip of Africa in Cape Agulhas. And in Oudtshoorn you can earn your ostrich drivers license. 



DAY-TO-DAY
Day 1: Cape Town
Day 2: Cape of Good Hope
Day 3: Winelands
Day 4: Route 62, Barrydale & Karoo
Day 5: Oudtshoorn
Day 6: Great Karoo
Day 7: Addo Elephant National Park
Day 8: Port Elizabeth
Day 9: Garden Route
Day 10: Garden Route
Day 11: Southern Cape
Day 12: Hermanus

Day 1: Cape Town
On the first morning, after collection of the motorcycle(s) you wheel along the Atlantic Seaboard to get used to your machine. Destination is Hout Bay for a boat trip to the Cape fur seals on Duiker Island. The spectacular Chapman’s Peak drive, leads to Noordhoek and ultimately Groot Constantia, the oldest wine estate in southern Africa.  Next up is Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and/or Table Mountain. Dinner & overnight Cape Town

Day 2: Cape of Good Hope
Ride the blue route to Muizenberg and Kalk Bay. Visit the African penguins on Boulder’s Beach, ride along the western shores of False Bay to the Cape Point Nature reserve. After lunch leave for coastal town Kommetjie from where you will take the scenic Strandfontein road leading to your accommodation in Stellenbosch. Overnight.

Day 3: Winelands
Today you take a leisurely ride past the vineyards of Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch. These old towns are very well worth a visit and a real treat for any biker. Ride to the Afrikaans language monument in Paarl for a great view over the region.

Day 4: Route 62, Barrydale & Karoo
Cruise across the majestic DuToitskloof to the town of Worcester and on to the fabled Route 62, a real biker’s paradise. Overnight Barrydale.

Day 5: Oudtshoorn
En route to Oudtshoorn you ride through the hamlet of Calitzdorp, home of the finest Port wines in South Africa. On arrival in Oudtshoorn you will check into your accommodation. Have lunch in one of the many street side restaurants in the town also known as “Ostrich City”. Enjoy the afternoon to cruise around exploring the area, visit the Cango Caves and an ostrich ranch. Overnight Oudtshoorn

Day 6: Great Karoo
The road leads you through the desolate Great Karoo towards scenic Steytlerville near the Baviaanskloof nature reserve. Relax at your accommodation with a real South African “braai” (BBQ) and perhaps a few cold ones.

Day 7: Addo Elephant National Park
Today you ride to Addo Elephant National Park, home to over 300 gentle giants and many other animals. Explore the park in an open safari vehicle. Overnight close to the reserve.

Day 8: Port Elizabeth
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and drive towards the harbour town of Port Elizabeth. Check in. Spend the afternoon cruising in and around “The Friendly City”.

Day 9: Garden Route
Ride down the Garden Route, one of the most beautiful rides for bikers in southern Africa. Park your bike for a stopover at the Tsitsikamma forest and hike to the suspension bridge. Make a boat trip over the Knysna lagoon before returning to your accommodation in the area.

Day 10: Garden Route
Today you get a day at leisure to explore the Garden Route. Some suggestions: visit Monkey Land and Birds of Eden in Plettenberg Bay or ride the stunning old road to the aptly named Nature’s Valley.

Day 11: Southern Cape
Follow the N2 highway along the coast towards Wilderness, Mossel Bay and eventually Cape Agulhas – the true southern tip of Africa! Overnight.

Day 12: Hermanus
On your last day you make a stopover in Hermanus, the best whale watching spot in the world.* Next descend the magnificent Sir Lowry’s pass to the Cape Town city bowl. Your tour ends here. If you want to extend your holiday or combine your trip with any of our other products, we will gladly assist you.

Let us know how many of you there are and whether or not you need to hire ypour bikes and we can send a costing through.

 
 
 
 
 
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TESTIMONIAL

Our trip was absolutely awesome. We were treated like royalty and the kids had an absolute blast. Isolated quiet and yet so many things for the kids to do and explore. We had such a great time that the kids are harassing me when we can go back, and that is one thing I will do is go back.

Andrea Carlyle

Zipping Zebra

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Hout Bay
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Cape Town
South Africa

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