*Average price including bike, game drive and accommodation (for 1 person for 13 nights/14 days).
Price for an additional passenger around 1900 Euros. Subject to final quotation. Guide not included.
Total: approximately 3500 km
From The Indian to the Atlantic Ocean, make the trip of your life along the magnificent South African Coast. Discover through this unforgettable journey the African Grand Canyon, a safari in The Kruger Park and its Big 5, the blue coast of Durban and its infinite beaches, the wonders of the Garden Route, the southernmost point of Africa and finish your trip in vibrant Cape Town where you will enjoy visiting Winelands, pingouins and the famous Cape of Good Hope.
Road from Johannesburg to Blyde River Canyon via Dullstroom (3h + 3H – 385 km)
Dullstroom, where you will stop halfway for lunch, is a small town in Mpumalanga province, South Africa, and along with Underberg, it is one of South Africa's premier flyfishing destinations. The town features the highest railway station in South Africa at 2,077 metres above sea level as well as at the foot of De Berg, the highest point in the province at 2,332 metres. This city and the surroundings areas are well known for their fishing farm and their breathless Mountain landscapes.
The Blyde River Canyon is a significant natural feature of South Africa, located in Mpumalanga, and forming the northern part of the Drakensberg escarpment. It is 25 kilometres (16 mi) in length and is, on average, around 750 metres (2,461 ft) deep. While it is difficult to compare canyons world-wide, Blyde River Canyon is one of the largest canyons on Earth, and it may be the largest 'green canyon' due to its lush subtropical foliage. It has some of the deepest precipitous cliffs of any canyon on the planet. It is the second largest canyon in Africa, after the Fish River Canyon, and is known as one of the great wonders of nature on the continent. Possibly the best view in the whole of the Blyde River Canyon is of the "Three Rondavels", huge, round rocks, thought to be reminiscent of the houses or huts of the indigenous people, known as rondavels. This canyon is part of the Panorama Route. This route starts at the town Graskop and includes God's Window, the Pinnacle and Bourke's Luck Potholes.
Night in Blyde River Canyon.
Blyde River/ Kruger Park (1h30 – 110 km)
Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa. It covers an area of 19,485 square kilometres in the provinces of Limpopo and Mpumalanga in northeastern South Africa, and extends 360 kilometres from north to south and 65 kilometres from east to west. All the Big Five game animals are found at Kruger National Park, which has more species of large mammals than any other African game reserve (at 147 species). Sabi Game reserve, which is part of the Kruger was initially created to control hunting and protect the diminished number of animals in the park.
Night in a luxurious game lodge in Kruger park.
Kruger Park/Swaziland – Mbabane (3h00 – 245 km)
Swaziland, officially the Kingdom of Eswatini is a sovereign state in Southern Africa. It is a landlocked country. At no more than 200 kilometres (120 mi) north to south and 130 kilometres (81 mi) east to west, Swaziland is one of the smallest countries in Africa; despite this, its climate and topography are diverse, ranging from a cool and mountainous highveld to a hot and dry lowveld.
Night in Mbabane – Royal Swazi Spa
Swaziland/St Lucia (4h00 – 340 km)
Your first experience with the South African Coast won't leave you disappointed ! Crocs, turtles and Hippo, beautiful beaches and breathtaking landscapes await you in St Lucia.
Night in St Lucia.
St Lucia/Durban (2h40 – 245 km)
Durban, a coastal city in eastern South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, is known for its African, Indian and colonial influences. Refurbished for soccer’s 2010 World Cup, the seafront promenade runs from uShaka Marine World, a huge theme park with an aquarium, to the futuristic Moses Mabhida Stadium.
Night in Durban.
Durban/Mthata (5h30 – 430 km)
Umtata is Madiba country. Renowned as the world’s most loved ex-convict, Madiba also known as Nelson Mandela, was born in the nearby town of Mvezo, spent his childhood in Qunu and today the main buildings of the Nelson Mandela Museum are in Mthata.
Night in Mthata.
Mthata/Port Alfred (5h00 – 365 km)
Port Alfred is a small town in the Eastern Cape province. It is situated on the eastern seaboard of the country at the mouth of the Kowie River, almost exactly halfway between the larger cities of Port Elizabeth and East London and a perfect quiet stop on the road to the Garden Route.
Night in Port Alfred.
Port Alfred/Plettenberg Bay via Tsitsikama National Park (4h45 – 365 km)
Enter the Garden Route through its wonder, the Tsitsikama National Park. It encompasses a marine reserve, deep gorges and local vegetation like the Big Tree, a towering yellowwood. The Mouth Trail crosses a suspension bridge over Storms River. The Otter Trail leads to Nature’s Valley, with birds including the Cape batis. The park is also home to small mammals, including bush pigs.
Night in Plettenberg Bay, a famous seaside town on the Garden Route in South Africa’s Western Cape Province. The sandy Central Beach and Lookout Beach both have surf breaks.
Plettenberg Bay/Mossel Bay via Knysna (1h50 – 140 km)
Mossel Bay is a harbour town on the Garden Route in South Africa’s Western Cape Province. It’s known for the wide Santos Beach and the 19th-century Cape St. Blaize Lighthouse, which offers bay views. Along the road, you can stop for a lunch in Knysna, one of the most famous spots on the Garden Route.
Night in Mossel Bay.
Mossel Bay/Cape Aghulas – the southern tip of the African continent (3h00 – 276 km)
It is the geographic southern tip of the African continent and the beginning of the dividing line between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Historically, the cape has been known to sailors as a major hazard on the traditional clipper route. It is sometimes regarded as one of the great capes. It was most commonly known in English as Cape Agulhas until the 20th century.
Night in Cape Aghulas.
Cap Aghulas/ Hermanus (1h30 – 130 km)
Hermanus is a seaside town southeast of Cape Town, in South Africa’s Western Cape Province. It is famous for southern right whale watching during the southern winter and spring and is a popular retirement location. The whales can be seen from the cliffs in the town centre as early as June and usually depart in early-December.
Night in Hermanus.
Hermanus/Cape Town via Franschhoek – One day in the Winelands (2h30 – 185 km)
Wine tasting is an utterly charming way to discover this world-famous part of South Africa. When paired with some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth, century old architecture and awe-inspiring food, it becomes one of Cape Town’s most beloved activities for visitors.
Night in Cape Town.
Cape of Good Hope (2h30 – 140 km roundtrip)
Cape Point is in the Cape of Good Hope nature reserve within Table Mountain National Park, which forms part of the Cape Floral Region, a World Heritage Site. It includes the majestic Table Mountain chain, which stretches from Signal Hill to Cape Point, and the coastlines of the Cape Peninsula. This narrow stretch of land, dotted with beautiful valleys, bays and beaches, contains a mix of extraordinarily diverse and unique fauna and flora. Don't forget to visit the famous photogenic Penguins in Boulders beach on your way to the Cape.
Night in Cape Town.
Paternoster (3h00 – 300 km roundtrip)
This trendy little West Coast village on the Atlantic Ocean has managed to retain its authentic fishing village feel despite the upmarket rubbing shoulders with the historical. A bustling little gem, the town is renowned for its picturesque little beach and the nearby Tieties Bay rock formations. A worthwhile visit when passing through the West Coast.
Bike drop-off at rental location in Cape Town.
Time to be proud of this long and unforgettable journey you just achieved and have a drink in vibrant Cape Town !