A few places left on Globebusters ‘Garden Route’ – a 2 week guided motorcycle tour in South Africa…
Motorcycle expedition specialists GlobeBusters report a surge of interest in African adventures this year – both their Namibia Tour and Southern Africa Expedition have sold out and only a handful of places remain on their Garden Route tour this October.
Starting from Cape Town and heading East along the South African Coast towards Port Elizabeth, before turning inland and returning, the 2,000-mile trip takes 14 days to complete. Local big bike hire is available, for those wanting to take a fly-ride option.
Famed for their epic expeditions, GlobeBusters are introducing a series of shorter adventures, created for motorcyclists with limited holiday time, who still want to experience overland travel and taste new cultures.
The Garden Route takes in the Cape of Good Hope, riding along the spectacular Chapman’s Peak Drive, a visit to the southernmost point of the African Continent – Cape L’Algulhas – and yet more breath-taking coastal biking between Betty’s Bay and Gordon’s Bay. Mountain dirt roads lead into “De Hel”, a World Heritage Site and one of the most hidden-away valleys in South Africa.
There will also be opportunities to get up close to ostriches on a farm, spot elephants, lions, buffalo and black rhino at the Addo Elephant National Park and relax on a sunset game drive at a private reserve. After that is a visit to Graaff-Reinet, one of the country’s oldest towns, founded in 1786, and known as the Jewel of the Karoo.
Departing from Cape Town on 7th October and returning on 20th October 2015, prices start at £3,695 for 2 weeks, including bike hire (with panniers and tank bag), mainly 4-star hotels or game lodge accommodation and fully supported with GlobeBusters Guide, Support Driver & Vehicle.
Notes; GlobeBusters is one of the world’s leading motorcycle expedition operators, running extraordinary long distance routes and adventure tours through the Americas, Africa and Asia. Founders Kevin Sanders and his wife Julia hold two Guinness World Records. In 2002 they circumnavigated the world by motorcycle in 19½ days. The following year the couple rode the length of the Americas, from Alaska to Argentina, in 35 days, knocking 12 days off the previous record.