Overberg, Western Cape - 2 nights, 3 days
Tour details and itinerary
Past tour - 2019.
We meet at BOSS Pub & Grill, 8 Signal Crescent, Montague Gardens at 12:00 to depart at 13:00. Get to know your fellow riders over a refreshment, admire each other’s motorcycles, listen to a briefing from your guide and get ready to ride.
Our first stop will be the top of Franschhoek Pass for a leg-stretch and photo-break before we mount and ride on to Elgin over the beautiful, Viljoen’s Pass. Here, we hop onto the N2 and head towards Swellendam for our 1st night sleepover.
Total distance = 282kms. Time = 4 hours riding.
Day 2 - 12 October
After breakfast we saddle up and head east towards Suurbrak, a 207-year-old village, at the foot of the Langeberg Mountain range. We then ride one of the most beautiful, mountain passes in the Western cape…The Tradouw Pass. Our next stop will be in Barrydale at Diesel & Crème for a coffee.
From Barrydale we connect to Riversdale via the Garcia’s Pass with a quick stop at the Old Toll House built in 1877.
Struisbaai will be our final stop for the day. Here we will overnight at the most southern backpackers in Africa – Cape Agulhas Backpackers. This is a delightful place known as a little hotel with backpackers’ character. Prepare to have an evening of fun, games, laughter and song!
Total distance = 268. Time 3 hours 30 mins.
Day 2 - 13 October
Today we have 4 hours and 30 minutes riding ahead of us as we ride back to Cape Town all along our beautiful coastline.
We will pass through Elim, Baardskedersbos (lunch stop at Marietjie’s), Franskraal, Hermanus, Kleinmond, Gordon’s Bay, Stellenbosch and home.
There will be rest-stops and photo ops along the way as this is undoubtedly one of the most well-known and stunning routes in Africa.
We will be bidding farewell to fellow riders at the stop before their turn-off and then we will reminisce about the wonderful time spent with Fellow Lady riders!
Total distance = 289kms; Total time = 4 hours 30 minutes