8 Day Tour – North West Mpumalanga Swaziland and Kwa-Zulu Natal
This majestic 2 wheeled motorcycle adventure “roars” with the prowess of a pride of lions. We hunt the African Savannah in search of amazing scenery, beautiful landscapes, mountain passes, quaint villages, historical sites, African Cultural experiences and the Big 5 game. All whilst enjoying African culinary tastes to quench our hunger for motorcycling adventure.
- Cradle of Mankind World Heritage Site
- Magaliesburg Mountains
- Scenic Mountain Views
- Rolling Hillsides
- Hartbeespoort Dam
- Dullstroom – Quaint fishing village
- Long Tom Pass
- Pilgrims Rest
- Blyde River Canyon
- Massive Pine Plantations
- Stunning lookout points
- Mpumalanga Escarpment – Bikers Paradise
- Kruger National Park
- Barberton/Nelspruit Pass
- Kingdom of Swaziland
- Kwa-Zulu Natal Coastline
- Well maintained Bitumen Roads
- Mountainous passes
- Scenic Views
- Amazing Landscapes
- Beautiful beaches
- Cradle of Humankind Museum Tour
- Rhino and Lion Park Wildlife Safari
- Wondercave Experience
- Lake Side Village of Hartbeespoort Dam
- Lion Park
- Lesedi African Cultural Village Experience
- African Traditional Culinary Experience
- Dullstroom- Quaint Fishing Village
- Pilgrims Rest- Bygone Gold Mining Town
- Long Tom Pass
- Gods Window
- Kruger National Park Wild Dining Experience under African skies
- Sudwala Caves Experience
- Kruger National Park- 3 Day/2 night accommodation
- Kruger National Park- 2x Game Safaris
- Last Wild horses of Africa
- Historical Sites
- Hoedspruit Endangered Species Center Tour
- Mac Mac Falls
- Bourke’s Luck Potholes
- Swaziland Candles/Beehive Hut Tour
- Durban/Replica Phantom Ship/ Shark Tank Culinary Experience
- Blyde River Canyon
Day 1: Cradle of Humankind
The hunt commences after breakfast where we depart our hotel and tour the Magaliesburg Mountain Range and its beautiful surroundings. The Magaliesburg mountain range is considered one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world and is 100 times older than Mount Everest. We tour the Cradle of Humankind Museum. The Cradle of Humankind is an anthropological site that holds 40% of human ancestral fossils. We stop off at the Rhino and Lion Park for a game safari and view Lions, Rhinos, Cheetahs, Wild Dogs, Buffalo and a variety of Antelope. We ride to Lesedi, an African Cultural Village, and stop off to meet other members of our family at the Lion Park, whilst continuing our journey to the scenic town of Hartbeespoort Dam. We enjoy a cable car trip to the top of the mountains to view this magnificent site from a birds-eye view. We then ride along the shoreline of the dam and through our own replica of the famous French “Arc De Triomf”. Tonight we rest in the Cradle.
Day 2: Cradle of Humankind - Dullstroom
We leave this beautiful World Heritage Site and continue our adventure past the Jacaranda city of Johannesburg on our way to the picturesque fishing village of Dullstroom. Dullstroom features the highest railway station in Southern Africa and is the gate way to the Mpumalanga Escarpment. We visit a local micro brewery that produces blonde ail, pail ail, and boltic ail. This afternoon after we have parked the bikes we enjoy a wild about whiskey experience. Wild About Whiskey South Africa’s best stocked whiskey bar. Spend the afternoon exploring the charming little shops restaurants of this historic town. Tonight we feast on fresh local Rainbow Trout straight out of the lakes and dams of this trout fly fishing capital of South Africa.
Day 3: Dullstroom - Hoedspruit
Today we head into the heart of the Mpumalanga Escarpment and its beautiful scenery. We visit mountainous towns, ride mountain passes, experience awesome views and marvel at the breathtaking beauty of this motorcycling paradise. We ride to the 3rd biggest canyon in the world-Blyde River Canyon. We sleep in the Mpumalanga escarpment. We ride the historical Long Tom pass and stop off at Pilgrims Rest- a historical bygone gold mining town. We continue our journey through scenic mountain towns and passes. We end the day at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Center- A dedicated sanctuary for vulnerable animals. Tonight we rest in this beautiful panoramic town.
Day 4: Hoedspruit – Kruger National Park
Leaving Hoedspruit we continue our journey to the Mpumalanga panoramic escarpment and its beautiful scenery, amazing waterfalls, breathtaking pine plantations as far as the eye can see. Stopping off in Graskop to enjoy amazing pancakes whilst making our way to the Sudwala caves via God’s Window, Mac Mac Falls, Bourkes Luck Potholes to name but a few. This area is bikers paradise, we enjoy a cave tour. The odour of the Big 5 game country lingers in our nostrils as we ride to the world famous Kruger National Park.
Day 5: Kruger National Park
We wake to the calls of the African bushveld. Today we are going on safari in search of the Big 5. Tonight we experience a night drive stopping off to dine in the wild. We dine on an African feast in the wild under a starry night whilst a ranger stands guard to prevent the Lions, Leopards, and hyenas from partaking in our feast. Tonight we fall asleep to the sound of the Hyenas calling.
Day 6: Kruger National Park – Swaziland
We depart the Kruger National Park and head for the Kingdom of Swaziland. En route, we search for the last wild horses of Africa and enjoy riding the scenic Barberton pass on our way to the mountainous Kingdom of Swaziland. After border procedures, we continue our ride through Swaziland stopping off to watch local candles being made and visiting local traditional beehive huts.
Day 7: Swaziland – Durban
Leaving Swaziland, we travel down the Elephant Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal and its amazing scenery and coast line. We end our tour later this afternoon on a beach in the beautiful hamlet of Ballito. The pride enjoys their last night together in a replica phantom ship while watching the sharks glide by. We reminisce about the hunt and wish each other farewell officially. We fall asleep to the sound of the ocean.
Day 8: An African Farewell
We enjoy a hearty breakfast and AAMT transfers you to the King Shaka International Airport.
Speak to us should you wish to spend more time exploring this amazing area of South Africa.
ZAR 36 500 per Rider
Tour Pricing Includes
- Airport Transfers
- All Accommodation- 3 & 4 Star Guest houses/lodges/Hotels
- All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
- Backup Vehicle
- Backup Motorcycle
- Tour Guide
- All Activities/tours/experiences as per itinerary
- All park entrance fees
- Motorcycle Hire
- Motorcycle Insurance
- Tour Pack
- Soft Drinks/Bottle Water/Coffee
- All Snacks
- Complimentary Domestic Flight- Return to start of Tour in Johannesburg
Tour Pricing Excludes
- International Flights
- Medical Evacuation Insurance
- All drinks, meals, activities or excursions which are outside of the “tour inclusive”.
- Alcoholic Beverages.