Tour of South Africa
13 November - 23 NovemberFREE
Aquila Game Drive – Ceres, Western Cape NEW
Aquila Game Reserve is named after the endangered black or verreaux eagle (Aquila verreauxii) The reserve is situated in the historic town of Touws River, in a valley between the Langeberg and the Outeniqua Mountains in the Karoo, the 10,000-hectare conservancy has evolved from its early days of being residence to various antelope species only to becoming the home of the Big 5 – elephant, lion, buffalo, rhino and leopard – as well as a significant amount of other wild game, which roam freely on the reserve. Enjoy an epic ride through the beautiful mountains and experience the wild at her best.
- Distance: 18.54km
- Elevation: 263m
Coast to Coast – Betty’s Bay, Western Cape NEW
This journey in the saddle begins just outside the small village of Betty’s Bay, a small coastal holiday town situated in the Overberg region of South Africa. It is located 100 km from Cape Town beneath the steep Koegelberg Mountain ranges. This scenic ocean ride from Betty’s Bay to Gordons Bay is breathtaking, offering a variety of beaches, mountain ranges, and sublime summer playgrounds. This is a road not often traveled and truly one of South Africa’s best-kept secrets.
- Distance: 43.09km
- Elevation: 488m
Cederberg Mountains – Western Cape
The Cederberg Mountain region is only two hours from the magical city of Cape Town and yet the landscape is completely different: wilder, warmer with a raw, dramatic beauty, it’s beautiful towering mountains, brilliant purple and orange sunsets offer an exceptional botanical diversity, being part of the Cape Floral Kingdom of South Africa, and among the twisted rock formations, farmers cultivate the world-famous healthy rooibos tea, found only in the Cederberg of South Africa.
The climbs are tough and challenging, but the surroundings will keep you intrigued, this is a bucket list experience.
- Distance: 31.61km
- Elevation: 919m
Hermanus Township & Trials – Hermanus, Western Cape
Close to the very tip of Africa, just outside Cape Town, you will find the Cape Whale Coast a place that can easily be called ‘Heaven on Earth’.
Hermanus is renowned as the breeding ground for Southern Right whales on their annual winter migration. The ‘Heaven and Earth’ valley which boasts itself to a stretch of vineyards and some of the most incredible mountain bike trails.
This ride will take you on a journey from a small town harbour through an African township, up above the mountain tops of the village, and through the valley of heaven!
- Distance: 29.69km
- Elevation: 640m
Table Mountain – Cape Town, South Africa
Ride the Table Mountain Crucifix! Warm up the legs by starting at Mouille Point Lighthouse and enjoy the view along Seapoint and the famous Camps Bay.
In Camps Bay, you will turn to tackle Table Mountain via “The Glen” – short, steep, and sweet. Continue the climb to the Lion’s Head lookout over Table Bay. Majestic view of Table Mountain, Table Bay and the city will make you forget about the meters you just climbed.
Then cruise along the legendary Table Mountain Road. Watch out for the Cableway Station, waterfalls, families, and a lot of people loving the mountain.
A fast descent down Kloof Nek road and you are ready for a stop at one of Cape Town’s finest coffee shops!
- Distance: 33km
- Elevation: 650m