Coast to Kampala Bike Tour
The Overberg is a special place to ride and if you add a typical farm stay to that its just perfect.
On this bike tour we will ride some of the best dirt the Overberg has to offer and see some beautiful places like Baardskeerdersbos, Agulhas National Park, Struisbaai, Agulhas Point, Malgas Pond, Witsand and much more.
This 3 day tour offers you the perfect breakaway from city life with like minded adventure junkies
Tour Dates: 5-7 July 2019
Duration: 3 Days
Closing Date: 28 June 2019
Tour Price: R2960 Per Person Sharing
Tour Price: R3400 Single Room
*Single rooms are limited and cannot be guaranteed. Rooms will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
- SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate 75% 75%
- GRAVEL 70% 70%
- TARMAC 30% 30%
Did you Know that Witsand history dates back as far as 1488?
In 1488: The Portuguese recognized the Breede River Mouth as the finest natural anchorage on the whole southern seaboard of Africa.
1813: Malagas got its name from the farm belonging to Adriaan Odendaal, “Malagas Craal gelegen aan de Breede River”.
Dating back to 1914, the Malgas Pont is the oldest hand drawn pont of its kind in South Africa, offering a safe crossing for vehicles over the Breede River. Situated in Maglas (formeraly Malagas) just 30 minutes from Swellendam in theWestern Cape, the pontoon is a large floating barge operated by two men using harness and a pulley system to draw the across to the other side.
We leave Cape Town on Friday morning and head for the coast to Struisbaai.
Our route will take us via back roads and farm roads through the Overberg. En route to Struisbaai we will go past Baardskeerdersbos, Wolvengat and ride through the Agulhas nature reserve. In Struisbaai we will visit Agulhas point the most Southern point of Africa.
After lunch we will head back inland via a combination of dirt and tar to our place of lodging at Kampala farm in the Bonnievale district.
Kampala will be our base for this weekend tour. The perfect location for a relaxing weekend with good food, friends and lots of laughter.
We head back to the coast and this time to the small coastal town of Witsand.
En route to Witsand we will do some awesome back road riding through the farms and also visit a special bush pub before crossing the pond at Malagas.
After lunch in Witsand we head back to Kampala for a our final night which will be a festive one.
On Sunday after breakfast we make our way back to Cape Town riding a combination of dirt and tar roads.
Our route will take us via Mcgreggor and Scherpenheuwel road back to Cape Town
For the duration of this tour we stay at the lovely Kampala Farm in the Bonnievale district. Dinner and breakfast is included and you can be sure that we will treat you with some great food. Bedding and towels is provided at the venue.
Kampala offers the perfect breakaway from city life where you can relax and experience the quiteness of the outdoors.
Intermediate skill level – The routes on this bike tour is comfortable and will be easy to navigate for the average rider. You must be comfortable riding at an average of 80 KM/H on solid pack dirt roads and have the ability to handle some loose stuff here and there. Roads in the area are mostly solid pack dirt roads and tracks but depending on traffic and when last it was graded there can be a little loose stuff here and there.
Our Bike Tour Package Includes:
All the logistics and planning
Support vehicle and trailer
Fully equipped support vehicle with compressor, tools etc
Assistance with puncture repairs
On tour medic and basic medical equipment for those unfortunate mishaps
Accommodation, dinner and breakfast
Your luggage on our support vehicle so you can enjoy your bike to the fullest
Well trained and friendly staff
BOOK THIS BIKE TOUR
This tour is open for bookings and 50% deposit or full payment secures your spot. Bookings close on 28 June 2019 or when fully subscribed.
If its your first adventure with us then click on Register
Riders who have registered before please click on Book Tour Online, complete and submit your booking. Once we confirm availability the tour deposit needs to be paid within 48 hours and proof of payment mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org For payments use your Rider Number and Kampala as reference i.e 123Kampala
PLEASE NOTE: Confirmation of payment is required within 48 hours from your provisional booking. If confirmation of payment is not received within 48 hours your booking will expire.
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