Ride report – Orange River Wild Ride Jan22-29

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February 17, 2018 Comments (1) Uncategorized

Orange River Wild Ride – 5 days ( June – 06 to 10)

The Orange River Wild Ride has become our most popular tour. Five days of ‘real adventure’ tracks for experienced riders in the Northern Cape.
The tour starts in Van Rhynsdorp (300km north of Cape Town) on June 6 and ends back at Van Rhynsdorp before lunch on June 10. – Safe parking for cars and trailers in van Rhynsdorp).
For those wanting to start and finish in Cape Town I will be leading a ride up to Van Rhynsdorp through the Cederberg on the 5th and then back to Cape Town on the 10th.
Meet in Van Rhynsdorp the evening of June 5th for dinner (less than 3 hours from Cape Town)
June 06) Ride to Orange River –  The early part of the day is liaison on big gravel roads and the last sections are some spectacular sand and the 4×4 tracks to the guest camp. (90% dirt)
June 07) Namaqua 4×4 Trail to Vioolsdrift – 200km of incredible dual sport riding. Sadly not for novices although alternative tracks are available) (95% dirt)
June 08) New for 2018 – A loop into Namibia through the canyons of the northern Richtersveld and returning to Vioolsdrift via Senderlingsdrift and the southern Richtersveld. Some tough riding and incredible vistas. (80% dirt)
June 09) Richtersveld and 4×4 tracks to Springbok and then some more awesome 4×4 tracks to the coastal paths of the Namaqua Coastal Park. (85% dirt)
June 10) West coast sand paths back to Van Rhynsdorp (95% dirt)
Accommodation :(5 nights)
Van Rhynsdorp – Shared chalet /  upgrade available to private room (breakfast included)
Klein Pella – Camping / upgrade available to rondavel or guest house (breakfast and supper included)
Orange River (x 2 nights) – Luxury tented camp (sharing with 1 other) (breakfast included)
West coast – camping only (breakfast and supper included)
Support vehicle to carry kit, tools, camp gear and importantly fuel. There is a rack for one broken bike only.
Tour price: R6750 (enquire about accommodation upgrade prices) – Max 8 riders. Deposit of 50% of tour price secures a place.
Bikes transported from Jhb to Cape Town R1200 return.
Bike Rental : We have KTM690R’s & Husqvarna 701’s available at R 7500 for the trip (Excludes damage deposit)

One Response to Orange River Wild Ride – 5 days ( June – 06 to 10)

  1. kev says:

    I’m keen . Any chance and where to test the bikes, to see which one to hire and get keen.

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