WILDWOOD WINE & WHALES(50/50 Dirt/Tar)
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Day 1: Keeping Table Mountain on our left we head out past the beaches of Blouberg and Melkbosstrand towards the rolling hills of the Swartland. After refreshments in the quaint farming town of Riebeek Kasteel we head for Wellington and over Bainskloof Pass into the Slangkop Valley. Our journey follows the Breede River through the Robertson wine valley to our guesthouse in the hidden village of Mcgregor.
Day 2: The journey follows the R62, the longest wine route in the world, past the Karoo towns of Montagu and Barrydale. We turn off at Tradouws Pass onto undulating farm tracks that are shadowed by the Overberg mountains, to the town of Riversdale. Crossing the N2 national road we follow a stunning twisting turning track alongside the Goukou River to our guesthouse at Stilbaai.
Day 3: We turn back towards Cape Town along roads that hug the coast, past Vermaaklikheid and Witsands before crossing the Breede River via the hand drawn ferry at Malgas. Rolling gravel roads take us to Cape Agulhas, southernmost tip of Africa and the meeting point of the Indian and Atlantic oceans. We follow a network of dirt tracks to the charming riverside village of Stanford before reaching our guest house at Hermanus. Hermanus is a beautiful holiday and fishing village famous for its land based whale watching from July through to November.
Final day: After breakfast we head straight up the mountain behind the village, for a 360° view of Walker Bay and it’s surrounds. A great biking dirt track leads us down the hill into the Hemel And Aarde valley, well known for it’s stunning wines. Our return route takes us along Clarence Drive, a sublime 60km coastal drive along the False Bay coast via Gordons Bay, the last harbour village before heading back to Cape Town.We recommend some off tar riding experience before you attempt this tour.
Consider a discounted ‘WildWood Cape Peninsula’ tour the day prior to our departure and get to see what Cape Town has to offer, with it’s magical coastline, Cape Point Nature Reserve, Chapman’s Peak Drive, Signal Hill, Table Mountain, not forgetting the famous African penguin colony at Boulders Beach, Simon’s Town.
Price includes bike rental, an experienced rider guide, back up vehicle for groups of four or more or if less let us quote , bed and breakfast, as well as selected suppers.