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Cape Point Day Ride on BMW Motorcycles

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The trip will start at the depot in Cape Town, from there we'll travel in the False Bay direction. This will take us through charming seaside suburbs like Muizenburg, Fishhoek and Simon's Town.

Muizenberg is a beach-side suburb of Cape Town. It is situated where the shore of the Cape Peninsula curves round to the east on the False Bay coast. It is considered to be the birthplace of surfing in South Africa and was once the home of Cecil John Rhodes, one time governor of the Cape and founder of the renowned De Beers diamond empire - his cottage is now a museum.

Simons Town on the other hand was established in 1743 as a port. It is located on the shores of False Bay, on the eastern side of the Cape Peninsula. For more than two centuries it has been an important naval base and harbour (first for the Royal Navy and now the South African Navy). The town is named after Simon van der Stel, an early governor of the Cape Colony.

Simons Town is also known for its beach, The Boulders, so called due to the massive rocks to found there. The beach penguin colony is one of only two mainland breeding colonies of the jackass penguin. 

Before reaching the actual point, we'll be making our way through the Cape Point Nature Reserve, which was first named "Cape of Storms". Here we'll have a light snack before a brisk walk to the top of the 678 metre high peak. The less sporty can catch a ride on Africa's only funicular instead.

We'll be travelling back via Scarborough, Kommetjie and Noordhoek, along the world famous Chapman's Peak Drive. Here you'll be afforded breathtaking sea-views and plenty of photo opportunities.

We should be back in Cape Town by late afternoon. 
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Important Information
Departure Point
Oasis Place | Motorrad Rentals Cape Town
Departure Time
We will meet you at 8:30am at the depot and we'll get the formalities out of the way quickly prior to our departure at 9:00am.
Duration
8h
Return Details
88 Upper Roodebloem Road | Cape Town | South Africa
Inclusions
  • Motorcycle rental with unlimited mileage
  • Motorcycle insurance.
  • Fuel.
  • Leading local guide on a motorcycle.
  • Lunch and water.
  • Toll fees.
  • Transfers back to your hotel in Cape Town
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Travel and Medical Insurance.
  • Refreshments other than water.
  • Excursions not mentioned in the tour summary.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Helmet and protective gear. (Please bring your own gear.
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age:
  • Minimum age is 25 years
  • What to Bring
  • Full Motorcycle Driver's License (Must) Must be in English with a photo. Alternatively an accompanying official translation or International License.
  • Credit Card (Must) Collision damage waiver and theft protection insurance are included in the price. Please note! A damage deposit is required at the time you collect the motorcycle. The deposit is to be paid by credit card authorization on departure of rental, and withheld until the motorcycle is cleaned and inspected upon return.
  • Medical and Travel Insurance Details
  • Protective Riding Gear (helmet, gloves, etc).
  • Sunglasses and Sunscreen
  • Light Rain Gear / Rain Jacket (optional)
  • CAMELBACKS (optional, it can also be very handy)
  • Your Spirit for Adventure!
  • Special Notes:
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 March 2019 via mobile

What a perfect operation. Great equipment, great support and a memorable day. I would recommend these guys to anyone looking for a self guided experience. A perfect way to see Cape Town!

Thank Duane Z
mfbassoli, Owner at UpSouth Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2019

Hi Duane, thank you for your feedback! I am glad you had a great day, shame the day has only 24 hours right? So much to see and do, one day just not enough = ) See you next time.

Reviewed 19 February 2019

My wife and I have just completed what can only be the best biking holiday we have ever been on. Having toured Europe and Asia on motorcycle extensively, we thought we would give South Africa a go... so glad we did, what a gem. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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UpSouthAdventures, Owner at UpSouth Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It is amazing and VERY rewarding to know the impact of our hard work on peoples life and their well deserved vacation. Thank you Andy and Pam for the nice words, it was a really a pleasure to help you guys and we certainly hope...More

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  • UpSouth Adventures
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese
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