Adventure and Advenduro Biking Tours
Adventure and Advenduro Biking Tours

Adventure Travel in Southern Africa

FAST.KTM - CAPRICORN CROSSING

FAST.KTM – Capricorn Crossing

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  • 27 - 30 October
  • 1825 km
  • R5500
  • 4 Days, 3 Nights
  • Group : 24 People
  • Dinner, Bed, Breakfast
  • Green, Orange & Red Route
  • Support vehicle
  • Mpumalanga & Limpopo

FAST.KTM – Capricorn Crossing Tour is an exciting, facilitated tour introducing riders and 4×4 enthusiasts to the Northern Province of Southern Africa along the Botswana border. We travel via the Soutpansberg Mountain range and into the game farm areas of Bela Bela in the Southern parts of Limpopo. The perfect opportunity to not only see and experience our beautiful country but also improve your riding skills and expand your network of like-minded people.

Meeting Point

FAST.KTM Alberton

Included in price:

Supplied by SADAC

  • Booking & paying of all accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • GPS tracks for expedition
  • Puncture repair kit on hand (incl. compact compressor)
  • SAT phone on hand - if travelling outside of SA
Excluded in price:

Clients to cover

  • Soft or hard luggage (clothes, personal items etc.)
  • Personal GPS
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Excursion & sight visit entrance fees
  • Park & reserve entrance fees
  • Fuel & toll gate costs
  • Repatriation fee for both client and motor bike - ref to own insurance cover
  • Personal accident and health/loss insurance

Complementaries

  • Goodie Bag
What to Expect

The 4 day/3-night expedition will start and end at FAST.KTM travel through NorthWest and Limpopo via some of the most beautiful game farm regions and off the track areas you may never have visited before.

Two guides and a support vehicle will accompany you over the 1825km expedition and Green, Orange and Red route GPS tracks will be provided to you for download onto your Garmin GPS’s or mobile App device. The Green & Orange routes are pillion friendly if riders are experienced and the lodge accommodation is both comfortable and welcoming. Enjoy an included breakfast and dinner to start and end your day of adventuring.

You can expect to be challenged and your riding skills are taken to the next level, but we guarantee an experience you’ll be talking about for long after the trip is over.

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Itinerary

Day 1FAST.KTM to Buffalo Thorn Safari Lodge - 520km

Registration, coffee, and a muffin at 07:00 am – clutch out at 07:30 am sharp. Travelling via Hartbeespoort Dam, Brits, and the Ben Albertsture Reserve, with a lunch stop just north of Thabazimbi. After lunch, we continue heading west through the Marakele National Park. Making our way further north riding alongside the DNyala Nature Reserve via Elliasras and Tom Burke situated on the Botswana border then onto the stunning setting of the Buffalo Thorn Safari Lodge where we guarantee you a dining experience of a lifetime.

Day 2Buffalo Thorn to Louis Trichardt - 315 km

Breakfast at 7.30 am – clutch out at 8:15 am sharp. Our route today takes us alongside the Botswana border passing the border post of Platjan, through true South African bushveld regions. Transversing around the Soutpansberg mountain range we head towards the old town of Alldays for our lunch stop where we can refuel. Following lunch, we continue through the Waterpoort area and travel up the mountain range and end the day at our lodge with the views overlooking Louis Trichardt. 

Day 3Louis Trichardt to Magoebaskloof - 420 km

Breakfast is at 7:30am –  departing at 8:15am sharp.  Heaps of exciting mileage to cover today. From Louis Trichardt, we ride towards the Letsitele farming region passing the beautiful plantations of avo and peacan nuts famous in this region of Levubu and Giyani. Lunch is at the Letabo junction right on the banks of the spectacular Letabo River. The route after lunch is into the mountain passes of the Magoeboskloof area through exhilarating winding roads via the back of the Edenezer Dam. Our day ends at a comfortable lodge in the Magoesboskloof Mountain area.

Day 4Magoebaskloof to JHB - 455 km

Breakfast is at 7:30 am –  departing at 8:15 am sharp. After breakfast today we head out into the Woodbush Forest Reserve towards the exquisite Debegeni Falls and Rock Pools, exiting the area via the Dap Naude Dam passing through the small town of Haenentsburg where we will stop for refreshments and fuel. We travel on through the rural areas of the Zion Christian Church region of the South Eastern parts of Polokwane through farming areas towards Bronkhorstspruit and ultimately onto Johannesburg. 

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FAQ
Expedition Details:
SADAC TRAVEL FAST.KTM CAPRICORN CROSSING TOUR 27-30 October
 
ADVENTURE DETAILS:
  • Facilitated tour event by SADAC TRAVEL 
  • This is a perfect opportunity to improve your riding skills and strengthen your network with like-minded people.
  • The Expedition will start & finish at FAST.KTM Alberton 
  • The adventure is based around the Northern regions of South Africa.
  • This will be open to all makes of KTM Dual-purpose roadworthy motorbikes and 4×4 enthusiasts that would like to experience the beauty of the majestic mountain ranges and bushveld we will be traversing.
  • The package includes dinner, bed, and breakfast
  • Tour package based on a minimum of 16 pax, Maximum 24 pax, 2 guides, and a support vehicle driver.
  • Due to space constraints, the budget is based on sharing ONLY.
  • Space is limited due to accommodation availability
  • Entries close on 27th September 2022
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Space is limited:

Travel/Tracks & Safety:

  • The green & orange routes will be pillion friendly for those with experience and due to time constraints, we will need to travel on some tar and district gravel roads so please ensure that your skill levels are up to the challenge.
  • We will have Green, Orange, and Red track options
  • The green route will mainly stick to tar roads as much as possible however you will need to travel on a short dirt section at some point.  The Orange track will be on mostly district gravel roads. The Red track will be a combination of tar, district gravel roads, and some challenging singletrack. You are guaranteed to have lots of fun out in the mountains at this time of the year.
  • All the tracks will be available in a GPX format to be downloaded onto your Garmin device and mobile device app.
  • There will be 2 guides on bikes and a support driver/guide assisting and facilitating the ride between lodges.
  • We will have 2 level – 2 First Aiders with us that will be able to assist in case of any mishaps along the way. However, the local ER24 medical providers will be informed of our presence.
  • The total distance to travel will be Est 1825km
  • You can trailer to the FAST.KTM – and park your vehicle/trailer there at no charge in a secure environment whilst we are away.
  • We will have vehicles/trailers available to assist in the transport of your luggage if you have a pillion. All riders are expected to carry their own luggage. 
  • Please inform the Guide of any medical conditions you might have.
  • All items should be packed in a weather/dustproof covering.
    It is advisable to pack some snacks for during the day.
  • A hydration pack is recommended whilst out on the bike.
  • Bring along sun protection and required medication.
  • The support vehicle will carry 2x 20Lt fuel containers.
  • All items are to be clearly marked or labels attached.
  • Luggage size will be gauged on what you would normally carry on your bike so no more than 40lt in volume p/p.
  • You will receive a welcome response with banking details once we have received your online registration.
  • The full itinerary will be mailed to you along with the GPX track on registration and deposit receipt.
  • No Deposit or payment paid will be refundable if you wish to cancel after the 27th September 2022
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