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SELF GUIDED  Mpumalanga Meander Tour 

 

3 Day
Motorcycle Tour of South Africa from Johannesburg

Ride Bikers Paradise

Mpumalanga, an area known to local bikers as “Bikers Paradise” is a perfect weekend getaway. Spend three days exploring beautiful curving roads, spectacular viewpoints and incredible waterfalls

At a Glance

Dates: Self Guided Tour- Choose your own

Start/End: Pretoria (Fly into Johannesburg)

Mileage: +-800

Countries: South Africa

Daily Distance

Daily Distance: 200- 450 km (Avg of 250)

Road Surfaces: 99% Tar, with offroad options

Rest Day: 3 Riding Days

Difficulty: Easy

Petrol: Not Included

Accomodation: 3-4 Star Lodges

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Ride Bikers Paradise

Mpumalanga, an area known to local bikers as “Bikers Paradise” is a perfect weekend getaway. Spend three days exploring beautiful curving roads, spectacular viewpoints and incredible waterfalls.

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Day 1: Pretoria to Magoebaskloof
Day 2: Magoebaskloof- Panorama Route- Hazyview
Day 3: Hazyview back to Pretoria

Day 1 Pretoria to Magoebaskloof
Today you make your way up into South Africa’s wild Limpopo Province. As you head up north, the roads become mountainous with beautiful views of the rolling hills below. Enjoy the great twisties and arrive at the majestic Magoebaskloof hotel, situated on the top of a beautiful mountain pass with breathtaking views of the valley below. There is a lot to do at the hotel. You can take a walk to the waterfall, spotting birds and Samango Monkeys along the way or you can chill out at the Phoenix and Fireman Pub!(+-350km)


Magoebaskloof


Day 2 Magoebaskloof – Panorama Route- Hazyview
Today you make our way down into Mpumalanga (an area known to Local Bikers as “Motorcycle Paradise”) the roads here are beautiful and curvy, and there are so many great view points, rock formations and waterfalls along the way. The route includes stops at Bourkes luck potholes, The Three Rondavels, and Gods Window. You will arrive in Hazyview in the late afternoon (+-270KM)


Blyde River Canyon

Day 3: Hazyview to Pretoria
Take a slow, scenic ride back to Pretoria, stopping in at Pilgrims Rest (a historic gold rush town). This ride includes the Long Tom Pass which has high speed sweeping corners with amazing views that will take your breath away. Arrive back in Pretoria in the late afternoon with many wonderful memories of your motorcycle trip.. (+-450km)

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2023/ 2024 Pricing

Riding 1up sharing on an F750GS: ZAR 11,350
Riding 1up sharing on an F850GS: ZAR 11,540
Riding 1up sharing on an R1250GS: ZAR 13,880
Riding 1up sharing on an R1250GS ADV: ZAR 14,750
To bring a pillion, add: ZAR 3,670
For  Single supplement, add: ZAR 1,040
Prices quoted in South African Currency- ZAR.

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Price  includes

  • 3 Days Motorcycle Rental
  • 2 Night Accomodation in 3-4 Star Lodges
  • 2 Breakfasts
  • Side Panniers for Luggage
  • GPS fully loaded with route maps
  • 24 Hour Back up support
  • Spot Tracker Rental (Optional)
  • T-shirt
  • Guide Book/Tour App
  • Map of South Africa
  • Free Transfers from the Johannesburg International Airport
  • The most amazing motorcycle adventure you have ever had
  • All Taxes

Price does not include

  • Petrol and toll fees
  • Tour Guide
  • Back Up vehicle
  • Local and International Flights
  • Visas
  • Drinks
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Activities and meals not listed in “Tour Includes”
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BMW F750GS

The F 750 GS is easy to handle and masters even rough terrain admirably.

853cc | 57 kW (77 hp) at 7,500 rpm |

Seat Height: 815mm
Low Version: 760mm
Low Seat: 790mm

Comes with:
ABS | ESA| RIDER MODES | CRUISE CONTROL

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BMW F850GS

The F 850 GS is ready for everything that may come its way. In particular on alternating terrain, it offers you safety and comfort with a variety of features – and plenty of riding enjoyment.

853cc | 70 kW (95 hp) at 8,250 rpm

Seat Height: 860mm
Low Version: 805mm
Low Seat: 835mm

Comes with:
ABS | ESA| RIDER MODES | CRUISE CONTROL

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BMW R1250GS

Fast curve changes, gravel shooting up, endless tours: With the R 1250 GS, you decide what your adventure will look like. Its continuously optimised technology and extensive equipment will take you safely, dynamically and comfortably over any route.

1254cc |100 kW (136 HP) at 7,750 rpm

Seat Height: 850/870 mm
Low Version: 800/820mm
Low seat: 820/840mm

Comes with:
ABS | ESA| RIDER MODES | CRUISE CONTROL

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BMW R1250GS ADV

The R 1250 GS Adventure is at home in the world. No destination is too far for it, no underground is alien to it. On the road, off-road and back again. Even if you don’t know what terrain to expect along the way, you can rely on your bike down to the smallest detail. With the R 1250 GS Adventure, you can now enjoy long distances even more intensely. Comfortably and safely. Always ready for a few extra miles – and miles with that little extra.

1254cc |100 kW (136 HP) at 7,750 rpm

Seat Height: 890/910mm

Comes with:
ABS | ESA| RIDER MODES | CRUISE CONTROL

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This tour includes 2 Nights of 3-4 Star Accommodation

Every night you will have your own Private room with an ensuite bathroom. You can choose to share with your partner or another rider on the tour. Otherwise, you can select our “Single Supplement” to get your own room throughout the tour.

All Accommodation has been handpicked by Sama Tours- we only use high-standard accommodation in good locations. We love African Lodges, Boutique Hotels and BnBs, or places that have a good atmosphere, exceptional staff, and all the modern amenities. 

Examples of Hotels on the  3 Day Mpumalanga Meander Tour

City Lodge Hotel, Pretoria


This is a great City Hotel. Surrounded by shops, restaurants and cocktails bars (all within walking distance) This is a great starting hotel where you can relax and get over any jetlag you may have. It is close to all of Pretoria’s Main Attractions as well as Sama Tours headquarters. Modern Amenities include: Wifi | Laundry | Room Service

Please note that well the above hotels are our first choices, we don’t always get availability on the dates we need. In this case, we source hotels next door or nearby that are of the same high standard and quality or better. 

Tour Difficulty

Easy
This tour is suitable for Riders who have experience touring on two wheels. 99% Of this tour takes places on good Tarmac roads, but there are some short gravel roads that are optional. We recommend being bike fit as there are some longer days in the saddle (up to 6 hours of driving) Rest Days are scheduled regularly.

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3 Day Mpumalanga Meander

R11,350.00

3 Day Self Guided Tour of Mpumalanga

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Description

3 Day Mpumalanga Meander Tour

Price includes:

  • 3 Days Motorcycle Rental
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in 3-4 Star Accommodation
  • 2 Breakfasts
  • GPS pre loaded with routes
  • Top Box and Side Panniers for Luggage
  • T-shirt
  • Guide Book
  • Map of South Africa
  • Free Transfers to and from the Johannesburg International Airport
  • The most amazing motorcycle adventure you have ever had!

 

Price does not include:

  • Petrol and toll fees
  • Tour Guide
  • Back up vehicle
  • Visas and cross border fees
  • International and local flights
  • Items of a personal nature
  • All items not mentioned in “Tour Includes”
  • All meals other than those specified in “tour includes”
  • All Entrance fees other than those specified
  • Drinks