"...the roads were excellent... places we stayed well chosen and hosts wonderful, no complaints about food and wine! SA folks extremely friendly with drivers sharing the road... lot's of laughs and sharing of stories!"
Jerry & Gigi (NY, USA)  
"Well its really hard to get back into the daily routine. That whole trip was amazing and the best experience we have had...we both miss you and the fun we had doing that ride... an awesome time!"
Rich & Debs. M (Australia)
"Well what a trip that was... great scenic riding and weather with the added advantage of wild animals countrywide and a private safari game lodge stay included... the standard of hotels was excellent all offering great hospitality... tour highly recommended..."
Martin & Denise T. (England)  
"Fantastic ride, thanks Joe! I can highly recommend the tours. Tours are structured to avoid as many of the main roads as possible, he knows the places to visit and the places to avoid. Riding relaxed and casual, food and accommodation very good, bike ran faultlessly..."
Phil & Sandra C. (Australia)    
"Our seven day tour far exceeded our expectations... personal service and professionalism provided was over the top impressive... a heartfelt thank you for making this trip one of the most special we have taken..."
Vance & Mari H. (USA - BMW MOA)
"You did a good job and made my tour very enjoyable... I think the routes were 'awesome' - excellent..."
Louis D. (Canada) 
"South Africa is definitely a must have adventure on bikes, thank you for everything my friend, hope to come back for more soon..."
Umit C. (Turkey) 
"Looking out my window at the grey faded skies of London; but my mind is filled with big bright skies, brilliant green, leaping buck and twisty roads. You truly provided an unforgettable journey a holiday of a lifetime..."
Tod N. (USA / England)

"Just got home from a fantastic trip to South Africa, 4,000 km on motorbike... surpassed our expectations, we are very satisfied..."
Jorgen & Hanne B. (Denmark)
"The experience with you was really excellent. Good choice of accommodation, restaurants, routes... superlative... " 
Piera & Sandro. (Italy)

"Thank you for an excellent tour. I thoroughly enjoyed myself, more than expected, can't fault any aspect: guide,route, kit, scenery, food and drink and the interesting people we met..."
Mike A. (England)
"We are constantly in contact with each other here in Brazil and always talking about the fantastic time we had in SA..."
Roberto & Janita (Brazil)
"The best trip ever, very nice route, no schedule problems, the company of you Norbert and Felicity was amazing..."
Cassio & Leticia (Brazil)
"This trip is a must! Outstanding hosts, knowledgeable, friendly and fun. Windy roads, breathtaking views and great overnight stops; Kruger Park was magical and the elusive Leopard up close! Delectable food..."
Jacque H. (Canada)

"Thanks for a fantastic tour, the weather was excellent but the company even better. Hope we get to ride soon... lots still left to explore..."
Rune. N (Sweden)
"Joe, emphasis the accommodation and food on your tours, more pillions will come with!.  Loved everything about the bike tour, great memories and something to tell the grandchildren..."   
Raimond K. (Germany)
"Our tour was fantastic... great memories.  I hope to come back to South Africa some day..."
Ingo & Fito (Germany)
"Bloody great holiday and great company..."
Ian W. (England)

How the Calendar Works?

Simply Choose the tour which suites you best and drop us an email with your request for a quotation on that tour.

Tours in 'red' and 'bold' are fixed with 'Anchor' clients, check availability column for additional riders/pillions availability.

Tours in 'blue' are available, customised dates on request - drop an email with as much detail as possible.

1st date is the fly in date (tours ride the following morning)
2nd date is the final riding day (also is the fly out date)
Additional accommodation before or after tours arranged on request

   Dates (fly in date / fly out date)  Tour                                                     Days          Availability  
18 to 26 March 
Cape Conquest
08 Days
06 to 17 April
Southern Spear
11 Days
08 to 15 July 
Lowveld Legend 
07 Days
12 to 24 August
Southern Spear
12 Days
22 to 30 September 
Lowveld Legend Customized (Brazilian)
09 Days
Closed Group
14 October to 01 November 
Epic South Africa
18 Days
06 to 24 January

Epic South Africa 
18 Days
17 to 25 February 

Cape Conquest  

08 days
07 to 19 April 
Southern Spear 
12 days

Standard Tours

BMW Motorbikes

Tours are primarily road based on current model BMW GS series motorbikes. F700GS (800cc twin) being our standard offering on tours; upgrades to the F800GS or indeed the iconic R1200GS and is easily accommodated with a surcharge. BMW motorcycles are excellent touring bikes with a reputation for reliability, excellent handling and smooth torque laden power delivery making them ideal for tours and touring. BMW motorcycles afford both the rider and pillion exceptional comfort with the overall experience unparalleled.      

Motorbike Enthusiasts

With or without pillions (passengers) wishing to spend a week or two enjoying: Beautiful Scenery, Great Weather, Excellent Cuisine, Majestic Wildlife, Cultural Diversity and most of all... a Fantastic Riding Experience will enjoy touring South Africa.  South Africa is home to some of the planets outstanding uncluttered roads ideally suited to the discerning motorcycle enthusiast.  The quality of roads and uncluttered nature of our groups allows for both experienced and less experienced riders be accommodated with ease. Our newbies have all commented on the value a tour down here adds to their motorbiking experience taking their abilities on in leaps and bounds.

Customized Tours / Self Ride Options

Individuals, groups, clubs and agents are welcome to contact Due South in order to facilitate customized dates for tours.

Motorcycle Rentals

We are able to facilitate the rental / hire of current model low mileage BMW (700GS / 800GS / 1200GS / 1200RT) motorcycles which can include panniers, top boxes, GPS within Southern Africa.  Other models can be rented / hired out on request.

Included in tours:

  • Accommodation (shared - single accommodation available)
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Dinner Daily
  • 2 x Airport Transfers
  • Motorcycle Hire - BMW F700GS unlimited mileage (R1200GS Upgrade Available)
  • Panniers (less than 5x bikes on tour)
  • Top Box (always)
  • Bike insurance (excludes excess deposit)
  • Excess Baggage Storage
  • Tour Guide/s
  • Support Vehicle (minimum 5x bikes, if support used exclude panniers)

Excluded from tours:

  • Flights
  • Motorcycle insurance excess damage deposit held by credit card authorization only
  • Fuel (cash only - no credit cards accepted at SA garages), toll fees, entrance fees etc
  • Personal Accident and Medical Cover
  • All Beverages and Lunches (unspecified meals - see quotation/Invoice for specific tour details)

Baggage Requirements

  • 2 x Standard Bags as per International Flights (90cm x 75cm x 43cm)
  • Excess baggage can be stored or couriered
  • Top Boxes are standard on all the bikes
  • Tip: wear bulky riding jacket onto flight and carry helmet as space saver

Motorcycle Upgrades & Single Accommodation Surcharge

  • Single Accommodation Surcharge @ US$ 25.00 p/night addition.
  • Motorcycle Upgrade - BMW F800GS @ US$ 20.00 p/day  
  • Motorcycle Upgrade - BMW R1200GS LC @ US$ 45.00 p/day