Cycling the Drakensberg & Kruger

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  • Discover the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains
  • Search for the big 5 in Kruger National Park
  • Cycle through vast mountain scenery, forests, waterfalls and canyons


Cycling the Drakensberg & Kruger

Day 1

Start Johannesburg; transfer to Golden Gate National Park.

Day 2

Ride over a spectacular mountain pass with a chance of spotting wildlife; transfer to Northern Drakensberg and cycle to our lodge.

Day 3

Cycle to the Northern Berg before hiking and a chance to swim at a waterfall.

Day 4

Transfer to Dundee; afternoon ride to Rorke’s Drift Museum.

Day 5

Transfer to Badplaas before getting on the bikes for a great ride to our lodge.

Day 6

Transfer followed by scenic ride on edge of the Songimvelo Game Reserve and on to our lodge.

Day 7

Cycle to Kruger N.P. through the Kaaprivier Valley.

Day 8

Game drives in Kruger N.P.

Day 9

More game viewing, transfer to Hazyview.

Day 10

Cycle to Sabie and on to Graskop; visit Mac Mac Pools.

Day 11

Ride along the Panorama Route to God’s Window via Bourke’s Luck potholes rock formations; afternoon ride to Blyde River Canyon.

Day 12

Drive to Johannesburg, end.


  • 8 days cycling with full vehicle support
  • Mostly tarmac with two short sections on hard pack dirt roads
  • A few challenging climbs, most roads have little traffic
  • Group normally 4 to 14 plus leader. Min age 16 yrs
  • 9 nights lodges and chalets, 2 nights permanent tented camp
  • E-bikes available to hire
  • Countries visited: South Africa


  • All breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
  • All accommodation
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Local bike hire


  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
  • E-bike hire



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