Booking a Tour


Our approach to booking tours is fairly simple, tours are booked according to dates our clients select. Once we receive a confirmed booking from a client (individual, couple or group) that tour is fixed on our calendar and opened for additional riders (unless a closed group). All the tours below are tentative, the calendar is not static and will be adjusted once tours and dates are booked by an 'anchor' client.   


     
   TOUR CALENDAR  
   Date  Tour                                                     Days                Season (SA)   
     2012/2013      
   27 Dec 12' to 07 Jan 13'         Southern Spear  11 days  Summer  
     2013      
   24 Feb to 10 Mar   Conquest of Paradise  15 days  Summer  
   13 Apr to 23 Apr  Southern Spear  11 days  Autumn  
   25 May to 01 Jun   Lowveld Legend   08 days  Winter  
   27 Jul to 06 Aug   Southern Spear   11 days  Winter  
   05 Oct to 19 Oct  Conquest of Paradise   15 days  Spring  
   09 Nov to 19 Nov  Southern Spear   11 days  Summer  
   14 Dec to 21 Dec   Lowveld Legend   08 days  Summer  
           
    Bookings: bookings@due-south.co.za       
 

           

 

BMW Bikes

Tours are primarily road based on BMW GS series motorbikes. We use current model BMW bikes with the F650GS (800cc twin) being our standard offering on tours; upgrades to the F800GS or indeed the iconic R1200GS 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.   


Standard Tours


Enjoy our standard tours put together to ensure your optimal enjoyment of our beautiful country. We have toured these roads many times ourselves and know that you will delight in the splendour of the landscape, the friendliness of the people and the superb roads you will travel with us.

Customised Tours / Self Ride Options


Individuals, groups, clubs and agents are welcome to contact Due South in order to facilitate customised tours. Contact us to discuss your requirements:  we will respond to all enquiries with our recommendations in conjunction with your specific dates and requirements. Please feel free to ask any questions whatsoever.


Motorcycle Rentals


We are able to facilitate the rental / hire of current model low mileage BMW (650GS / 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)
  • Breakfast Daily
  • 2 x Airport Transfers
  • Motorcycle Hire - 650GS (new 800cc, unlimited mileage)
  • Top Box
  • Bike insurance included (excludes excess deposit)
  • Tour Guide/s
  • Support Vehicle (unless a small tour of less than 4 bikes, in such cases we will use panniers)

Excluded from tours:


  • Flights
  • Motorcycle insurance excess damage deposit approx. R12, 500.00 (ZAR) (F650GS) 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 Meals

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
 

Surcharge & Motorcycle Upgrades


  • Single Accommodation. A surcharge @ R295.00 (ZAR) p/night addition.
  • Motorcycle Upgrade. BMW R1200GS @ R295.00 (ZAR) p/day addition.