Africa & Middle East
South Africa
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South Africa Biking Private
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South Africa Adventure Travel

Beauty & Splendour

It’s hard to believe that so much beauty, diversity, and wine can be found so close to Cape Town—not to mention first-class hotels and truly spectacular biking. In fact, our South Africa adventure travel is not dissimilar to many of our European jaunts, as we explore a compact area and pop easily from elegant hotel to elegant hotel. Pedaling well-paved roads lined with dramatic vistas, we move from the Cape Peninsula to the winelands then finish with a few days on safari.

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Trip Details

Hotels:
Signature
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Signature

We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.

Bistro

These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.

Level:
Enthusiast
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Occasional

“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”

Recreational

“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”

Enthusiast

“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”

Avid

“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”

Expert

“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard how I like to do that.”

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Type:
Private
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Small group

The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.

Private

Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.

Custom

Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.

Support:
Locally-Supported
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Self-Guided

Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.

Locally Supported

Our friends on the ground are there to set you up with insider access and expert tips—then disappear when you’d prefer to be on your own.

Guided

Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.

Cape Town to Johannesburg
10 Days / 9 Nights

Best Time to Visit

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
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Hotels

Cape Grace, Cape Town

Situated on its own private and serence quay, the newly refurbished Cape Grace offers luxury accommodation located at the iconic Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Its dramatic backdrop is Table Mountain, and each room is designed using unique and refreshing décor from local artisans. After a day of exploring Cape Town, Cape Grace offers the perfect spot to relax and unwind. View hotel website »

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Le Quartier Francais, Franschoek

Le Quartier Français is a Victorian residence hidden away in the heart of the Franschoek Valley’s vineyards. Our hosts provide many special touches which can be seen in everything from the Egyptian cotton bed linens to each room’s creative flair. The Quartier’s remarkable restaurant is host to the culinary creations of famed Margot Janse, one of South Africa’s top chefs. View hotel website »

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Singita Boulders Lodge, Sabi Sand

A natural stone lodge offering unparalleled views, the luxurious Singita Boulders features a lookout deck allowing the perfect spot from which to observe wildlife drawn to the Sand River. The lodge offers twelve magnificent stone suites with floor to ceiling glass walls and a contemporary African decor style. Rooms also feature a heated plunge pool, double-sided fireplace, private lounge and game-viewing deck. View hotel website »

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Activity Level

Enthusiast

This is a biking trip amid the vineyards and farmlands of South Africa’s Western Cape. The riding is all on asphalt roads, mostly of an undulating nature although you can expect to encounter a few steep hills and at least one steep descent. We offer both Cannondale bikes and Pinarello road bikes fitted to your personal specifications. There are plenty of shorter and longer options available each day to accommodate a wide range of fitness levels.

Gear

The Bikes

You can't enjoy a great biking trip without a really great bike. On this trip you'll be riding customized Cannondales; there are three models to choose from to ensure you'll have the perfect bike. We also equip you with handlebar bag, helmet and water bottle.

What's Included

  • All hotel accommodation
  • Meals as indicated with wine (as selected by B&R)
  • Services of B&R guide and support van
  • Use of a customized Cannondale or Pinarello bicycle and helmet
  • Use of two lightweight, telescoping walking sticks
  • All special events and private tours
  • All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
  • All baggage transportation
  • All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service except while on safari.


At Your Service

We take pride in choosing guides who are not only exceptional travelling companions, but who’ll go far beyond the call of duty to ensure an unforgettable experience.Learn more about our guides »

Accolades

“We have taken many B&R trips, and this was one of the best. All hotels, food, scenery and experiences were first-rate, but what pushed the trip to the top of the list were our amazing guides who were there to anticipate our every need.”

— Virginia Gerst,
South Africa Biking 2011

South Africa Biking Private

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Notes from the Road

Insider’s Guide: 4 Stunning Cape Town Hotels

When it comes to Cape Town hotels, it's all about location—how far from the sea, how close to the mountain, how far from the vineyards...
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In Deep: Cape Town

The harbour. Table Mountain. Cape Point. If having just one of these constitutes an embarrassment of riches, than Cape Town is a city spoiled absolutely rotten.
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Where to Eat: Cape Town Restaurants

Lauren Foulds-Vallee of B&R's South Africa design team reveals her favourite Cape Town restaurants.
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