Verneukpan Northern Cape


Day 1

Wellington to Cederberg Oasis. Leisurely drive to Chantal and Gerrit to sample their outstanding hospitality. It’s your call if you want a  500g or 800g T-bone on your plate that night.
Distance for the day 170 km

Day 2
Cederberg Oasis to Klippie. Through the Cederberg valley to Wuppertal and on to “Die Engelsman se graf”. Up Moedverloor past the “Riet huisies” to lunch! After lunch we do the loop down “Skaapie mee” pass and head to Klippie’s farm.
Distance for the day 420 km

Day 3
Klippie to Verneukpan. Many hidden valleys are travelled that day with the ever present “Sand monster” traps, ride vigilant and watch for the blind corners. The pan is known for its speed record breaking attempts so the group will make their attempts. The winner of the floating trophy will have travelled the slowest over a measured distance. Accommodation is in tents.
Distance for the day 360 km

Day 4
Verneukpan to Middelpos. After the most amazing sunrise we start our return trip and head for Williston where we visit the “Mall”, have lunch and meander down to the village of Middelpos. Here one gets the feeling that woman and children get locked away as the sight of 15 to 20 motorcycles entering the main street must be awesome. Unlike in the Wild West this bar is safe and the friendly people serve us great food.
Distance for the day 370 km

Day 5
Middelpos to Wellington. After a scrumptious breakfast it’s down the Gannaga pas into the Tankwa karoo for some great views, riding and lunch! After lunch like all good things this trip comes to an end but not before crossing the Bokkerivier nature reserve and the famous town of Ceres. Mitchell’s and bains kloof pass takes us home!

Distance for the day 350 km

Total distance for trip 1670 km.
Rental bikes available for this trip.

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