Ted Lawson

Ted Lawson still had the grin on his face and the dust in his ears when he recounted his experiences on Renedian Adventure’s Spectacular South West Africa expedition. He’d also brought back indelible memories—like his first roadside sighting of a big male kudu with his big spiral horns, the people who touched him along the way, […]

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Shawn Bilerman

They may live on opposite sides of the country but Fredericton’s Shawn Bilerman and Calgary’s Bob Bradley keep their high school friendship energized with annual get togethers. Facing their 50th birthday, the two decided to a special celebration was in order. That’s how Shawn ended up on Renedian’s Spectacular South West Africa safari. Bob and […]

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Scott and Tabitha Becker

When Scott Becker’s friend bought his wife Tabitha a copy of The University of Gravel Roads for her birthday a few years ago, he had no idea it would be a life-changing experience for the couple. A short time later, he came home from work to Tabitha announcing, “We’re going to Africa. I just booked […]

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Kellee Irwin

Kellee Irwin became hooked on Africa three years ago after completing a motorcycle tour in Morocco. As gruelling as that trip was, she vowed to return, wanting to explore more of the continent by two wheels and get a feel for its cultures. The 51-year-old Vancouver-based RSA Insurance Executive has never been one to shy […]

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Ian O’Hagan

When the ad in Motorcycle Mojo Magazine for a Renedian Motorcycle Safari caught Ian O’Hagan ‘s eye, he was working as an estimator for a construction company with no thought of traveling to Africa. But it triggered a memory and an interest that quickly grew. At 59, he’d been riding for ten years, most of […]

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Evan and Liza Firstman

After winning a trip with Renedian Adventures, the big decision was, “Which one?” Liza and Evan Firstman had their choice. Following much deliberation they settled on Spectacular South West Africa for its combination of scenery, points of interests and roads—and the timing was right. They also wanted the challenge of 60/40 pavement to gravel that […]

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Cullen Hammil

Cullen Hamill always knew he’d return to Africa. The 25-year-old Scotia MacLeod Investment Associate and his dad Hugh had been to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and gone on safari in Tanzania, but they left wanting to see more of Namibia and the venerable Victoria Falls. When they discovered Renedian’s Waterfalls and Wildlife […]

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Buck Heath

Prior to departure, Buck Heath’s wife, who wasn’t going, knew way more about the trip than he did. Intent on avoiding preconceived notions, he purposely did no research and asked her not to tell him anything. No amount of study or photographs could have prepared him for the magnitude of natural beauty he experienced. “I […]

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Bobbi-Jo Siverns

Renedian’s list of what to bring along on one of their motorcycle tours is thorough. Although most take more, clients consistently say if they follow the list, they have everything they need. Bobbi-Jo Siverns took even less and still had enough. A native of Edmonton, 36-year-old Bobbi-Jo had been dating Todd Davis for a mere three […]

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Silvain Arseneault

Sylvain Arseneault’s trip to Spectacular South West Africa began with a trip to Viet Nam. In 2008, his father died and Sylvain felt the need to go on an overseas journey of self-discovery and healing. He was married and had never been anywhere alone in his life. As a rider, he knew the motorcycle, with its meditative […]

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Highlights:

  • 60% paved roads, 40% gravel roads
  • Ais Ais hot springs
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Hermanus whale watching,
  • Most southerly point in Africa
  • Guided walk in Sossusvlei sand dunes
  • Namib-Nauklft Park
  • Tropic of Capricorn
  • Cape Town tour
  • Kolmanskop Ghost Town tour
  • Option day in Stellenbosch open to ride mountain passes, do a wine tour, or dive in a shark cage
  • 3200 km/2000 miles

Detailed itinerary for the Spectacular South West Africa Tour.