Beth Dixon

For years, Beth Dixon rarely took photos on her regular long-distance motorcycle trips. She thought there was nothing to make them interesting. Until a friend gave her a monkey and told her record where the monkey goes. Named Monkey, he’s not anatomically correct but she considers him male. From humble beginnings, Monkey’s gone on to […]

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Flash

Flash inherited the travel bug from his mother. He, his sister, and mom travelled “just about any place you can think of” before he branched out on his own. He’s visited 66 countries, 43 of them including a motorcycle. Renedian’s Victoria Falls to Cape Town safari was the first time he was part of an […]

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The Reluctant Travelers

Evan Firstman wasn’t interested in traveling to Africa. Sure he’d heard people call it the trip of a lifetime but he was dubious. After all, the term is relative and he’d traveled the world—rock climbing in exotic destinations, fishing in Venezuela and Patagonia, and enjoying annual expeditions to the Amazon. Liza Firstman had been around the world twice—once […]

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Scott and Laurie Penwarden

Name an adventure sport and Scott and Laurie Penwarden have likely done it. They love mountain and road biking, scuba diving, camping, stand-up paddling, rock climbing, and white water rafting. But the retired couple from San Diego had never experienced Africa and were curious about her wildlife. They’d wanted to go for a long time.   When a […]

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John Colyer

In 2011, John Colyer was primed for adventure. He’d recently returned to riding on a BMW 1200GS. Talking with Rene at the Calgary Motorcycle Show sparked an interest for Africa. Reading The University of Gravel Roads and watching videos like The Long Way Down only fueled the fire. A dream without action remains a dream. […]

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John and Becky Warrington

Close your eyes, sit back, relax and visualize a place with clean air, no artificial lights, and where the only sound you hear is a gentle breeze. All day you’ve been riding through scenery you’ve experienced only through National Geographic documentaries, you’re on top of a mountain, the sun has just set in the most […]

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Jim Neimeyer

Jim joined Renedian’s Wildlife and Waterfalls Tour as a solo traveler, but his reasons for being there were anything but solitary. Riding was a family sport so it’s no surprise to see that members of his family played supporting roles over more than ten years, culminating last year with his motorcycle trip to Africa. Like […]

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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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Scott and Laurie Penwarden

Name an adventure sport and Scott and Laurie Penwarden have likely done it. They love mountain and road biking, scuba diving, camping, stand-up paddling, rock climbing, and white water rafting. But the retired couple from San Diego had never experienced Africa and were curious about her wildlife. They’d wanted to go for a long time.   When a […]

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This one way trip is a blend of highlights from our three others routes. A week of safaris and animal encounters including a private plane charter and camping night in the Okavango Delta, a week of dunes and remote roads in Namibia, and a week in South Africa following the famous Garden Route into Cape Town. Popular with couples, this tour is for those who want to see as many of southern Africa’s highlights in one tour. Gravel road experiences requested.

Highlights:

  • New 22 day itinerary. This is our longest and most intensive African trip.
  • Start your tour at the 5-star colonial era Victoria Falls hotel
  • Optional activities in Victoria Falls include walking with lions, an elephant back safari, fishing for tiger fish, the Devil Pool, or world class whitewater rafting
  • Sunset cruise on Chobe River
  • Private planes chartered to take us into the Okavango Delta for a camping night in the bush
  • Many chances to see wildlife along the route
  • Sossusvlei dunes and guided walking tour
  • Diamond Mining Ghost town tour
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Ais Ais Hot Springs
  • Tankwa Karoo desert
  • Cango Caves
  • Ostrich farm
  • Southern tip of Africa
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Finishing in beautiful Cape Town
  • 4700 km/3000 miles

Detailed Itinerary for the Victoria Falls to Cape Town Tour