Route 62 Rally

16 - 19 February 2017

The Famous Route 62 Rally will once again take place at the Avalon Springs Resort in Montagu – Western Cape. However this coming year we have a twist in the tail!

THIS WILL BE OUR 11th RALLY and you don’t want to miss this one.

The Route 62 Rally is the longest consecutive running Harley Davidson rally in South Africa and in 2016 we celebrate our 10th Birthday.We have moved the bar considerable higher from previous years so you need to join us and be part of this 10 year celebration. There will be music, stalls, tattoo artists, food stalls, Harley games, outrides, party and fun.

Rider: R 59,850.00     Pillion: R 35,450.00
Single Supplement: R 6,210.00

Minimum Pax: 6

Our Tour

Day 1 – Wednesday   

On arrival in Cape Town you will be met by your tour guide and taken to your accommodation near the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. After checking in and freshening up we depart for an orientation tour of the city and a trip up Table Mountain (weather dependent) before visiting the famous Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Explore the Mall with its many shops and restaurants before we meet for a welcome to South Africa dinner at one of the Restaurants.

Overnight: Cape Town, Bed & breakfast + welcome dinner

Day 2 – Thursday (215 km)

In the morning we collect our motorcycles and heading for the Cape of good Hope. In the afternoon we make our way back to Cape Town via Chapmans Peak Drive and Hout Bay. (Dinner included).

Overnight: Cape Town, Bed & breakfast + dinner

Day 3 – Friday (381 km)

This morning we are leaving Cape Town on the N2 to Strand. Now via Clarens Drive we are heading for Hermanus, one of the best whale watching places in South Africa (August – November). After lunch (own account) we continue to Swellendam.

Overnight: Swellendam, Bed & breakfast + dinner

Day 4 – Saturday (421 km)

Today we continue on the N2 via Heidelberg to Riversdale. In Riversdale we leaving the N2 and taking the Gracia Pass into the little Karoo on to ‘The Route 62’. Just before Oudtshoorn we go back to the coastline to Mossel Bay via the Robertson Pass. From Mossel Bay on the N2 to Wilderness via George, the Mekka of the Golfers.

Overnight: Wilderness, Bed & breakfast + dinner

Day 5 – Sunday (113 km)

From Mossel Bay to Wilderness we already traveled the first part of the “Garden Route”. Today there is not so much riding, that means time maybe for one of the beaches, shopping and sight seeing. We spent time in Knysna and Plettenberg Bay before we check in in our guesthouse in Nature Valley.

Overnight: Nature Valley, Bed & breakfast + dinner

Day 6 – Monday (276 km)

Nature Valley – ColchesterHighlights on our route today are: The Bloukrans Bridge, with 216m hight it is the highest Bungee Jump in the world, the ‘Tsitsikamma National Park’ with the Storms River Mouth and a short walk to the ‘Big Tree’, one of the oldest Yellowwood tree in South Africa. We continue on the N2 to Port Elizabeth. Depending on the time we might go down to the main beach and the ‘Board Walk’. Otherwise we go straight to Colchester.

Overnight: Colchester, Bed & breakfast + dinner

Day 7 – Tuesday

Full day game drive on an open game vehicle in Addo Elephant NP with sunset drive.

Overnight: Colchester, Bed & breakfast + dinner

Day 8 – Wednesday (497 km)

This is now the point of return. From Colchester we go around the Addo NP to Uitenhage and we stay on the R 102 to Jeffreys Bay. Coffee and/or early lunch at the beach. From here we are heading for Kareedouw in the Langkloof, which is part I of the Route 62 and further to our destination for tonight Oudtshoorn, the capitol of the ostrich industry.

Overnight: Oudtshoorn, Bed & breakfast + dinner

Day 9 – Thursday (239 km)

Getting close to the rally now. Leaving Oudtshoorn and travelling on the Route 62 Part II to Montagu via Calitzdorp, Ladismith and Barrydale. Just before Barrydale an absolute must stop point “Ronny’s Sex Shop”.Check in at Rally in the afternoon.

Overnight: Montagu, Bed & breakfast + dinner

Day 10 – Friday

Rally Day

Overnight: Montagu, Bed & breakfast + dinner

Day 11 – Saturday

Rally Day

Overnight: Montagu, Bed & breakfast + dinner

Day 12 – Sunday (256 km)

After (maybe a late) breakfast we leaving Montagu to De Dorns on the N1 via ??? pass. From there to Worchester, Vielliersdorp and Franschhoek, the french corner. We spent some time in Franschhoek before we continue to Wellington our final destination today.

Overnight: Wellington, Bed & breakfast + dinner & wine tasting

Day 13 – Monday

The first thing in the morning after breakfast is to return the bikes at HD Tygervalley. After all the paper work is done we go into Cape Town. Sight seeing, walk through the ‘Companys Garden’ and weather permitted up Table Mountain. After check in at our hotel and some refreshing we go done to the V&A Waterfront. Farewell dinner in one of the restaurants.

Overnight: Cape Town, Bed & breakfast + farewell dinner

Day 14 – Tuesday

Departure. Transfer to the airport in time for your flight home.

End of tour.

The Program

 

THURSDAY 18th Feb 2016
FRIDAY 19th Feb 2016
SATURDAY 20th Feb 2016
11:00 Registrations open at main gate. 07:00 Breakfast included for hotel guests opens. Not a hotel guest, you can still get a great breakfast at R90 served in Cogman’s Restaurant 07:00 Breakfast included for hotel guests opens. Not a hotel guest, you can still get a great breakfast at R90 served in Cogman’s Restaurant
11:00 Bar opens 08:00 Registration opens 11:00 Line up for Mass Ride outside main gate. Watch for Marshals. Please join this ride as the townsfolk would love to see a big turnout.
12:00 Check in, drop your bags. Meet and greet fellow Riders. Browse through the rally site and stalls. Grab a cold one and chill. 9.30 1st Outride line up outside main gate. Depart 10.00am 11:00 Bar opens
18:00 Music by DJ Squeek at the Calypso Pool area 10:15 2nd Outride line up outside main gate. Depart 10.45am 12:00 Mass Ride starts. After mass ride grab something to eat on rally site, grab a cold one and a seat and join us in main tent for the best Harley Games X Far
18:00 onwards. Grab some food from the varied food stalls in the main Harley Village 12:00 – 12.30 Arrive end destination. Burgers & Hotdogs available. Music to chill by. Cash bar. 14:00 HARLEY GAMES commences. Enter and win some great prizes
18:00 Registration closes Make your way back to the Rally Site own time 16:30 Enter your bike in the Karoo Bike Show. Great prizes to be won.
18:00 till Late. CALYPSO POOL PARTY. Join the fun in the hot pool with cool sounds from our resident DJ 18:00 Live Music to get you in the mood. 17:30 Bike Concourse judging starts
  18:00 till late. Grab something to eat from the varied food stalls and join us for a night of music and dancing 19:00 Buffet Dinner served by Avalon Springs
  19:30 Main Band on stage. 19:00 Live Music through dinner
    20:00 Speeches, Raffle Draw &Prize Giving. Main Band and Party Time!

To download a PDF of the program –> .2016-Route62Rally-Program

Click here to go to the Route 62 Rally webpage