Passes, Tunnels & Bridges Tour

4 Days


2024 Dates & Rates to be confirmed.

Adventure Ride including 9 Passes, 2 Tunnels & a coupla Bridges…

Join us on this tour to an “Old Favourite” scenic off-road adventure riding area, experience small town hospitality and RIDE 9 passes, 2 tunnels, and a couple of bridges.

This tour starts in Wakkerstroom – the Jewel of Mpumalanga – with a ‘meet, greet & dinner’ at the Wakkerstroom Hotel.

Alternatively, you can meet us in Ermelo at the Mugg & Bean to join the optional ride, via Sheepmore & Jantjieshoek Pass and a railway tunnel, to Wakkerstroom.

Friday morning after breakfast we head off road via Zaaihoek Dam skirting Amajuba and incorporating more railway tunnels, mountain passes and bridges to overnight at the ‘small scale agricultural town’ of Verkykerskop, in the foothills of the Klein Drakensberg.

Saturday takes us over the Normandien and Collings Passes, breaking for a light roadside picnic lunch before heading down De Beers Pass. The days ride culminating with the ascent of the old Van Reenen’s Railway Pass and tunnel, before arriving at our final overnight stop; The Green Lantern Inn, situated at the top of the Van Reenen’s pass. A Historical Landmark recently restored, steeped in history, famous for their warm hospitality and ‘donkeys’ in the bar.

Sunday, a leisurely breakfast and depart for home on your own time…

Short & Sweet…

Trip Highlights

  • Sheepmore & Jantjieshoek Passes,
  • Zaaihoek Dam skirting Amajuba
  • Normandien Pass, Collings Pass & De Beers Passes
  • Old Van Reenen’s Railway Pass & Tunnel
  • The donkeys in the famous pub at The Green Lantern Inn


Day 1 :

Home - Wakkerstroom
Arrive in Wakkerstroom for briefing & dinner by 19h00.
Overnight in Wakkerstroom atThe Wakkerstroom Hotel.
Buffet dinner.

Day 2 :

Wakkerstroom - Verkykerskop
Breakfast @ 08h00.
Orange Off-Road Routes depart @ 09h00.
Light picnic lunch enroute (included).
Overnight in Verkykerskop.

Day 3 :

Verkykersop - Van Reenen
Breakfast @ 08h00.
Orange Off-Road Routes depart @ 09h00.
Light lunch en-route(included).
Overnight in Van Reenen at The Green Lantern Inn.
Dinner Set Menu

Day 4 :

Van Reenen - Home
Breakfast @ 08h00.
Depart for home at your leisure.


Cost Includes

  • 3 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
  • 2 Light lunches
  • Guided routes
  • Back up vehicle & trailer

Cost Excludes

  • Traveling Costs to & from the event
  • Fuel & toll fees
  • Drinks & water
  • Medicines & Medical expenses
  • Puncture repair equipment
  • Gratuities

Terms & Conditions (Cancellation Policy)

Right of admission reserved.

A 20% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your place on a tour / event.

The balance is required in full 30 days prior tour / event date.

50% of the balance payment is refundable up to 7 days prior to tour / event date.

Less than 7 days prior to tour / event date no refund what-so-ever.

One month prior to tour / event entries are subject to availability at the lodges.

Participants welcome to put their luggage in the back up vehicle at the meeting point – 1 bag per person, soft luggage ONLY, no panniers or top boxes.

Participants to have own medical insurance & general insurance for themselves, their property and motorcycle (incl. Cross Border where applicable).

Open to all makes of road legal dual purpose / adventure motorcycles (600cc+), you do not need to own a BMW.

Participants are required to wear FULL protective riding gear including full face riding helmet, full finger riding gloves, riding or ballistic jacket, riding trousers, hydro pack, motorcycle riding boots (No other boots will be allowed).

Vented and / or rain gear as weather dictates.

Arrive with a full tank of fuel.

Please make sure you are prepared for any emergencies that may arise, especially punctures.

Please make sure you have sufficient allergy and / or scheduled chronic medication and take it as prescribed.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Passes, Tunnels & Bridges Tour