Africa

Rich in exceptional wildlife, breathtaking African landscapes and ancient cultures, Africa has long attracted adventurers, traders and explorers. African safari, golden savannahs, unearthly deserts of Africa, and steamy rainforests set the stage for some of the greatest wildlife spectacles on earth. Experience the wild and rugged landscapes of Africa from the seat of your bike.

Africa is a continent that gets under your skin and feeds the soul. There can possibly be no greater experience than to journey through this continent with our expert travel guides, pausing for elephants as they cross the road, listening to the roar of lions at a remote Africa safari camp or watching whales breach 100 metres offshore, every day is an adventure in Africa.

Canyons, Dunes and Falls

South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe: Go on safari in your own 4wd, one of Africa's most iconic journeys

18th Aug 2025 to 3rd Sep 2025
16 Days
Compass Expeditions Brochure

Compass Expeditions Brochure

Download the latest brochure and peruse our Bike & 4WD Adventure Tours in detail – 64 pages of detail on the wonderful tours we offer around this beautiful planet. Whether you’re up for a short jaunt or read to embark on an epic journey, you’re practically guaranteed to find something here that takes your fancy.

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ROYAL ENFIELD HIMALAYAN 450 Review – The Hills are Alive!

Royal Enfield’s Himalayan has earned a reputation for being a low-frills but rugged and reliable adventure companion since its debut back in 2016. Despite its budget-friendly specs-sheet, it surprised riders with its on and off-road capabilities. So how does the updated 450 compare?

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Land of the “Rising Sun” – Week Two

“Standing at the train station watching bullet trains blast through travelling at least 150kph was strangely thrilling. We were waiting to catch a Shinkansen into Hiroshima. After a 40-minute SuperExpress ride racing through the countryside we met our guide, Pancho, at the train station.” Join Compass Co-Founder Mick McDonald on the second and final leg …

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Compass 2023: Reunion Report

November 11th & 12th saw the 2023 Compass Expeditions Reunion converge on Albury, New South Wales. And what a great catch-up we had with customers from all over the country that have travelled with us in all corners of the world! We were treated to a very warm Saturday ride, out of town and along …

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