South America

Discover a continent of incomparable landscapes and one of the most exciting destinations on earth. South America has something for everyone be it snow-capped peaks, stunning wilderness, amazing antiquities, incredible rivers, turtles in the Galapagos Islands, mighty jungles, cities of gold and mountains of silver.

It’s where towering peaks meet roaring rivers, where immense forests meet rainbow-coloured colonial towns and reminders of the Inca, the conquistadors, and others who came before, are dotted across the landscape.

Travel Patagonia South America, peruse Peru, bike through the Bolivia Salt Flats, see the Salar de Uyuni, and explore the Seventh Wonder of the World, Machu Picchu.

South American travel is an experience crammed with culture, excitement, and beguiling motorbike adventures that will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime. No need for Smart Traveller when you have Compass Expeditions.

Complete Patagonia

Chile & Argentina: Drive through a breathtaking landscape as you visit Mythical Patagonia

3rd Nov 2024 to 24th Nov 2024
3rd Nov 2025 to 24th Nov 2025
21 Days

Patagonian Fjords, Forests and Glaciers

Chile & Argentina: Discover a landscape of fjords, forests, glaciers and towering mountains as you drive through extraordinary Patagonia

28th Dec 2024 to 12th Jan 2025
28th Dec 2025 to 12th Jan 2026
15 Days

Peru Explorer

Peru: From the Andes to the Amazon drive the heartland of the vast Incan empire as you explore by 4WD

4th Aug 2025 to 19th Aug 2025
15 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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LONG WAY HOME – REVIEW: 2024 Yamaha Ténéré 700 vs Ténéré 700 World Raid

You may feel inclined to equip your adventure bike with all the latest features, but, especially when you’re in the middle of nowhere, knee-deep in mud, and armed with just a few basic tools, perhaps simplicity is the key. The Ténéré 700 and Ténéré 700 World Raid offer rugged durability and versatility without unnecessary frills. So – which is best?

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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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