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.

Safari Africa

South Africa & Namibia: An amazing ride into Southern Africa including award winning game lodges, spectacular scenery and incredible riding

10th May 2025 to 25th May 2025
15 Days

Spain Portugal and Morocco

Spain, Portugal and Morocco: Explore Southern Europe and Northern Africa, a ride from the hills of Lisbon to the sands of the Sahara

1st Sep 2024 to 22nd Sep 2024
27th Sep 2024 to 18th Oct 2024
1st Sep 2025 to 22nd Sep 2025
27th Sep 2025 to 18th Oct 2025
21 Days

Ultimate Africa

Cape Town to Cape Town: From the southernmost tip of the African continent to north of the Equator, this exploratory expedition delves into hidden Africa

13th Jul 2025 to 6th Oct 2025
85 Days

Kruger & The Garden Route

South Africa & the Garden Route: Go “on safari” and discover this epic wildlife, history and landscapes

13th Oct 2024 to 31st Oct 2024
13th Oct 2025 to 31st Oct 2025
18 Days

Absolute Africa

Nairobi to Cape Town: Go on safari as we visit world renowned national parks teeming with wildlife, all while exploring the mountain passes and coastal roads of Africa

27th Aug 2025 to 6th Oct 2025
40 Days

Gorillas and Game Parks

Cape Town to Nairobi: From the southernmost tip of the African continent to north of the Equator, this exploratory expedition delves into the hidden Africa

13th Jul 2025 to 28th Aug 2025
45 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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