Frequently Asked Questions
All you need to do is get yourself to the nominated airport by the allotted time, and we take care of the rest. Motorcycle or UTV, food, accommodation and shuttle services are all included in the expedition price. Depending on your chosen package you will need to bring along certain clothing or camp equipment.
We strive to ensure our clients are matched to the right package for their experience and ambition. Clicking a ‘buy now’ button without consultation may lead to the purchase of a product that is not optimized to meet your needs. Filling out the brief contact form allows consultation with a member of the team, making sure you gain the experience you’re seeking.
This cannot be measured in time or miles; you simply need to be confident enough to hit the trails on an Adventure bike loaded with gear. You do not need to be an expert and we will assess your experience during the initial consultation call. Our aim is to make adventure motorcycling enjoyable, safe and accessible to all riders. Your riding ability will improve during the expedition.
Our Skills Packages provide graduated levels of instruction to develop your riding ability and confidence. For our Adventure and Executive Packages, advice to improve your riding will be given throughout the ride as needed. Our intention is to make sure you complete the expedition a more accomplished and confident rider. The level of instruction needed will be assessed on a case by case basis - think of it as on-the-ride mentoring.
If you’re new to Adventure motorcycling and don’t feel confident to undertake a week-long ride following one of the BDRs® then a Skills Package is for you. We will build on your current ability to develop your riding skills and experience. If you’re looking for a remote wilderness experience the Adventure Package is going to fit the bill, although if you want a little more luxury and respite, the Executive Package will cater for your ambition.
Each package has been tailored to ensure sufficient time is allowed to complete the expedition comfortably. Expect to cover approximately 150 miles per day although this is only a rough guide; terrain and trail conditions will see this vary appropriately. As with any team event, sticking together and remaining on schedule will be key; your expedition leader will ensure you remain on track for successful route completion.
Yes. While we provide point of incident support to get you to a place of safety in the unlikely event it’s needed, we do not cover medical bills or impact to travel costs, etc.
We strongly advise you use one of our motorcycles for the expedition. Our fully insured bikes allow you to ride ‘adventurously’ without concern of damage. This helps to avoid overly cautious riding that can hinder a fully enjoyable ride. If you wish to use your own motorcycle we can go over the pros and cons during the consultation call.
Depending on the package you choose, a specific packing list will be provided. You will need to bring your own protective riding equipment for the chosen activity. Advice on any pre-expedition purchases will be provided during consultation calls.
Routes are offered on optimum dates to minimize any inadvertent impact of poor weather. However, Mother Nature can be unpredictable so your expedition leader will be on hand to adjust the route accordingly. Every effort is made to follow the predesigned route, but minor adjustments may be required to ensure safety and keep to the itinerary.
In order to book your place on an expedition, a 50% deposit is required. This is refundable up to 30 days prior to the expedition start date, minus any expenses made on your behalf to secure necessary services. All expeditions will go ahead regardless of inclement weather. Your 50% final payment is non-refundable. We will work with you to provide an alternate expedition should unforeseen circumstances affects your booking.
Yes. Booking as a group allows you to share the adventure with friends and can attract a discount depending on the group size. Exclusive group bookings requires three or more riders.
Of course, we value your service. A 10% discount will be applied for all members of the military and law enforcement.