The Great Escape, a tour organised by Historic Adventures, is taking place in the Western Cape from 8 – 15 October 2022.
The Great Escape is a relaxed tour through some of the Western Cape’s most scenic roads, while staying in premium hotels & lodges. You will share a unique driving experience with likeminded people and use your vehicle in the way it was intended…to be driven. While there will be a suggested route, participants are welcome to deviate at any point and stop wherever they choose. We also have some exclusive experiences planned along the way!
The tour is open to all pre 1985 vehicles. Your entry includes 6 nights of accommodation, breakfasts, dinners & complimentary wine, several lunches, a welcome dinner in Cape Town, exciting excursions and more! Entries are limited to 25 vehicles so don’t delay if you wish to join us!
Frequently asked questions
Who is the tour for?
The Great Escape is for anyone that wants to take part in a relaxed tour through some of the Western Cape’s most scenic roads, while staying in premium hotels & lodges. You will share a unique driving experience with likeminded people and use your vehicle in the way that it was intended... to be driven.
What can I expect from the tour?
Premium accommodation, scenic routes, exclusive experiences & excursions, great comradery and lasting friendships with people that share your passion for motoring.
What is included in the tour?
All accommodation costs, all dinners with complimentary wine, breakfasts, 4 lunches, scheduled excursions, welcome dinner, roadbook, welcome packs, rally plates, and merchandise.
What is excluded in the entry fee?
Fuel, additional drinks, recovery and breakdown services from external suppliers.
Who can take part?
All pre 1985 cars are eligible, as well as selected post ‘85 cars at the discretion of the organisers. Cars should be well prepared and reliable to prevent unnecessary delays on the route due to breakdowns.
How regulated are the routes?
There is a suggested route in the road book which takes you on a scenic drive. There are suggested stops along the way for various activities and attractions, as well as some information on the areas you’re travelling through to keep your navigator occupied. Participants are, however, able to deviate from the route at any point of their choosing and can explore longer roads and routes. If you deviate, though, you may miss out on some of the planned excursions or experiences.