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Welcome to Overland Solutions!

Our Gear

OS specialize in premium outdoor equipment used by professionals all over the world. Our Scepter, Mil-tec Sturm and DD Hammock products are combat and trail proven. All our products are ideal for 4WD & adventure motorcycle overlanders.

Tour Operator

OS in association with Swartberg Biking & Overland have years of overlanding experience in Southern Africa and our own explorer and airline Captain Tim, has travelled and has extensive knowledge of the Trans African East Coast route. Other expeditions include Amsterdam to Beijing. 

Our aim is to plan and arrange a SELF DRIVE African adventure holiday according to YOUR requirements and also supply any gear that you might need and ensure that you have a safe and successful overlanding experience!

We have put together a few recommended guidline tour options and will keep adding and updating them in the future. You can choose any one of these pre-planned tours or we can modify and tailer make it to your requirements. 

In addition to this we also provide OVERLANDING gear, tips, books & guides and travel information as well as 4x4 SURVIVAL courses.

OS & Swartberg Biking & Overland also offer 4WD vehicles for hire, guided motorcycle tours and trans Africa truck tours.

Swartberg Biking & Overland is also a proud member of SATSA - South African Tourism Services Accociation 

SATSA members have to conform to the highest standards in the tourism industry, which are checked annually.

SATSA members are bonded, providing a financial guarantee of deposits held against the involuntary liquidation of a SATSA member.

The SATSA logo is a guarantee to travellers of quality in tourism, and is highly prized.


SATIB - South Arican Tourism Insurance Brokers

SATIB provides their clients with an innovative ‘SATIB Insurance Brokers – Certified’ seal of approval logo. This Logo testifies to the fact that our company’s insurance complies with minimum tourism industry requirements and with the EC Directive on Travel Trade Act.



SATIB24 Crisis Call is a critical incident management service with an insurance component ONLY available to SATIB clients. It forms an integral part of our African presence and can be coupled with medical emergency evacuation policies that can cover guests, staff or both.


  • Through one number access for crisis help 24/7
  • Emergencies are managed by an experienced team
Type of incidents that SATIB24 handles:

  • Medical emergencies- illness or onset of potentially serious symptoms
  • Trauma and accidents
  • Exposure to blood, poisons or other hazardous materials
  • Assault, rape, kidnap or other crime
  • Psychologically traumatic events
  • Fire or other natural disaster


The crisis call centre is manned 24/7/365 days a year by trained facilitators and medical doctors.