Event Overview

A premier 3-day MTB stage race and E-MTB Tour in the Rubicon Great Zuurberg, surrounded by the Addo National Park offers a unique opportunity to experience the stunning natural beauty of South Africa’s Eastern Cape region. Riders will navigate through a diverse landscape, from open grasslands to dense forests, all while enjoying panoramic views of the regions breath taking landscapes.

 

The event starts and finishes each day at the Zuurberg Mountain Village, with two race villages serving as the central hub for riders to socialise, relax and refuel. With top-notch amenities, the race villages at Zuurberg Mountain Village and Hayterdale Trails offer a variety of delicious food options, open bars and entertainment to create a festive atmosphere for riders.

 

Riders can look forward to an exhilarating and enjoyable ride while enjoying the unique wildlife and natural surroundings that make the Great Zuurberg and the Addo Region one of South Africa’s top attractions

Where Adventure Meets Comfort

The Rubicon Great Zuurberg Trek sets itself apart from your traditional mountain bike stage race. It differentiates itself by offering a superior, all-inclusive experience with carefully crafted routes that delivers a unique adventure for every level of MTB Rider. It appeals to the discerning mountain bike rider, looking for an extraordinary, exclusive, enjoyable, MTB experience, that captivates the senses, and creates lifelong memories.

 

Imagine unwinding in your private wood-fired hot tub, overlooking incredible views after an incredible day on the trails. Each AfriCamps tent, situated at Hayterdale Trails only 9km from the Start / Finish, includes a kitchen, bathroom, wood fired tub, braai, private viewing deck and can accommodate four riders, with two rooms featuring a comfy queen-size bed each, with an additional single bunk bed in one room, and all the essential comforts.

The Route

STAGE 1

Distance: 52km
Ascent: 1050m
Start Time: 08:00
WP 1: 20km
WP 2: 35km

 

Highlights

  • Gowar’s Gauntlet

STAGE 2

Distance: 58km
Ascent: 1200m
Start Time: 08:00
WP 1: 20km
WP 2: 35km

 

Highlights

  • Seven Dwarfs Drop
  • Otters Valley
  • Monti’s Hill
  • Citrus Valley

STAGE 3

Distance: 50km
Ascent: 1200m
Start Time: 08:00
WP 1: 18km
WP 2: 33m

WP 3: 40km

Highlights

  • Zorr’s Rollercoaster
  • The Gorge
  • Corkscrew
  • Rabbit Hole
  • Trevor’s Surprise

Riders Thoughts

Entry Info

AFRICAMPS

One Team Per Tent
R R10,625
  •  
  • 3 Stages
  • 3 Nights Stay
  • 9 Delicious Meals
  • All Drinks at Event Bar
  • Unlimited Barista Coffee
  • AfriCamps Luxury Tent
  • Daily Bike Wash
  • Bike Storage
  • Fully Catered Water Points
  • Medical Support
  • Official Event Apparel
  • Goodie Bag
  • Subsidised Bike Transport
  • Complimentary Airport Shuttle
  • Free Shuttle Service To Start / Finish
Per Rider

AFRICAMPS

Two Teams Per Tent
R R8,562
50
  •  
  • 3 Stages
  • 3 Nights Stay
  • 9 Delicious Meals
  • All Drinks at Event Bar
  • Unlimited Barista Coffee
  • AfriCamps Luxury Tent
  • Daily Bike Wash
  • Bike Storage
  • Fully Catered Water Points
  • Medical Support
  • Official Event Apparel
  • Goodie Bag
  • Subsidised Bike Transport
  • Complimentary Airport Shuttle
  • Free Shuttle To Start / Finish
PER RIDER

Event Location

Accommodation
Race Village
Optional Extras
Rider Schedule

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