EXCLUSIVE MTB STAGE RACE
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Event Overview

A premier 3-day mountain bike stage race in the 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 race starts and finishes each day at the Zuurberg Mountain Village, with the race village serving as a central hub for riders to socialise, relax and refuel. With top-notch amenities, the race village offers a variety of delicious food options, open bars and entertainment to create a festive atmosphere for riders.


A range of accommodation options are available from the 4-star hotel to luxurious tents. 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. 

What Sets GZT Apart?

The 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 test both man and machine. The race appeals to the discerning mountain bike rider, looking for an extraordinary, exclusive, yet challenging experience, that pushes boundaries, captivates the senses, and creates lifelong memories.

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

PLATINUM

Hotel Room
R R12,900
  •  
  • 3 Stages
  • 3 Nights Stay
  • 9 Delicious Meals
  • All Drinks at Event Bar
  • Unlimited Barista Coffee
  • Hotel Room - Sharing
  •  
  • Daily Bike Wash
  • Bike Storage
  • Fully Catered Water Points
  • Medical Support
  • Official Event Apparel
  • Goodie Bag
  • Subsidised Bike Transport
SOLD OUT

GOLD

Luxury Tent at Hotel
R R10,300
  •  
  • 3 Stages
  • 3 Nights Stay
  • 9 Delicious Meals
  • All Drinks at Event Bar
  • Unlimited Barista Coffee
  • Luxury Tent - Sharing
  • (Bed, Mattress, Linen Supplied)
  • Daily Bike Wash
  • Bike Storage
  • Fully Catered Water Points
  • Medical Support
  • Official Event Apparel
  • Goodie Bag
  • Subsidised Bike Transport
SOLD OUT

SILVER

Tent at Hayterdale Trails
R R8,200
  •  
  • 3 Stages
  • 3 Nights Stay
  • 9 Delicious Meals
  • All Drinks at Event Bar
  •  
  • Luxury Tent - Sharing
  • (Bed, Mattress, Linen Supplied)
  • Daily Bike Wash
  • Bike Storage
  • Fully Catered Water Points
  • Medical Support
  • Official Event Apparel
  • Goodie Bag
  • Subsidised Bike Transport
SOLD OUT

BRONZE

No Accommodation
R R6,500
  •  
  • 3 Stages
  •  
  • 3 Delicious Lunches
  •  
  •  
  • No Accommodation
  •  
  • Daily Bike Wash
  • Bike Storage
  • Fully Catered Water Points
  • Medical Support
  • Official Event Apparel
  • Goodie Bag
  • Subsidised Bike Transport

Event Location

Accommodation
Race Village
Optional Extras
Rider Schedule

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