Adventure Events

Tour de Gouritz Biosphere

Gouritz Biosphere- Our River ▪ Our Region ▪ Our Future Cycle over 3 mountains in 3 days, the Langeberge, the Rooiberge and the Outeniqua berge with the Gouritz river traversing between the Langeberge and the Rooiberge. An exciting new Non Technical MTB Stage Event the 1st weekend in December each year. Although it is not a technical mountain bike event, the distance each day will test you. You can choose the full distance each day, or you can share the distance each day with your friend or company in a Relay Team. It will be great MTB training for the Epic or any other Stage event you are planning to do the next year. Or just do it with your company as a end of your Team Building weekend. This event is a great way of ending the year where you will get spoiled each day with a massage, great food and great hospitality in the areas the race traverse through. By taking part in the Tour de Gouritz Biosphere Mountain Bike Event you also support our work and bring us closer to a sustainable world!

Crossing 3 mountains over 3 days, the Langeberge, Rooiberge and the Outeniqua Berge. See the best of the Gouritz Biosphere Cluster by doing a MTB event, each day in a different area, staying 2 nights at a different lodge / guest house at a different town. The launch of the Inaugural Tour de Gouritz Biosphere MTB in 2017 will be a 3 day MTB. It is a circular route over 3 days, from the the small hamlet Great Brakriver (25 km from George and Mosselbay) to Van Wyksdorp to Oudsthoorn and back to Great Brakriver. Each day you will ride to a different town. The Distance each day is split up into 2 legs. You can enter as a Relay Team, Solo or Team. The Relay Team (2 people) will cycle 1 leg per person each day. A Team (2 people) or Solo (1 person) will ride the whole distance as a Team or as a Solo over 3 days. You can enter with your Company or with your friends. Corporate Entries: 10 and more entries from 1 Company will get 10% discount pp. The Gouritz Biosphere is one of the biggest Biospheres in the World and includes the following towns: Montagu, Swellendam, Barrydale, Ladysmith, Prince Albert, Oudtshoorn, Mosselbay, Uniondale, De Rust. Date: 10 to 12th November 2017

Start Venue: Pine Creek Resort, Greatbrak River Race Finish Venue’s: Day 1:
Halfway stop: Herbertsdale Guest house. Finish venue: Rooiberg Lodge, Van Wyksdorp
Day 2: Halfway stop: Calitzdorp SPA. Finish Venue: La Plume Guest house, Oudsthoorn
Day 3: Halfway stop: Herald. Finish venue: Pine Creek Resort, Great Brakriver

Event Format:
Solo’s: Cycle full distance each day
Relay Teams (2 per team): Riders cycle only 1 of the 2 legs per day
Teams (2 per team): Both riders cycle full distance each day and must stay together for the full distance each day Entry Fees (include VAT): Relay Teams: R6000 per Team (include lunch each day)
Relay Team: R7200 per Team (include lunch and dinner each day)
Team: R6000 per Team (Include lunch each day)
Team: R7200 per Team (include all lunch and dinner each day)
Solo: R3000 (Include Lunch each day)
Solo: R3600 (include all lunch and dinner) Distances:

Day 1: 65km and 71km = 136km
Day 2: 40km and 39km =79km
Day 3 : 64km and 59km = 123km Total distance over 3 days = 338km
Terrain: On gravel roads and quiet tar road sections, NO major roads, No technical riding Each Team are allow to display there branding at the start and finish of each day’s ride. There will be a professional Photographer and Videographer which will showcase you as a team. Each Team will receive a photo CD and Video after the event. Trophies to the winners of: 1st 3 Solo Riders
1st 3 Teams
1st 3 Relay Teams

Last update on this event: 15/05/2017
Event added: 04/01/2017
General Event Details
Friday, 10 November 2017 - Sunday, 12 November 2017
Western Cape, Barrydale
CSM Sport & Entertainment
Janine Swart
Cell: 0836622022
Tel: 0836622022