Fast Facts

  • Dates: Tuesday 19 July to Sunday 24 July 2022
  • 4 days of sublime mountain bike riding and 5 nights camping under the stars
  • Luxury African camping experience
  • 60 to 80 km of riding per day
  • Three countries: South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana
  • Start Point and Registration: Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site (South Africa)
  • End Point: Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site (South Africa)
  • Beneficiary: Children in the Wilderness

Inclusions and Exclusions:


  • Tented accommodation – single occupancy in a two-person tent with a foam mattress
  • Two refreshment stops during the course of each riding day
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in camp (including lunch on arrival day and a full English breakfast on the departure morning)
  • Water and energy supplements at hydration points
  • Bicycle technician services (spares are for the participant’s own account)
  • Back up medical service team
  • Support and ‘sweeper’ vehicles
  • National Park entry fees
  • 2 cycle shirt sponsored by Nedbank & Wilderness Safaris
  • High-value registration (gift) bag
  • One 20-minute massage for each participant per riding day
  • Unique top quality gift sponsored by Nedbank


  • Visa fees (if applicable)
  • Beverages supplied from the bar (on a pre-paid tokens basis)
  • Bike rental (if applicable)
  • Cycling gear, bicycle spares and equipment
  • Transfers to/from the start and end of the event
  • Images and video of the event
  • Tips/gratuities for the local staff
  • Bicycle insurance (please note that Organisers will not be held liable for lost or damaged bicycles; please ensure you have adequate insurance to cover this risk)
  • Cancellation insurance
  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance for the duration for the event


  • It is a condition of entry that each participant ensures they have comprehensive travel insurance and medical aid that provides sufficient coverage across all 3 countries (South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe). Failure to hold this cover may result in you being held personally liable for costs associated with any medical evacuation or treatment.
  • Due to the logistics of the event, we cannot refund any entry donations – it is imperative that you ensure that your travel insurance includes cancellation and curtailment insurance.
  • The Event Organisers cannot be held liable for personal injury, death, loss of, or damage related to the respective event. Participants are required to sign the indemnity in order to partake in the event



Packing List

Transport Options

International Riders and Visas

Pre and Post Accommodation


Sponsors and Partners