Sponsors and Partners

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Nedbank Group Limited (‘Nedbank Group’) is a bank holding company that operates as one of the four largest banking groups in South Africa through its principal banking subsidiary, Nedbank Limited. Nedbank Group focuses on southern Africa, with the group positioned as a bank for all. The bank operates through five business clusters, namely Nedbank Capital, Nedbank Corporate, Nedbank Business Banking, Nedbank Retail and Nedbank Wealth.



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Botswana Government

Thank you to the Botswana Government, Tourism Department and Private Partners for assisting us with the required permissions and support in making this event possible


South Africa Government

Thank you to the  South African Government, Tourism Department and Private Partners for assisting us with the required permissions and support in making this event possible


Zimbabwe Government

Thank you to the Zimbabwean Government, Tourism Department and Private Partners for assisting us with the required permissions and support in making this event possible


Botswana Tourism

Botswana Tourism is and organisation dedicated to promotion of Tourism is Botswana


Cycle Mashatu

Since 2003 Cycle Mashatu has been offering premier single track biking adventures in Southern Africa. Cycle Mashatu offers you the opportunity to ride amongst the wildlife of the vast Northern Tuli Game Reserve on ancient elephant and game trails.


Land Rover Club

We will continually work to review our projects and will add to them as feel it is appropriate.


Limpopo Horse Safari

Limpopo Horse Safaris operates riding safaris in the vast Mashatu Game Reserve in the Tuli Block of south eastern Botswana. This is an area of great diversity, magnificent vistas, ancient civilizations and dramatic rock formations bordered by the great Limpopo River in the south.


Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site

Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site is the ideal location for anyone interested in the park’s wildlife and birds, to those in search of serenity, identity and the extraordinary history of this World Heritage Site. The park is rich in biodiversity, great scenic beauty and the cultural importance of the archaeological treasures of Mapungubwe.


Mashatu Game Reserve

Mashatu Game Reserve is located in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve in Botswana bordering South Africa. It is the embodiment of all Africa – space so open and vast, an array of wildlife from gigantic to the miniscule and majestic skies open to the universe and unfettered by smog, and unexpected adventure beyond the game drive with horse-back safaris, cycling safaris and walks in the wild.


Nottingham Estate

Nottingham itself has many amazing ancient rock art sites, but is also the home to a huge diversity of animals and birds – elephants and hippos to buck and leopard, fish eagles and herons to kingfishers. At Nottingham Fishing Camp it’s all about enjoying the great outdoors under African skies, watching the stunning sunsets and catching some whopping fish.


Peace Parks

Peace Parks Foundation facilitates the establishment of transfrontier conservation areas and develops human resources, thereby supporting sustainable economic development, the conservation of biodiversity and regional peace and stability.



Pitsani Game Reserve comprises of nearly 11,000 hectares of wild untouched Africa bordered by the Shashe River in the east and the Pitsani River in the west, and stretching from the Tuli Circle in the North to the Limpopo River in the south. Pitsani Game Reserve is a privately owned reserve and offers luxury accommodation in a variety of camps.


South African National Parks is the body responsible for managing South Africa’s national parks.


Sentinel Ranch

Sentinel Ranch is located in Zimbabwe’s game rich lowveld in the southwestern corner of the country, on the north side of the Limpopo River across from the Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site. The area abounds with a huge variety of wildlife and birds, and archaeological sites from the Late Stone and Iron Age. Sentinel Ranch also has numerous fossils sites where Triassic archosaur and prosauropod fossils dating back 240-190 million years can be viewed. There are numerous San rock art shelters to explore where the ceremonial paintings are still very visible on the walls.



Shalimpo is situated at the confluence of the Shashe and Limpopo Rivers, within Botswana’s Northern Tuli Game Reserve and forms an integral part of the Shashe/ Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area, opposite the world renowned heritage site of Mapungubwe. Its history is rich and colourful spanning four generations of Coetzer Family custodianship.



The Greater Mapungubwe TFCA, which is presently being developed will cover an area of 4 872 km2 in extent, 28% (1 350 km2) will be situated in Botswana with a further 53% (2 561 km2) situated in South Africa and the balance 19% (960 km2) situated in Zimbabwe. With already viable populations of the larger draw card species such as Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, Wild Dog; as well as some 19 mammals, 26 plant species and a fair number of bird species listed in the red data book. The area is of substantial importance for conservation reasons alone. The added range, protection and combined efforts offered through the establishment of the GMTFCA will contribute immensely to the protection of species found within the area.


Tuli Safari Lodge

Tuli Safari Lodge is a hidden gem, located between the time-sculpted kopjes of the Northern Tuli Game Reserve and the legendary Limpopo River. Tucked in the easternmost corner of Botswana, it is a unique, timeless part of Africa with spectacular wildlife, breath-taking landscapes and fascinating history. A verdant oasis in a ruggedly beautiful wilderness … the yin to Tuli’s yang. Time spent in this relaxing retreat perfectly complements the varied safari adventures in the reserve beyond the Lodge gates. Such is the magical soul of Tuli Safari Lodge.


Wilderness Safaris

The reason Wilderness Safaris exists is to protect pristine wilderness areas and the flora and fauna – or biodiversity – that they support. They believe that in protecting these areas, and including the local communities in this process, they will make a difference to Africa and ultimately the world. In short, they believe that the world’s wilderness areas will save humankind.


Wildlife Environment Zimbabwe

There is to encourage and assist all people of Zimbabwe to understand the importance of wildlife and the environment and to conserve Zimbabwe’s natural resources for the well being of current and future generations and to ensure that the utilisation of these natural resources is fair and sustainable.



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Bean There

With a love for coffee and a passion for the African adventure, Bean There Coffee Company acquires, through direct fair trade, the world’s finest single origin coffee, which is hand-roasted to produce an exclusive optimal roast.



For us at CCBSA, business as usual means serving our customers, growing our business, improving our capabilities and supporting our communities. With a customer base of 170 000, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) is the South African-based subsidiary of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA). Our 7 500 employees take individual and personal responsibility to continuously push boundaries, solve problems, engage each other and create opportunities for our customers, our organisation and our communities.In the last financial year we saw 74% participation from CCBSA employees in community service.



The Clover story began in 1898, with you and your family at heart. It is a branded foods and beverages group, aiming to provide trusting consumers with quality products through its extensive network.



In the early 1900’s W.C. Coleman spotted a ‘new’ lamp that burnt with a white light which sparked a personal interest as he struggled with his eyesight. He grew this personal interest to becoming a brand that is now synonymous with outdoor fun worldwide. Here in SA the Coleman brand has become a household name producing a wide range of products ranging from coolers to camping mattresses and most outdoor related requirements in between.



From chic and portable instant camera printers and compact cameras offering lightweight, fixed lens flexibility to DSLRs and mirrorless cameras with state-of-the-art features, Canon’s range of cameras offers everyone a route to creativity.


Copperlake Breweries

Craft Beer doesn’t get craftier! Copperlake Breweries has 7 core brews with the micro-brewery in Lanseria. The brands latest addition – a Tap Room at the brewery allows craft beer fans the opportunity to get the 7 delicious brews, coolers, G&Ts, and seasonal brews on tap all weekend!


Cycles United Trading

Cycles United Trading Group is a franchise group of cycle shops, made up of 9 of the strongest independently owned and operated cycle stores in Southern Africa. We are distributors of leading bike brands in South Africa including Norco Bicycles South Africa.


Deep Heat

Deep Heat SA is a health and wellness company, providing non-prescription pharmaceutical, healthcare products to consumers since 1963. We are dedicated to providing effective solutions that not only satisfy, but exceed our customers’ expectations.


EPT Recovery

Young or old, a Professional Athlete or a Weekend Warrior, our full range of services and products will help you relax, recover & perform at a sports event or at home. Go faster, for longer, bounce back quicker & enjoy the ride!


First Ascent

First Ascent is South Africa’s leading specialist outdoor gear manufacturer. We design and manufacture our equipment using a perfect blend of technology, cutting-edge materials and manufacturing techniques, and extreme-tested designs.


Food Lovers Market

The year is 1993. Brian and Mike Coppin open the first Fruit & Veg City store, launching one of the most incredible success stories the Rainbow Nation has seen. The brothers’ journey continues to this day, with the two of them overseeing the rapid expansion of Food Lover’s Market to every corner of the country, and beyond.


Hammer Design

Specialising in portfolio sites for the safari industry, lodges and camps, photographers and service providers, they strive to design in a clear and decisive manner to showcase their client’s work, portfolio, lodge or services. Their challenge is to find a unique approach for your digital brand. A vehicle that will speed ahead, and take your brand with it.


Healing Earth

The brainchild of spa veteran Elisabeth Brandt, Healing Earth is a premium African spa brand that offers natural, organic products, therapies and spa concepts to discerning clients the world over.

Each lovingly created Healing Earth product harnesses the restorative powers of Africa’s rich natural resources, and is made from only the purest natural active ingredients sourced from the continent’s powerful minerals, oceans, flowers, herbs, fruit, seeds and natural oils.


Hot Spot Cycles

Hot Spot Cycles, voted one of top ten cycling shops in the country, and the only one in the top ten in Pretoria, this voted by Bicycling Magazine at the end of 2011. . The owner, Jacques Maritz and his dedicated staff, will ensure that you are greeted with their expertise and re-assurance that you will walk out a happy customer. The staff strive at ensuring that the new and best stock is available in order for you, the customer, to have everything you require at your fingertips.


Hover Dynamics

Hover Dynamics is run by the people dedicated to aviation particularly helicopter flying. From a modest start the company has grown to become one of the largest operators of helicopters in South Africa.


Kalahari Style

Our extraordinary new range of serums. Kalahari skincare is an international award winning range of skincare products, both professional and retail. Superior botanical-based products combined with the latest scientific ingredients. Prevents inflammation, restores moisture levels and effectively de-ages the skin. Suitable for all Skin types and conditions. Your perfect phyto-effective skincare range.


Liquid Telecom

Liquid Telecom is the leading independent data, voice and IP provider in eastern, central and southern Africa. It supplies fibre optic, satellite and international carrier services to Africa’s largest mobile network operators, ISPs and businesses of all sizes. It also provides payment solutions to financial institutions and retailers, as well as award winning data storage and communication solutions to businesses across Africa and beyond. Put simply, we connect people.



Makro has evolved in the retail space from a stalwart warehouse chain to now being able to offer customers a convenient online shopping hub. Makro offers food, the latest electronics, houseware, camping and outdoor equipment and even liquor.


Mark’s Plumbing & Gas

As Registered Plumbers & Domestic LPG Gas Installers, Mark’s Plumbing and Gas offers an array of service including, but not limited to: Domestic, commercial and industrial plumbing solutions; Bathroom renovations; Geyser installation and replacements; Heat pumps, domestic & industrial; Maintenance plumbing; Water saving solutions and rain harvesting plants; Grey & black water treatment plants, and all domestic type gas installations.



Through state-of-the-art equipment and technologies, Neopak is able to offer world-class paper-based packaging solutions for both the commercial and agricultural markets. From standardised corrugated trays to innovative bespoke solutions, their workforce of over 1000 employees, working at five mega-plants, four speciality plants and their paper mills, supplies corrugated packaging to both the biggest companies in Southern Africa and SMEs of varying sizes.

To ensure unrivalled service to these clients Neopak utilises an integrated business system that enables them to provide accurate, on-time deliveries of products 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Omnico and Cannondale

Omnico was started in 1987 with the launch of Topsport Helmets, offering South African Cyclists a world class product at an affordable price. They were soon joined by D’Arcs Eyewear Systems and locally produced Ryder Cycling Accessories, which were built on that same principle; To provide the local market with world class products at affordable prices.


Painted Wolf Wines

Painted Wolf pack is a community of talented individuals who bring the best available grapes, artistic and technical skills to Painted Wolf Wines. They produce wines with a distinctive South African feel. The “Painted Wolf” (Lycaon Pictus), also known as the African Wild Dog or Painted Dog , is one of Africa’s most fascinating and highly endangered mammals. They support the conservation of this intriguing and beautiful animal with a contribution from every bottle of wine sold and through their communications.


Paper Packing Place

This is South Africa’s largest on-line packaging store, stocking exclusive ranges of gift wrap counter rolls, wholesale ribbon, paper and plastic carrier bags, tissue papers and much more.



SATIB are Leaders in tourism insurance and risk management services with over 25 years of dedicated service to the tourism, hospitality and wildlife industries in Southern Africa.


SSEM Mthembu Medical

SSEM Mthembu Medical is the leading distributor of electro-medical devices and medical consumables throughout Southern Africa. Our mission is to provide exceptional service, quality and innovative technology in the healthcare industry.


SG Agility

Micor Shipping was established in 1911, operating primarily as a traditional freight forwarder and logistics company in the South African market. Since then the company has evolved significantly and is today trading as Micor – the freight forwarding specialist of Super Group



Squirt is a new generation emulsion chain lubricant. It is a wax based; long lasting dry lube that does not contain harmful solvents and is environmentally friendly. This liquid lubricant has unique properties, making it ideal for any cycling condition. No degreasing is required or recommended


Super Group

Super Group is a supply chain mobility company revolving around the optimisation of supply chain processes and vehicle fleets with a strong IT focus and technology underpin. Their business encompasses the planning and management of all activities across the supply chain.


Trollope Mining

Trollope Mining Services (2000) (Pty) Ltd is a Level 4 BBBEE rated company which is 26% Black owned and provides the services of opencast mining, crushing & screening, civil infrastructure and rehabilitation while operating in the Civil and Mining Industries. Established in 1975 the company boasts a substantial fleet of equipment and although traditionally operations were predominantly based in the coal sector, current operations have extended into platinum, andalusite, gold, phosphate and diamonds with strategic intent being to diversify into other mineral sectors and grow our geographical footprint into Africa.



UCB is a global biopharma company, focusing on neurology and immunology. Our business is strong. A total revenue grew to €4.6 billion in 2018. We are around 7,500 people in all four corners of the globe, inspired by patients and driven by science.



Established in the late 80’s, Vivreau has grown to become the Global leader in the development and manufacture of purified drinking water systems. Vivreau believe that water systems are more than just a vending machine and should be designed to suit your environment.


Wilderness Safaris

The reason Wilderness Safaris exists is to protect pristine wilderness areas and the flora and fauna – or biodiversity – that they support. They believe that in protecting these areas, and including the local communities in this process, they will make a difference to Africa and ultimately the world. In short, they believe that the world’s wilderness areas will save humankind.



Wilderness24 is a unique,  in-house incident management system. The team of professional incident managers and doctors are available 24/7 to provide support and logistics to ensure that Wilderness Safaris guests are taken care of throughout their time with them. In the event of an incident Wilderness24 will activate and manage the most appropriate resources to ensure the best possible outcome. Their priority on the tour is two fold- that you have an amazing cycling experience and do so safely!


Prize Sponsors

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&Beyond is one of the world’s leaders in luxury adventure travel and safaris, with 33 magical safari lodges and camps which are run in the most breath-taking parts of the African continent and in India. Through this, hundreds of rural communities and millions of acres of precious, sometimes endangered wildlife lands are sustained. &Beyond was established alongside rising international demand for responsible tourism and wilderness experiences, and in the belief that, through business enterprise, wildlife conservation could be placed on a sustainable economic footing.


The Cape Grace

Staying at Cape Grace is an experience in itself and there is no better position in Cape Town than the iconic Table Mountain guarding the rear and waterways of the harbour to the front. Cape Grace has pride of place on its own quay within the V&A Waterfront, with a working dock on one side and a multi-millionaire yacht playground on the other. It is a heady mix, which serves to reveal all aspects of Cape Town life.



Europcar has established itself as one of South Africa’s leading global car rental companies; one which prides itself on delivering locally relevant, world-class service excellence with a dynamic and fresh attitude. Its payoff line of ‘Moving Your Way’ encompasses the company’s global strategy to be a key player in shaping the future of mobility, together with its commitment to exceptional customer service.



Discover a new kind of restorative luxury escape on the oldest islands in the world. Thirty acres of forest-garden fringed by porcelain-white sand is the setting for thirty private villas, each with dedicated butler attention. This private peninsula on Mahé in the Seychelles is defined by a philosophy of Whatever, Wherever, Whenever dining and Beyond All Inclusive experiences.


Mason’s Travel

Masons Travel is the leading Destination Management Company in Seychelles.


MIKO Restaurant at Mont Rochelle

Miko is the main restaurant at the Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard in the breath-taking Franschhoek Valley. Offering a matchless epicurean experience in one of the most beautiful settings in the world, this beautifully appointed restaurant gives full expression to the spectacular valley views. Miko is the ideal setting for some fantastic gourmet meals including for those special occasions.


North Island

Found in the ‘inner’ islands of the Seychelles, which are known as the most beautiful on Earth, North Island is a place of barefoot luxury. For those seeking an unspoilt, tropical retreat, our 11 opulent hand-crafted villas lap the pristine, powder-white sands of the turquoise Indian Ocean. The island’s lounge and dining areas, scenically-located health spa and gym, library and dive centre, and a rim-flow swimming pool are all built into a granitic outcrop. A sunset bar and restaurant are tucked away on the western side of the island.


Sabi Sand

Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve is situated in the Sabi Sand Reserve.  With a collection of four 5-star luxury lodges that celebrate the African continent, Sabi Sabi embraces the philosophy of “Yesterday” at Selati Camp, “Today” at Bush Lodge and Little Bush Camp and “Tomorrow” at Earth Lodge.


The Saxon

At the heart of the City of Gold, beneath the warm sunshine in the opulent, tree-lined suburb of Sandhurst, lies the enchanting Saxon Hotel. A uniquely perfect blend of rich cultural history and contemporary five-star service, the Saxon is situated on ten acres of magnificent indigenous gardens, providing a private and peaceful retreat like no other.


Wilderness Air

Wilderness Air aims to provide a safe, efficient and reliable service to passengers. We operate a varied fleet of light aircraft, chosen for their ability to transport visitors to remote wilderness destinations with short, dirt-surfaced landing strips.


Wilderness Safaris

The reason Wilderness Safaris exists is to protect pristine wilderness areas and the flora and fauna – or biodiversity – that they support. They believe that in protecting these areas, and including the local communities in this process, they will make a difference to Africa and ultimately the world. In short, they believe that the world’s wilderness areas will save humankind.


Wilderness Safaris Private Journeys

Wilderness Safaris Private Journeys provides our guests with the means to discover South Africa’s glorious Western Cape with their journey style in mind – all following our ethos of sustainable tourism. Will you be traveling with children, do you want to get up and go with active adventures or are you visiting the Cape to indulge your love of food and wine? Whatever your travel style, we’ll tailor your journey to suit your interests.