Sponsors and Partners

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Nedbank

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.

www.nedbank.co.za

Partners

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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

www.gov.bw

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

www.gov.za

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

www.zim.gov.zw

Botswana Tourism

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

www.botswanatourism.co.bw

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.

www.cyclemashatu.com

Land Rover Owners Club

The oldest 4×4 club in Southern Africa, The Land Rover Owners Club (LROC) is a family-orientated club, exclusively for Land Rover enthusiasts.The LROC of Southern Africa offers two events per month and a multitude of trips, from shorter weekend getaways and breakfast runs, to longer trans-African expeditions and tours.

www.lroc.org.za

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.

www.limpopohorsesafaris.com

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.

www.sanparks.co.za/parks/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.

www.mashatu.com

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.

www.nottinghamadventures.co.za

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.

www.peaceparks.org

Pitsani

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.

SANParks

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

www.sanparks.co.za

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.

http://www.sentinel-eco.com

Shalimpo

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.

www.shalimpo.co.za

TFCA

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.

www.dfa.gov.za/foreign/Multilateral/inter/tfcas.htm

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.

www.tulilodge.com

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.

www.wilderness-safaris.com

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.

www.wezmat.org

Sponsors

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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.

www.beanthere.co.za

Bike Market

Quality Bike Rental for discerning riders. Your Bike away from home for the Nedbank Tour de Tuli. Bike Market Rentals specialise in premium bikes for riders looking to match there established cycling needs. They Don’t use fleets but demo bikes, ensuring a fresh bike ride each time. Choose from Brands like a Trek, Specialized, Giant or Scott, where you can tailor spec your rental by selecting the type of pedals, seat, brakes set up, suspension setup, and more. Tubeless is standard, repair kits, spares and a service package are included. A portion of the rental fee will go directly to Children in the Wilderness programme.

www.bikemarket.co.za

Coleman

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.

www.coleman.co.za

Cycles United Trading

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

www.cyclesunited.co.za

EPT Recovery

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

www.eptrecovery.com

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.

www.hammerdesign.co.za

Hot Spot Cycles

Hot Spot Cycles was voted as one of top ten cycling shops in the country, and the only one in the top ten in Pretoria. 2020 marks their 20th year in business and 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 so that their customers have everything they need in one place.

Their store is situated at Atterbury Decor Centre, Cnr Windsor and Atterbury Road, Faerie Glen, Pretoria and stocks all the newest and greatest stock for all cyclists, ranging from road bikes, MTB bikes, all cycling accessories and clothing, Triathlon Gear & Accessories, Running Gear, Car racks & Thule Prams, Bike travel cases, spinning bikes and Time Trial bikes.

www.hotspotcycles.co.za

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.

www.liquidtelecom.com

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.

www.marksplumbingandgas.co.za

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.

www.paintedwolfwines.com

SATIB

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.

www.satib.co.za

SG Agility

SG Agility 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

www.micor.co.za

Squirt

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.

www.squirtlube.com

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.

www.supergroup.co.za

Topia

Elevate Hydration – Topia eliminates the need to purchase environmentally unfriendly and expensive pre-bottled waters, dispensing unlimited quantities of pure, chilled still and sparkling water. By treating water with a respect that honours its true value, they provide a world-class service that reflects their partners’ progressive values. As the trusted partner to those committed to elevated experiences, their sustainable hydration systems deliver delicious water at the touch of a button, empowering their partners to reduce their impact on the environment and achieve their sustainability goals.

www.topiawater.com

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.

www.tmsgroup.co.za

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.

www.wilderness-safaris.com

Wilderness24

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!

www.blackplan.im

Prize Sponsors

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&Beyond

&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.

www.andbeyond.com

Fugitives Drift Lodge

The Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 is famous for the great battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. The spectacular Fugitives’ Drift property, a 5000 acre Natural Heritage Site, overlooks both Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. Five star accommodation, world-class battlefield tours, abundant game and birdlife, superb food and wine, and breathtaking views out over Zululand and the battlefields make for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

www.fugitivesdrift.com

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is a luxury eco-reserve close to the Southern tip of Africa tucked between mountains, forest and sea. Their reserve offers you the chance to immerse yourself in the unique fynbos kingdom and ancient forest of Grootbos, featuring 800 plant species, 118 bird species, 29 mammals and 21 amphibians. They go beyond simply conserving this pristine wilderness they call home and are constantly researching, innovating and pioneering new ways of doing things, and winning many eco-tourism awards along the way.

www.grootbos.com

One&Only

One&Only Cape Town is located in the heart of Cape Town. Framed by the towering natural wonder of Table Mountain, One&Only Cape Town is a tranquil enclave surrounded by mesmerising waterways and a traditional harbour, moments from the vibrant Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Indulge in breath-taking views of Table Mountain and our harbour from Cape Town’s largest hotel rooms and suites.

www.oneandonlyresorts.com/cape-town

Sabi Sabi

Sabi Sabi is a private game reserve in South Africa, situated in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve which flanks the south western section of the Kruger National Park. The Sabi Sand Reserve is one of the parks that make up the Greater Kruger National Park

www.sabisabi.com

The Elephant Camp

The Elephant Camp is nestled on a ridge between the Masuwe River and the Zambezi gorges, giving guests an uninterrupted view of the breath-taking spray that swells above the Victoria Falls rainforest. Set against a backdrop of indigenous teak woodland, the imaginative use of eco-friendly canvas tents allows this unique camp to live in harmony with the surrounding environment.

www.theelephantcamp.com

The Last Word

The Last Word have a collection of rare and exclusive five-star Intimate Hotels™. Secret hideaways where time slows in a cocoon of quiet elegance and the rooms are beautifully generous, inordinately large and tastefully understated. Where peace of mind and gentle linens let you sleep serenely. And where the soft rain of kindness overwhelms service.

www.thelastword.co.za

Time + Tide Chinzombo Camp

Situated on a sweeping curve of the Luangwa River in Zambia, Time + Tide Chinzombo brings style and sophistication to the Luangwa Valley. This wildly luxurious camp retains its bush authenticity with grass and canvas walls and spacious living areas that melt into the exquisitely tranquil riverside setting. The South Luangwa is renowned for its world-class predator action, with especially strong sightings of the elusive leopard.

www.timeandtideafrica.com/camp/chinzombo

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.

www.wilderness-air.com

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.

www.wilderness-safaris.com

Wild Horizons

Wild Horizons are the lead provider of adventure activities such as white water rafting and gorge swings in Victoria Falls. They operate tours that range from cultural excursions, wildlife viewing and ethical wildlife interactions to tailor made experiences for corporate and incentive groups.

www.wildhorizons.co.za