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De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience

De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience

De Hoop Collection

Join us at De Hoop and challenge yourself on trails never ridden before, where Eland, Zebra, Bontebok and Ostrich roam free.

The terrain is tough, the trails are raw and rugged, the views are spectacular.

From weathered limestone climbs to custom built singletrack descents, we will take you on an adventure through De Hoop nature reserve to the southern coastal tip - which boasts one of the largest collections of migratory Southern Right whales in the world.

Spend three days with us as you mountain bike this unique unexplored wilderness.

3 Day MTB Stage Race

  • Event Name: De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience
  • Date: 22-24 September 2018
  • Description: 3 Day MTB Stage Race
  • Start time for all batches: 7h30 am

Distances:

  • Stage 1: 55km, 900m elevation
  • Stage 2: 65km, 1300m elevation
  • Stage 3: 52km, 800m elevation

Entry Packages

Entry Fees:

  • Solo Entry: R3,600 per rider
  • Team Entry: R6,900 per team of 2

Tickets can be purchased online.

Entry Fee Includes:

  • Basic dome tent
  • Cape Nature Reserve Conservation permit for all three days of riding
  • 3 x Breakfasts
  • 3 x Lunches
  • 2 x Dinners
  • Water points with Supplies on al three days of riding
  • Land Owners permission
  • Medical support
  • Goody Bag
  • Event T-shirt

Important Information

  • Entry fee includes all meals from Friday night to Sunday afternoon and a basic hiking dome tent.
  • Accommodation is for 3 Nights. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 22-24 September 2018.
  • Upgrade to Luxury Tents are R2300 for all three nights whether 1 or 2 pax.

De Hoop Accommodation:

  • Campsites
  • Luxury tented accommodation
  • Campsite rondawels
  • Equipped cottages
  • De Hoop village
  • Vlei cottage
  • Opstal house
  • Opstal suites
  • Opstal manor house
  • Melkkamer vlei cottage
  • Melkkamer foreman’s cottage
  • Melkkamer manor house

Spectator Packages:

  • Spectator meal packages available on our Entry Portal.
  • Cyclists are welcome to bring their families and supporters.
  • Spectator Meal package
  • Kiddies Meal package
  • Vegetarian options available

Spectator Meal Package:

Cost R1125 pp for the weekend and includes:

  • 3 x Breakfasts
  • 3 x Lunches
  • 2 x Dinners

Kiddies Meal Package:

Cost R585 pp for the weekend and includes:

  • 3 x Breakfasts
  • 3 x Lunches
  • 2 x Dinners 

Activities for Supporters and Children

De Hoop Collection will be offering special Activities for the weekend of De Hoop Vlei MTB.

Cancellation Policy:

  • 75% of the entry fee is refundable if the cancellation is done in or before April 2018.
  • 50% of the entry fee is refundable if the cancellation is done in June 2018.
  • 0% of the entry fee is refundable if the cancellation is done in July, August or September.
  • If at this late stage your partner can no longer participate, you will be allowed to do a late substitution or partake as an individual rider.
  • Under no circumstances will an entry be rolled over.
  • Substitution will be allowed @R150 per rider.
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