De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience

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

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

From weathered limestone climbs to custom built single track 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.

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De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience 2019

The 2019 De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience is taking place on the 27th to the 29th of September. Mountain bikers are encouraged to bring their families along for the adventure. The De Hoop Collection offers not only amazing food, luxury accommodation upgrades and activities throughout the weekend; but also provides the close encounter wildlife viewing for which the nature reserve has become famous. On the bike riders can gear up for days of 68, 62 and 50 kilometres in length with the terrain offering minimal meters of climbing – but the climbing there is, is not to be underestimated. Enter for the ultimate experience...

De Hoop XCM

The 2019 event will also see the launch of an exciting new one day race: The De Hoop XCM. Entrants to the De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience will have the option to ride the ultra-marathon one day event, on Saturday the 28th of September, or the 62 kilometre long standard Stage 2. With the stage event focusing on rider experience and encouraging participants to slow down, take photos and enjoy the spectacular natural beauty of the area – the introduction of the one day race allows the competitive at heart to race for a day.

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Entry Fees

Entry Fees:

  • Solo (incl.meals): R4500 per rider
  • Solo (excl.meals): R3000 per rider
  • Team (incl.meals): R9000 for 2 riders
  • Team (excl.meals): R6000 for 2 riders

Entry Fees Include:

  • Basic dome tent
  • Includes all meals from Thursday night to Sunday afternoon
  • Medical support
  • Goody Bag
  • Event T-shirt
  • Land Owners permission
  • Water points with Supplies on al three days of riding
  • Cape Nature Reserve Conservation permit for all three days of riding

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