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ABOUT THE RHINO RIDE

The annual Rhino Ride is held on the magnificent Manyoni Private Game Reserve (MPGR), a 23 000 hectares proclaimed private nature reserve, home to over 70 mammal species including Africa’s BIG 5. All proceeds from the Rhino Ride go directly into the Zululand Conservation Trust who use the funds raised to assist the MPGR in critical Rhino conservation projects.

During the weekend not only will you be treated to breath-taking views, magnificent Zululand scenery & the Big 5, but you will also gain an awareness of the challenges the MPGR & ZCT face in the fight against rhino poaching. Your entry ticket includes your conservation levy, all meals from Friday through to Sunday, your camping spot and cycle entry.

CYCLE ROUTE

PROPOSED ITINERARY 2020
DATE: 28 – 30 AUGUST 2020

Friday 28th August

Saturday 29th August

Sunday 30th August

15h00 – Registration Opens 6h00 – Breakfast Opens 6h30 – Breakfast Opens
18h15 – Welcome 7h30 – Race Briefing &Animal Safety Update 8h00 – Race Briefing & Animal Safety Update
18h30 – Compulsory Race & Safety Briefing 8h00 – Start of the Rhino Ride 8h15 – Lucky draw & raffle announcement
19h00 – Dinner is served 11h00 – Elephant Interaction 8h30 – Start of Day 2
20h00 – Registration Closes 12h30 – Lunch Opens 11h00 – Sale of boerewors rolls
23h00 – Bar Closes 14h00 – Game Drive (± 2 ½ hours)
15h00 – Elephant Interaction
18h00 – Thank Yous’
19h00 – Dinner is served
23h00 – Bar Closes

ENTRIES

We will be reviewing Rhino Ride 2020 dates once we have more information on national COVID-19 restrictions.
To be added to our waiting list email us on cycle@zululandconservationtrust.org

Cycle, Camping & Meals – Price: R3500
This includes your two days of cycling, entry into the Reserve, your race T-shirt & goodie bag, your campsite with toilet & shower facilities (excluding tent) and all meals (Friday dinner through to Sunday breakfast)

Camping Only & Meals – Price: R2000
This includes your campsite with toilet & shower facilities and all meals (Friday dinner through to Sunday breakfast)

Excluded in the entry cost:
Tents and bedding for camping, Transportation to the event, Beverages, water
and Personal energy supplements

CAMPING

We highly recommend CAMPING, the experience of being out in the open with the BIG 5, as well as the magnificent scenery & great atmosphere is something that is very special at this event – for both cyclists and the whole family!

TENTS FOR HIRE – (includes mattress),
please be sure to bring your own bedding
One Man Tent – Price: R250
Two Man Tent – Price: R400

Back to basics is our motto in Zululand, so you can expect to enjoy the natural and rustic element of camping, with the following amenities provided:

  • A secure camping village set up in in the middle of the bush, you just bring your tent, mattress & bedding
  • Ablution stands
  • Rustic outdoor showers (Please Note: Individual fires or braais are not permitted, as this is a protected area. All fires and food will be provided for the riders by our trained staff.)
  • There will be fantastic bush cuisine available which will be eaten under a blanket of African stars

GLAMPING

For those city slickers that cannot handle a night away from their soft duvets, we now offer an incredible glamping experience, which includes the below –

  • Dome Canvas Tent with 9m² of floor space
  • Two Single or one double bed, with linen & towels
  • Side table and light
  • 2 outdoor chairs

Each Glamping Tent will cost R4500 for the weekend

Please note that glamping space is limited and will be sold on a first come first serve basis.

We encourage you to come and enjoy a great bush camping experience or luxurious lodging with us, either way, the weekend will consist of loads of adventure, fun and most of all mountain biking!!

For those of you not too keen on camping or glamping and fancy spoiling yourselves, accommodation can be found at a number of gorgeous lodges situated on the Manyoni Private Game Reserve; www.manyoni.co.za/lodges

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