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Tavcor offer shuttle to Silver entrants

As part of the Silver package, new vehicle sponsors Tavcor Commercial Vehicles will be offering riders in this year's PwC Great Zuurberg Trek a daily shuttle service between Base Camp and the race village at the Zuurberg Mountain Village. They will be providing a number of 23-seater buses for those staying at the Addo Elephant National Park. This is in addition to the double-cab Amarok which will be used for route preparation and during the event. The shuttle service will run throughout each day. Shuttles are also available from...

Added value: Stay with Addo elephants at Great Zuurberg Trek

A three-night stay in the world-renowned Addo Elephant National Park, coupled with an entry into the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, makes the Silver package as good a deal as you will find. Thanks to a partnership with SANParks, the Silver package provides accommodation in chalets adjacent to the famous water hole and within easy walking distance of the restaurant, pool and shop. Floodlights and an underground hide allow the opportunity for first-class game viewing as riders recover from a hard day in the saddle. Besides daily bike transfers,...

GZT announces new luxury entry package

Organisers of the Great Zuurberg Trek have announced a new luxury entry package for next year's event. With the original Platinum package sold out, the event joined forces with Addo Elephant Lodge and Safaris to create the new Platinum Safari option. The Safari option is designed to offer participants the same creature comforts and vibe as the original Platinum package. It includes luxury accommodation for three nights at the nearby Addo Elephant Lodge and Safaris as well as a daily shuttle to and from the race village at...

Entries now open!

Good day Great Zuurberg Trekkers, Entries for the 2017 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, which takes place from May 26 to 28, open at noon today (Monday). The field will be capped at 100 teams and prospective participants can choose between four entry packages: Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze. Remember to keep an eye on our Facebook page for any updates and, as always, drop us a line if you have any questions. CLICK HERE TO ENTER NOW...

Fine wine merchants partner with Great Zuurberg Trek

Meridian Wine Merchants will be supplying the 2016 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek with some of their finest products. Participants will be able to enjoy wines from two of their familiar brands – Diemersdal Estate and Devil’s Peak Brewing Company. The family-owned company represent over 40 of the finest wine brands in the country, as well as craft beer and a small batch of spirits that includes Inverroche Gin. Get to know more about them here....

Plenty of wine-tasting at Great Zuurberg Trek

Du Toitskloof Wines have come on board as a sponsor of the 2016 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek. Tucked away in a quiet corner of the Breede River Valley in the Western Cape, the cellars produce exceptional wines that offer real value for money. Over the years they have invested in their business to ensure consistent quality and freshness. Their product range includes traditional reds and whites as well as sweet dessert wines. Learn more about Du Toitskloof here....

PwC Great Zuurberg Trek confirm partnership with Rhino Energy

PwC Great Zuurberg Trek organisers have confirmed that renewable energy solutions company Rhino Energy have come on board as a sponsor for the 2016 event. "The race brings technology to nature and reminds us how sensitive the environment is to pollutants - and the consequences thereof, reinforcing our own messages," said Rhino Energy managing director Dr Stuart Fredman. Rhino Energy believe in solar energy excellence and operate on the philosophy that if you do something, you should do it to your very best, without accepting compromises. Find out...

Transportation solutions company partner with Zuurberg

Transportation solutions company Thule have come on board as a sponsor of the 2016 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek. “We are all about helping people transport what they care for in style,” said Eastern Cape manager Harry Abourizk. He said the brand was dedicated to helping active families and outdoor enthusiasts make the most of their surroundings and therefore the boutique three-day mountain bike race was the perfect fit. Check out their amazing products here....

Nutritech fuel Great Zuurberg Trek

Organisers of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek have announced a new supplement and nutritional sponsor for the 2016 event. Nutritech, who are based in Port Elizabeth, will offer riders Endurade 2hr+ and Sprint at the waterpoints and a recovery drink at the finish. They will also offer a serving of whey protein, high protein oats cereal and Endurade at breakfast in the hotel. Their supplements are designed in association with professional, world-class athletes and bodybuilders. Check this video out to see why they have chosen to work alongside the...