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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...

Tavcor backing eases life for Zuurberg route director

Life has become much easier for PwC Great Zuurberg Trek route director Rob Hayter this year after Tavcor Commercial Vehicles threw their support behind the Eastern Cape mountain biking classic. Taking place in the mountainous Zuurberg region in Addo, about 70km from Port Elizabeth, Hayter is already devoting his time to ensuring the route is in top-class condition for the event from May 26 to 28. Covering nearly 200km over three days, he said the trails spanned a wide variety of terrain, often in remote areas, which...

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...