Rider Info

Spectator Points, Technical & Feeding Zones

STAGE 1:

SPECTATOR POINT 1 | TECH AND FEEDING ZONE 1 | AT WATER POINT 2 – GPS S34° 03.333′ E21° 55.957′

FROM MILKWOOD SCHOOL DRIVE TOWARDS CAPE TOWN VIA MARSH STREET AND LOUIS FOURIE RD (R102) TOWARDS THE N2 HIGHWAY. FROM THE ENGEN ON THE N2 (WHERE LOUIS FOURIE RD AND THE N2 MERGE) DRIVE FOR 2KM AND THEN TURN RIGHT ONTO THE HERBERTSDALE ROAD. PROCEED FOR 14.4 KM AND THEN TURN RIGHT TOWARDS GONDWANA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE. DRIVE FOR 7,3 KM AND TURN RIGHT ONTO THE GRAVEL ROAD TOWARDS GONDWANA AND AFTER 3,3KM THE SPECTATOR POINT WILL BE AT WATER POINT 2. PLEASE PARK OUT OF THE WAY AND ON RETURN PLEASE FOLLOW THE SAME ROUTE BACK.

SPECTATOR POINT 2 | TECH AND FEEDING ZONE 2 | AT WATER POINT 3 – GPS S34° 06.630′ E22° 03.289′

FROM SPECTATOR POINT 1 AND MILKWOOD SCHOOL TAKE THE N2 TOWARDS HARTENBOS AND THEN TOWARDS OUDTSHOORN. 3,8KM FROM HARTENBOS TURN LEFT ONTO THE GRAVEL ROAD AND SPECTATOR POINT 2 WILL BE 1,8KM UP THE ROAD. PLEASE PARK OUT OF THE WAY AND ON RETURN PLEASE FOLLOW THE SAME ROUTE BACK.

STAGE 2:

SPECTATOR POINT 1 | TECH AND FEEDING ZONE 1 | AT WATER POINT 1 – GPS S34° 11.501′ E22° 02.927′

FROM MILKWOOD SCHOOL DRIVE TOWARDS CAPE TOWN VIA MARSH STREET, ONTO THE R102 TOWARDS DANA BAY AND ALBERTINIA. APPROXIMATELY 6.5 KM FROM MOSSELBAY, TURN LEFT INTO DANA BAY AND PROCEED FOR 2KM UNTILL YOU REACH THE TRAFFIC CICRCLE, PROCEED STRAIGHT THROUGH THE CIRCLE AND 150 METERS AFTER THE CIRCLE, THE POINT WILL BE ON YOUR LEFT.

SPECTATOR POINT 2 | TECH AND FEEDING ZONE 2 | AT WATER POINT 2 – GPS S34° 06.646′ E22° 03.274′

FROM SPECTATOR POINT 1 TAKE THE N2 TOWARDS HARTENBOS AND THEN TOWARDS OUDTSHOORN. 3,8KM FROM HARTENBOS TURN LEFT ONTO THE GRAVEL ROAD AND SPECTATOR POINT 2 WILL BE 1,8KM UP THE ROAD. PLEASE PARK OUT OF THE WAY AND ON RETURN PLEASE FOLLOW THE SAME ROUTE BACK.

STAGE 3:

SPECTATOR POINT 1 | TECH AND FEEDING ZONE 1 | AT WATER POINT 1 – GPS S34° 01.580′ E22° 11.007′

FROM MILKWOOD PRIMARY SCHOOL TAKE THE N2 TOWARDS GEORGE AND TURN OFF AT GREAT BRAK RIVER – TURN LEFT TOWARDS THE TOWN, FROM THERE DRIVE FOR 1.9 KM AND TURN LEFT AT THE STOP STREET INTO AMY SEARLE STREET. CARRY ON FOR 4,3KM AND FIND THE SPECTATOR POINT ON YOUR LEFT. PLEASE PARK OUT OF THE WAY AND ON RETURN PLEASE FOLLOW THE SAME ROUTE BACK.

SPECTATOR POINT 2 | TECH AND FEEDING ZONE 2 | AT WATER POINT 3 – GPS S33° 55.603′ E22° 24.866′

FROM GREAT BRAK RIVER, TAKE THE N2 TOWARDS GEORGE AND THEN TAKE THE OFFRAMP TOWARDS OUDTSHOORN/GEORGE AIRPORT – CARRY ON TOWARDS OUDTSHOORN, TRAVEL THROUGH THE TOWN OF BLANCO ONTO THE OUTENIQUA MOUNTAIN PASS, FIND THE SPECTATOR POINT AT THE N2/R404 INTERSECTION. PLEASE PARK OUT OF THE WAY AND ON RETURN PLEASE FOLLOW THE SAME ROUTE BACK.

STAGE 4:

SPECTATOR POINT 1 | TECH AND FEEDING ZONE 1 | AT WATER POINT 1 – GPS S33° 57.459′ E22° 31.915′

FROM VAN KERVEL SCHOOL, TAKE THE N9 TOWARDS WILDERNESS, UPON LEAVING GEORGE TURN LEFT TOWARDS SAASVELD WHERE THE SPECTATOR POINT WILL BE SITUATED AT THE NMMU SAASVELD CAMPUS. PARK OUT OF THE WAY AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS TOWARDS THE SPECTATOR POINT.

STAGE 5:

SPECTATOR POINT 1 | TECH AND FEEDING ZONE 1 | AT WATER POINT 1 – GPS S33° 50.634′ E22° 26.663′

FROM GEORGE TAKE THE N9 TOWARDS OUDTSHOORN, AT THE INTERSECTION OUDTSHOORN/UNIONDALE KEEP RIGHT AND TRAVEL FOR 9KM AND THEN TURN RIGHT TOWARDS HEROLD, THE SPECTATOR POINT IS 1,5KM UP THE ROAD. PLEASE PARK OUT OF THE WAY AND ON RETURN PLEASE FOLLOW THE SAME ROUTE BACK.

SPECTATOR POINT 2 | TECH AND FEEDING ZONE 2 | AT WATER POINT 3 – GPS S33° 39.694′ E22° 13.837′

FROM SPECTATOR POINT 1 OR GEORGE TAKE THE N9 TOWARDS OUDTSHOORN AND TURN OFF TOWARDS OUDTSHOORN ONTO THE N12. TRAVEL UNTILL YOU REACH THE CHANDELIER TURN OFF TO THE LEFT, TURN IN TOWARDS THE FARM AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS TO THE SPECTATOR POINT. PLEASE PARK OUT OF THE WAY.

STAGE 6:

TECH AND FEEDING ZONE 1 ONLY | AT WATER POINT 2 – GPS S33° 26.613′ E21° 57.985′

THIS IS ONLY A TECH ZONE AND NOT ACCESSIBLE FOR SPECTATORS. FROM OUDTSHOORN TAKE THE R328 TOWARDS THE CANGO CAVES AND TURN LEFT TOWARDS PRINCE ALBERT, PROCEED UNTILL YOU REACH THE THE MATJIESVLEI TURN OFF TO THE LEFT, PROCEED LEFT FOR 16.8 KM AND THEN TURN LEFT ONTO THE LATEGANSVLEI ROAD AND 2.8KM DOWN THE ROAD THE TECH ZONE WILL BE ON THE LEFT. PLEASE RETURN ALONG THE SAME ROUTE BACK TO THE NEXT POINT.

SPECTATOR POINT 2 | TECH AND FEEDING ZONE 2 | AT WATER POINT 3- GPS S33° 23.266′ E22° 06.381′

FROM OUDTSHOORN TAKE THE R328 TOWARDS THE CANGO CAVES AND TURN LEFT TOWARDS PRINCE ALBERT, PROCEED UNTILL YOU REACH KOBUS SE GAT TO THE LEFT, PROCEED LEFT. THE SPECTATOR POINT IS ON YOUR LEFT, PLEASE PARK OUT OF THE WAY.

STAGE 7:

SPECTATOR POINT 1 | TECH AND FEEDING ZONE 1 | AT WATER POINT 2 – GPS – S33° 39.775′ E22° 13.806′

THE SPECTATOR AND FEEDING /TECH POINT IS AT CHANDELIER GAME AND OSTRICH FARM. PLEASE PARK OUT OF THE WAY.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • DIRECTIONS TO THE SPECTATOR POINTS WILL BE CLEARLY MARKED FROM   OUTSIDE THE RESPECTIVE TOWNS TO THE POINT.
  • NO OUTSIDE ASSISTANCE OF ANY NATURE TO RIDERS OUTSIDE OF THE FEEDING/TECHNICAL ZONES.
  • THERE WILL BE NEUTRAL MECHANICAL ASSISTANCE AT 1 WATER POINT DAILY BUT RIDERS STILL NEED TO ENSURE THAT THEY CARRY
    ADEQUATE SPARES ON THEM.
  • NO FOLLOWING VEHICLES WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE CAPE PIONEER TREK ROUTES, IF ANY VEHICLE TRANSGRESSING IN THIS REGARD CAN BE LINKED TO A SPECIFIC RIDER/TEAM, IMMEDIATE DISQUALIFICATION APPLIES – MARSHALS AND OFFICIALS HAVE STRICT ORDERS TO ENFORCE THIS.
  • WHERE VEHICLES AND BIKES SHARE THE ROAD, PLEASE ADHERE TO THE 15 KM/H MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT.