All Events around the Swartberg Mountain Range

FEESTE / FESTIVALS

Klein Karoo Events | Great Karoo Events

Klein Karoo National Art Festival

OUDTSHOORN

Cancelled
Die KKNK vier volgende jaar sy 26ste bestaansjaar.
Kom beleef dit.
www.kknk.co.za

Vetplantfees

CALITZDORP

17 & 18 September 2022
The Vetplantfees (Succulent Festival) is an annual festival hosted by the Calitzdorp Succulent Society to showcase of many of South Africa’s beautiful and rare succulents together with succulents from all over the world.
www.vetplant.co.za

Klein Karoo Klassique

OUDTSHOORN

Date to be confirmed for 2022
Klein Karoo Klassique, Kunste Onbeperk se fees van klassieke musiek, kuns, kos en wyn word in Augustus op Oudtshoorn aangebied.
www.klassique.co.za

HARDLOOP GEBEURE | RUNNING EVENTS

Klein Karoo Events | Great Karoo Events

Leopard Crawl Trail Run

OUDTSHOORN

12 February 2022
The Leopard Crawl offers 3 mountain bike routes ( 72km, 45km and 18km ) as well as a challenging 12,5km trail run route. Family events include the 13km (08:00 | R40) and 5km fun ride/walk (09:15 | R25). Only same day entries allowed for these events.

All events will start at Wesbank Primary School in Park Road, Oudtshoorn.
www.leopardcrawl.co.za

Redstone MTB & Trail Running Weekend

CALITZDORP

Cancelled
Redstone is a never-to-be-forgotten experience – cyclists and runners are able to spend a full weekend with their families in the unique Red Mountains enjoying the hospitality of Calitzdorp, its people and its magnificent surroundings. There are activities and delicious food throughout the weekend for everyone in the family.
www.redstonehills.co.za

Meiringspoort Challenge

DE RUST

21 May 2022
19.5km route with elevation from 450 to 800 meter, average slope is 6% and maximum slope up/down is 30%
The 9.5 km route elevation is from 450 to 650 meter with an average slope of 6% and a maximum slope up/down of 20%.
www.meiringspoortchallenge.co.za

Seweweekspoort Trail Run

LADISMITH

Date to be confirmed for 2022
In 2019 the Ladismith Cheese 7Weekspoort trail running experience will be taken to new heights. In addition to the shorter event on Friday night, a 29km route will now be made available to trail runners on Saturday.
Runners will now get the chance to encounter the iconic Hoeko Valley – a secret piece of countryside that defies time and begs you to explore. With breathtaking views, lush vegetation and fresh farm air, the route is ripe for the adventurous at heart.
www.7weekspoortmtb.co.za

Meiringspoort 21.1km & 12.5km

DE RUST

Date to be confirmed for 2022
Run from the Great Karoo to the Klein Karoo through the magnificent Meiringspoort near De Rust. Choose to run either the 21.1km or the shorter 12.5km route. Both breathaking routes.
www.meiringspoort21.co.za

Rhodes Dryland Traverse

OUDTSHOORN

03 – 06 November 2022
From the dark damp fissures of the world renowned Cango Caves, to the snow packed peaks of the mighty Swartberg mountain range, this is the Fairview Dryland Traverse and it is a race like no other. From an underground start to an eventual cresting of the highest mountain range in the Cape, there simply is no equal when it comes to a sense of achievement, setting and the overall spirit – the Fairview Dryland Traverse is a must for every adventure seeker.
www.drylandtraverse.co.za

Klein Karoo Dust 4 Glory Challenge

OUDTSHOORN

Date to be confirmed for 2022
The Klein Karoo Dust 4 Glory Challenge is the first obstacle course challenge in the Garden Route and Klein Karoo region. Based near Oudtshoorn, makes it centrally located in the Western Cape, therefore easily accessible from all the
major towns and cities.
www.dust4glory.co.za

BERGFIETS GEBEURE | BIKING EVENTS

Klein Karoo Events | Great Karoo Events

PRINCE GEORGE – MONUMENTAL 100 MILER

Prince Albert | Oudtshoorn | George

15 October 2022
The Prince George 100 Miler covers 3 geographical areas, 2 mountain ranges and 1 World Heritage Site, making it the most diverse 1-day race you’ll ever experience! Starting in Prince Albert and ending in George, participants will cycle the Klein Karoo, Great Karoo and Garden Route, all in one day.
www.princegeorge.co.za

Momentum Health Tankwa Trek

Oudtshoorn

3 – 6 February 2022
The Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen is truly a ride like no other. The iconic four-stage race takes place from 6-9 February 2020 as one of the first UCI events of the season. With breathtaking trails through the Bokkeveld and winding routes in the Witzenburg area, this race features some of the most unique scenery South Africa has to offer
www.tankwatrek.co.za

Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme & Half

Oudtshoorn

15 January 2022
For the very brave we have the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme MTB Challenge presented by Biogen, 121km with a 2900m vertical ascent and for the not-so-faint hearted we have the Attakwas Half, 52km with a 1100m vertical ascent.
www.atta.co.za

Leopard Crawl MTB Challenge

OUDTSHOORN

12 February 2022
The Leopard Crawl offers 3 mountain bike routes ( 72km, 45km and 18km ) as well as a challenging 12,5km trail run route. Family events include the 13km (08:00 | R40) and 5km fun ride/walk (09:15 | R25). Only same day entries allowed for these events.

All events will start at Wesbank Primary School in Park Road, Oudtshoorn.
www.leopardcrawl.co.za

36ONE MTB Challenge

OUDTSHOORN

13 – 15 May 2022
The 36ONE MTB Challenge offers everyone who enjoys cycling a chance to participate in the ultimate single-stage mountain bike race in South Africa. For those of you new to mountain biking who want to enter as a relay team, or endurance athletes who enjoy the long-distance challenge – this event caters for you.
www.the36one.co.za

Redstone MTB & Trail Running Weekend

CALITZDORP

Date to be confirmed for 2022
Redstone is a never-to-be-forgotten experience – cyclists and runners are able to spend a full weekend with their families in the unique Red Mountains enjoying the hospitality of Calitzdorp, its people and its magnificent surroundings. There are activities and delicious food throughout the weekend for everyone in the family.
www.redstonehills.co.za

Meiringspoort Challenge

DE RUST

Date to be confirmed for 2022
ROUTE 1: Distance 31 km, Grade: 6.5/10, Elevation/Height: 450m, Average slope: 2.5%, Max slope up/down: 10%, Cut-off time: 3.5 hours

ROUTE 2: Distance: 60.5 km, Grade: 6.5/10, Elevation/Height: 1300m, Average slope: 3.5%, Max slope up/down: 30%, Cut-off time: 5 hours
www.meiringspoortchallenge.co.za

Seweweekspoort MTB Challenge

LADISMITH

Date to be confirmed for 2022
Almost 17 years ago, the potential of the striking Ladismith landscape was realised and a dream to uncover the beauty of this area was born. This is how the Ladismith Cheese 7Weekspoort Mountain Bike Challenge came to be – an event that has captured the hearts of South African adventure seekers.
www.7weekspoortmtb.co.za

Glacier Cradle Traverse

OUDTSHOORN

8 – 10 April 2022
The Glacier Cradle Traverse is a three-day mountain bike stage race that takes place in the heart of Gauteng. The Avianto Lifestyle Estate, set alongside the Crocodile River, hosts the event and is only 30 minutes from the city and 10 minutes from Lanseria Airport.
www.cradletraverse.co.za

Swartberg Xtreme MTB

Oudtshoorn

5 March 2022
The D4G Swartberg Extreme MTB day race will be the ultimate MTB Challenge to prepare you or your team for the 2022 Absa Cape Epic. 142km and 4500m of climbing, this is not for the novice rider!
www.dust4glory.co.za

To Hell & Back

DE HOEK, OUDTSHOORN

13 – 14 November 2021
CS Lewis said that ‘the road to hell is the gradual one – the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.’ In this case, the road to the Hell is a rocky dirt road with steep slopes, sharp switchbacks, ups and downs, dropping a hair raising 3000 feet down into a valley.
www.tohellandback.co.za