Tour de Braai

Tour de Braai – Travel on Gravel, is a bespoke cycling stage ride in South Africa and is also a luxury braai holiday. Tour de Braai aims to give participants a few great days of touring, holiday, braai and riding a bicycle through beautiful parts of South Africa. Our main goal is to have fun. More information and entry form below.


  • The next Tour de Braai takes place from Sunday 4 – Saturday 10 November 2018.
  • On the Sunday evening we have a welcoming braai in George. Everything at this braai as well as everything else for the whole week is included in your entry fee.
  • Starting Monday morning we ride from George on pristine gravel roads averaging around 75km of cycling per day and we finish riding 5 days later in Swellendam on the Friday. There we have a last braai, overnight and we all shuttle to Cape Town on the Saturday morning.
  • Entry fee for the Tour de Braai is R44,000 for a team of two (R22,000 p.p) and includes everything meaning that it includes:  Early bird entries for the November 2018 Tour de Braai are currently available at R40,000 per team of two. Entries include: 
    • 6 nights guest house / hotel accommodation (Sunday night up and to including the next Friday night)
    • all food & drinks (3 meals per day, on route snacks, wine, beer, soft drinks etc)
    • 5 days of pristine gravel road cycling, varying distances but averaging around 75km per day.
    • daily sports massage
    • bike mechanic and backup service
    • 2 sets of Tour de Braai cycling kit
    • shuttle from George Airport to registration braai and accommodation on the Sunday for you, your bike & luggage
    • shuttle from Swellendam to Cape Town Airport on the Saturday morning when the tour is done for you, your bike & luggage
    • daily transport of your luggage to next venue
    • all event photographs
    • non-rider entries for non riding spouses, boyfriends, girlfriends or friends are welcome meaning a team can consist of either two riders or a rider and a supporter. Non riders will get everything the riders get except for the cycling kit but will receive three complimentary massage and spa treatments during the week, meaning you can relax properly during the times when your better or other half is on the bike.
  • The whole route is on gravel, with a minimal bit of tar. There is nothing technical and no single track. You can ride a Gravel Bike, Cross Bike, Adventure Bike, Mountain Bikes or E-Bike. Road bikes will not work.
  • Tour de Braai – Travel on Gravel is not designed to be the toughest challenge of your life. It’s designed to be the most fun week of holiday on a bicycle of your life. Arriving fit is not only a good excuse to get in shape but means that you will enjoy the week as it’s designed to be enjoyed. With around 75km of riding per day this is a stage race well within anyones capabilities and there are no cut off times. Just arrive in time for the next braai or sundowners!
  • Still unsure, read this Article on The Hub about Tour de Braai.

Entry form below the photo gallery.

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  • Please complete the entry from below. We will review it and give you feedback within hours. It’s first come first serve and please note that space is extremely limited. Next you will be sent banking details via email and will have to pay the entry fee.  Once that is done you’re officially in. It’s time to dust of the bike or buy a bike, braai often to make sure you are braai fit and we will see you at the Tour de Braai welcoming braai in George! The all inclusive entry fee per team is R44,000 but a limited number of early bird entries for the November 2018 Tour de Braai is available now at R40,000 per team. 

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