The Route


Ride 4 Change 2017 Itinerary

It would be great to have you join us on this unbelievable adventure and help us to change the lives of these young African children.

If you need more info, please do not hesitate to mail mike@touchafrica.co.za

Please note that this is on a 1st come 1st serve basis and limited to 20 riders.

Sat 10th June

Group will be collected from East London Airport and transported to Morgan Bay some 50 min drive from East London. They will be introduced to their bikes. A detailed riders briefing will be held that evening at Morgan Bay Hotel.

 

Touch Africa - Ride 4 Change
Touch Africa - Ride 4 Change

Sun 11th June

A great mornings ride to WaveCrest Hotel - 40km. This is a new hotel and we arrive for lunch. That afternoon the group can decide to do another ride, beach walk or just chill. We will do a river cruise that evening.

Mon 12th June

The next day we head into the Manubi State Forest. A lunch stopover at Mazeppa Bay and through the mighty Qora Gorge to the beautiful Kob Inn Hotel.

Tues 13th June

Group departs from Kob Inn, along the coast over the Jujura River and onto the magnificent Shixini Point. We head north to cross this mighty river and pass Beecham wood to our regroup with the back-up vehicle at Bashee River. After leaving the Bashee we head into the Dwesa Reserve and onto the Haven Hotel.

Wed 14th June

Rest Day – Charity Project

Touch Africa - Ride 4 Change
Touch Africa - Ride 4 Change

Thurs 15th June

Ride to Coffee Bay (Best riding in the world!!!!!). We cross the Xora river about 6km upstream and wind our way down to Bulungulu and up the coast. Beautiful scenery and massive grass hills make this a very special day. The final mine Chute to the magnificent Hole in the Wall and Coffee Bay. Overnight at Ocean View Hotel.

Fri 16th June

A long ride back through the wonderful fishing village of Ntlotonyane and the Dwesa Nature Reserve. It’s a great finish to a long day as we ascend the Black Tyre Road and the mighty gorge to the home of the Great White Shark, Mazeppa Bay Hotel.

Touch Africa - Ride 4 Change
Touch Africa - Ride 4 Change

Sat 17th June

Another great day through Mpame State Forest and onto Seagulls Hotel. We will get in by lunchtime and we could spend afternoon on the beach. The final night and a celebration of our achievements.

Sun 18th June

Transfer to East London Airport in morning and catch connecting flights.