Race Dates

Registration – Wednesday 6th October 2021.
Racing – Thursday 7th - Saturday 9th October 2021.  
Prize-giving – after supper on Saturday 9th October 2021, followed by the After-Party.

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  • Mens teams
  • Ladies teams
  • Mixed teams
  • Solo

There will be fun sub-categories for Mkhulus (average team age 50+) and Buffalos (total team weight 180kg+).
E-bikes are welcome but do not form a category.
The field is limited to 160 riders.


Weds – chalets for Upgraded Team entries. Backpackers or tents for Standard and Solo entries;
Thurs – mix of lodge rooms, village houses and hostel rooms (all entries);
Fri – luxurious en suite hotel rooms (all teams);

There are a limited number of Upgraded Team entries available due to the limited number of chalets on Weds (registration night).

Optional Accommodation: Saturday

Your entry fee includes a buffet lunch served on the deck overlooking the dam as well as a special prize-giving supper at 18h00 on Saturday. Prize-giving is after supper followed by the after-party which is always a blast!

Saturday night’s race village accommodation (including full Sunday breakfast) is not included in your entry fee but is highly recommended. There is limited capacity and it is very popular.

Bookings for chalets, tents and dorms are made on your entry form.


Entries for the 2021 race (postponed from 2020) opened on 1st December 2019.
All the following amounts are in South African Rands (ZAR) and include VAT @ 15%.

Entry Fee

The Entry Fee includes:
  • 3 days of exhilarating mountain biking
  • 3 nights’ accommodation (a mix of chalets, village houses, lodges, hostel rooms and hotels)*
  • afternoon tea and supper at registration
  • breakfast, lunch and supper (including the prize-giving supper) on all 3 days of racing ie Thurs, Fri and Sat
  • vehicle shuttle on registration day from finish svenue to registration
  • nature reserve entry fees
  • bike wash service every day
  • emergency medical service
  • official race clothing (cycling top, fleece and t-shirt)
  • photographs and video highlights

*Accommodation for Standard Team, Upgraded Team and Solo entries is the same except on Wed (registration night) when Standard Team and Solo entries include backpacker or tented accommodation whereas Upgraded Team entries include chalet accommodation.

There are a limited number of Upgraded Team entries available.

Entry fee is:

  • Standard Team – R16 500 (R8 250 per rider)
  • Upgraded team – R17 800 (R8 900 per rider)
  • Standard Solo – R9 800 per rider*

  • *Solo Rider Entry Fee Saving Opportunity:

    If 2 Solo Riders are willing to share accommodation during the race, their entry will be treated as a Team Entry and the upgrade option will then be available.

Early Bird Special - no longer applicable for the 2021 event

We will hold the 2019 entry fee rates if you enter and pay in full before Tuesday 31st December 2019. 

  • Standard Team – R15 700 (R7 850 per rider)
  • Upgraded Team – R16 900 (R8 450 per rider)
  • Standard Solo – R9 350 per rider

Discount for Groups of 10+ riders

We are offering a 10% discount for groups of 10+ riders provided that:

  • Early Bird Special applies (double saving);
  • All riders enter at the same time;
  • All Entry Forms include both your Group as well as your or your Team Name;
  • A list of the names and emails of your Group’s riders accompanies the Entry Forms; and
  • All riders in your Group pay before the due date (which will be provided when we receive all your Group entries).

Payment Plan

Available from 1st January 2020 on normal 2020 price entries (not applicable to Early Bird Special):

  • 25% non-refundable deposit; and
  • Equal monthly instalments until 31st May 2020 (or earlier, your choice).

The earlier you enter, the less your monthly instalments will be.

Download Team Entry Form

Download Solo Entry Form

Please email your completed Entry Form to info@swazifrontier.co.sz. Receipt will be acknowledged within 3 days and you will be requested to pay the entry fee. Your entry will be confirmed on receipt of payment.


Generally warm, dry, sunny days with average temperatures around 20 degrees. Expect cool temperatures around 4-10 degrees in the early morning and evening. .