Expedition Africa 2017 venue announcement!


The 7th edition of Expedition Africa; South Africa’s only multi-day adventure race, will take place in the Baviaans and Kouga Regions between 14 and 21 May next year, with Cape St Francis acting as the base of the competition. The announcement was made in Johannesburg by race organisers Stephen and Heidi Muller from Kinetic Events, and welcomed by local sportsmen ...

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The Chris Bertish SUP Crossing ‘Fun’draiser!

GWR Maleen Hoekstra

Come and hear more about this incredible SUP Crossing project and support this completely self-sustainable world first initiative, while Chris undertakes a challenge so unique, so out-of-the-box, and of such immense proportions, most would believe it to be…impossible! The goal of The SUP Crossing is to change millions of children’s lives in South Africa, through the Lunchbox Fund, Signature of ...

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Chris Bertish to attempt the first ever solo, full length, Transatlantic Sup Crossing, all in support of Charity!

Chris Bertish & Carrick Wealth release details around the groundbreaking #theSupCrossing project
Photo by Craig Kolesky

(South Africa, 20 July 2016) World-renowned Big Wave Surfer, Guinness SUP World Record Holder, Speaker and adventurer, Chris Bertish, finally announced the details surrounding his groundbreaking expedition, #theSupCrossing this evening at the Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. The eagerly anticipated expedition will see him attempt the very first solo, SUP transatlantic crossing, unsupported and unassisted, ...

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Day 7 – Expedition Africa 2016


After 5 days and 22 hours organisers, volunteers, athletes, supporters and sponsors have officially begun wrapping up the 2016 edition of Expedition Africa. This gruelling 500km adventure race ventured teams and individuals on a mixture of self discovery and hard competitive racing. The Garden Route played host to the 6th annual event on the Adventure Racing World Series circuit, seeing ...

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The winning team for this year’s Expedition Africa


3 days, 12 hours and 33 minutes is how long it took for Expedition Africa 2016’s champions to complete 500km of pure adventure racing. Cheers from the side lines howled as team Featherbed Painted Wolf neared the spectator filled shoreline at Pine Lake Marina this evening. The local come back team drew massive support from all over the Garden Route ...

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Day 2 – Expedition Africa 2016: A sprint race?


The majority of the Expedition Africa pack have completed the first 120km of the 544km course, with multiple teams currently cycling through the heart of the Knysna Forest and onto the world famous pioneering Harkerville single track. Athletes will venture from the heights of the forest and cycle down towards the coastline for 84km reaching transition six in Plettenberg Bay. ...

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Expedition Africa 2016

EXP Day 1

The Garden Route truly offers a the perfect playground for this year’s Expedition Africa. Over 50 teams we graciously welcomed by the beautiful sunrise whilst they got ready for their wet start of the 544km adventure race. Day one of the self supported and navigated challenge proved to be an exciting one with a kayak start at the Knysna Waterfront. ...

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Athletes develop their creative side for charity

Team Ride2Nowhere.

Over 200 Expedition Africa athletes cycled along South Africa’s National Road; The N2 towards the Sedgefield Mosaic & Outdoor Market, waving their countries flags with pride. Each team taking part in this year’s gruelling 544km Adventure Race was paired with children from the Masithandane Bursary Fun for Children to create a unique element of a Mosaic Masterpiece that will live ...

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The final countdown for Africa’s biggest adventure race

Joe Selby from Team Afterwork Athletes (UK) enjoying a sunrise run along the lake at Pine Lake Marina; Host venue to this year's Expedition Africa event - Image by Bruce Viaene Photography

The final countdown for Africa’s biggest adventure race; Expedition Africa, has begun. Athletes from all over the world are arriving in the Garden Route to accept the challenge of the gruelling and exciting 500km adventure race. The race starts this Sunday: 15th May 2016. Over 50 teams will arrive at Pine Lake Marina, host venue to this year’s multi-disciplined international ...

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