The following accommodation sites in the Sir Lowry’s Pass, Grabouw, Elgin and Botriver areas offer a variety of facilities.

Please note: Accommodation offered as part of any given entry package for the Chardonnay, Pinotage and Shiraz events is only for the duration of each event – It does NOT include the night before the stage 1 start or the night after stage 3 is completed.

Aanhouwen Cottages
082 299 5667

Apple Mountain Guest Farm
021 849 8771
Guest House

Apricot Gardens
076 508 6484 |
Boutique Guest House

Arabella Hotel | 028 284 0000
Luxury Hotel

Back2Basics | 021 849 8519

Beaumont | 028 284 9194

Botriver Hotel
028 284 9640

Button Quail Tents | 072 820 6166
Luxury Tents

Dunvegan River House
082 809 8106 |

Elgin Hills Tented Camp | 021 846 8119
Luxury Tents

Galileo Farm | 021 849 8692
076 151 0035

Glenbrae Cottages
021 844 0011

Goedvertrouw Wine Estate
028 284 9769
Guest House

Habonim Chalets & Campsite | 028 316 1345

Houwhoek Inn | 028 284 9646
Family Hotel

Iona Cottage
028 284 9678

Kogelberg Backpackers
021 846 8337

Lavender Cottages
072 377 8251

Lilybank Cottage | 021 859 1258

MTO Ecotourism | 021 859 2606
Self catering Cottages

Mofam River Lodge | 021 846 8345

Oak Valley Cottages | 021 859 2510
0825651559 |
Self-catering Lux Cottage

Pippins Country House
021 848 9158 | 083 738 3665 |

Rockhaven Farm
021 849 8518

South Hill Guest House | 021 844 0033
Luxury Guest House

Tinanda Guest Cottage
082 728 2491

Villa Exner Boutique Hotel | 028 284 9066
Boutique Hotel

Vredenhof Lodge
082 552 5489

Whale Coast Hotel | +27 (0) 28 312 3096

Wildekrans Guesthouse | 028 284 9827

072 214 2510

Applecreek True North
072 214 2510

Avolonte Lodge | 021 859 2222
Self-catering Cottages

Barton Villas | 028 284 9283

Bodemloos Cottage
021 846 8298

Brookelands Stone Cottage | 082 658 5744

Coots Cottage
021 849 8692

Eikenhof Lapa Cottages
082 805 6517

Elgin Training Centre | 021 848 9413
082 761 0719 for Ilze Beyers Backpackers

Glen Stuart Cottages
021 844 0197
Luxury Cottages

Goede Hoop
082 458 3790

Grabouw Lodge | 021 859 3780

Hornbill House | 028 316 2696

Inn on Highlands | 082 498 5246
Luxury & standard cottages

Klipkop Chalet | 021 859 4836

Kolkol Mountain Lodge | 028 284 9406
082 654 5090
Mountain Lodge

Libertas Guest House
072 377 8251

Mountain View B&B
021 859 3952

Mizpah Youth Camp
021 846 8224

Oak Lane | 021 844 0248
Cottages on Farm

Old MacDaddy Lux Trailer Park | 021 447 8105
Lux Trailer Park

Porcupine Guest Farm | 028 284 9066
Guest Farm

Rose Cottage
083 261 0674 |

South Hill Lux Guest Villa | 021 844 0033
082 774 1101
Lux Villa

Tri-active | 021 844 0975
Luxury tents

028 840 1735

Weltevrede Cottage
076 405 7536 |

Wildekrans Cottages | 084 228 2824
Self catering Cottages

Rider Packages

Please keep an eye on our website & newsletters for more information on Rider Packages.

Bus, Rotary Vehicle and Bike Transfers

Rotary members transfer your vehicle, based on your selected option (or combination of options):
Option 1. From the start venue at Lourensford Estate to the Oak Valley Village, AND / OR;
Option 2. From Oak Valley Race Village to the finish in Hermanus, OR;
Option 3. From Lourensford Estate to the finish in Hermanus

All proceeds from vehicle transfers will fund Rotary’s Community Development Projects.

Book your car transfer online now

Click here to contact us!

Bus transfers between Cape Town Int Airport, Lourensford, Oak Valley and Hermanus will be serviced by Sport24Hours Taxis and Shuttle.

Rates for a shared shuttle, minimum 6 passengers, without bikes (bikes are R100 extra)
Cape Town Int Airport to Lourensford @ R140
Oak Valley to Lourensford (collect vehicle after Stage 1) @ R140
Hermanus to Oak Valley @ 210
Hermanus to Lourensford @ R260
Hermanus to Cape Town Int Airport @ R450

Rates for a private cab, up to 4 passengers, without bikes (bikes are R100 extra)
Cape Town Int Airport to Lourensford @ R580
Cape Town Int Airport to Lourensford WITH a bike @ R790
Oak Valley to Lourensford (collect vehicle after Stage 1) @ R900
Hermanus to Oak Valley @ R1350
Hermanus to Lourensford @ R1350
Hermanus to Cape Town Int Airport @ R1480

Booking options are the following:-
Call into our 24 hour Call Centre on 021-447 4444
Book online at
Book via email to

Payment can be done via EFT, Credit Card, Snapscan or Cash

Andre’s Bike Transfers:
Transporting bikes from Gauteng / Durban and Bloemfontein.
Contact Andre
082 551 8720 |
Book your bike transfer

Transporting bikes from Gauteng.
Contact Billy
081 885 2914 |

B CycleTransport Logistix:
We transport bicycles from Gauteng and surrounding provinces. We collect from your home or office. We have the capacity to transport from 14 to 70 Bicycles in three diffirent size Trailers. We also offer an additional service package for your bicycle at Oak Valley for the 2 days that you finish there.
Contact Wynand Theron
082 334 4274 |

Bicycle Transport:
Transporting bikes from Pretoria, Johannesburg, Krugersdorp, Rustenburg, Boksburg and Witbank.
Contact Joggie Rautenbach
082 4465 141 |
Book your bike on

Executive Bike Transport
Transporting fully assembled bikes from Gauteng.
Contact Steven
082 829 7765 |

Transporting bikes from Johannesburg & Pretoria. Home or Office pickup available (Jhb and Pt only. Small additional fee)
Contact André
082 551 8720
Book your bike on

The Bike Migration Team:
Transporting bikes from Johannesburg.
Contact Philna
079 889 2527 |

The Cycle Transfer Company
Transporting bicycles from Centurion but extend it to Gauteng, Mpumalanga, North West Province, Limpopo and on the route down to the Western Cape.
Contact Christo van den Bergh
083 448 8264 |
Book your bike online at

Transporting bikes from Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, PE and Cape Town.
All bookings must be done via the website

My Logistics:
Transporting bicycle from Gauteng. All bicycle are fully assembled and not tampered with. 3 drop off points in Gauteng.
Contact Brendan 082 386 4141
Contact Jason 079 521 3254
Bookings at

Local Bike Shops

The FNB W2W is supporting local bike shops. Looking for that last minute purchase of that one item you might have forgotten contact these local bike shops:

Shop no.7
The Hub
Somerset Triangle (Somerset Mall)
Tel No. 021 850 0082

Helderberg Cycle World is a Specialized Concept store within Somerset West, starting town for the FNB Wines2Whales. We will be present at the start of the FNB Wines2Whales Adventure, Ride and Race. At the shop as well as at the start we can carter for all your last-minute requirements for spares, bike assembly and even last-minute clothing needs. Our workshop caters for all brands.

Corner of R44 and Klein Helderberg Road
Somerset West, 7130
Tel : 021- 8551106

We at the Hanger Bike Co. are behind and support local racing.
To show our support we are offering discounts to W2W racers!

Pre race service for R700. ( Value nornally R900 )
Assembly from a bike box : R 250
Post Race bike packing: R250 ( box not included )

Booking required. Contact us

William’s Bike Shop has had an association with Wines2Whales stretching back some 6 or 7 years and with the Stillwater Sports Management team right back to the very first Xterra held in South Africa.
We are situated in the village of Somerset West at Shop 8B, Oak Street. Our contact details are:
Tel: +27 21 8510919

On the retail side of things we are a Giant Bicycles Partner store and in addition, are also able to offer such boutique brands as Ibis, Pivot, Santa Cruz and most recently Yeti.

Our workshop is equipped to service most bicycles and is an authorised Fox Suspension Service Centre. We also service RockShox suspension.

Visit us for your last minute needs before starting your Wines2Whales adventure.

Rola Centre
Myburgh Street
Somerset West
(4km from Lourensford Farm)
Contact number: 021 851 5613

We will be at the event offering assistance to all Cannondale riders

Triangle House
Value Ring Road, Somerset Mall
Somerset West.

071 609 5574

Rockhopper Adventures in Somerset West can help you with any last-minute preparations.
Including but not limited to:
Assemble bikes, Sorting out mechanical problems.

We stock:
• Cannondale bike
• Ryder equipment
• Fabric grips, saddles and tools
• Giro helmets and footwear
• Maxxis, Schwable and Kenda tyres
• Shimano Equipment
• Versus socks
• Ciovita clothing

Rider Massages

EPT are the official onsite Health service, where therapy is administered with up to date treatment techniques, and effective treatment plans executed by highly qualified therapists. They also offer a variety of massage products that enables the client to do self treatment to ensure overall health of the body. Our product assists in various muscular support, for e.g. Myofacial release, Ice therapy, strapping, tapping and general advise is also available during the event.

Ensure that you make your bookings well in advance!

Book your massage now!


Pre-race strapping & Post-race massage:

  • Pre-race strapping with Kinesio or rigid tape to support muscles & joints needing support; and
  • Post-race massage for muscle stiffness, relaxation, flushing and recovery.

Hours of service in the designated massage tent:

  • Pre-race strapping during the event;
  • Post-race massage as 30 minute (R300) and 60 minute (R500) massages slots;
  • Friday & Saturday every half an hour, 12h30 – 20h30, with a compulsorily break from 18h00 – 19h00 for the Race briefing and supper; and
  • Massage on Sunday by prior arrangement.


  • Book online now – button above
  • Alternatively, Phone us on 021 886 8042 to book
  • You can also Email to book
  • Select your preferred massage time;
  • Supply your name and team name;
  • Partner’s name if s/he also requires a booking; and
  • Cell number & 2nd telephone number.
  • Payment (incl. bank details) and confirmation of your booking will be e-mailed to you;and
  • Bookings on the day will be possible, but it is advisable to Pre-book.

Training Programmes

We have partnered with Daisyway Coaching Systems to provide our riders with professional training programme information, geared towards getting you physically and mentally prepared for the challenge offered by the FNB W2W MTB events.

We’ll be posting monthly updates during the buildup to the event, so be sure to keep an eye out for the next edition.

View Training Programmes

Emergency App mySOS

MySOS has been the official emergency app for the FNB W2W MTB events since 2014.

Learn More   Instructions

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