Travel & Transfers
Travelstart are offering all FNB Wines2Whales riders R150 discount on any domestic flights when using the code SWITCHBACK150. Simply use the special code at the checkout to claim your discount.
Our official vehicle rental sponsors at Avis have arranged preferential package rates with multiple benefits, exclusive for our riders.
Special inclusions in the per day rate are the following:
- 100 km per day free
- Super Collision Damage Waiver
- Super Theft Loss Waiver
- Windscreen Tyre Damage Waiver
- Additional Driver up to 3
- Airport Surcharge and Tourism Levy
Rotary Vehicle Transfers – own vehicle transfer by Helderberg Sunrise Rotary Club
Option 1: From the start venue at Curro School in Hermanus to the Oak Valley Village – R500, AND / OR;
Option 2: From Oak Valley Race Village to the finish in Lourensford Wine Estate – R400, OR;
Option 3: From Curro School in Hermanus to the finish in Lourensford Wine Estate – R650
All proceeds from vehicle transfers will fund Rotary’s Community Development Projects.
Please note that there will be an additional R100 service fee for late bookings done at registration or on event.
A selection of transfer services are available between Cape Town International Airport, Lourensford Wine Estate and Curro School in Hermanus. Adventure Whale Event Solutions have the following transfers available:
All transfers depart at the following scheduled dates and times:
- All bikes must be boxed or in a bike bag for airport transfers (Bike bags/boxes will be left at registration to be used on return. Complete bikes will be transported from Lourensford to Hermanus).
- All transfer costs include rider’s luggage.
- Transfers will take riders to the designated destinations only, riders will have to arrange their own transport to their accommodation.
Bike transfer services are also available from registration at Lourensford Wine Estate to Hermanus. No need for boxed or bagged bike as complete bikes will be transported from Lourensford to Hermanus.
To make your booking and for any special requests, please contact:
Hans de Ridder | +27 82 899 0568
For every transfer booked, Adventure Whale Event Solutions will donate R75 to the Cape Trails Youth Development Initiative.
Please click below for accommodation in the Sir Lowry’s Pass, Grabouw, Elgin and Botriver areas which 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.
If you are planning to stay in Hermanus before the start, we have a list of accommodation options for all 2020 FNB Wines2Whales riders! Limited spaces available and a deposit may be required on each booking to secure the reservations.
Book pre-accommodation at the Windsor Hotel and receive preferential and discounted rates. Email Thembisa at firstname.lastname@example.org and quote the discount code W2W2020 for a breakdown of the offers they have available and to claim your discount.
EPT Recovery are the official onsite massage 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. Their product assists in various muscular support, for e.g. Myofacial release, strapping, taping and general advice is also available during the event.
Sports massages are provided every half hour or on an hourly basis on Day 1 & Day 2. Massages on Day 3 can be booked by prior arrangement. Ensure that you make your bookings well in advance! Bookings on the day will be possible, but it is advisable to pre-book.
For more information call EPT on 082 418 8802 or email them at email@example.com.
Sportograf Personalised Photograph Package
Every day during the race, the Sportograf photographers capture once in a life time memories of each rider competing in the FNB Wines2Whales.
The photos will be available as soon as one week after the race.
Purchase the Sportograf personalised photograph package pre-event at a discounted price under optional extras in your rider profile and you’ll receive a photograph of yourself out on route sent to you after each stage. The remainder of the images will be sent to you after the race. Digital photos can also be ordered online directly from Sportograf.
Please note that all photos received are for personal use and are not allowed to be used for commercial applications.
If you have any queries you can contact Sportograf directly via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Squirt Kranzle Bike Wash
Squirt Lube and Kranzle are offering a free complete bike wash and lube service in the race village at Oak Valley for the full duration of the FNB Wines2Whales. A Bike wash is also available at the finish in Lourensford Wine Estate.
MySOS has been the recommended emergency app for the FNB W2W MTB events since 2014.
We recommend all riders download the app for the event. Click below for more information on how to use the app.
Have your bike transported directly to Hermanus.
The 2020 FNB Wines2Whales will host several bike service providers who can ensure your equipment is professionally maintained throughout the duration of our 3-day events.
Having spent months preparing for the FNB Wines2Whales, the last thing you want is for a mechanical failure to end your race! Our fully equipped race support team are on hand to ensure that your bike is prepped and ready for the conditions that each day presents.
Please note: Limited booking space may be available, so we would suggest you book your spot as soon as possible if you plan to make use of any of the services listed below.