Triathlon training camps in Stellenbosch, South Africa

3YO Training camps offers triathlon training camps, multisport coaching and triathlon squad sessions in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

We are passionate by triathlon – swim, bike, run and committed to every step of you reaching your goals, dream holiday or training camp. 3YO Triathlon training camps is located in Stellenbosch known as the beautiful valley of fabulous wineries,  great food, and a reputation of the adventure capital of South Africa.

We personalise triathlon, cycling, swimmingmountain biking, trail running, family and luxury  camps  or holidays to suite your budget and needs. You can also contact us for Weekend camps, race specific week camps and training holidays for beginners to high performance athletes.

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Picturesque Stellenbosch is fast becoming the athlete’s mecca for triathlon training camps during the European winters. It's only 1-2 hour time difference and flight time is less than 12 hours from Europe. Stellenbosch offers stellar training facilities, hilly terrain, and Mediterranean climate. There is an extensive network of mountain biking trails and trail running routes, making it a unique playground to sports enthousiasts. And the best part it is accessible all year round.

The town itself has an incredible restaurant and coffee-shop scene, offering visitors an array of cuisines, wine shops, artisanal bakeries and coffee roasters, as well as a weekly farmers’ market with local and regional vendors.

What truly separates Stellenbosch from other popular training destinations is price, a decent coffee or glass of wine can be found at a fraction of the cost in Europe or US. Triathlon training camps can be tailored with group rides, (or meeting the family after a ride) ending on a vineyard for wine tasting or mouth watering picnic. After a long hot ride could include a cool down recovery open water swim before devouring local produce from its winery’s deli.

The town is usually overflowing with athletic minded, ensuring the widespread availability of healthy foods and sporty locker room talk. Such a concentration of fitness-minded people raises the level of athletic support available. Stellenbosch is a charming setting and its wide variety of resources makes it a standout training locale.


3YO offer a list of accommodation options from sport hotel to self-catering apartments and luxury villas. We have accommodation options for groups up to 40 people. It guaranteed to be more than just a training camp more than just a training holiday.


Training facilities and venues are mostly located on the University of Stellenbosch. There are three 25-meter pools, a newly upgraded track and stadium, a grass track, multiple gym facilities  a variety of running trails and grass sports fields.

Access to Stellenbosch University state of the art heated 50m (FINA Standard) ten lane pool with constant depth 2m. In the summer months it frequented by pro triathletes like Flora Duffy, Bradley Weiss, Jodie Swallows and James Cunnama and many more pros wishing to escape the European winter.

The gym facilities are based at Maties Health and Fitness Centre in the heart of Stellenbosch. Which boast of a dedicated high performance area for clubs and groups. Three large different weight training areas, cardio, group sessions including spinning, yoga and pilates, indoor track as well as a dedicated recovery centre complete with 3 ice baths and contrasting warm bath .

Additionally for high performance athletes a nearby facility that specialised technical training equipment, as well as conditioning and rehabilitation equipment to enhance preparation and performance. This includes: anti-gravity treadmill, cyber machine speed and other testing equipment, software physiotherapy equipment and materials.

Further the recovery centre is completely equipped for all modalities of physical therapy, recuperation and improvement. It is an active recovery area that includes an ice bath and recovery/relaxation pool with available physiotherapy practice.

Group camps

3YO Training camps is the perfect setting for groups of all nationalities, ages and interests, offering huge scope and flexibility for organising all aspects of your programme. We can tailor make camps for schools and universities, sports teams (like soccer, hockey, water polo, rugby, cycling),  large family groups and conference groups.

Many of the teams and athletes coming to Stellenbosch have become regular visitors, returning almost every year - why? The warm climate combined with first class sports facilities, nature reserves and touristic activities close proximity to your accommodation. Relaxation and leisure time is also important and there are so many options for enjoying time-out, including restaurants, bars, coffee shops, wine farms and the endless possibilities to be active together.

The amazing atmosphere and energy in    Stellenbosch is contagious, a sports heaven that is hard to find anywhere else in the world.

3YO Triathlon training camps will  help you put together the perfect schedule so that you can enjoy your stay whilst we ensure we take the headache out of planning for it.

The Wine lands

Scenic cycling routes through the winelands, over mountain passes and along the coast. Swimming in private dams and running over the hills and through the forests. That is what makes Stellenbosch so special. Combine a day time family excursion with one of the many deli stops at wineries along your cycle or end rides to meet the family/friends for mouthwatering picnic paired with a tasting. 3YO’s ‘backyard’ is known for some of the best trail running and mountain biking routes in the country

3YO Athletes achievements

We are extremely proud of all our athletes who achieve their goals. From Ironman to Comrades or crazy road races.

Marli finishing her first marathon

Congrats to 3YO athlete Marli for finishing her first marathon @riebeekkasteelmaraton ... no longer a marathon virgin her race recaps...

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Say what? Rest and Recover on holiday? 3YO facilitates bookings of a wide variety of activities the area has to offer. Hike or cable car trip up mighty Table mountain? Whale watching? Wine tastings?

Triathlon training camps


How do you get home? After some hard training yards, a well deserved lunch and wine tasting 3YO provides transport for you and your pride and joy (bike) safely back to Stellenbosch. 3YO further provides airport transfers.

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After training rewards

Fuelling rewards after training? 3YO arranges customory South African “braai”; trips to variety of local markets or recommends our favourite coffee, breakfast or eatery spots.

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