€1795 per family
3YO Offer’s an family camp to remember. Besides a intensive packed training week, we also planned many other activities for the non sporty family members. Cycling will include some of the most scenic rides in the world with views of surrounding mountains and vineyards and traversing mountain passes. The open water swim will be at a private dam on a wine farm, afterwards you can visit the night market on the farm. Mountain bike and trail runs in nature reserves can be added to your weekly program.
The camp will include a safari drive, fun wine tasting outings and a day trip to Cape town. During the training week you will have access to a high performance gym and an 50 meter outdoor pool. 3YO endeavours to take out the headache of planning your training holiday from transfers to/from the airport and between activities to your accommodation for the week. An unforgettable family holiday whilst you train under the African sun.
|GROUP 1||6:00 - 13:00||13:00 - 17:00||17:00 - 21:00|
|Friday||Pick up from airport and check-in||Early afternoon easy ride 40 -60 km. Coffee and lunch at kid friendly wine farm||Open water swim + night market|
|Saturday||Long ride through winelands (90-100 km)||Market (food, souvenirs, art, amazing play area for kids, live music)||Afternoon mountain bike / town tour (easy)|
|Sunday||Wine lands morning ride (80-100 km)||Morning visit of welgevonden market (famous because of all the ducks)||Sun downers at Peter Falke wine farm|
|Monday||Mountain passes ride (75 – 100 km) + Breakfast, shopping, coffee in Franschhoek||Massage+Spa en treatment at wellness centre|
|Tuesday||Transfer to Cape town + Long ride in Cape area (100-110 km)||Get up Table mountain, shop at Waterfront , Cape Town aquarium, or see penguins in Simons town||Transfer to Stellenbosch|
|Wednesday||Morning long run in nature reserve||Visit Spice route farm (chocolate tasting, gin tasting, biltong tasting…)|
|Thursday||Coastal ride (100 km)||Safari game drive + wine tasting||Transfer back to Stellenbosch|
|Friday||Check out + Airport transfers|
NEW YEARS CYCLING CAMP
ESCAPE THE HORRIBLE EUROPEAN WINTER AND CYCLE UNDER THE AFRICAN SUN
We are based in Stellenbosch, South Africa, which is fast becoming a cycling and triathlon training mecca during the European winters. It offers stellar training facilities and amazing cycling routes. Stellenbosch has a fabulous sunny Mediterranean climate, warm sunny days and dry heat.
The scenic surroundings and mild weather are conducive to both indoor and outdoor activities, making it a popular sporting destination for young and old, the adventurer and the outdoor enthusiast. Outdoor sports lovers are spoilt for choice as mountain bike and running trails meander through fynbos, mountains and vineyards. Mountains, hills, valleys, forests and streams offer unequalled opportunities for both the outdoor and adventure enthusiast. Winter will offer tumbling waterfalls and bubbling streams, while summer will offer hot sunny days and dry heat.
Whether you take a morning walk or afternoon stroll, you’ll find a huge variety of cafés, coffee shops and small restaurants lining the streets in the town centre. There are more than 200 restaurants offering the most basic dishes to over-the-top and 5-star dining experiences, set both in the town and on many of the wine farms. A special aura abounds within restaurants housed in Cape Dutch buildings, while those with ultra-modern interiors reflect the diversity that is dining in Stellenbosch. Fine dining restaurants, laid-back bistros, coffee shops, sidewalk cafés and fast food outlets abound and offer traditional Cape cuisine and South African specialities, to the most exotic international cuisine. Stellenbosch restaurants were once again awarded Top 10 status in the Eat Out Restaurant Awards. Stellenbosch lies ensconced in the Jonkershoek Valley and is surrounded by towering mountains and vineyards, making any dining experience memorable.
Want to do a race during your stay?
All our camps can be extended with extra training days (start earlier or stay longer). Extra days can be booked for $145 per day
All our camps can be extended with extra training days (start earlier or stay longer). Extra days can be booked for $125 per day per person
All our camps can be extended with extra training days (start earlier or stay longer). Extra days can be booked for $106 per day per person
All our camps can be extended with extra training days (start earlier or stay longer). Extra days can be booked for $93 per day per person
All our camps can be extended with extra training days (start earlier or stay longer). Extra days can be booked for $85 per day per person. Contact us for groups bigger than 12 athletes.
Let our partner Cycle4life built and box your bike.
Cycling around Stellenbosch makes for most scenic cycling routes around South Africa, with views out across the lush vineyards of Stellenbosch. Various mountain ranges and stunning coastal routes provide a scenic backdrop for cyclists as they take on the challenges of these routes. Our experienced 3YO coaches take you on safe roads, spectacular routes and we will customize the distance and routes for you!
All our rental bikes (Giant Defy, Specialized Amira or Trek) are in great condition and include a helmet, water bottle and puncture equipment. Please let us know your size so we can arrange the right bike size for you.
We will sort out your rental bike asap when you arrive. Today we do a short test ride to check if the bike is well adjusted to your body size.
Open water swim
After the open water swim we will visit the night market at Boschendal for some nice farm meals and a drink
All our athletes have access to the Maties sports center. It contains weight training areas which are equipped with a large variety of equipment that allow a large number of members to train simultaneously. A Dedicated High Performance training section that is generally used by members as well as International Athletics Federations such as UK Athletics, German Athletics, and Austria Athletics. The gym also has large variety of cardiovascular training equipment including stationary cycles, elliptical trainers, indoor rowers, steppers and treadmills.
The Game Drives last about 2 hours and includes a tasting of Villiera’s wines & self-conducted cellar tour.
The Emonda ALR is available in the sizes 52/54/58 and can be rented for $224 per week / $28 extra days
Trek Émonda SL 5
A lightweight carbon road bike with a balanced ride quality, superior handling characteristics, and a parts group that's dependable over the long haul. It's a great choice for rides on hilly terrain, big climbs and speedy descents. The Emonda SL 5 is available in the sizes 47/50/52/54/56/58/60/62 and can be rented for $272 per week / $34 extra days
Trek Emonda SL6
A lightweight full carbon road bike with carbon wheels and an Ultegra groupset. It's a great choice for rides on hilly terrain, big climbs and speedy descents. The Emonda SL 6 is only available in size 54 and can be rented for $272 per week / $34 extra days
Trek Madone 9.5
The Madone 9.5 is the ideal aero road bike for triathletes and cyclists who want to go fast, full carbon, deep section carbon wheels and an Ultegra groupset. The Trek Madone 9.5 is only available in size 60 and can be rented for $300 per week / $50 extra days
A fast and comfortable tt-bike. Carbon frame and fork and a Shimano 105 groupset. The Specialized Shiv is only available as a large and can be rented for $250 per week / $45 extra days
After a long flight you just want to go to your accommodation as fast as possible. That's why we have you picked up from Cape Town airport, no matter what time you arrive. If we can't pick you up ourself (Bram), we will arrange a transfer for you. But please tell us if you bring your own bike ;-). It takes about 45 minutes from Cape Town International airport to your accommodation in Stellenbosch. Depending on your time of arrival we will sort out your rental bike (if you rent one) as soon as possible or we can have your own bike built up by our partner BMT bike shop. After your hard triathlon camp we will transfer you back to the airport.
For recovery we included a massage for you, please let us know which day you really need it
During your triathlon camp you can make use of the state of art Olympic size pool (10 lanes x 50 m) and an indoor heated swimming pool both capable of hosting various regional, national and also international championships and training camps. During the summer months you have to share the pool with gold medal winners like Chad le Clos, Adam Peaty and Sarah Sjöström.
For a dedicated recovery the centre offers 3 ice baths (temperature of the water is kept at 7- 9 degrees Celsius), a warm contrast bath (temperature of the water is kept at 34- 37 degrees Celsius) and 6 massage therapy cubicles to aid recovery after training.
Chapman’s Peak Drive is one of the most popular cycle sections of the Western Cape and part of the Cape Town Cycle Tour route. Many people use the drive for training purposes and so do we. A Chapman's Peak ride is part of our triathlon camp, the ride starts and finishes in Cape Town (3-4 hours). We love this ride and want to share the scenery with you.
After the ride we do a 5km brick run on the beautiful Sea Point boulevard, after the run it's up to you. You can come back to Stellenbosch with us or you can spent the rest of the day in Cape Town (visit Table mountain, Camps Bay, Waterfront etc.). A taxi / Uber transfer back is not included (cost about $35), but we will take care of your road bike.
Stellenbosch was host to the World Cup mountain biking in 2018. It offers 100 km of trails for beginner to advanced riders,starting right from town center.
Boschendal proudly hosted the Cape Epic 2018 for 2 days and has recently opened the new Boschendal MTB Trails. With challenging single tracks, expect some sweet riding. The world class black route is proving to be a hit with intermediate to advanced riders, but we do have routes to suit families and casual riders.
Bike rent is not included, they can be rented for R400 per day