Events

Oudtshoorn & De Rust

Browse our latest, up-to-date list of Oudtshoorn & De Rust Events, including major annual favourites like the KKNK, Meiringspoort 21.1km and Dryland Traverse.

36ONE

TBC

South Africa’s ultimate mountain bike race. You have a maximum of 36.1 hours to complete the 361km beast.

Attakwas

18 January 2025

An adventure through the desert and mountains of the Klein Karoo with a finish at the Garden Route Coast. South Africa’s toughest extreme one-day mountain bike race.

Infantry School Cango Marathon & Half Marathon

TBC

Cango Marathon

Cango Marathon 2024 is back bigger and better. Presented by Iron-Jawed Multisport.

Cape Pioneer

1 – 5 October 2024

The “Race With Soul” plunges its participants into a whirlwind adventure, taking riders from the pulsating single-track of Saasveld into the heart of the Klein Karoo.

KKNK

1 – 6 April 2025

‘n Kwarteeu van kunste in die Klein Karoo.

Klein Karoo Klassique

9 – 11 Augustus 2024

Klein Karoo Klassique

Meiringspoort Challenge

TBC

We challenge you to bring it all to the 2019 Meiringspoort Challenge. Enjoy either the unbelievable beautiful trail run or experience the open skies on the mountain bike routes.

Optimum Meiringspoort Half Marathon 21.1km & 12.5km

12 October 2024

When a road running event attracts athletes of the calibre of Bruce Fordyce, Alan Robb, and legendary Super Rugby and international referee Jonathan Kaplan, you just know you must be doing something right.

Rhodes Dryland Traverse

31 October – 3 November 2024

Rhodes Dryland Traverse

From the dark damp fissures of the world-renowned Cango Caves, to the snow packed peaks of the mighty Swartberg mountain range, this is the Dryland Traverse and it is a race like no other.

The town presently boasts:

  • 24 rugby fields
  • 13 cricket pitches
  • 54 tennis courts
  • 6 hockey fields
  • 2 Olympic long course (50m) swimming pools
  • 40 netball fields
  • 14 soccer fields
  • 5 bowls courts
  • 3 Olympic short course (25m) swimming pools
  • 1 synthetic athletics track
  • 6 squash courts
  • 1 x 18 hole golf course
  • 7 badminton courts
  • 9 volley ball courts
  • 3 basketball courts
  • 14 sports halls

Oudtshoorn Sport Inisiatief / Initiative https://oudtshoornsport.co.za/

Klein Karoo Contact Details

Oudtshoorn & De Rust, Cango Caves

Tourism Offices
Oudtshoorn & De Rust

Tel: +27 (0)44 279 2532
E-mail: enquiries@oudtshoorn.com

Address:
80 Voortrekker Street, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, 6625

GPS Coordinates: 33° 35' 33" S - 22° 12' 6.6" E

Cango Caves

Tel: +27 (0) 44 272 7410 / +27 (0) 82 303 0029

Address:
Cango Valley Road, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, 6625

GPS Coordinates: 33° 23' 33.8" S - 22° 12' 53.7" E