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.

Attakwas

21 January 2023

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.

KKNK

01 – 09 April 2023

‘n Kwarteeu van kunste in die Klein Karoo.

Meiringspoort Challenge

Date to be confirmed for 2023

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.

Klein Karoo Klassique

05 – 09 August 2022

Klein Karoo Klassique

Meiringspoort Half Marathon

08 October 2022

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

3 – 6 November 2022

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.

Cape Pioneer

04 – 10 September 2022

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.

36ONE

Date to be confirmed for 2023

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

Redstone Hill MTB & Trail Run

7 November 2020

Circular route from the Calitzdorp Spa; not technically demanding but definitely a test of fitness and endurance; 95 and 41 km routes as well as a 15 km fun ride.

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

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) 82 303 0029 / +27 (0) 66 486 9475

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

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