September is Adventure Month in Plett

Written by daveswart

Plettenberg Bay is always a great place to visit for adventures and extreme sports and activities but September seems to be emerging as the month when competitive sports-lovers and adventurers visit the beautiful Plett for an assortment of races and challenges. At Amakaya Backpackers, we are always pleased to welcome participants and supporters and this month Plett will play host to the Investec PE to Plett 4 Day Stage Mountain Bike Race, the Dr Evil Classic – a 3 Day Stage Mountain Bike Race and the legendary Otter Trail Run and Challenge.

Are you ready for…..

PE Plett1. PE to Plett 4 Day Stage Mountain Bike Race

This inaugural race has been solidly booked out for months and was a real treat to follow the riders from Port Elizabeth, through the Eastern Cape and Tsitsikamma into Plett. Next year’s race will be run in reverse: Plett to PE, so don’t miss out if you enjoy a challenge surrounded by some of the country’s most spectacular natural beauty.



Adventure-Bike2. Dr Evil Classic 3 Day Stage Mountain Bike Race (19-21 Sept)

With a course designed by the legendary Dr Evil himself, the Dr Evil Classic is a 3 Day Multi-Stage race that suits a variety of fitness levels. Wittedrift, a small village just outside Plettenberg Bay, plays host to the event and is turned into a hive of fun activity for riders and spectators. The Dr Evil Classic is not to be missed…

Check out an awesome promo of the Dr Evil Classic


Storms-River-Mouth3. The Otter Trail Run (21-22 Sept) &  The Otter Trail Challenge (23-24 Sept)

The Otter Trail is world famous as one of the most beautiful hikes in all the world. Trail runners congregate at Storm’s River Mouth annually to compete in a challenging, variable and striking trail along the coast from Storm’s River to Nature’s Valley.



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