Rainmaker RollerCoaster - 7 day gravel cycling adventure in South Africa

Rainmaker RollerCoaster

3- 9 October 2020

7 days of epic gravel riding in South Africa’s wilderness

Race or ride … it’s up to you!

“Constantly stunning.”
Cyclist Magazine

“The vibe was amazing”
Bicycling Magazine SA

“A true journey that really puts the adventure into adventure cycling.”
Totally Active Magazine

“Unique and spectacular”
Cycling Plus

“Tough and torturous, a scenic suffer-fest.”
Ride Magazine


This epic adventure gives you the option to race, or ride along South Africa’s iconic Garden Route in small supported touring groups.

The event is open to mountain bikes as well, but the parcours will suit the speed of a gravel bike.

3 – 9 October 2020

7 days (7 nights)

Swellendam – Plettenberg bay

Gravel Cycling

Stage Distances:
35km – 113km

Dome tent
(VIP tent or B&B options available)
Entry cost:
From 15,465 ZAR 

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Choose how you ride

Contest for a leader's jersey or category award.


Enjoy the fully supported experience with less of an emphasis on racing.


Focus on completing the course in a fully supported environment.

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