Rhino Ride 2024


SAVE THE DATE: Rhino Ride 2024 – brought to you by Investec! We are excited to be hosting you, for what promises to be another fun-filled weekend. As always, the event will be hosted at Bayete Zulu lodge in the Manyoni Private Game Reserve.

If you are a mountain biking enthusiast, join us for a weekend riding through big 5 country and in doing so you are contributing to rhino conservation.

The Ride

The route comprises a full-route 40km or half-route 19km trail ride along Jeep tracks on Day 1, with a breakfast table, water table and beer table en-route. Day 2 sees all riders along a 29km track, with a breakfast and water table en-route.


The Campground

If you have elected to camp, please keep in mind that the race village is specifically set up for the Rhino Ride each year. There are hot showers and toilet facilities within the camp grounds.

We will provide charging stations for cell phones and Ebikes, however please note there are no plug points available within the campsite.
We aim to limit disturbance to the wildlife during the event and therefore please note that no music will be permitted within the camp ground.

We have a range of camping/glamping and accommodation options this year.
• Bring your own tent & camp gear
• Dome Tent rentals: includes dome tent and two stretchers only (bring your own mattresses and bedding)


Please book your accommodation for the event through the lodges directly.

Manyoni Private Game Reserve has a number of luxury accommodation lodges available to host Rhino Riders this year.

Mavela Game Lodge

Mavela Game Lodge : If you are looking for an authentic, luxury camping safari experience, Mavela Game Lodge offers a unique all-inclusive rate. Sleeps 14

Rhino Sands

Rhino Sands Safari Camp : Rhino Sands is an exclusive luxury tented camp set in riverine forest. This ecofriendly camp is decorated in classic safari style and provides guests with an exceptional level of service and hospitality. Sleeps 8.

Rhino River Lodge

Rhino River Lodge : Family friendly, Big 5 safari lodge situated on the banks of the Msunduze River in the south of the reserve, offering an intimate and comfortable safari experience, with excellent game viewing and luxury accommodation. Sleeps 20.

Leopard Mountain Lodge

This multi-award-winning, 5 Star, Family-Run Safari Lodge offers spectacular views, luxurious suites with private plunge pools and an Africology Spa. Sleeps 36.

African Spirit Game Lodge

Calling all photo enthusiasts and bush lovers, African Spirit Game Lodge will accommodate you in luxurious African style.

Sleeps 18.

Sensiri Plains Safari Lodge

Escape ordinary life and let Africa capture your heart. Enjoy our exclusive use lodge and share an intimate experience with a group of friends or family at our 10 sleeper self-catering lodge. Twice daily guided Game Drives, relax by a refreshing swimming pool and braai under star studded skies. Time and space are yours to enjoy.

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