The 2024 Rallye Raid remains in the picturesque mountains of Hogsback for the 7th year and counting! The beautiful Arminel Hotel will once again be the headquarters for 200 Adventure bikers.
Mike has some great plans for scenic routes through the lush Amatola forests. Hogsback, and its immediate surroundings of Katberg, Cathcart, Stutterheim, Thomas River, all with their own signature tracks, make this Adventure Bike heaven!
Entry into the Arminel Hotel is based on the order of entry and the overflow will go into nearby hotels, arranged by our Red Cherry Events logistics team. Breakfast is served at your respective hotel and lunch is provided en route. We will all end a great day on the bike with supper in the “Chill Zone”. Look forward to great grub, live music, vibey bartenders (with great specials) & lucky draws each evening.
Experience the thrilling journey of Rallye Raid throughout the years through our captivating video collection.
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Ride in adventure bike paradise through the lush Amatola forests. Hogsback, and its immediate surroundings of Katberg, Cathcart, Stutterheim, Thomas River, all with their own signature tracks.
Race Pack on arrival
Secure your race pack of a long sleeve top, Dry Bag, and buff, all included in your entry.
Your choice of Hotel or Camping packages
Stay in either the Arminel, Edge, or May lodge. Luxury tent camping options are also available for riders to stay at Swallows Nest. Click here to view packages
Lunch served out enroute
True South African Cuisine, served the local way. Stop on route for lunch on
The team from Red Cherry Events send out the tracks, via email, on 1 May 2023, load them to ensure you can navigate your way through the mountains.
Chill Zone and beer garden
Relax and refresh after your race in the beer garden located just a stone’s throw from the finish.
We have 2 BRAND NEW route options
RR1 caters for the more experienced Adventure Biker, but totally suitable for the big Africa Twins with knobblies.
RR2 caters for the less extreme rider with mostly escape options around the more technical RR1 sections.
You can mix ‘n match as you like as we ensure that the tracks overlap for lunch and through small towns.
VIEW THE ROUTES
Breakdown of distances to all Hotel accommodation.
The Arminel Hotel is the “HQ”for Rallye Raid, Hogsback, 2024
Nestled in the natural setting of the famous Hogsback mountains and surrounded by some of the Eastern Cape’s most beautiful indigenous forests, snow capped mountains, inspiring waterfalls and colourful gardens.
The Arminel offers comfortable hotel rooms or self-catering forest cottages. A swimming pool, tennis courts & birding add to the offering of this excellent establishment.
Enter early to ensure you get placed into the Arminel Hotel. This is on a first-come-first serve basis. Overflow accommodation will be in some of Hogsback’s other reputable hotels & lodges.
Red Cherry Events reserve the right to place an entrant into accommodation, as per availability, without notice.