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Spend some time in the vast outdoors with the Sporting Opportunities team for a Mountain Bike
Safari at Ukutula Lodge, place of Quiet, nestled in lush bushveld where the roar of the lion can be
heard for miles. A unique ride through typical African bush, the perfect place to keep your eyes
open for the large variety of antelope species, zebra, giraffe and birdlife at Ukutula Lodge.
Experience an up close and personal visit with the famous Ukutula Lions after your ride.

Join us for a great day out or weekend away with family and friends.
Date: 4 October 2009
Venue: Ukutula Lodge and Lion Park, Brits NW Province
Contact Robyn 072 462 1978
Closing Date: 1 October 2009

Distances and Entry Fees:
5Km – R80
25Km – R110
50Km – R130

Entry fees include the Ukutula Conservation Fee, a lion interaction program where you can
experience a lion feed, see white lions, even get to cuddle a baby lion cub.

Entries on the day are accepted with a R30 penalty fee

Non riders: Ukutula Conservation Fee of R50 payable at registration

Start Times:
50km: 08:00
25km: 08:35
5km: 08:40

From 7am

General Information:
Goody bags to all pre entries
Medals to all finishers
Non electronically timed event
No Helmet – NO RIDE
R50 Conservation fee for non riders – payable at registration

Route Description
A great mountain bike route with jeep track, loads of sand, rocky sections, few gradual climbs,
fast descents.Hectares of wild traditional African Bushveld and a well marked out trail to ride to
your hearts content and also catch a glimpse of the awesome wildlife living on the lands!
The track is suitable for all ability levels with the 5km specifically designed for young riders.

Map and Directions:

From Randburg:
Go along Malibongwe (Hans Strijdom) (R512) all the way past Lanseria Airport
Turn left at the Farm Stall T Junction, onto the Broederstroom Road (R512)
Follow R512 past Peaconwood Golf Estate
Turn Right at Brits sign to go over the Hartebeespoort Dam and cont on R512
Turn right at T Junction, follow the road
Continue over the famous 4 way stop (Welwitschia Country market)
Continue till you reach the T junction at the R511,where you turn left towards Brits.
Follow the R511 all the way through the town of Brits.
Approx 10kms outside of Brits, turn left towards Bethanie (look out for Ukutula sign)
The Ukutula Gate is 8km further on that road on the left, there is a small section of gravel road.

Follow R511 from Sandton via Hennops Rivier according to map below.
Stay on the R511, following Brits signs.
Stay on the road marked Brits / R511
Travel through the town of Brits on the R511
Approx 10kms outside of Brits, turn left towards Bethanie.(look out for Ukutula sign)
The Ukutula Gate is 8km further on that road

Ukutula Lodge and Lion park GPS Co ordinates: Sandrift road 25 31’ 19 South 27 40’ 25.3 East.


Wake up to the roar of a lion in the distance, birds chirping and lekker sounds of nature…why not
make a weekend of it!

Amazing accommodation available at Ukutula Lodge, book ASAP as these fantastic chalets fill up

Bookings are done through Ukutula Lodge, contact details: – Land line 012
254 1777 – Mobile 084 510 1046 –

At Ukutula, place of quiet you will encounter the magic of the wild first hand!

Additional Activities

Your entry includes the Lion feed which takes place after the ride

Game Drive / Quad Bike Safari :
Traditional game drive on a 4 x 4 or thrill of a Quad Bike to view more of the 260 hectares of
unspoilt bushveld, boasting a wide variety of antelope species, giraffe and zebra. Ukutula is also
home to over 130 bird species.

Email address:

Tel: Landline 012 254 1777 Mobile: 0845101046
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