Frequently Asked Questions

When do normal entries close?

The deadline for Early Bird Entries is Wednesday, 27 June @ 24:00 thereafter R250 penalty per entry.

I see team entries online, can I still enter as a single?

Yes you can enter as a single K1 and still get your medal at the end. It is not compulsory to take part in a team.
If you enter as a team but your team mate gets sick or withdraws you can still continue and collect a medal at the end.

Does a normal team entry cost extra?

No, the team entries are the same price per person as for single entries.
The higher price for team entries is only for commercial teams taking part under a sponsors brand name.

Can we get assistance getting boats to the race from outside of the Western Cape?

Yes! We pay R5000 sponsorship for any trailer carrying 10 or more canoes from outside the Western Cape Province.

Are there special competitions for the new team event?

We have introduced the following new categories in the Team Competition:
Interclub Team Competition: R5000 to the club with the most number of teams;
Intervarsity Team Competition: Top three teams count. Prize Money still to announced;
Parent and Child Team: Special Medal to be awarded;
Mixed Team: Special medal to be awarded to best Male and Female Team.

What do I get for my entry fee?

Your entry fee covers the following: Commemorative medal, commemorative T-shirt, hot showers at every overnight stop, covered sleeping quarters at every overnight stop – bring your own mattress and sleeping bag – free luggage transport should you not have a second, and the prize-giving lunch.

How does the commercial team sponsorship work?

You enter as normal online, but your sponsor gets significant branding rights and exposure at the event by entering as a sponsored team. The sponsored team entry costs R15 000- which includes the two paddlers’ entries.  See more here.