Various Entry Packages for the 2023 Investec Great Kei Trek


Entry Packages Available

  • Standard Entry – entry only - designed for those who want to make their own accommodation and catering arrangements, or book into either the Morgan Bay Hotel, the Mitford Hotel or Bayview Farm.
  • Entry plus VIP Tent for 3 or 4 nights including 9 Meals (Thursday Wellcome Braai to Sunday Burger Lunch) - VIP Tent, 2 stretchers & 2 camp chairs - available for team entries only - 1 tent per team


NOTE: All tented packages include 3 or 4 nights tented accommodation and meals


Hotel Accommodation

The Morgan Bay Hotel, the Mitford Hotel and Bayview Farm is sold out for the Investec Great Kei Trek Original. 

Bookings are open for the “Tour”.


To book,  please email us on greatkeitrek@icon.co.za

OPTION 1 - STANDARD ENTRY – designed for you want to make your own accommodation and catering arrangements


  • 3 days of amazing riding through the Eastern Cape.(Friday – Sunday)
  • Entry for 1 team of 2 riders (solo and team packages available)
  • Goodie Bag with GKT apparel 
  • No accommodation – you make your own plan
  • Welcome Diner on Thursday night, pizza night on Saturday at Bayview Farm, and post race Burger on Sunday included
  • No other meals – again you make your own plan
  • Professional medical support is included however we do advise that you get special medical cover just in case
  • 2 – 3 water points along the route each day
  • Special finishes on each day as well as at least one “compulsory” stop per day - for example, The Cliffs of Morgan Bay – soak in the view, have a “selfie” and “refresh” yourself, compliments of Emerald Vale, or Bayview Farm and more
  • Gauteng riders will be able to register in Johannesburg and then have their Rider Box containing your kit transported from and back to Johannesburg after the race at no extra cost
  • Great lucky draw prizes
  • Race medal
  • TLC along the way
  • Unbelievable Eastern Cape hospitality
  • Great pubs manned by the locals at the race village. (Don’t say we didn’t warn you about the farmers)
  • And much more….

COST: STANDARD ENTRY Package – Rates tbc when entries open in August

OPTION 2 - ENTRY PLUS VIP TENT - only 30 packages available - for teams of 2 only


As per the Standard Entry package, but including:

  • VIP Tented Accommodation – 1,8m high tent – 2 stretchers and 2 camp chairs per tent
  • 3 or 4 nights (4th night free) – Thurs, Fri & Sat, Tented Accommodation for a team of 2 – 1 tent. (should you choose to stay on Sunday night, there will be no charge for the use of the tent, however you will need to make your own meal arrangements for Sunday night (After Party) and Monday morning – The Morgan Bay Hotel is a stone’s throw away and they serve unbelievable food)
  • 9 meals in total (Welcome Braai on Thursday to Sunday lunch)


COST: VIP TENT Package – Rates tbc when entries open in August – 30 packages available

Additional and Optional Extras for all entries - please note that these items are not included in any entry package and need to be booked separately when entering online.

  • Bike transport offered for Gauteng riders at a nominal rate– R1 200 return
  • Luxliner Bus shuttle from East London airport on Thursday to Morgan Bay–  at a nominal rate of R425pp
  • Luxliner Bus shuttle from Morgan Bay on the Sunday or Monday to the EL airport– at a nominal rate of R425 pp

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION  

Here you need to book a Standard Entry Package. Then you can book your Hotel accommodation directly with us.


The Morgan Bay Hotel, the Mitford Hotel and Bayview Farm is Sold Out for the GKT Original

There are limited rooms available at the Morgan Bay Hotel, the Mitford Hotel and Bayview Farm for the GKT Tour.


  • Hotel Accommodation – subject to availability on a DB&B Basis for 3 nights – Thurs to Sun morning (Check in Thursday, check out Sunday after the ride.
  • Should you choose to stay for the Sunday night for the After Party, you will need to let us know so we can book you in for 4 nights.
  • Morgan Bay Hotel, the Mitford Hotel and Bayview Farm Guests will be on a DB&B basis.
  • All hotel and Bayview guests will eat breakfast at their hotel. All other meals will be at the Morgan Bay Hotel unless otherwise advised

Please email greatkeitrek@icon.co.za for more information on Hotel accommodation

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