Cape Hope 500 is a thrilling 500km bikepacking race starting and ending in Cape Town, South Africa…


Date: October 11

Time: 6:00 am


Cost: R2000

Event Website

Organizer: Gravalist



Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Cape Town, Western Cape 8002 South Africa

In the heart of Cape Town, where the salty breeze whispers tales of adventure, there lies an invitation to embark on a journey of a lifetime, the Cape Hope 500 starts. Standing at the starting line, a group of adventurers amidst a sea of anticipation, your bike laden with dreams and determination.

Leaving behind the familiar skyline, you’re drawn into a landscape alive with history and wonder. Ahead lies many challenges, a legendary route carved by pioneers long gone, their spirit of exploration echoing at every turn. You’re not just a cyclist but an explorer, forging your path through the rich tapestry of Cape Town’s landscape.

The 500 km Cape Hope Route is designed to challenge all cyclists. You could tackle it in a single hit, or you could take your time over a weekend. Whatever journey you want to take, each of the 13 participants will have a different experience.

The Cape Hope 500 isn’t just a race. It’s an opportunity to write your own chapter in ultra cycling history, embrace the spirit of adventure, and discover the limitless potential within yourself.