The Pre Accommodation package is at The Lord Charles hotel.

Hotel Services

Absa Cape Epic Information Desk
A team member from the Absa Cape Epic will be on hand to answer any of your race specific questions. They will be stationed in the hotel foyer.

Breakfast is included in your package and will be served daily in the hotel restaurant from 07:00 to 10:30. On Sunday, 17 March, breakfast will be available from 05:00 to 10:30.

Bike Maintenance
A team from Olympic Cycles and Manic Cycles will be located in the parking area of the hotel to provide assistance with any maintenance or tuning services your bike may require.


Saturday, 16 March

Lourensford Wine Estate

Getting to Registration:

Please see the coach schedule below:

  • Departure 1 – 08:00
  • Departure 2 – 08:30
  • Departure 3 – 09:00

Please meet in the Hotel Foyer 5 -10min before departure.

Please allocate 15 minutes to travel time.

Returning to the hotel:
When you are ready to return to the hotel, follow the signage to guide you to the arrival and departure point for the Coach Transfer. Give yourself enough time to locate this point before departure.

Please see the coach schedule below:

Departure – 13:00

Please allocate 20 minutes to travel time.


Sunday, 17 March

Lourensford Wine Estate

Getting to Prologue:

Please see the coach schedule below:

  • Coach A – 06:00
  • Coach B – 06:45
  • Coach C – 07:00

Your rider bag will be loaded onto the coach you board in the morning. Please remember the number of the coach you are boarding, as your luggage will remain on the coach until it departs to Saronsberg.

Pack a day bag with clean clothes which you can keep with you and leave at the Rider Bag tent while you are riding. Packing a day bag will allow you to have a shower after the Prologue before boarding the coach to transfer you to Saronsberg.  

Transfer from Prologue to Race Village 1

Please ensure that you board the same coach to Saronsberg that you were on from the hotel to Lourensford. The coaches will be parked next to the shower zone near the bike park, you can follow the arrow on the signage tower to guide you to the Coach Transfer Busses. The busses will leave from 12:30.

Please meet at the coach 5 -10min before departure.

Please allocate 2h to travel time.