Sabie Events

Mountain biking, Motor Sport, Marathons and more.
Various events are held in and around Sabie on a regular basis.
Come and join in the fun.

Sabie is for sure an adventure destination. 

Never a dull moment.  Come and do some White River Rafting, or do you feel like jumping into a beautiful valley with a waterfall cooling you down with it's mist?   Swim in a mountain stream. Cycle the mountains.  Ride the 22 on your motorbike.  Jog the Long Tom.  Tube the Sabie.  Enjoy a beautiful hike.....

Sabie Experience, 3 day mountain bike stage race , 4,5,6 November 2021

Combine mountain-biking enthusiasts from across the globe and great mountainous terrain, and you'll experience the exhilarating Sabie Experience. With challenging terrain requiring stamina and impeccable riding skills, it's always interesting to see which teams and individuals come out tops in this annual event.


Book accommodation at Sabie Self Catering Apartments.  Simply click on the "book online now' button.

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Sabie Classic - 7 November 2021 - Sunday

The 24th annual Sabie Classic, part of the UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Series, is almost upon us and promises to deliver another top-notch event for cycling professionals as well as enthusiasts, offering a range of distances to suit varying fitness abilities.

In what has become a must-do event in many a mountain biker’s race book, Sabie’s terrain provides the perfect marathon distance and topography to complement your preparation for an event like the Cape Epic. The 10km, 19km, 40km, 65km event delivers a high standard of racing every year!

Being part of the UCI MTB Marathon World Series adds to the attraction and regularly sees the likes of international teams like Team Bulls from Germany on the start line, adding a high level of competition to an already challenging race.

The more sedate 19km and 10km routes provide an opportunity for the not-so-fit or newcomers to experience the best of what the Lowveld has to offer.  


Contact:  Brett 082 774 5821 or Sandy 083 799 4458 for race info
Contact:  Annelise @ Sabie Self Catering Apartments to book accommodation before it is too late. 074 991 7304 (only for bookings at Sabie Self Catering Apartments)

Roundtable Sabie Tube Race, February 2022 (2021 event cancelled)

The Round Table 89 Sabie Tube Race is an annual event full of fun and fellowship down the Sabie River - since 1975. 

Stay in comfort (and silence) at Sabie Self Catering Apartments.



Mankele MTB Challange, Mountain Bike Race -Dates to be advised

Accommodation at Sabie Self Catering Apartments.  A beautiful 25 minute drive to Mankele grounds.
Make a long week-end of it!  Click on the "book online now" button to book your accommodation.
A minimum stay of 3 nights are required.



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Rally of South Africa (aka, York Rally, Sasol Rally) Dates to be advised

One of the toughest and most exhilarating races on the South African calendar. Think fast cars, challenging terrain and lots of fun.

Book accommodation at Sabie Self Catering Apartments, we are with-in walking distance from the Market Square where a lot of the action takes place!  Click on the "book online now" button.


Panorama Cycle Tour, White River, Dates to be advised

If you find four days of non-stop mountain biking on unforgiving terrain exhilarating, then you should be taking part in the Panorama Cycle Tour

The Panorama Cycle Tour entails grueling climbs rewarded with endless vistas, twisty ribbons of dirt, rocky dangerous descents and all under big African skies.

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Forest 2 Falls, Mountain Bike Marathon, Dates to be advised

The Forest 2 Falls Mountain Biking Race takes place between Sabie and Graskop, close to the Mac Mac Falls and Pilgrims Rest,. Held in April,the mountain-biking event is an excellent way to experience the scenic Lowveld with your family.



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Bike SA, PARADISE Rally, Motorbike Rally,

SA’s most scenic rally site
It is SA’s most scenic rally site and we are using the same good site again. This will be the 28th Paradise Rally, and Sabie is a great town well-situated in the middle of biking country at the foot of Long Tom Pass surrounded by bikers favourite towns like Hazyview, Graskop and Pilgrims Rest, with big city Nelspruit down the road and good riding everywhere. And the venue is a beauty, overlooking the mountains and bordering on the flowing Sabie River, with new buildings and facilities, including a hall encircled with big bright glass doors and a big veranda on two sides. Final choice of events and entertainment and happenings will be in forthcoming updates..



2020 Dates TBA

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Innibos Art & Musiek fees 2021 Dates to be Advised

Innibos Music and Art festival is hosted in Nelspruit. 56km from Sabie.

This is a VERY popular event and accommodation in Nelspruit is booked out well in advance.  Book in at Sabie Self Catering Apartments 50min drive from Nelspruit.



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Bestmed, Jock Cylce Tour & Classic Dates to be advised

Information to follow

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YORK Timbers, Corporate Enduro, Corporate team Mnt Bike Enduro,

York Timbers believes that by investing in this unique Mountain Biking event, we will create a platform where our countries pro-riders will build relationships with corporate companies.

Contact Odette van Staden at for more information.


2020 Dates TBA

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Best med Jock Cycle TOUR, Dates to be advised

3 DAYS – 3 STAGES – 304KM – 7200M ASCENT (to be confirmed)
The arduous Jock Tour 3-Day event will take place from 13 - 15 September 2019, covering 304KM and a daunting 7200 metres of vertical ascent. 


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Noon to Moon MTBEndurance Relay Race, 2021 Dates to be advised

This is probably one of the most sociable races on the calendar! A brilliant 10 hour endurance relay race for teams of 3 or 4. Teams are required to complete as many laps as possible around a 7,5km course of lovely flat Jeep track and single track. The race starts at 12 noon and includes 3 hours of scary night riding.


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