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A 1-of-a-kind adventure over 4 days, navigating through Mophane forests, thick Maun sand, a night under the stars on the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, and then a trek around the top of the Makgadikgadi National Parks. 

In an epic new migration of man (women) and machine, every rider and driver will face the challenge of having to traverse large distances. More than 900km in fact! A 1-of-a-kind adventure over 4 days, navigating through Mophane forests, thick Maun sand, a night under the stars on the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, and then a trek around the top of the Makgadikgadi National Parks.

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Plains Day 4 48
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Opening and Closing Ceremony

The opening ceremony will be held on 28 September 2022, in Maun. Final venues will be announced closer to the time.

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Distances

Riders will cover approximately 900km on this trip over 4 days. The longest day will be the third day when we traverse over the top of the Makgadikgadi National Parks, which will be approximately 280km. More info will be sent out closer to the time.

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Back-Up Vehicle

Muddy Face Botswana has partnered with Motor Holdings Botswana to provide a full back-up crew for the Plains Adventure Rally, so those who do not  have a back-up crew, no need for panic, your bags and gear will be taken to the next stop by the Motor Holdings crew.

If you have your own back-up crew they can join us and see you at the re-fuel points.

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Medic Crew

Rescue One will be our medical crew and will assist in any injuries during the rally. Any emergencies will either be taken to Maun evacuation to a facility equipped to deal with the injury.

We do advise participants to ensure they have medical aid to cover any of these added expenses, as we will not be held liable for injuries.

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Briefing

The initial briefing will be held  in Maun on 28 September at 5pm. Thereafter there will be a daily briefing before the start of each day.

All riders and drivers need to be at every briefing.

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Roadbook and GPS Categories

Choose between using a roadbook or a GPS as your navigational tool, or use both.

Roadbooks and GPS maps will be provided at documentation on 28 September.

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Fuel Carrier and Points

Tswana Fuels will carry fuel for participants up to a total of 1000l. We do advise that participants bring fuel in containers to go on the Motor Holdings back-up vehicle.

There will be a fuel stop every 50km that your back-up crew can meet you at or the Motor Holdings Team and Tswana Fuels Team will be at to assist with your re-fuel.

Water will also be available.

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Tracking Units

Each participating vehicle will be given a tracking unit. This is to ensure all participants are safe and that no-one is lost or left behind.

The unit works on GSM and Satellite which means even in areas with no mobile signal we will still be able to find you.

Please note that these are only for participating vehicles NOT for back-up crews.

The Adventurer

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!” ~ Hunter S. Thompson

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GIANTS ADVENTURE RALLY | GPX FILES

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Info for the rider/driver

 

plains adventure rally

A 1-of-a-kind adventure over 4 days, navigating through Mophane forests, thick Maun sand, a night under the stars on the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, and then a trek around the top of the Makgadikgadi National Parks.

In an epic new migration of man (women) and machine, every rider and driver will face the challenge of having to traverse large distances. More than 900km in fact! A 1-of-a-kind adventure over 4 days, navigating through Mophane forests, thick Maun sand, a night under the stars on the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, and then a trek around the top of the Makgadikgadi National Parks.

plains adventure rally
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Opening and Closing Ceremony

The opening ceremony will be held on 28 September 2022, in Maun. Final venues will be announced closer to the time.

muddy face

Briefing

The initial briefing will be held  in Maun on 28 September at 5pm. Thereafter there will be a daily briefing before the start of each day.

All riders and drivers need to be at every briefing.

muddy face location

Distances

Riders will cover approximately 900km on this trip over 4 days. The longest day will be the third day when we traverse over the top of the Makgadikgadi National Parks, which will be approximately 280km. More info will be sent out closer to the time.

muddy face gps

Roadbook and GPS Categories

Choose between using a roadbook or a GPS as your navigational tool, or use both.

Roadbooks and GPS maps will be provided at documentation on 29 September.

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Back-Up Vehicle

Muddy Face Botswana has partnered with Motor Holdings Botswana to provide a full back-up crew for the Plains Adventure Rally, so those who do not  have a back-up crew, no need for panic, your bags and gear will be taken to the next stop by the Motor Holdings crew.

If you have your own back-up crew they can join us and see you at the re-fuel points.

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Fuel Carrier and Points

Tswana Fuels will carry fuel for participants up to a total of 1000l. We do advise that participants bring fuel in containers to go on the Motor Holdings back-up vehicle.

There will be a fuel stop every 50km that your back-up crew can meet you at or the Motor Holdings Team and Tswana Fuels Team will be at to assist with your re-fuel.

Water will also be available.

medic

Medic Crew

Rescue One will be our medical crew and will assist in any injuries during the rally. Any emergencies will either be taken to Maun evacuation to a facility equipped to deal with the injury.

We do advise participants to ensure they have medical aid to cover any of these added expenses, as we will not be held liable for injuries.

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Tracking Units

Each participating vehicle will be given a tracking unit. This is to ensure all participants are safe and that no-one is lost or left behind.

The unit works on GSM and Satellite which means even in areas with no mobile signal we will still be able to find you.

Please note that these are only for participating vehicles NOT for back-up crews.

The Adventurer

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!”

~ Hunter S. Thompson

Our News

GIANTS ADVENTURE RALLY | ROADBOOKS

GIANTS ADVENTURE RALLY | ROADBOOKS

We are super excited to handover copies of the roadbooks for everyone to have a look at. And........ We've created some FUN roadbooks for your crew to follow! Just for the fun! If your crew would like to use the CREW roadbooks, they should download Rally Navigator on...

read more
GIANTS ADVENTURE RALLY | GPX FILES

GIANTS ADVENTURE RALLY | GPX FILES

Over time, the planned route has been adapted due to the floods in the Limpopo River. But even though the route has slightly been changed, the new green and lush terrain make it more exciting for those adventure-seeking riders and drivers who are thrilled to adventure...

read more
WHAT TO BRING FOR GIANTS ADVENTURE RALLY

WHAT TO BRING FOR GIANTS ADVENTURE RALLY

It's almost time for the Giants Adventure Rally, woohoo! Here are a few things to remember to bring with (this list is by no means conclusive, but helps with the important stuff):   Vaccine cards to cross the border into Botswana. Tie downs for your bikes - this...

read more

Info for the rider/driver

 

plains adventure rally

A 1-of-a-kind adventure over 4 days, navigating through Mophane forests, thick Maun sand, a night under the stars on the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, and then a trek around the top of the Makgadikgadi National Parks. 

In an epic new migration of man (women) and machine, every rider and driver will face the challenge of having to traverse large distances. More than 900km in fact! A 1-of-a-kind adventure over 4 days, navigating through Mophane forests, thick Maun sand, a night under the stars on the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, and then a trek around the top of the Makgadikgadi National Parks. 

plains adventure rally
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Opening and Closing Ceremony

The opening ceremony will be held on 28 September 2022, in Maun. Final venues will be announced closer to the time.

muddy face

Briefing

The initial briefing will be held at Audi

The initial briefing will be held  in Maun on 28 September at 5pm. Thereafter there will be a daily briefing before the start of each day.

All riders and drivers need to be at every briefing.

on 29 September at 5pm. Thereafter there will be a daily briefing before the start of each day.

All riders and drivers need to be at every briefing.

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Distances

Riders will cover approximately 900km on this trip over 4 days. The longest day will be the third day when we traverse over the top of the Makgadikgadi National Parks, which will be approximately 280km. More info will be sent out closer to the time.

muddy face gps

Roadbook and GPS Categories

Choose between using a roadbook or a GPS as your navigational tool, or use both.

Roadbooks and GPS maps will be provided at documentation on 29 September.

muddy face

Back-Up Vehicle

Muddy Face Botswana has partnered with Motor Holdings Botswana to provide a full back-up crew for the Plains Adventure Rally, so those who do not  have a back-up crew, no need for panic, your bags and gear will be taken to the next stop by the Motor Holdings crew.

If you have your own back-up crew they can join us and see you at the re-fuel points.

muddy face

Fuel Carrier and Points

Tswana Fuels will carry fuel for participants up to a total of 1000l. We do advise that participants bring fuel in containers to go on the Motor Holdings back-up vehicle.

There will be a fuel stop every 50km that your back-up crew can meet you at or the Motor Holdings Team and Tswana Fuels Team will be at to assist with your re-fuel.

Water will also be available.

medic

Medic Crew

Rescue One will be our medical crew and will assist in any injuries during the rally. Any emergencies will either be taken to Maun evacuation to a facility equipped to deal with the injury.

We do advise participants to ensure they have medical aid to cover any of these added expenses, as we will not be held liable for injuries.

muddy face tracking

Tracking Units

Each participating vehicle will be given a tracking unit. This is to ensure all participants are safe and that no-one is lost or left behind.

The unit works on GSM and Satellite which means even in areas with no mobile signal we will still be able to find you.

Please note that these are only for participating vehicles NOT for back-up crews.

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The Adventurer

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!”

~ Hunter S. Thompson

Our News

GIANTS ADVENTURE RALLY | ROADBOOKS

GIANTS ADVENTURE RALLY | ROADBOOKS

We are super excited to handover copies of the roadbooks for everyone to have a look at. And........ We've created some FUN roadbooks for your crew to follow! Just for the fun! If your crew would like to use the CREW roadbooks, they should download Rally Navigator on...

read more
GIANTS ADVENTURE RALLY | GPX FILES

GIANTS ADVENTURE RALLY | GPX FILES

Over time, the planned route has been adapted due to the floods in the Limpopo River. But even though the route has slightly been changed, the new green and lush terrain make it more exciting for those adventure-seeking riders and drivers who are thrilled to adventure...

read more
WHAT TO BRING FOR GIANTS ADVENTURE RALLY

WHAT TO BRING FOR GIANTS ADVENTURE RALLY

It's almost time for the Giants Adventure Rally, woohoo! Here are a few things to remember to bring with (this list is by no means conclusive, but helps with the important stuff):   Vaccine cards to cross the border into Botswana. Tie downs for your bikes - this...

read more

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