Whale Trail

!!! FESTIVAL (and hence this event) POSTPONED to Sunday 9th June !!!

The excitement is building.. the time is getting close.. we look forward to ANOTHER fun-filled and educational day at The Willows Holiday Resort & Conference Centre to Welcome the Whales to Algoa Bay!

With our new sponsor, BYD Kelston, comes ALL  NEW ROUTES (within the Willows complex) which are ideal for the beginners / walkers.

To add to the appeal of this family day, we've added 3 fun trail routes (within the Willows Resort) to start your day.

Come and join us in a 3km, 6km or 9km trail through the coastal bush on the Willows side of Marine Drive.

After your trail walk / run you will be able to enjoy a packed program which includes;

  • Whale Communication & History of Whaling Presentations
  • NSRI Whale Disentanglement Demo
  • Tourism and Whale Related Exhibitions by Environmental NPO's & Groups
  • Recycling educational activity
  • Intertidal Educational Walk
  • Flea Market
  • Raggy Charters Sunrise Cruise
  • Fun activities for Children
  • Live Music by Local Artists
  • Food Stalls & Bar
  • & so much more!

There is a R20 entry fee into the festival which is INCLUDED with your race entry fee for the Whale Trail events so that you get to enjoy the Festival after your run/walk.

Dogs are not really encouraged for mass participation events but please note if you do bring your dog the Willows Resort rules pertaining to pets are :
- they must be small / medium size breeds only (below the knee), 
- Must be kept on leashes at all times
- Owners have to clean up after pets
- No excessive barking

First 200 entrants to collect at registration will receive a SOS Pop-out-puzzle and fruit snack with their race numbers.


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Awesome Merchandise

Take away a great collector's item from this event with an item from our Merchandise store.

Whale Trail Merchandise

Naming Sponsor
Kelston Motor Group Kelston BYD Dolphin
Event Partners Earth & Co Kelston Motor Group Raggy Charters
Water point Sponsors Southsure Brokers Breakout Quest