Renewed appeal: Locals encouraged to pre-register for next week’s South Coast Bike Fest


All residents and frequenters of Panorama Parade, Margate, as well as visitors to the 2017 South Coast Bike Fest #SCBF2017 are encouraged to pre-register – free of charge, ahead of time to avoid any access issues.

The festival area, which starts past the Boulevard Car Park, will be secured throughout the event which runs from 10am on 27 April to 4pm on 30 April, meaning access can only be given to those who completed the free pre-registration online at Although registration will also be performed on the day, event access will be prohibited once the site is deemed full by the safety manager so residents are urged to complete pre-registration early.

Anyone working or residing along Panorama Parade in Margate, extending from Mac’s Cottages north towards the Boulevard Car Park, will have to pre-register. This does not apply to anyone working or residing along Marine Drive.

All accommodation venues within the KZN South Coast District area with visitors coming in for the South Coast Bike Fest are asked to send the pre-registration link to the guests ahead of time to ensure no delays in accessing the venue.

The pedestrian entry points:

• Enter at Steers under Welcome Tower Entrance – Pedestrian Entrance No 1 and bike entrance  (past Boulevard Car Par)

•  Continental Court Entrance – Pedestrian Entrance No 2

•  William O’Connor Drive Entrance – Pedestrian Entrance No 3

•  Warrick Road – Pedestrian Entrance No 4 (between Seagull and Seabrook)

•  Top of Post Office Lane Pedestrian Entrance No 5 (exit only for bikes)

•  Remington Lane– Pedestrian Entrance No 6 (Tidal Pool)

•  Margate Beach Wimpy – Pedestrian Entrance No 7

•  Fishing Pier to Panorama Parade – Pedestrian Entrance No 8

The 2017 #SCBF – which is owned by UGU South Coast Tourism (Pty) Ltd – promises an incredible four days of fantastic entertainment and fun, boasting, three festival stages, eight festival-themed bars, eight corporate dealership deck, 22 on site restaurants, pubs and clubs as well as 35 of South Africa’s top bands.

The Village Margate Trading Square will be selling quality biking products with buskers, street artists, Samba dancers, fire eating and craft beer villages situated within the Mardi Gras Village.

There will be unbelievable fuel-powered entertainment at the Gravity Clash Action Show where 11 bikes, BMX and skateboards performing twice daily as well as the epic Powasol EnduroX Series where top endure, motocross, trials and fun riders will put on an impressive biking display. The Dezzi Festival of Speed, taking place at Dezzi South Coast Raceway, will also give audiences the chance to witness some high-speed biking action by top level riders.

The online pre-registration allows #freefunseeker ticket holders access to the event boulevard which includes secure parking. To pre-register for the #freefunseeker tickets, visit

Tickets to the #fuelyourfun Carling Main Beach also available at at a cost of R200 for the VIP cocktail bar day pass. For a VIP four-day pass the cost is R360. Children under 12 enter free and must be accompanied by their parents.

For more information, visit the website at or email

Keep up to date on all the event happenings via:

Instagram: @southcoastbikefest

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Twitter: @southcoastbike1


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