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Scootours' Flow Trail is an adrenaline rush with berms, rollers, and a bush tunnel
Last updated: 27 June 2022
Shared experiences strengthen relationships between team members, and Scootours is exactly the kind of adventure that bonds colleagues. It’s exhilarating, challenging, and encourages healthy competition.
On Scootours, you get to freewheel through the vineyards of Middelvlei Wine Estate in Stellenbosch on Swiss-designed Monster Mountain Scooters on a purpose-built Scootour track, as you take in the view of the mountain ranges. Plus, you can work from the farm and eat a lekker boerebraai lunch.
Scootours’ team-building sessions will energise your team. Image: Scootours
RACE AROUND ON NON-ELECTRIC GRAVITY SCOOTERS
Scootours’ 45 minute action-packed Flow Trail is an adrenaline rush complete with berms, rollers, and a bush tunnel. It’s a 850-metre long trail (which you speed through twice); you’re allowed a few practice runs to help you get the hang of it.
Freewheel through the bush tunnel, it’s part of the Flow Trail. Image: Scootours
There’s also a 1.5 hour Scootours mid-week special, for teams who want to prolong the adventure. Both options include a guide, equipment and a complimentary glass of wine.
Plus, you can also do Scootours’ team building experiences on Table Mountain (there’s a midweek special for R550 per person) or in Franschhoek.
MAKE A DAY OF IT WITH A BOEREBRAAI
After mastering the challenges of these trails together, treat your team to braai with all the trimmings at Middelvlei. The resident braai expert prepares chops, boerewors and chicken sosaties, as well as potbrood and braaibroodjies. Plus, there’s sides like Ben's homemade pâté and Ouma Annie's pumpkin fritters.
Middelvlei’s braai lunches are loved by both locals and foreigners. Image: Middelvlei
Make a day of it and book Scootours’ archery session that takes place at Middelvlei farm, where you can also work from for the day. The atmosphere is tranquil and the team can work from the Loft in the restaurant or conference venue in the Wine Barn. Conference packages include a screen, flipchart, data projector, stationary and Wi-Fi connection.
Work from the Wine Barn, there's space for up to 100 people. Image: Simone Strydom
BOOK YOUR TEAM BUILDING WITH SCOOTOURS
Team-building sessions can be booked for a minimum of 6 people and a maximum of 75. All riders must be at least 1.1 metres tall and weigh less than 120kg. You don’t have to be fit and no experience is required (your guide will show you everything you need to know). Remember to wear closed shoes and take a warm jacket.
Check out the farm animals while you’re there. Image: Scootours
WHEN + WHERE TO GO
Scootours sessions are available: Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5pm (teambuilding specials only available at discount during the week)
Middelvlei Farm is open: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm (kitchen closes 3pm)
Find them: Middelvlei Farm | Stellenbosch
Price range: Scootours Flow Trail from R290 pp; lunch from R265 pp; archery from R180 pp; Scootours mid-week special is R500 per person
Book: Website (always ask for the CapeTownMagazine reader special)
Contact Scootours on: 082 776 0557 (Whatsapp), 021 100 3900 (landline), firstname.lastname@example.org, @scootourscapetown
By Simone Strydom
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