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Vision

To make Swazi Rally the best rally in Southern Africa.

Mission

The only rally in Eswatini focusing on quality entertainment, best value for money and service, its aim is to promote the biking community.

History

Swazi Rally is an annual bikers event held at Riders Ranch in Sidvokodvo, Swaziland. From 1993 to date the rally has been held over the last weekend in August. Carlos Paiva with the help of his wife Sonia and a dedicated team began the Swazi Rally 30 years ago.
The first Swazi Rally at Riders Ranch was held in a shed which had no walls situated where the hall is now a permanent structure. Toilets had to be hired and water was shipped in with water tanks. From humble beginnings the venue has grown in leaps and bounds all under the supervision of the owner Carlos Paiva. This year once again, patrons will be pleasantly surprised at yet more changes, including a larger hall tiled and ceiling on top , more ablution facilities and a professional drag strip and skid pad.
Out of the initial attendees a few have never missed a Swazi Rally. They have seen the trees that were planted growing over the years and they now claim ownership of those trees. Having our own site has enabled us to develop even further. The journey to the site comprises of picturesque scenery along meandering roads with lots of twists and turns. With the hike in attendance each year, we have been forced to increase their camping facilities to allow more bikers to attend.
This large biking event attracts bikers from South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho and Mozambique and Eswatini who cram the entire site for a weekend of fun.