Oak Valley Estate combines fine wines with exhilarating mountain biking, and it’s no wonder this destination is a Cape favourite.
Otters’ Haunt is best known as a river-paddling destination, but owners Graeme and Karen Addison have established a number of trails to lure mountain bikers to this Vaal River hideaway near Parys.If you’re keen on a provincial cross-border crank, this ride can zip you into the Free State, Gauteng and the North West Province.
Saddle up in search of headspace in the southern Drakensberg’s Kamberg Nature Reserve.
How to go ride completely off the map on Williamsburg Mountain Reserve, a hideaway destination secreted within a wild valley near Uniondale.
The rambunctious peaks clawing at the clouds in the Katberg area make for purring good biking, but beware … vicious wind could turn your ride into an extreme outing.
Western-style riding of the equestrian type may be the main activity at Bokpoort Holiday Farm, but many of the trails are great for mountain biking too.
If you’re keen to crank the Berg, Little Switzerland Resort’s mountain-bike trail offers an easy-to-reach ride with a unique sting in the tail.
The tiny town of Emgwenya (formerly Waterval Boven) is famous for its white-knuckle climbing routes, but the biking trails here in the Elands River Valley are top class too.
If it’s mind-space riding you’re after, pedal onto the Touwsberg tracks for a Klein Karoo trail that will recharge your soul.
Skeerpoort Mountain Bike Trails – set on a Magaliesberg cheese farm – has something for those connoisseur riders in search of a tantalising trail.