South Africa is a treasure of exciting Mountain Bike routes with the great weather allowing cycling at any time of the year. There are some great track routes on the mountain around Cape Town and all of them are waiting to be uncovered by you. Reputed cycling tour companies like ourselves are dedicated in providing personalized Mountain Bike Tours and holidays in the Cape Town area and surrounds. The offerings range from fully supported bikes, professional guides, and detailed route information for successful Biking tours in Cape Town as well as self hire to explore for your selves. Here are some of the mountain biking destinations that await your adventure!
Being one of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders and Cape Town’s most expedient playground for mountain bikers, Table Mountain will suit mostly intermediate and extreme riders. Several access points and dozens of loops on it can keep you busy for hours till the end. With the assistance of expert guides and top quality gear, you can bike along the well-maintained tracks for an action-packed mountain biking journey on the side of Table Mountain in Cape Town.
Signal Hill technically falls under the auspices of National Park which has several tracks leading to either side of it. Legal routes on it are clearly signposted so be sure with the correct routes prior to your departure. Your guide will advise if necessary.
Delvera Wine Estate and “Dirtopia” is where riders are rewarded with panoramic views of the Stellenbosch Wine region. The tracks mixed with natural cross country style riding will give you a run for your Mountain Biking money. There may be a little bit of tricky riding in places but various routes have been designed for fit mountain bikers, some with technical ability but others for the less energetic!
Jonkershoek, which is also near the town of Stellenbosch, is a biking haven for extreme bikers(think black routes!). There are several trails in and around there with Jonkershoek offering visitors some of the most beautiful mountain top views. The 10km bottom loop is for riders who are non-technical and is achievable by all (green route)
If you’re looking to get slightly out of town for incredible mountain biking in Cape Town with awesome views, then head towards this region. There are four different route options and seven different starting points through the wine farms. Bottelary Hills is one of the preferred mountain biking destinations that offers one of the most visually stunning mountain biking Tours near Cape Town. The routes range from easy to highly technical offer with incredible views of False Bay, the Wine Lands, and Table Mountain in the distance.
Reputed Cycle Tour organisers like CycletheCape.com offer great trail advice, the best bike rentals, and a range of add on facilities as a compliment for any Mountain Biking Tour in Cape Town. If you’re looking to get out of town for an incredible weekend of mountain biking, Cycle the Cape offer you the best option to share a passion and love for mountain biking and places of interest along the way. They offer plenty of information, unlimited opportunities (guided and non guided)for the best trails in this stunning part of South Africa.