Mountain biking in the Drakensberg

Mountain biking in the Drakensberg

What makes the Drakensberg one of the most famous Mountain Ranges in Africa? Well for starters it is riddled with picturesque waterfalls, rock pools, mountain streams, caves, mountain air and spaces that bring both visitors or tourists to South Africa as well as us local folk who cannot seem to get enough of our beautiful country and all that it has to offer!

Its in this spectacular wilderness setting where you will find a hge array of options for mountain biking. It is safe to say that the Drakensberg Mountains offer some of the best Mountain Biking trails in South Africa with some of the most exquisite scenery.

Home to major Mountain Bike races such as the Sani Pass Transfrontier Mountain Bike Epic, the Volvo Classic, the Sani 2c; and the Berg and Bush (to name a few) the Drakensberg Mountains prove to be the ideal location for novice and accomplished riders! The terrain of the Drakensberg Mountains and the Drakensberg itself provide endless scenic riding routes that each have varying distance and climbing requirements making it the perfect place for the whole family to enjoy.

All Out Adventures is home to the annual Royal Drakensberg MTB Challenge and the valley now has 100km of permanently marked mountain bike trails, with routes for all abilities. Trails can be accessed from any of the lodges and accommodation options in the region. R110 per day OR R200 per weekend or R300 for the duration of your stay. For further information please call All Out Adventures 036 438 6242 or 072 386 1344

Cathkin Trails is one of the latest mountain bike trails to be developed in the Champagne Valley in the Central Drakensberg. Ranging from a mild 8km meander in the Champagne Valley to a killer 20km at ‘Dragon Peaks’, this adventure playground has something on offer for every kind of mountain bike adventurer.Bikes can be hired from Mountain Splendour if you do not have your own bike.

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Mountain biking in the Drakensberg
Antbear Reservations

Antbear Reservations

Andrew has been living in the Drakensberg area for nearly 20 years. He has walked nearly every trail himself and recommends daily what his guests that stay his lodge do each day. He certainly is a great person to talk to

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