Single Track Days

  Mountain bike
  Suitable for Sport and Elite level riders
  8 Day Tour: 5 days riding, 2 days transfer, and 1 rest day

An eight-day tour exploring some of the best single track the Cape Town area has to offer. Don’t be fooled by the shorter distances, the riding is technical and 80% single track. Accommodation at beautiful country B&Bs and lunches at some of the best restaurants the area has to offer.

Day 1: Arrive/Transfer and Bike Build

If time permits, we can do a short ride to test your bike and sample what’s to come.

Overnight in Durbanville

Day 2: Contermanskloof

90% flowing single track and jeep track, this ride has open climbs with breathtaking views of the West Coast, Cape Town, and Table Mountain, giving you a chance to catch your breath for some fast descents.

Level: Medium technical riding
Overnight in Durbanville

Day 3: Jonkershoek

Ride single track known only to locals and experience one of the regular training grounds of some of the world’s best mountain bikers. Hard pack riding in pine forests of a Stellenbosch nature reserve, with some technical riding mixed in with a fair amount of fast-flowing natural single track. Be careful of the green stuff!

Level: Medium to hard technical riding
Overnight in Stellenbosch

Day 4: Lourensford

The location of the Absa Cape Epic finish, this venue is a favourite amongst local riders. Known for the stunning climbs that seem to go on forever and then, obviously, the screaming descents that’ll keep you wishing for more.

Level: Medium technical riding
Overnight in Hermanus

Day 5: Rest Day

After driving to Hermanus along the scenic coastal route via Rooiels, you have a variety of activities available to you on your rest day, including:

  • A short 20 km urban MTB route for those needing that little fix
  • Shark cage diving (weather dependent)
  • Tandem paragliding (weather dependent)
  • Whale watching flight (only available in season and weather dependent)
  • Lobster fishing (only available in season and weather dependent)
  • Wine tasting
  • Golf
  • Walking (beach/cliff path or local nature reserve)
  • Shopping
  • Scuba diving (weather dependent)

Overnight in Hermanus and enjoy a traditional South African braai (BBQ) in the evening.

Day 6: Lebanon to Kleinmond

The day starts with some of the best flowing and natural single track in the country. The ride offers a mix of rocky climbs with fun, flowing single track that will leave your eyes watering. Lunch today is in the coastal town of Kleinmond and for those who prefer to get there by bike, there is a stunning valley trail (not for the faint-hearted) that will take us down into town.

Level: Medium; valley trail has one or two hard technical sections
Overnight in Hermanus

Day 7: Oak Valley

We’ve saved the best for last! Today’s riding offers sublime, purpose-built trails that showcase what the Western Cape has to offer. These trails are host to two of the biggest and best races in the country. Once you’ve been here you’ll see why they keep coming back year after year. If you’re feeling energetic, add the 25 km Thandi loop as an optional extra.

Level: Medium technical riding
Overnight in Stellenbosch and enjoy a traditional African farewell dinner at Moyo.

Day 8: Transfer/Depart Pack bikes and transfer.