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Mountain Biking in South Africa

Hop onto a mountain bike and explore the breathtaking South Africa landscapes with one of the certified guides at Explore-Share.com!

South Africa is home to more than 20 National Parks, to wildlife reserves, to beautiful coastlines, and to the famous Table Mountain. Explore these awe-inspiring outdoor adventure spots on a mountain bike and let a certified guide lead you in the right direction to the best sights in South Africa!

Top mountain biking trips | South Africa:


There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Biking in South Africa

Mount biking in South Africa is popular, and there are plenty of trails to explore both in Cape Town and in more remote areas such as the Magaliesberg mountains, the Drakensberg area of the Great Escarpment and more.


Good to know:

Country Code



South African rand

How to get there

Fly to Cape Town International Airport

Best time to visit

Year-round, although it can get muddy during the rainy summer season (from December to March)


Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English, Sepedi, Tswana, Sotho, Tsonga, Swazi, Venda, Ndebele, SA Sign Language


High summer temperatures and mild winters characterize South Africa's climate with summer rains in most of the country except Western Cape where it usually rains more in winter

More info about Mountain Biking in South Africa:

Mountain biking in South Africa is very popular and there are plenty of routes all around the country to enjoy year-round. Some of the best spots for mountain biking in South Africa include: Cape Town: whether you prefer cycling up and down Table Mountain or around the Cape Peninsula, you will find amazing mountain bike trails all around the stunning port city. Johannesburg: the popular city boasts plenty of mountain bike trails and is home to the Johannesburg Mountain Bike Club. Magaliesberg: located in the north of the country, you will discover beautiful forests, rivers, and valleys in this top spot for mountain biking in South Africa. Drakensberg: this amazing spot in the Great Escarpment, a region in the south of the country, is another top location for mountain biking in South Africa that will reward you with stunning views. Knysna: home to the Hamtini Mountain Bike trail, you will love mountain biking in the forests of Knysna. Swellendam: located in the Western Cape Province, Swellendam is a top spot for those looking for challenging mountain bike trails. Whichever your preference, don’t miss the chance to explore the stunning South Africa landscapes on a mountain bike. Pick the ideal program for you and let a certified mountain guide take you to the best mountain biking spots in South Africa

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