(You have to be fit enough to do 60km per day)
So you want to see what it is all about but you don’t feel like killing yourself in the process!
Join us on an exhilarating tour through this spectacular wilderness area. We will do about 60km per day and still have the energy left to enjoy the beautiful surroundings, swim or go for a walk. You will have ample time to stop and use your camera.
We meet at Willomore on the evening before the tour. Accommodation will be organized. Ala carte restaurant.
The Baviaanskloof lies between the Baviaanskloof Mountain range in the north and the Kouga mountains in the west. This 192 000ha conservation area was awarded ‘World Heritage Status’
The 180Km of unspoiled nature is paradise for any mountainbiker. Expect to experience the unexpected!
Day 1: The tour starts in Willomore at 08h00 from where we will cycle a short distance on the N9 and then turn left on to the R332. Today will be about 55km. It takes you through the Karoo, Nuwekloof pass and into the ‘Valley of the Baboons’ Accommodation will be at Matjiesfontein farm.
Day 2: Leave after breakfast to do an easy 55km. You will have time to relax and go for a walk if you have enough energy left. We have a leisurely lunch along the way and cool down in one of the many streams.
Day 3: This will be the day when you experience the unexpected. 66Km of breathtaking scenery and challenging mountain biking. Mountains, rivers and the possibility of Mountain Zebra and Red Hartebeest. The route will be 67km long. Accommodation will be comfortable and the beer will be cold.
Day 4: An easy ride of 35km to Patensie where the tour will end. Stay in Ripple Hill hotel.
Celebrations in restaurant for your own pocket!
Transport to start and from finish can be organized at extra cost. Contact us for help with this
Full backup support, accommodation for 5 nights, meals
You will need to bring:
Your mountain bike, extra spokes and derailleur hanger bike specific, personal clothes, toiletries and medication, SUNSCREEN /sunglasses/hat, cycling clothes for any weather conditions.
Extra snack and energy bars, energy mix for your bottle, headlamp, camera, rain jacket
Transport to and from start and finish (Contact us for help with this)
Alcoholic beverages, supper on first and last eve
Full backup support is part of the deal. Luggage will be transported while you ride.
Tours will be quoted on depending the size of the group and the time of the year.