The Natures Valley MTB Trails are unmarked and lead over hills, through the forest and along single and jeep tracks with rocky and sandy terrains. It is located in the Tsitsikamma National Park by the Natures Valley Rest Camp.
In the forest at the foot of the Outenqiua mountains is where you’ll find the Farleigh Mountain Bike trails.
There are three circular route options to choose from, the 7.5km Green Route which is quite easy, the 20.1 Yellow Route which is more of a moderate ride and the 25.3km Blue route, also a moderate ride.
Permits are essential and can be obtained at the Farleigh Office, Thesen Island Office and Goudveld entrance gate for R35 per adult and R18 per child under 13.
Situated between Knysna and Plett you’ll find Harkerville forest.
There are four circular routes available which are perfect for some recreational mountain biking, the 14km Yellow Route featuring gravelled service roads, the 12 km Blue Route featuring forest slip paths and single track, the 15km Green Route and the 24km Red Route.
All four routes start and finish at the Garden of Eden and permits are required which are obtainable from the Garden of Eden Kiosk or Kranshoek Road Gate.
Knysna Cycle Works caters for both the performance and recreational riders. Their services include custom wheel building, suspension servicing, a bike workshop, minor services, technical support and even bike upgrades.
You can also find a variety of cycling accessories, gear and bikes.
Their trading hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 1pm
This forest track, circular route is a 19km moderate to hard ride which starts at the Krisjan Se Nek picnic site and winds its way through the Homtini Forest.
Permits are essential and are available from Thesen Island Office or the Goudveld Entrance gate at R35 per adult and R18 per child under 13.
Ultimate Cycling Knysna covers a variety of cycling needs from bike accessories, spares and bikes to mechanical work.
Other services include weekly shop rides, cycling advice, bike hires, specialised training and friendly service.
Their trading hours are Mondays and Fridays from 7:30 to 4pm, Tuesdays to Thursdays from 8:30am to 5pm and Saturday and public holidays from 9am to 1pm.
Cycleworx which was established in 2002 is located in the centre of Sedgefield, caters for all cycling needs including the organising of cycle tours.
If you’re looking for cycling gear, accessories, premier bike brands, bike services or a bike polish, be sure to check them out.
Their trading hours are Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, Saturdays from 9am to 1pm and on Public Holidays from 9am to 12pm.