MTB Trails in South Africa

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Mountain biking in South Africa is one of the best ways to explore more of this area of Africa. To help you experience the best the region has to offer, we’ve reviewed our full collection of mountain bike routes to bring you the top 9. Just click on any of the routes below to browse real tips and photos shared by other members of Komoot’s mountain biking community, to see what they liked most about these Tours—and to find the perfect mountain bike route for your next ride.

Intermediate
03:39
26.2 mi
Intermediate
02:38
18.2 mi
Intermediate
01:39
10.6 mi
Difficult
04:21
34.0 mi
Difficult
05:11
36.9 mi
Difficult
04:50
31.6 mi
Intermediate
01:58
16.5 mi
Intermediate
02:52
16.5 mi
Intermediate
01:33
10.1 mi

The 9 best MTB rides in South Africa

    1
    Intermediate
    03:39
    26.2 mi
    7.2 mph
    2,450 ft
    2,475 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    2
    Intermediate
    02:38
    18.2 mi
    6.9 mph
    2,425 ft
    2,425 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.
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    Intermediate
    01:39
    10.6 mi
    6.4 mph
    1,650 ft
    1,675 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.
    4
    Difficult
    04:21
    34.0 mi
    7.8 mph
    3,500 ft
    3,500 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.
    5
    Difficult
    05:11
    36.9 mi
    7.1 mph
    4,500 ft
    4,500 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.
    6
    Difficult
    04:50
    31.6 mi
    6.6 mph
    3,300 ft
    3,300 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.
    7
    Intermediate
    01:58
    16.5 mi
    8.4 mph
    1,725 ft
    1,725 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.
    8
    Intermediate
    02:52
    16.5 mi
    5.8 mph
    2,550 ft
    2,550 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
    9
    Intermediate
    01:33
    10.1 mi
    6.5 mph
    1,350 ft
    1,350 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

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