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Cycling in South Africa is one of the most enjoyable ways to explore more of this part of Africa. So you can find your perfect South Africa bike ride, we’ve reviewed our full collection of cycling routes in the region to deliver the top 20. Just click on each route to see a full breakdown of detailed information including elevation profiles and surface analyses, and browse real tips and photos uploaded by other members of the komoot community.

Difficult
04:54
43.4 mi
Difficult
07:57
73.3 mi
Difficult
02:20
20.9 mi
Difficult
05:03
49.0 mi
Difficult
02:29
20.5 mi
Difficult
02:02
17.9 mi
Difficult
03:02
22.0 mi
Intermediate
01:58
20.0 mi
Difficult
03:24
25.1 mi
Intermediate
02:31
25.3 mi
Difficult
05:22
52.6 mi
Intermediate
03:29
32.5 mi
Difficult
05:21
51.3 mi
Intermediate
03:42
33.4 mi
Difficult
03:11
27.6 mi
Difficult
02:15
14.7 mi
Difficult
03:26
31.6 mi
Intermediate
03:52
39.4 mi
Intermediate
02:36
28.3 mi
Difficult
04:23
42.4 mi

Top 20 cycling routes in South Africa

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    1
    Difficult
    04:54
    43.4 mi
    8.9 mph
    4,575 ft
    4,575 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    2
    Difficult
    07:57
    73.3 mi
    9.2 mph
    6,150 ft
    6,150 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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  • 3
    Difficult
    02:20
    20.9 mi
    9.0 mph
    1,600 ft
    1,600 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    4
    Difficult
    05:03
    49.0 mi
    9.7 mph
    2,975 ft
    2,975 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    5
    Difficult
    02:29
    20.5 mi
    8.3 mph
    2,525 ft
    2,525 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    6
    Difficult
    02:02
    17.9 mi
    8.8 mph
    1,900 ft
    1,900 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    7
    Difficult
    03:02
    22.0 mi
    7.3 mph
    1,850 ft
    1,850 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    8
    Intermediate
    01:58
    20.0 mi
    10.2 mph
    800 ft
    800 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    9
    Difficult
    03:24
    25.1 mi
    7.4 mph
    2,800 ft
    2,800 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    10
    Intermediate
    02:31
    25.3 mi
    10.0 mph
    1,200 ft
    1,200 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    11
    Difficult
    05:22
    52.6 mi
    9.8 mph
    3,025 ft
    3,025 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    12
    Intermediate
    03:29
    32.5 mi
    9.3 mph
    1,425 ft
    1,425 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    13
    Difficult
    05:21
    51.3 mi
    9.6 mph
    2,575 ft
    2,575 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    14
    Intermediate
    03:42
    33.4 mi
    9.0 mph
    1,150 ft
    1,150 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    15
    Difficult
    03:11
    27.6 mi
    8.6 mph
    3,225 ft
    3,225 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    16
    Difficult
    02:15
    14.7 mi
    6.5 mph
    2,000 ft
    2,000 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
    17
    Difficult
    03:26
    31.6 mi
    9.2 mph
    2,725 ft
    2,725 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    18
    Intermediate
    03:52
    39.4 mi
    10.2 mph
    1,450 ft
    1,450 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    19
    Intermediate
    02:36
    28.3 mi
    10.9 mph
    400 ft
    400 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    20
    Difficult
    04:23
    42.4 mi
    9.7 mph
    2,725 ft
    2,725 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

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