The BEST Mountain Bike Trails in South Africa


Singletracks members have ranked the best mountain bike trails in South Africa using our unique trail ranking algorithm. The best bike trails are rated by weighing the following ranking factors: average trail rating, number of members who have ridden the MTB trail, and the number of members who want to ride the MTB trail. Disagree with our list of the top mountain bike trails in South Africa? Find and review your favorite South Africa bike trails. Trails marked with a green row are trails you've ridden (must be logged in). Constantly updated.

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RankTrail NameCityRatingLengthDifficultyTopo MapConditions
1.Giba Blue trailPinetown12Intermediate bike trail
2.Tokai ForestConstantia, Cape Town8Intermediate bike trail
3.Red BarnOlifantsfontein16Beginner bike trail
4.Impala Ranch MTB TrailsJeffreys Bay17Intermediate bike trail
5.Clearwater Trail SystemPort Edward10Intermediate bike trail
6.B SpotCape Town2Beginner bike trail
7.Cradle Moon Lakeside Game LodgeMuldersdrift28Beginner bike trail
8.JonkershoekStellenbosch20Advanced bike trail
9.Meerendal Mountain Bike TrailDurbanville, Cape Town12-
10.Northern FarmsDiepsloot35Intermediate bike trail
11.Rhodes MemorialCape Town5-
12.DelheimSimonsberg Conservatory8-
13.Dir Burger MTB Challenge 50km routeStellenbosch31-
14.Hoogekraal Mountain Bike TrailCape Town12Intermediate bike trail
15.Helderberg TrailsSomerset West8-
16.Huddle Park Golf & RecreationJohannesburg8Intermediate bike trail
17.Garden Route Trail ParkKnysna15Advanced bike trail
18.Lebanon Red trailGrabouw27-
19.HilcrestCape Town5-
20.Harkerville Red RouteKnysna14-
21.Wolwespruit Bike ParkPretoria13Advanced bike trail
22.Howick to Karkloof easy 47kmHowick29-
23.30km and 45km loopsHowick28-
24.45K RoundaboutMagaliesburg45-
25.Knysna Oyster Fest 50Knysna31-
26.Maseru Urban 12kMaseru8-
27.Maseru Urban 20kMaseru13-
28.Maseru North Maseru13-
29.Karkloof to Howick and backHowick34-
30.BielieMielie FietsReitz50-
31.Napier Patat FestivalNapier36-
32.Wolesley 50km RaceBreede River DC34-
33.Red RouteGrabouw22-
34.ParadyskloofStellenbosch7Intermediate bike trail
35.Kliprivier NetworkJohannesburg South25Intermediate bike trail
36.Eden; G Spot; Blue GumsStellenbosch8Intermediate bike trail
37.Karkloof 30kmHowick27Intermediate bike trail
38.Sugar Rush ParkBallito19Beginner bike trail
39.Rietvlei FarmJohannesburg South7Beginner bike trail
40.Dragon peaksCathkin Park25-
41.Slipperfields MTB TrailsPort Elizabeth35-
43.Firehut TrailStellenbosch6-
44.Phezulu EstateOuter West Durban7-
45.Over the Moon night raceJohannesburg13-
46.Heia SafariJohannesburg18-
47.White RouteWellington19-
48.Sun City 33KSun City21-
50.Dr Evil Day 3Plettenberg Bay22-
51.Hemel en Aarde Blue routeHermanus15-
52.Hemel en Aarde Blue routeHermanus15-
53.ContermanskloofDurbanville, Cape Town10-
54.Benoni Country Club MTBBenoni9-
55.Koeberg Power StationCape Town12-