The BEST Mountain Bike Trails in South Africa

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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 trailPinetown12.0Intermediate bike trail
2.Tokai ForestConstantia, Cape Town8.0Intermediate bike trail
3.Impala Ranch MTB TrailsJeffreys Bay17.0Intermediate bike trail
4.Red BarnOlifantsfontein16.0Intermediate bike trail
5.Clearwater Trail SystemPort Edward10.0Intermediate bike trail
6.JonkershoekStellenbosch20.0Intermediate bike trail
7.B SpotCape Town2.0Easiest bike trail
8.Over the Moon night raceJohannesburg13.0Beginner bike trail
9.Benoni Country Club MTBBenoni9.0Beginner bike trail
10.Dir Burger MTB Challenge 50km routeStellenbosch31.0-
11.Meerendal Mountain Bike TrailDurbanville, Cape Town12.0Advanced bike trail
12.Eden; G Spot; Blue GumsStellenbosch8.0Intermediate bike trail
13.Northern FarmsDiepsloot35.0Intermediate bike trail
14.Maseru Urban 20kMaseru13.0-
15.45K RoundaboutMagaliesburg45.0-
16.Rhodes MemorialCape Town5.0-
17.DelheimSimonsberg Conservatory8.0-
18.Pilansberg national parkSun city30.0Beginner bike trail
19.Hoogekraal Mountain Bike TrailCape Town12.0Intermediate bike trail
20.Cradle Moon Lakeside Game LodgeMuldersdrift28.0Beginner bike trail
21.Huddle Park Golf & RecreationJohannesburg8.0Intermediate bike trail
22.Dunkheld EstateDullstroom25.0Beginner bike trail
23.ContermanskloofDurbanville, Cape Town10.0-
24.Garden Route Trail ParkKnysna15.0Advanced bike trail
25.Lebanon Red trailGrabouw27.0-
26.HilcrestCape Town5.0-
27.Harkerville Red RouteKnysna14.0-
28.Wolwespruit Bike ParkPretoria13.0Advanced bike trail
29.Howick to Karkloof easy 47kmHowick29.0-
30.30km and 45km loopsHowick28.0-
31.Knysna Oyster Fest 50Knysna31.0-
32.Maseru Urban 12kMaseru8.0-
33.Maseru North Maseru13.0-
34.Karkloof to Howick and backHowick34.0-
35.BielieMielie FietsReitz50.0-
36.Napier Patat FestivalNapier36.0-
37.Wolesley 50km RaceBreede River DC34.0-
38.Red RouteGrabouw22.0-
39.ParadyskloofStellenbosch7.0Intermediate bike trail
40.Kliprivier NetworkJohannesburg South25.0Intermediate bike trail
41.Helderberg TrailsSomerset West8.0Beginner bike trail
42.Karkloof 30kmHowick27.0Intermediate bike trail
43.Sugar Rush ParkBallito19.0Beginner bike trail
44.Rietvlei FarmJohannesburg South7.0Beginner bike trail
45.Dragon peaksCathkin Park25.0-
46.Slipperfields MTB TrailsPort Elizabeth35.0-
47.BuffaloPretoria21.0-
48.Firehut TrailStellenbosch6.0-
49.Phezulu EstateOuter West Durban7.0-
50.Heia SafariJohannesburg18.0-
51.White RouteWellington19.0-
52.Sun City 33KSun City21.0-
53.BoschendalStellenbosch15.0-
54.Dr Evil Day 3Plettenberg Bay22.0-
55.Hemel en Aarde Blue routeHermanus15.0-
56.Hemel en Aarde Blue routeHermanus15.0-
57.Koeberg Power StationCape Town12.0-
58.Gustaf Klingbiel LydenburgLydenburg30.0-
59.WannabeesSomerset West40.0-
60.Lions HeadCape Town9.0-
61.Zuikerboschhoek Single TrackDullstroom6.0-
62.ContermanskloofCape Town30.0-
63.Hillside Mountainbike TrailPretoria2.0-