THE BEST OF MOUNTAIN BIKING IN PAARL
Posted by Lorenzo Samuels on 06 September 2018 2:35 PM CAT
Get ready for spring, head outdoors and experience nature.
Paarl Mountain with its giant granite boulders dating back more than 500 million years, provides a spectacular backdrop to this enjoyable MTB ride experiences. The Paarl trails offer great views of Boland mountains and False Bay towards Cape Point in the distance.
Springtime is the perfect time of the year to hit the beautiful mountain biking trails Paarl has to offer. Whether you just want an outing for the day or make a weekend of it, there is a network of cycling routes with varying degrees of difficulty. Riders can stop off at a scenic picnic area with panoramic views of Paarl. There is shorter route options for families and for weekend visitors to Paarl there are options to hire mountain bikes for a day.
Paarl offers routes for mountain biking enthusiasts of all fitness levels. The skidding, pedalling and sweating will definitely make you return, not only to ride, but also to enjoy the other wonderful offerings Paarl has to offer.
Hero Adventure Trails is a company with trail centres located on Paarl Mountain and their passion for the outdoors provides unique areas to explore for mountain bikers visiting Paarl.
Hero Adventure Rhebokskloof
Hero Adventure Rhebokskloof is located on the slopes of Paarl Mountain. This venue is over 150 years old and a more spectacular venue amongst the vineyards in the Cape will be hard to find.
The trail network is jaw dropping and will give every visitor an exhilarating rush that leaves you wanting more. Although there are a number of great family trails that cater for kiddies and weekend warriors, the Shiraz and Pinotage trail is the big attraction. With some of the best single track around and views that are truly spell bounding, Rhebokskloof is a must visit.
Rhebokskloof Wine Estate offer the following extra activities:
Restaurant, Running, Hiking, Coffee Shop, Wine Tasting, Horse Riding and Quad Biking, Conferences, Weddings, Kids Parties, Events, Team Building and Luxury Tented accommodation.
Hero Adventure Spice Route
This multi-award winning venue is a must visit when in Paarl. Located on the Southern slopes of Paarl Mountain, Spice Route and Fairview have so many great activities and venues it will take more than just one trip to enjoy this amazing area.
The trail network has been specifically designed to cater for fun and enjoyment with over 50km of trails that span across vineyards, cattle areas, olive orchards, citrus plantations, and parts of the Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve.
This network of trails has a bit of everything and best suited to mountain bikers, runners, hikers and explorers looking for oodles of single track, jeep track, dam walls and river crossings, forest sections, climbs, technical sections and flow trails.
Other activities at Spice Route and Fairview includes various wineries, wine tasting, a number of great restaurants, CBC Brewery, DV Chocolate and ice cream, retail outlets, tours, events, team building, corporate functions and kids parties.
For more information on Paarl’s mountain biking offerings visit