Elgin mountain bike tour

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Project Description

Experience 5 star mountain biking on the Elgin mountain bike tour.

Elgin valley, the venue for races such as the Absa Cape Epic and Wines 2 Whales is world renowned for world class mountain biking. Soaring mountains and endemic Fynbos are the scene for this 3 day Elgin mountain bike tour. Fast flowing singletrack and rocky jeep track give way to amazing vistas of the Elgin valley. This 3 day Elgin mountain bike tour includes the best features of mountain biking, hand manicured single track, bridges and switchbacks. If serious mountain biking is not your thing, not to worry, we cater for the novice cyclist.

On our return to the unique bike hotel, Trails End, relax with a cool swim in the pool or enjoy an ice cold locally brewed beer. Other activities include the award winning Cape Canopy tour, Brandy tasting and a fantastic kayak tour on the Bot Rivier estuary a bird lover paradise. Join us on this 3 day Elgin mountain bike tour of the untouched pearl of the Overberg.

Elgin mountain bike tour – Day 1

Transfer from Cape Town to our hotel in Grabouw. After settling in we head out on the bikes for our introductory ride on the A – Z trails. After a delicious lunch we have a fun afternoon brandy tasting at the Oude Molen distillery.

Elgin mountain bike tour – Day 2

Today after breakfast we cycle the 5 star Oak valley mountain bike trails part of the ABSA Cape Epic. After a delicious gourmet lunch we head to the Botriver estuary for our relaxing kayak, spotting the rare birdlife of the area.

Elgin mountain bike tour – Day 3

After a hearty breakfast we head out on the bikes towards the renowned Nuweberg stopping en-route for our adrenaline zip lining tour. After our delicious picnic lunch we cycle back to the Hotel for a invigorating swim, and saying our farewells we transfer back to the airport.

For a detailed itinerary click here.

Rates & Options

Min 2 pax per booking

R6000 per person (accommodation and breakfast included).

Tour runs every weekend Friday through Sunday.

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Technical Ability

Easy

Single track with some bridges, rocks and berms.

OR

Advanced

Single track with bridges, rocks, steep ascents/descents and berms.

Fitness Level

Easy

+/- 15km | 200m ascent

OR

Advanced

40 km | 600m ascent

Included

  • Accommodation with breakfast

  • Qualified mountain biking guide

  • Bike and helmet rental (Sola 3)

  • Permits

  • Snacks and Water

  • SPD pedals on request

Optional Extras

  • Transfer to venue

  • Ziplining

  • Brandy tasting

  • Kayaking on the Botriver lagoon

  • Dual suspension bike hire available

For an explanation of our grading system click here.