Oak Valley - South Africa

Mountain Biking

The Oak Valley Mountain Biking Experience


Oak Valley MTB Trails at a glance;

Trails: 3 trails - 14km Blue Route; 24km Red Route; 32km Black Route.
Daily rate: R50 per rider per day (Adults) | R30 for kids.
Annual rate: R420 per annum (price depends on when the purchase was made.
Opening hours: Open 365 days a year during daylight hours only. Closed during scheduled events such as the Absa Cape Epic, FNB Wines to Whales etc. Please follow Facebook events for more details.
Stormy weather, closing of trails: Our trails will be closed during stormy weather + 1 day after to protect the long-term integrity of the trails. High winds will also lead to closures to ensure safety of riders from falling branches. Follow our Facebook page for MTB closure notifications.
Off the bike activities: After your ride, one can visit The Pool Room, an incredibly beautiful venue with a restaurant, deli and wine tasting under one roof, located 500 metres from the start of the trails. The Pool Room is open in the mornings for our famous 'Bikers Breakfast.'
Trail specific rules & guidelines: No petting the livestock, no littering, stick to the designated trails, ride at your own risk, strictly no hiking or trail running allowed on the MTB trails unless it forms part of a sanctioned event.
Amenities: Shower facilities, bike wash and secure parking available.

CLICK HERE for a map of the combined ElginMTB Trails, Oak Valley (left hand side) & Paul Cluver (right hand side).

In March 2008, proprietor Anthony Rawbone-Viljoen was proud to announce the launch of The Oak Valley Mountain Biking Experience.

Established by Pieter Visser, previously the Oak Valley winemaker, who himself was a keen mountain biker, the trails start and finish in the oak-lined avenues at the entrance of the Estate.

There are 3 marked routes: a 14 kilometre Blue Route for the family; a 24 kilometre Red Route for stronger riders; and the 32 kilometre Black Route for more advanced riders.

The trails consist of a large percentage of well-maintained singletrack, with bridges over farm fences and streams, making for a highly enjoyable ride.

The biking trail takes the rider through beautiful natural scenery, including forests of ancient oak trees, through vineyards, through apple and pear orchards and across sub-clover/grass pastures, set against the stunning backdrop of the protected fynbos on the slopes of the Groenlandberg Mountain. Due to the mix of terrain we recommend you use a good all round tyre. The fee is R40 per rider, payable at the security office located at the entrance gate to the Estate. The trail has been described by expert mountain bikers as the best of its kind in the Western Cape - a 5 star experience!

After your ride, visit The Pool Room Restaurant, Deli and Wine Tasting venue located 500 metres from the start of the trails. The Pool Room is open for breakfast & lunch from Tuesday to Sunday and dinner on Fridays & Saturdays. The wine tasting bar is situated at The Pool Room and is open 7 days a week, Monday to Sunday, including public holidays.

Have fun and enjoy Oak Valley's MTB Experience!

Contact: mtb@oak-valley.co.za for more information. Feel free to send us your comments, we'd love to hear about your experience.



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