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In my opinion the Harkerville red route offers the most scenic MTB trail over 23km in SA. Starting with 10km of single track through pristine indigenous knysna forest culminating in a breathtaking cliff top view of the rugged ocean below. The route then climbs through...More
Surprise find. You can rent bikes near the entrance to the park for a little house in the trees. The tracks are graded and we did the new black circuit which is the easiest and suitable for those who aren't up to single track technical...More
I had heard so much about the Harkerville Red Route, so I headed out to the Forest from Knysna to see if it would live up to it’s legendary reputation.
I parked in one of the parking bays in the service road next to the...More
A must-do trail, for those in the area. The red is the longest and hardest of the routes…but also one of the most scenic in the country. It takes you deep into indigenous forest, fynbos - with incredible coastal views along the way. The biblical...More
Originally intednded to be a green run ride turned to be pretty much the exact opposite as the signs were extremely misleading. Throughout the bike ride you will frequently encounter signs which tell you were to go ( depending on which trail you're doing )....More
A mate and I did the fantastic Green Trail last Sunday, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Beautiful trail through the forest, amazing viewpoint of the coastline, and a great single track to end off with! Definitely be back!
Info worth knowing:
- The trails are R 40 for a day permit, you pay at Garden of Eden desk.
- Wildcards dont cover the cycling (they are only for walking etc)
- There are four different levels of trail, all of which start and...More
The day permit cost of R 40 is money exceptionally well spent. If you arrive too early at Garden of Eden stop on N2, fill in the honesty permit in box and pay later once you finish your ride. You can also park on the...More
We've cycled all the Harkerville trails many times and have never been disappointed. Bear in mind this is not for the casual cyclist. You have to have a reasonable fitness level and be comfortable on a bike for hours at a time.
Take with ample...More