Eden/Paradyskloof MTB Trails

CLOSEST TOWN > Stellenbosch

TRAIL DESTINATION > Paradyskloof Plantation

DISTANCE > Options from 10–20km

GRADING > Intermediate to technical

VIDEOS > Check out some video shots of the trail.....

paradyskloof

OVERVIEW

Eden is the area above Paradyskloof and this pine plantation is home to a maze of single tracks. This trail is perfect for some serious mountain biking and awesome downhill opportunities.

There are two starting points to the route, parking at the Paradyskloof Plantation or at the Engen Garage on the R44.

On your bike

The Paradyskloof pine plantation consists of a maze of tracks and trails, ideal for single and downhill track riding. The tracks continue on to the northern side where it links up with the Coetzenburg areas, this gives you the opportunity to extend your ride based on how much time you have availible. If you move towards the Dalsig side of Eden there are some brilliant downhill opportunities at G-Spot to finish of your ride in the plantation. G-Spot consist of awesome jumps and tight turns to get the adrenaline flowing. You can choose your own routes and riding time can be anything between 1-3 hours. This place is an really for the single track rider.

Off the bike

Stellenbosch is South Africa’s second oldest town and, with its charming character, historic architecture and oak-lined avenues, it is a dream week­end destination. Wonderful wine farms, mountain hikes, exceptional trout fish­ing, stunning country stalls, delectable berry farms and quirky restaurants will keep you busy for days

 

GPS: 33°57'54.98"S  18°51'13.19"E

 

FAST FACTS

GRADING:

Intermediate to technical

DURATION:

1–2.5 hours

CONFIGURATION :

Options from 10–20km

START POINT:

Park at the Paradyskloof Plantation gate or at the Engen Garage on the R44

TERRAIN:

Lots of single track and a bit of Jeep track

VIDEOS: Click here...

MAP:

Map available on website

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

Free Entry

FACILITIES:

None

BEWARE OF:

Heat in summer, steep downhills

 

HOW TO GET THERE

Follow the R44 till you get the Paradyskloof Road or the Engen Garage on the R44.


BEST TIME OF YEAR

Any time is a good time to ride Eden/Paradyskloof. Summer can get very hot, so plan to ride early in the day.
 

 

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