ThabaNkwe Lodge MTB Trail
CLOSEST TOWN > Thabazimbi
TRAIL DESTINATION > ThabaNkwe Reserve
DISTANCE > 9 km
GRADING > Beginner - Extreme
350 Hectares of rugged, rocky terrain with koppies and some extreme riding through private game reserve. Wide variety of antelope, zebra and bird species.
On your bikeRiding for both novices, families and extreme. Trail route 9kms with very steep rocky routes to spectacular view points. River crossings in wet months and opportunity to see game in natural surroundings. Plenty of shaded areas for stop offs.
Off the bike
Hiking for both novices, families and extreme. Trail route 9kms with very steep rocky routes to spectacular view points. River crossings in wet months and opportunity to see game in natural surroundings. Plenty of shaded areas for stop offs and picnics. Extreme overnight "camping" available in the depth of the reserve - bring everything except tent.
Route Information: Nikki Gilde
Tel: Reservations on 014 7722710 or after hours 082 926 2693
GPS: S24 32' 45.6 E27 23'55.7
Beginner - Extreme
Aprox 2 hours as per route map.
Clear route, road riding through game reserve. Hilly and winding paths with some river crossings in rainy season. Steep and extreme koppies.
Rocky, rugged terrain with koppies and bushveld.
Map given on registration at main building.
Fees apply for day visitors. Indeminity to be signed at reception. ID tags for all walkers and bikers.
Self catering chalets, camping and wooden cabins. Swimming pool for staying guests, pub and grill open to the public. Gate security at night and ample parking.
Animals, insects and reptiles found in typical reserve. No big five.
HOW TO GET THERE
BEST TIME OF YEAR
None in particular. Rainy season December, January. But hot!