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Rural Communities on the border of the Kruger National Park

Single Day Tours:

Taking you on a cultural journey through the local communities adjoining the Kruger National Park, meet the locals, feel the community vibe and enjoy the quiet rural lifestyle.    This tour is still in development and will be finalized shortly


Namaqualand Cycle Tours:

Multiple Day Tours:

The spring wild flowers are a phenomenon that never ceases to amaze and delight.  What at first glance appears to be a wilderness of semi-desert - arid, dusty plains that stretch before one, dramatic mountains in the background, with little by way of colour or animation - is suddenly transformed, as if by a painter with a manic palette, into a pageant of flowers.   The riot of flowers is a highly volatile exhibition. Almost 4,000 different species of plant seeds lie awaiting germination that depends entirely on what the weather is doing. Thus every year between July and October brings a different formula, and a different selection of flowers.   What better way to experience this artistic miracle than on a bicycle.   Spend your day’s cycling across the vast landscape of flowers and exploring the different scenery  - truly a pleasure for all senses.


More is more, we say ......

To help make the most of your trip out here, we off the additional assistance of either linking you up with extra cycling tours  - whether it be a day’s cycle into the neighbouring rural communities bordering onto the Kruger National Park, or enjoying the pleasures of cycling in the other great regions that South Africa has to offer.    Either way, Ride Will will

Happily assist you with putting together your entire South Africa itinerary and help you plan and book your accommodation for your entire trip in this country.

Below, we offer a list of other great cycle tours available in SA that you may want to link up with before or after your Ride Wild Experience

Hermanus Whale Route Cycle Tours:

Multiple Day Tours:

Hermanus is a town described as the Riviera of the South. It is famous for its champagne air, long stretches of beach, mild climate, rich floral kingdom and the best shore-based whale -watching destination in the world.  You will also explore some wine estates in the area.

With its unparalleled scenic beauty, modern infrastructure, upmarket shops and endless adventure options, it’s little wonder that Hermanus has grown in size and popularity during the last decade. Hermanus has the status of being the best land-based whale watching destination in the world. Southern right whales visit Walker Bay from June through to December and can be viewed from aboard a boat, an airplane or the shore. Hermanus is home to the world’s only Whale Crier who blows his kelp horn when whales are spotted along the central sea route. Hermanus is a cosmopolitan town but has retained some of its historical fisherman’s village heritage. A number of craft markets sell a range of interesting wares and create a vibrant atmosphere. The old harbour with its restored fishing boats gives a glimpse of times past. Hermanus’s two lagoons and the ocean provide a water sport paradise for kayaking, canoeing, wind surfing, etc. Shark cage diving provides an adrenaline fix for adventure lovers. Hermanus has something for everyone. Hermanus may no longer be a village, but the character and atmosphere of this vibrant town offers a lifestyle few places can match.


The Cape Winelands Cycle Tour:

Single and Multiple Day Tours

The Cape Winelands Cycling holiday is a 5 day carefree, self-guided cycling tour. This is an opportunity to discover the area around Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Somerset West in style. This area is regarded as one of the most beautiful parts of South Africa, with distinctive and spectacular countryside, world class wine estates and cuisine. TripAdvisor listed Franschoek in 2014 as one of the top three destinations in South Africa

This is an opportunity to experience the Cape’s finest wines while discovering the natural beauty of the Cape Winelands countryside, Wine Estates and historic towns. Sample renowned wines straight from the cellar and dine in some world class restaurants. Enjoy excellent accommodation, making this a trip to remember. Your cycling adventure begins in the historic town of Franschhoek, known as the food and wine capital of South Africa. From Franschhoek over Helshoogte to Stellenbosch,the second oldest town in South Africa. Explore the Jonkershoek Valley and Nature Reserve, as well as estates in the Blaauwklippen Valley. The final destination is Somerset West where the historic Vergelegen- and Lourensford Estates will provide some of the highlights. Your cycling holiday in the Cape Winelands includes four days of easy to moderate cycling. The route follows quiet roads, where possible. The daily distance is between 35/45 km (about 3/4 hours cycling). Cycling in the Cape Winelands is recommended at any time from spring to autumn. Summer days can be hot. The cycling holiday in the Cape Winelands includes five nights accommodation in four or five star Guesthouses/ hotels, five breakfasts, baggage transfer, welcome meeting on arrival, a comprehensive information pack with directions, detailed maps and suggestions of places to eat, things to do and local detail not accessible to passing visitors.

This 6 day/ 5 night self-guided trip comprises of nothing but pleasure from start to end with highlights of mountains, historic towns, excellent food and of course…. Beautifully iconic wine estates.


Swaziland Cycle Tours:

Single and Multiple Day Tours

Swaziland is a very scenic little country landlocked between South Africa and Mozambique.   It is very rural in nature and offers a variety of cycling options from Highland tours along the mountains in the west, to cross country tours and cycling in two of the reserves within Swaziland.   

Mountain biking on Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary (home of the renowned Imvelo MTB Classic) offers exciting single track, or gentle game viewing on dirt roads, with or without a guide.  Strict policy – animals have the right of way.  An overnight fly camp can be arranged on request for small groups who love it ‘out there’. Own bikes are welcome, without charge.

Our guided SunUp Cycle on Hlane Royal National Park is a brilliant start to any day, with a leisurely cycle to Mahlindza Dam rewarded with coffee and rusks at the hide before returning for breakfast.

·      Wildlife and scenery on MTB

·      Hlane’s 2hr SunUp Cycle before breakfast

·      Mlilwane’s self-guided and guided; single track and roads


Cape Agulhas Cycle Tours:

Multiple Day Tours:

The Southernmost cycling holiday is a self guided 7 day cycling tour exploring the Agulhas Plain at the southern tip of Africa where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet. The route covers interesting villages with friendly, unassuming people, unspoilt nature, unique fynbos and birds, stunning views and an interesting history of shipwrecks, fishermen and Khoikoi beach nomads.  It is in the southern Overberg (“Over the mountain”) region of the Western Cape, South Africa. The route is along country roads through farmland, nature reserves and charming villages at the tip of the African continent where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet. The rugged, windswept coastal plain is geographically striking, with a rich natural and cultural heritage.  This self-guided 7 day/ 6 night tour takes you around the southern tip of africa with highlights of stunning views, numerous shipwrecks and ruggedly beautiful coast line that will appeal to all.


Lesotho Cycling Tours:

Multiple Day Tour

Lesotho, also known as the Kingdom of the skies is just that, a kingdom in the skies with most of the country between 2000-3000m (1-2 miles) above sea level,

The standard tour for cycling in Lesotho is a 10 day tour  - this is a well designed tour which combines spectacular scenery, great accommodation, and guides with excellent local knowledge. The Tour begins at Malealea Lodge and traverses up to Semonkong, past the impressive Maletsenyane Waterfall and connects with Southern Lesotho via the Ketane Valley.  Should you wish to spend less time in Lesotho, please let us know and we will look at a custom tour for you with the Lesotho cycling specialists.


Cape Point and Cape Peninsular Cycle Tour:

Single & Multiple Day Tours

Pedal at relaxed pace along the Cape Peninsula with its’ spectacular coastal views. You’ll spend evenings in secluded farm house cottages & beach cottages, braai under the stars,  experience local  Xhosa Culture and appreciate the area’s natural beauty.

Spend three days cycling at a leisurely pace around the Cape Peninsula. While Ride Wild’s selected Cape Cycle Tour operator will transfer your luggage and take the hassle out of a great cycling holiday experience, you can enjoy the picturesque town of Kalk Bay, penguins, and more.

From Cape Town Train station, guests can take the train to the historical town of Muizenberg, where they will be met by the selected Cape Cycle Tour Operator representatives who will provide guests with bicycles, helmets (unless you are travelling with your own), a full safety briefing and maps.

If you are wanting to do less mileage, you can extend your stay and spend another night at the Cape Point Cottages. Or continue cycling through Scarborough and Misty Cliffs along spectacular coastal scenery into Kommetjie. Guests spend the night in a Beach House, which has its own private path onto one of the longest beaches in the Cape.

You have the option of completing the cycle tour in Hout Bay or possibly continuing all the way into the city where you will be met by the local representative and your luggage.


Wild Coast Cycle Tours:

Multiple day Tour

Taking place on the Lower Wild Coast, this unique mountain biking tour begins in Morgan Bay and follows the rugged coastline north, to finish in Coffee Bay (4 Ride Days) or through to Umngazi / Port St. Johns (6 Ride Days).

Groups can overnight in the friendly Wild Coast hotels along the way, or chose a mix of accommodation - from nature reserves, hotels, vibey eco-lodges and private cottages – offering a kaleidoscope of wild coast flavours along the way.

The more laid-back pace of the Wild Coast Adventure tour offers plenty of time for swims, chats to the locals and photos along the way, so is aimed at social groups with a good level of mountain biking fitness and adventurous spirits, looking for a cycle tour on the wild side.

It is 139km of riding through to Coffee Bay and close on 200km to Umngazi from our starting point in Morgan Bay. The standard tour will cover the full distance over 5 days of riding.  The average daily ride distance is around 45km/day, with the final day being just 21km through to Umngazi River Bungalows. However, for less fit groups we can also do the full route over 6 ride days. A 'rest day' can be included at any of the overnight places enroute, which allows one to make this as much a holiday as a journey.


Please CONTACT us for prices and details on any of the above tours and how we can add them onto your Ride Wild adventure Want to get off your bike for a bit and “hoof” it for a while?? Try Our “Fleet Footed” Partners -  RUN WILD