Tag: trails

New trails at Sky Trails now open!

Two years ago Raw Africa Boutique Collection, and it flagship Plettenberg Bay property, the 5-star Sky Villa Boutique Hotel embarked on an exciting project that combined the Botanical Gardens concept with Raw Africa Boutique Collection’s dream of a bio-diverse, eco-estate with specialist mountain biking trails right in the middle of […]

TRAILS: PICKETBERG MOUNTAIN

Words & Images by Jacques Marais Get your Vitamin (G)ravel fix the next time you visit the Berg River Tourism Area, approximately 90min from Cape Town. The challenging Piketberg Circuit meanders via the scenic Sandveld plains and boasts a total riding distance of up to 300km, depending on your choice […]

Trails: Magoebaskloof

Words and Images by: Jacques Marais THE “CLOUD MOUNTAINS” OF THE LIMPOPO PROVINCE RATE AS ONE OF SOUTH AFRICA’S ORIGINAL MOUNTAIN BIKING DESTINATIONS. A ROBUST FAT TRACK CULTURE PREVAILS, WITH CONTEMPORARY TRAILS SUITING THE FULL SPECTRUM OF RIDING STYLES AND ATTITUDES OUT THERE. PLUS, THERE’S DAMN GOOD BEER! Local Buzz […]

Trails: Valley of Dreams

Words and Images by Jacques Marais “Ultimate” is one of those adjectives that are oft over-used, but in the case of the “Ultimate Southern Pass Trail’” I really believe it applies. This new multi-day route traverses half a dozen private properties within the Stanford Valley, and everything from the views […]