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Mountain Biking in Hogsback, Amathole, Eastern Cape South Africa

Distance :
17km / 10.5mi
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Amathole is an area with stunning scenic beauty and rich in history. Located in the Eastern Cape, it has diverse landscapes ranging from mountains and rivers to beaches, forests and estuaries. Hidden gems include the majestic rainforest, which is protected to date. Indigenous forest and breathtaking waterfalls are a must see in this region.

Hogsback is a biking town for all seasons, with white winters and summer thunderstorms. The area’s topography allows for amazing mountain biking experience with spectacular scenic beauty, involving waterfalls, rivers and indigenous forests.

The biking tour is a 17 km / 10.5 mi circular route, lasting 2 hours and a terrain of a mixture of gravel road, jeep tracks and singular lanes. There are 2 options for biking, you can choose to have a guided tour or just take a map, permit and few tips and you are ready to rock and roll!! Open all year round, minimum age is at 10 years-old but with biking experience.

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