The Elephant coast is located at the eastern seaboard of South Africa. It stretches along the Indian Ocean in the east, it borders with Mozambique in the north while the south-west lies on the Zululand. Extending inland across the Lubombo mountains and the famous Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, which is the oldest in Africa and home to the big 5.
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Mountain Biking in Methven Walkway, Methven, Canterbury New Zealand
Methven has hot and dry summers, with temperatures that can reach up to 30°C/86°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls in the surrounding mountains. Although during summer it remains a relaxed and uncrowded town, during winter it is converted to a tourist attraction due to the nearby ski fields. Grasp the opportunity to explore the wider area of Methven on a mountain bike.
There is variety of trails you can choose from, depending on your skill level, but the most popular one among bikers remains the Methven Walkway. It is 11 km / 6 mi long and runs along the irrigation system Rangitata Diversion Race in the heart of the Canterbury Plains. It is intersected by several smaller country roads throughout, expanding your choices. Immerse yourself in the cycling adventure, feel the thrill of your personal effort and discover the rare beauty of this track.
Note: You might need to lift your bike up some fences.
Relevant activites based in New Zealand
January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.