Mountain Biking in St. Lucia, Elephant Coast, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa

Distance :
15-25km / 9-15mi
Easy to Intermediate
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.

The Elephant coast is an extraordinary untamed area, promising an unforgettable adventure with amazing scenic beauty and unique experiences. Mountain Biking at Elephant Coast is conducted on the St. Lucia trails. The spot has various options ranging from 15- 25 km / 9-15 mi, lasting between 1-3 hours.

Classified as easy to intermediate, biking here is an all year round activity with summers being hot and humid. General terrain consists of sand tracks, tarmac and gravel roads. It is open to children as well as beginners and it is advisable to always ride in groups for safety reasons.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Richards Bay Airport
76.6 km / 47.6 mi, 1 hr 16 mins
Head south west towards Pelikaan Parade onto R619 turning right to merge onto N2 stay on N2 then take P237 on the right and continue to turn right on to R618 taking the 1st right on to Pelikaan street on to St. Lucia.
237 km / 148 mi, 2 hrs 54 mins
Head east towards Samora Machel st, taking the 1st left onto M4,then take exit 186 to merge with M41 toward N2, turn right onto P237 and continue right onto R618 taking the 1st right onto Pelikaan st onto St. Lucia
Richards Bay Airport,
76.6 km / 47.6 mi

The main station to Elephant coast is in Durban. From Durban one can either arrange a transfer to the Elephant Coast or board on of the coaches to your designated destination in Elephant Coast.


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