Hantamland (Hantam Karoo), Northern Cape

The Karoo and mountain biking is a match made in heaven, and none more so than on those truly extra-terrestrial plains surrounding Calvinia. Endless roads, farm tracks and trippy footpaths mean you have proper exploration riding to look forward to …

The Place of Great Noise – Augrabies National Park, Northern Cape

This arid landscape - resplendent with ochre dunes, Van Gogh fields of flowers during spring and quiver trees skylines – makes the town of Augrabies (and Marchand next door) a must-see. But as the old Afrikaans saying goes, a trip here will be for the collar rather than the dog.

Namaqua National Park Cranking

The wide-sky plains and gritty gravel passes of the Namaqua National Park make it the perfect pedalling destination.