Closest Town: Cathcart 3
Grading: Easy to difficult | Duration: 1 - 4 hrs
Location (Area/Province): Amatola and Eastern Cape
Configuration: Circular, various options
Start Point: Ferndale 4x4 Chalet & Campsite
Access: Prior booking required
Beware of: Merino sheep and Angora goats
Facilities: Self - catering accommodation, camping
Cell Reception: Intermittent
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Discover incredible mountain bike trails on jeep tracks and gravel roads in a lost valley of the Eastern Cape. A couple of farmers laid out these routes along the Thomas River, revealing staggering views and an interesting variety of challenges.
On your bike
The routes offer everything; rocks, sand, water, tough hills and rapid descents, spectacular scenery and spectacular views.There are easy trails along the river as well as steeper trails up to the top of the mountains which rise 300m above the valley, so riders can adapt their route to suite their fitness levels.
Off the bike
Fantastic birding, fly and bait fishing (yellowfish, barbel,carp, eel), cycad walks, rock art, game viewing, 4×4, etc.
Telephone: +27 (0)45 843 1740 Cell: 072 146 1179
GPS: 32°18’49.5” South / 27°19’26.8” East