Closest Town: Clocolan
Grading: Moderate to Difficult | Duration: 3-4 hours
Location (Area/Province): Central Free State and Free State
Configuration: 30km circular ride/Various options/20km Return ride
Start Point: Getaway Farm House
Access: Contact Koranna for entry fees.
Beware of: Steep rocky climbs/descents, thorns and snakes
Facilities: Various accommodation options.
Cell Reception: intermittent to no cell phone reception.
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The unspoilt Korannaberg Mountains boast stunning views, spectacular landscapes, awe-inspiring night skies and breathtaking sunsets.
On your bike
Crank into the ridges rising up to meet these flat-topped mountains on trails blasting into scrubby underbrush, negotiating devil thorns and cow pats along your way. Most of the riding is along jeep track and gravel farm roads, linking onto fantastic sections of oh so sublime single-track.
The sense of place is enhanced by sandstone fence posts, old stone walls ruins and rusty farm gates, replete with hand-wound wire loops to force you to take time out. The mountain bike trail is clearly marked and forms part of the infamous Koranna Two Mountain MTB Challenge. Opt for the ‘Two Mountains Route’ if you’re keen on a technical ride with a variety of terrain to test your skills and fitness.
Off the bike
The venue is a unique outdoor lifestyle, inspires a feeling of mystery and awe sense of real wonder not to be found anywhere else!! Experience your 4×4 vehicle and have some fun with the family. There are several beautiful natural areas, with plentiful vegetation, fauna & flora, panoramic views, magnificent rock formations, Wake up to the sound of farm life and experience the tranquil atmosphere. Beautiful picnic spots, playground on site a paradise for children exploring a place full of trees and bird life provide hours of fascinating natural rock pools. Fishing in numerous dams and streams with fresh water fish – bass, carp and barbel.
Telephone: Isa +27 (0)82 302 9638 or Obie +27 (0)72 831 0457
GPS: S 28° 53′ 38.8″ / E 27° 18′ 36.0″