Closest Town: Clanwilliam
Grading: Easy to Intermediate | Duration: About 4 hours
Location (Area/Province): Cape West Coast and Western Cape
Start Point: Start at Keurbos Farm
Access: Public access
Beware of: Summer heat can be hectic
Facilities: Ablutions, chalets, camp site, swimming pool and child friendly
Cell Reception: None
The farm Keurbos is situated in Cederberg, with holiday cottages and campsites. Its situated 17 km north of Algeria Forest Station on a citrus, rooibos tea and cattle farm.
On your bike
This circular ride along public gravel roads starts at Keurbos Farm and follows a secondary road past Rondegat Spruit towards the Clanwilliam Dam. At the T-junction, turn left and follow the road along the Olifants River until you reach a crossroad where you once again turn left to Algeria along the Kriedouw and Nieuwoudt Passes. It’s a hard climb up to Algeria from where a long downhill meanders back towards Keurbos Farm.
Off the bike
The Cederberg area is a veritable paradise for outdoor junkies with adventures encompassing everything from freshwater angling, skydiving and rock-climbing to hiking, 4×4 trails and the spectacular show of wild flowers every spring. The Clanwilliam Dam is great for sailing, skiing and fishing while the Citrusdal Baths boast outdoor and indoor mineral pools.
Telephone: 027 482 2610
GPS: 32°13′40.3″ South / 018°55′52.6″ East