Closest Town: Rustenburg
Grading: Intermediate to difficult | Duration: 1 - 2 Hours
Location (Area/Province): Eastern Region and North West
Configuration: 12km trail plus various options along dirt roads.
Start Point: Mountain Sanctuary Park
Access: Day visitors must book ahead. Fee payable. No riding in the rest camp
Beware of: Watch out for vehicles
Facilities: Swimming pool, lapa, restaurant and all other lodge facilities.
Cell Reception: Intermittent
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Mountain Sanctuary Park is a privately owned nature reserve, nestled in the Magaliesberg Mountains. These majestic mountains, which are more than two-billion years old, stand proud and untouched and envelop magnificent crystal clear mountain pools and extraordinary rock formations.
On your bike
The reserve has excellent access to some of the best trails crisscrossing these majestic ranges. If you’re an adventurous mountain biker, the 12km MTB trail on Mountain Sanctuary makes up part of the infamous Magalies Monster MTB race; so get crankingpast crystal-clear mountain pools and extraordinary rock formations.
Outside the nature reserve, a wide range of gravel roads beckons. Opt for an easy pedal along the Barnardsvlei road, or take on the physically demanding Breedt’s Neck Mountain Pass. This rugged dirt strip rises from an altitude of 1 360m to an imposing1 670m at the crest, before blasting all the way down to the R24.
Off the bike
Guests are welcome to bring a picnic or make use of the limited braai facility at the pool area. Hiking trails available.
Enquiries and group bookings: +27 (0)75 020 4298 (Do not call after hours)
Booking office: +27 (0)14 534 0114
GPS: 25° 50′.09.42″‘ South / 27° 28’.33.40″ East