Closest Town: Montagu
Grading: Intermediate to difficult | Duration: 2 - 3 Hours
Configuration: Two trail options ranging from 26km to 38km.
Start Point: Ravenna Mountain Retreat
Access: Contact Ravenna for bookings
Beware of: Extreme heat, dehydration, muddy conditions in winter.
Facilities: Farm shop, jungle gym for the kids, deck overlooking the dam and braai area. Budget to luxury accomodation.
Cell Reception: Yes
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Experience the uniquene tranquility of the Little Karoo at Ravenna Mountain Retreat, nestled between the majestic Langeberg Mountains and rugged Karoo koppies on a fruit farm.
On your bike
There are 2 routes to ride from the farm. The shorter route is about 26km and the longer route is about 38km. Or cycle the back roads to Montagu which is about 60km there and back.
Off the bike
Within close proximity is the Poortjieskloof dam for angling, a trout farm, private wine cellar, excellent 4×4 routes & horse riding.(arranged on request). Nature lovers can enjoy a variety of indigenous birds and the diversity of the local flora ranging from Cape fynbos to Karoo bushveld and succulents. There are various hiking trails on the farm and in the Langeberg Mountains. For the less adventurous, swim in the farm dam or laze around the pool with magnificent views. Dining, meeting and games (board games, table tennis) room situated in the old stables.
Mobile: +27 (0)79 497-3372
GPS: 33° 55′ 3.2″ South / 20° 22′ 47″ East