Our Routes

Well marked trails graded from very easy to very difficult suitable for families and experienced mountain bikers.

4km Route – Easy
This 4km trail is recommended for small children (4 yrs and older) and beginner riders. It includes easy flowing single tracks and plantation roads.
8km Route – Easy
The 8km track is an extension of the 4km route. Perfect for for beginner riders who what to do a slightly longer route. It includes easy flowing single track and plantation roads. It goes through the Plantation Gate and then towards the N1 and then loops back to the Arboretum.
12km Route – Moderate
This route goes down single track, Slangpad section, before ascending up the mountain, via Leopard Spoor section, past Camp Afrika and then contours around the mountain along Grasspad section. Then it descending back down to the Arboretum. The route includes spectacular views along the Grasspad section.
12km Route - Moderate
The route goes up the mountain along the main forestry road and then turns off into spectacular single tracks through indigenous forests (Bushpig Trail) before descending back down to the Arboretum.
22km Route – Moderate
The 22km Route is an extension of the 12km Route. It includes extensive riding through indigenous forests and single tracks. It goes up through the Hanglip Picnic site (Strangler Fig Trail) to behind Hanglip Mountain itself (Wegraakbos) and then loops back through Gaza Village following single tracks through indigenous forests (Bushpig Trail) before descending back to the Arboretum.
XCO Route – Difficult
The XCO Route starts and ends at the Arboretum. It follows single tracks through the forest, which include rock gardens, bridges, drop offs, berms and jumps. All sections of the XCO route are graded. It is possible to choose only moderately graded lines past Difficult and Very Difficult lines.


Well marked routes that I can ride with my children (6,8 and 10 years old) in a beautiful and relaxed environment.
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Hanglip can easily be reached in two wheel drive vehicles.  All cycle routes start and end 2km beyond the plantation gate at the Hanglip Arboretum (230 00’34’’S; 2954’06’’E).