Where are the best cycling spots in SA, for your next holiday this holiday? Right here!
South Africa offers a diverse range of landscapes and climates, making it a fantastic destination for cycling during the December holidays. Here are some of the best places to consider for a cycling adventure in South Africa during that time of year:
1. Cape Town and the Western Cape:
Explore the iconic Cape Peninsula, including the scenic routes around Cape Point and Chapman’s Peak Drive. Ride through the Cape Winelands, with picturesque vineyards and charming towns like Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Mountain biking trails in Jonkershoek Nature Reserve and Table Mountain National Park offer a mix of challenging terrain and breathtaking views. And now you can send your bicycle to Stellenbosch, Somerset West, Paarl or CPT from just R699! Book here.
2. Garden Route:
Cycle along the Garden Route, a coastal stretch with stunning landscapes, indigenous forests, and charming towns like Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. Enjoy the Knysna Forest, known for its mountain biking trails, or explore the scenic roads between Mossel Bay and Storms River. Send your bike down to main centers like Port Elizabeth and George from just R699 and to Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and Mossel Bay from just R999 for this December holidays, including e-bikes.
3. Drakensberg Mountains:
The Drakensberg offers beautiful mountain scenery and a variety of cycling trails suitable for different skill levels. Explore the Champagne Valley and Royal Natal National Park, taking in the views of the iconic Amphitheatre. We offer bicycle transport to any remote location in South Africa from just R999, so that you can take your bicycle along and go and cycle anywhere in this beautiful country.
4. KwaZulu-Natal Midlands:
The Midlands boasts picturesque landscapes, rolling hills, and quaint villages. The Midlands Meander offers a network of cycling routes. The Karkloof Conservancy is known for its mountain biking trails through lush forests and open grasslands. Send your bicycle to Durban and Pietermaritzburg with our super convenient boxed bicycle transport.
5. Eastern Cape Wild Coast:
Experience the rugged beauty of the Wild Coast with its dramatic cliffs, beaches, and rural landscapes. Explore the coastal roads and visit traditional Xhosa villages for a unique cultural experience. Going to East London? Take your bicycle with!
6. Mpumalanga Panorama Route:
Ride through the Panorama Route, taking in the breathtaking views of Blyde River Canyon, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, and God’s Window. Are you heading further north than JHB & PTA, towards Polokwane or Nelspruit (Mbombela)? No problem, we can send your bicycle anywhere, there, and inbetween.
7. Kruger National Park:
While cycling is not allowed inside the park, the surrounding areas offer cycling opportunities. Explore routes near the park and enjoy the wildlife from a distance.
Remember to consider the weather conditions during December in South Africa, as it is the summer season. Coastal areas may experience warmer temperatures, while the interior and higher altitudes may be more temperate. Ensure you have the necessary gear, stay hydrated, and plan your routes accordingly. Additionally, always check for local regulations and safety guidelines for cyclists in each region.
And wherever you plan to go, we can send your bicycle there 😊