Winter 2018 (Full)
Wild Coast Mountain Bike Rides
with Singletrack Adventures
Let us take to on a journey along one of South Africa’s last unspoiled coastlines. This a a true mountain biking adventure where each ride has its own challenges that makes each experience memorable.
We offer opportunities for the very fit with long tough days in the saddle that will test your endurance as well as a more laid back adventure for the week-end warrior’s who are looking for a good adventure with a more relaxed vibe.
So if you looking for a new experience in 2018 why not book your place on one of our pre-organised rides or speak to us about alternative dates that better suit your needs.
Adventure Option 1 ~ 16th to 18 March 2018
2 Night Mtentu Lodge / 3 Days Mountain Biking
From R2750 pp depending on group size and accommodation option.
This ride is a great introduction MTB ride to the Wild Coast. The distances are manageable by anyone with a decent fitness and average single-track skills.
Day 1 – Ride in on the beach to Mtentu Lodge from the Wild Coast Casino
Day 2 – Cycle Mkambati nature Reserve, take a canoe up the Mtentu Estuary & hike to a number of Waterfalls.
Day 3 – Cycle the best inland trails and make our way back to the Wild Coast Casino.
Highlights – Magnificent views, great singletrack, beach riding, paddle up Mtentu and hike/ride to waterfalls, game viewing from your bicycle in Mkambati Nature Reserve. Hospitality at Mtentu Lodge.
Adventure Option 2 ~ 29th June- 1st July 2018
2 Night / 3 Day _ Kei Trail Seeker _ Port Edward-Msikaba (Inland route)-Waterfall Bluff-Msikaba -Port Edward (beach route)
From R2850 pp depending on group size and accommodation option.
This ride allows for maximum adventure for those who can only get away for a couple of days. Good fitness is needed and decent single-track skills will definitely be an advantage. This is for those who want to experience a great deal on a modest budget and are able to ride 50km plus in a day and be in the saddle a good portion on the day.
Adventure Option 3 ~ 9th – 12th August 2018
3 Night / 4 Day _ Wild Coast Explorer _ Port Edward-Msikaba (via tea plantation)-Mboyti- (via coast) Msikaba-Port Edward
From R3950 pp depending on group size and accommodation option.
This ride is an exceptional adventure. We have used our 7 years of experience of the Northern Transkei Coastline to pack in the best scenery and trails this area has to offer.
Day 1 – Wild Coast Casino to Msikaba
Day 2 -Msikaba to Mbotyi (Inland Route through the Magwa Tea plantation)
Day 3 – Mboyti to Msikaba (Coastal Route – Notable Landmarks Cathedral Rock & Waterfall Bluff)
Day 4 – Msikaba to Port Edward (through Mkambati Nature Reserve and a long section of beach riding)
Day 4 – Msikaba to Mtentu (Shorter day and allows time to explore the Beautiful Mtentu Estuary on canoes.)
Day 5 – Mtentu to Port Edward (Today we will ride the low tide along this pristine stretch of beach to finish our ride at the Wild Coast Casino)
Adventure Option 4 ~ 9th – 14th June 2018
5 Night / 6 Day _ Wild Coast Experience _ Mbotyi-Luphuthana-Msikaba-Mtentu-Port Edward
From R6750 pp depending on group size and accommodation option.
Day 1 – Transfer to Mbotyi, we will visit Fraser Falls, Magwa Falls on our way in.
Day 2 – Ride or Hike from Mboyti to Luphuthana where you will be spoiled to the ionic landmarks of Cathedral Rock & Waterfall Bluff. This day is the toughest but has the most remarkable landscape.
Day – 3 Cycle through from Luphuthana to Msikaba following the coast line there is an option to head up to the Vulture Colony if you want to add a bit more distance to your ride today.
Day 4 – Relax at Vonnie’s Rest this day will be used to visit the local beach and Estuary where you will be able to take the canoe up the magnificent gorge of the Msikaba River.
Day 5 – Ride through to Mtentu Lodge meandering through Mkamabti Nature Reserve this beautiful sea side game park has a number of amazing waterfalls. There is also a number of game and bird species that can be seen. The afternoon can be spent paddling the Mtenu River and there is a great hike up a tributary gorge to yet another waterfall.
Day 6 – We set off from Mtentu Lodge after breakfast. We start with a few kilometers of trails before we hit the deserted untouched beaches for the last leg of our journey.
This adventure is for those riders who want to enjoy the scenery of the Wild Coast at a easier pace with some spare time to enjoy a few other activities off the bike ~ canoeing on the Msikaba & Mtentu rivers, visiting waterfalls, the infamous vulture colony & many other awes inspiring sights.