Day Ride Options
Outback of Umkomaas /Scottburgh
This is a very beautiful scenic area with most of the riding on foot paths, goat and cattle trails though the rural township areas. This is no bike park and all the single track is raw & natural through area few get to cycle through for a true mountain bike adventure.
Rides can be arranged around each groups fitness and technical ability with rides of 30km to 65km (3hr – 6hr)
Some of the rides that are offered in the area
Execution Rock Adventure – location: Umkomaas Valley (60-70km _ 5 to 6 hrs)
This ride takes you into the heart of the Umkomaas Valley this ride utilities gravel roads a bit more than our other options but is a good ride if you looking to do some distance with some amazing scenery. The turn around point Execution Rock is a great breakfast stop with some amazing views of the Umkomaas River in a valley far bellow.
River Trail – location: Umkomaas Valley (30-40km _ 3 to 4 hrs)
A short distance out the back back of Umkomaas lies a network of singletrack trails that meander between cattle grazing grounds and rural homesteads. This ride boasts some of the best trails and scenery this area has to offer and with the return loop on sinlgletrack trails on the banks or the mighty Umkomaas River this is a real special experience.
Umko 2 Scotties Adventure – location: Umkomaas to Scottburgh (30-45km _ 3 to 4 hrs)
This ride is just a short ride out the back of the Urban areas and we start riding some awesome trails along the ridge between Scottburgh and Umkomaas. This ride has a fantastic amount of singletrack with 75% to 80% of the time spent off the dusty roads….
Vernon Crookes Ride – location: Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve (50-75km _ 4 to 6hrs)
This ride incorporates gravel roads and singletrack and distances and tail options vary to each groups fitness, skills & tolerance levels of adventure. It can be a fairly easy 50km with a ride up to Vernon Crookes along gravel roads with the return following the trails used in the last 35km of Sani2C. Additional riding can be added to this loop with riding into a a old game farm at Haven Rock with some riding along the Mpambanyoni River, there is a lot of natural single track on this extra loop with some incredible views.
Cost: from R140 per/rider
Min Number of riders: 3
Wild Coast Area
Nyameni Outride – location: Port Edward to Nyameni (35-40km _ 4 hrs)
This is a good introduction ride to the Wild Coast. The ride starts at Port Edwards as we set out on a loop to Nyameni Falls. The out-ride follows inland trails along the ridge with fantastic views of the Indian Ocean over the coastal Red Sand Desert, we pass by few some small but beautiful waterfalls before we reach the larger falls of Nyameni. We will have a bite to eat at this scenic stop before we follow and exhilarating descent towards the coast, with a stop at the local shebeen for a beer before we ride back on the on this unspoiled stretch of beach back to Port Edward.
Cost: from R140 per/rider
Min Number of riders: 6