Oak Valley Elgin

Oak Valley plays host to major mountain bike events such as the Cape Epic and Wines2Whales; it offers mountain bikers a variety of well-maintained routes, including single track, bridges over farm fences and loads of switchbacks through pine and oak forests, apple and pear orchards. Riders pass through beautiful natural scenery set against a  stunning mountainous backdrop.

Expected elevation gain: 4,000 ft
Gradient: 14%
Average distance: 30 – 50km


• The swoops and flows of Fountain of Youth and Raging Baboon sections

How to book

How to Book

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    • Oak Valley
    • Sir Lowrys Pass
    • Oak Valley

    • SA Accredited Tour Guide with heaps of local and international cycling experience
    • All MTB trail permits
    • Light lunch at a scenic farm restaurant (or similar) and soft drink
    • Water bottles for the ride
    • Transfers between Stellenbosch accommodation and the farming town of Grabouw (45 mins), where the ride takes place.


    • MTB bike hire (please let us know if you’d like to rent a full suspension mountain bike + helmet from us for the tour)
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Energy snacks (snacks will be available to buy before you begin the tour – just ask your tour guide before you head off)