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E-Bike Stellenbosch to Boschendal


Activity Description

This unique E-Bike tour meanders through some of the best wine land scenery in South Africa. We cycle from Stellenbosch to Boschendal via Idas Valey and the Banhoek Conservancy trails. You will have time to enjoy a coffee or snack at Boschendal before our bus takes us back to Stellenbosch.

NB. Riders need to have intermediate mountain biking skills to do the tour and a general fitness level is required. Activity level 2/5
Distance is about 30km with 760m climb elevation

• Start at 9:00 from our office in Stellenbosch
• Cycle mostly jeep tracks and mountain bike trails over the Helshoogte Pass into the Banhoek Valley
• Enjoy fantastic views and sites along the way.
• Learn about small mission stations and local people living in the Banghoek Valley.
• Get a chance to spot Eland and Blue Wildebeest as we cycle along multiple mountain streams in the Banhoek Conservancy.
• Enjoy lunch or coffee at Boschendal (own account)
• Transport back to Stellenbosch by vehicle and bike trailer


Duration4 hours
WhenAvailable Monday to Sunday
WhereAdventureshop Stellenbosch at the Ou Landbousaal 1 Noordwal-Wes Road, Stellenbosch
WeatherService is weather dependent and will be cancelled in case of extreme rain or extreme heat.
What to WearCycling pants recommended, otherwise we can supply gel seats Comfortable clothes for cycling, no jeans! Thin waterproof top (apple jacket) in case of rain Comfortable trainers, no sandals
Things to BringPlease bring your own water bottle, you can fill up at our water fountain (we try to cut down on single use plastics) Cycling pants recommended, otherwise we can supply gel seats Comfortable clothes for cycling, no jeans!
Guests or Spectators


Minimum Age11 years
Minimum Height140.0 m
Maximum Height208.0 m
Fitness LevelAverage
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight120.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelIntermediate

Inclusions and Exclusions


E-bike or normal bike rental
Back up vehicle
Return transport to Stellenbosch from Franschhoek.


Drinks and Meals (please book at Boschendal if you would prefer to have bite to eat)
Items of personal nature


This tour is travel safe and adheres to all Covid 19 prevention Protocols.
Please provide us with your height in booking notes so we can supply you with the correct bike size.

Customer Reviews

Brilliant! Super-friendly staff, very knowledgeable and a great trip from Stellenbosch to Boschendal farm. Everyone in our family thought it was the highlight of our holiday! - Dawid Heyl

Fantastic experience...Such a fun day...we learn a lot about the local area aswell as enjoying stunning scenery with laughs along the way! - Karen Millward

We really enjoyed the trip. The guide was excellent and the scenery beautiful. We are already thinking about our next cycle trip. - Charmaine Masseratte

What an amazing experience the trip from Stellies to Boschendal was. 1st time my wife was out on the trails with a MTB and she thoroughly enjoyed it. The guides were amazing and the info they provided on the region was priceless. We'll definitely be doing it again, maybe do the trip to Franschhoek. This is definitely something everyone should atleast try once - Nathaniel Dryden

Fantastic, efficient service from start to finish. Taine was an excellent guide. We will definitely book again and recommend to friends - Rob Tait

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