Farleigh Mountain Bike Trails
Try these great route in the forest at the foot of the Outeniqua mountains.
Distance: 3 circular routes
Green Route: 7.5km, 1½-2 hours
Yellow Route: 20.1km, 2-3 hours
Blue Route: 25.3km, 3½-5 hours
Green Route: Easy
Yellow Route: Moderate
Blue Route: Moderate
Permit & Costs: R35pp for adults and R18pp for children under the age of 13. Permits available from Farleigh Office, Thesen Island Office or the Goudveld Entrance gate.
Farleigh Office - 044 356 9021
Thesen Island Office - 044 302 5600
Goudveld Entrance - 044 356 9021
Directions: From Karatara on the old George - Knysna road head east through the pass over the Karatara River. Once through the pass, turn left onto the road leading to the Farleigh forestry station.
Trail start - S33° 53' 37" E22° 52' 35"
Other: The water in the streams are drinkable, the dark colour is due to the tannins and humic acids from the leaves on the forest floor.
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