Hermanus Adventures is proud to present:

Hermanus MTB Trails

in association with Pedal Power South Africa

Starting at the Hemel-en-Aarde Village, four different routes will take you deep into the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley where beautiful views are only a part of the enjoyment. Each track has its own difficulty and will cater for every class and style of mountain biker. From river meanders to vineyards, and some stunning views over Hermanus and the Overstrand.
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Day Permit
R40 per day for non-PPA members
R20 per day for PPA members
R30 refundable deposit for temporary bike board

Annual Permit
R300 per year for non-PPA members
R150 per year for PPA members
Cost of bike board included


1. Use trail at own risk
2. Permit holders only
3. Stay on the marked course
4. Don't cycle alone
5. No Litter / No fires / No smoking / No shouting
6. No quads / No motorbikes / No vehicles on trail
7. Carefully read liability disclaimer and waiver of claims on the back of permits
8. Save ER24 number on cell phone 084124
9. These conditions and rules will be enforced by cycling marshals and corrective action will be taken against non-compliance


Routes Distance
Ride Time
Route Description
• 5 km
• 90 meters
• 30 min - 1 hr
• Easy & ideal for beginners
• Tar & gravel roads
• Non technical single track
• 15 km
• 250 meters
• 1 - 2 hrs
• Longer distance for novice to intermediate riders
• Tar & gravel roads
• More single track, more hills
• 25 km
• 700 meters
• 2 - 4 hrs
• Longer & tougher distance for intermediate riders
• Tar & gravel roads
• More single track, more hills, stunning views
• 35 km
• 1300 meters
• 3 - 5 hrs
• Even longer & tougher. More hills, for experienced riders
• Tar & gravel roads, with jeep track
• More single track, stunning views


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