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Our bike trail routes

Green route

On the 10km, circular green route you may have wonderful encounters with game and the highlight is a 20 metre drop down a granite rock face to a water hole – however, a safer option is available!
  • Distance 10 km.

  • Green Route 90% single track.

  • 50% single track and 50% jeep tracks.

  • Take care on technical down hills.

  • Enjoy several waterholes & bird hides.

  • Expect game en route.

  • Plenty of rapids and winding single tracks.

  • Relax at the Boma with stunning views, drinking water and a toilet.

  • Choose the yellow option to avoid the steep rock downhill.

Red route

Fitter cyclists can continue on the circular red route for 20km of more challenging climbs on neighbouring farms.

The hilly red route winds past granite rocky outcrops, along wheat fields and up into the beautiful Ormonde vineyards above Darling. Those who make the collective 800m climb are rewarded with increasingly inspiring vistas of Table Mountain, Langebaan Lagoon and the rolling Darling hills. The icing on the cake is a fun, fast ride back to base for tasty Ormonde wine and !Khwa ttu’s signature Eland burger.

  • Distance 29km

  • The terrain is hilly with a combined climb of around 800 metres.

  • All fences are crossed with 11 bridges. Take care when crossing a bridge.

  • 20% single track and 80% jeep tracks and farm roads.

  • Enjoy incredible vistas with pristine renosterveld, wheat field, cattle camps and vineyards.

  • The 5km black loop is optional.

  • Take care on technical down hills.

  • Do enquire about other trails in the area.

Southern Africa's Bushmen: A journey of discovery

Single track, jeep track, farm roads, relaxed riding, technical sections, fast moving terrain, fun, beautiful scenery – the !Khwa ttu mountain bike route has it all.

Combine that with fascinating San guided tours, gentle hiking trails, local wine, good food, comfortable accommodation, friendly smiles, warmth and professionalism, and it’s enough to draw you back to !Khwa ttu again and again.

With or without a bike !Khwa ttu takes you on an exciting journey of discovery into the world of Southern Africa`s San or Bushmen people. In a spectacular West Coast setting, a convenient one hour`s drive from Cape Town, experience a culture inspired by ancient knowledge and traditional folklore. Besides the San-guided walking tours !Khwa ttu  presents delicious dishes, with award winning Ormonde wine and good coffee in a cosy restaurant. If you want to stay at !Khwa ttu for a few days there are luxury guest houses and tented bush camps to provide appealing accommodation. By combining adventure, relaxation and education !Khwa ttu will leave a lasting impression and a new understanding of the phrase “San Spirit Shared”.

Khwa ttu bike trails

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Holiday season at !Khwa ttu

Our December calendar is packed with riveting activities fit for all, young and old, travelling solo or with friends and family. Join us for sundowners on the 1st and 27th of December or go on one of our daily San guided tours at 10:00 or 14:00. The tour is a fascinating insight into the culture, heritage, knowledge, skills and contemporary life of the San. Take a break and bring the kids to take part in our kid’s holiday programme that starts daily at 10:00, 11:30 and 14:00. For our MTB riders we offer a trail that includes two well-marked routes suitable for all levels of experience, from casual leisure rider to experienced adrenaline junkie. We have mountain bikes for hire. Our rustic restaurant is open daily from 08:30 to 17:00 and aims to produce tasty and wholesome, freshly prepared food, stunning scenery, unique location in a rustic farmhouse restaurant overlooking the fynbos and distant ocean.