Orange Trail

Distance: 48km
Arrow Color: Bright Orange
Elevation: 1300m
Difficulty: Moderate with Easy sections

  
Terrain: Jeep Track, Single Track, Farm Roads, Tar Roads

This Trail was designed to showcase the amazing features, venues and activities around the Paarl Mountain, most of the trail is wide single-track. There are a number of climbs and intermediate technical sections, if you are not comfortable walk and take extreme caution.

The Orange Trail is a journey around Paarl Mountain. Take your time and enjoy the trail, there are many points of interest and stop over points along the way. Various venues where you can stop to enjoy activities. You can also plan your trip and only use sections of the trail (point to Point use).

Many of these venues, artisans and farms rely on your support so please stop enjoy what they have to offer and don’t forget to thank these amazing folks.

NB : to use these trails you need to register and purchase a day permit at one of our registration points. You also have the option of purchasing an annual permit

08:00-17:00 weekdays / 07:00-17:00 weekends and public holidays

Orange Trail Explorer

Distance: 58km
Arrow Color: Bright Orange
Elevation: 1600m
Difficulty: Moderate with Difficult sections

  
Terrain: Jeep Track, Single Track, Farm Roads, Tar Roads

This Trail was designed to showcase the amazing features, venues and activities around the Paarl Mountain, most of the trail is wide single-track. There are a number of climbs and intermediate technical sections, if you are not comfortable walk and take extreme caution.

The Orange Trail Explorer is a journey around Paarl Mountain. Take your time and enjoy the trail, there are many points of interest and stop over points along the way. Various venues where you can stop to enjoy activities. You can also plan your trip and only use sections of the trail (point to Point use).

Many of these venues, artisans and farms rely on your support so please stop enjoy what they have to offer and don’t forget to thank these amazing folks.

NB : to use these trails you need to register and purchase a day permit at one of our registration points. You also have the option of purchasing an annual permit

08:00-17:00 weekdays / 07:00-17:00 weekends and public holidays

Paarl Reserve Trail

Distance: 18km
Arrow Color: Purple
Elevation: 550m
Difficulty: Moderate


Terrain: Jeep Track, Farm Roads, Tar Roads

Enjoy the picturesque landscape of fynbos vegetation dominated by massive rounded granite rock formations set among wild olives, rock candlewoods and wagon trees. There are a host of other activities to do in the reserve that include Picnics , Fishing and tours.

Please note that this area is an environmentally sensitive area, do not deviate of the trails, remove or damage and fauna or flora.

The trail is mostly sand road , but includes a couple of long climbs and steep descents . There are also links to the Hero Adventure Trails at Rhebokskloof and Spice Route as well as the Paarl Adventure Base trail. please note that on this route you share the road with vehicles , so keep left and be cautious.

NB : to use these trails you need to register and purchase a day permit at one of our registration points. You also have the option of purchasing an annual permit.

07:00 – 18:00 daily

Heritage Trial

Distance: 10km
Arrow Color: Pink
Elevation: 70m
Difficulty: Easy


Terrain: Tar Roads

The Paarl Town Route is all tar roads and takes you through the Centre of Paarl CBD, an endless list of Coffee shops, Restaurants, Museums, Retail and Artisans will take you on a journey through time and showcase the rich History of Paarl. Don’t forget to stop over at the Paarl Tourism Centre to get info on the wide variety of tours and activities in the area.
NB : to use these trails you need to register and purchase a day permit at one of our registration points. You also have the option of purchasing an annual permit

Link Trail

Spice Route – Rhebokskloof (via Paarl Mountain Reserve)
Distance: 25km
Arrow Color: Grey
Elevation: 800m
Difficulty: Moderate with Difficult sections

 
Terrain: Jeep Track, Single -Track, Farm Roads

Bovenland Trial

Distance: 7km
Difficulty: Hard (Black Route)

The Knus Karoo Kombuis is a stunning coffee shop on the Bovenland Property, adding to the amazing food and scenery is a 7km XCO Trail.
This trail was developed with the landowner to created a hard but rewarding XCO trail that offers everything. Hard climbs , jaw dropping scenery, heart pumping technical sections and packed with features. This trail will not disappoint .
NB, NB This trail is only open on a Saturday!!! No access on any other day

Jan Kan Farms Trial

Xco trail 1:

Distance: 2.8km
138m elevation

Xco trail 2:

Distance: 1.5km
40m elevation

Nipper trail for juniors

Distance: 300m
10m elevation

Sprogs trail for kiddies:

Distance: 150m
4m elevation

JanKan is all about creating a place where the family can come and enjoy our farm lifestyle. We have a lovely coffee shop & licensed restaurant as well with a great food menu. Your kids will enjoy the free roaming animals that they can interact with, big playground and a peaceful farm atmosphere.

We have developed 3 trails at Jan Kan, ranging from a XCO Trail, Pump tracks and a host of other fun trails to add to the great atmosphere and other activities at the farm. A great venue to take the kids and enjoy a day out.

NB : to use these trails you need to register and purchase a day permit at one of our registration points. You also have the option of purchasing an annual permit

Diamant Estate XCO Trial

Section A : 3km

A flowing intermediate trail perfect for cyclists wanting to enjoy a fun xco route

Section B 4.5km

This is the big daddy , a black trail filled with great technical , punchy climbs and great flow

There is a link section between the 2 trails that make up the total trail length of 10km

The trail is linked to the network at Spice route so payments need to be make at Spice Route information before use of the trail

This Xco Trail at Diamant Estate was developed to host premier XCO Events, it is filled with great features and packed with XCO Awesomeness.
There are 2 sections to the trail.

NB : to use these trails you need to register and purchase a day permit at one of our registration points. You also have the option of purchasing an annual permit

Ridgeback Wine Estate Trial Run & Walking Trail

Distance: 5km
Elevation: 150m

A Perfect Trail Run or Walk at this spectacular venue. Meander through vineyards and single track with awesome views, fauna and flora. Ridgeback has a host of activities including wine tasting, a great restaurant and actities such as Art classes.
NB : to use these trails you need to register and purchase a day permit at one of our registration points. You also have the option of purchasing an annual permit

Taal Monument Trials

Downhill no 1: 1.2km
150m drop

Downhill 2 : 400m
50m drop

Downhill 3 : 1km
100m drop

Downhill 4 : 1km
100m drop

Downhill 5 : 1.2km
150m drop

These are downhill trails built by locals and managed by the Taal Monument. 5 Different trails all with varied terrain.

NB: these trails are only for experienced cyclists and dangerous .

NB : to use these trails you need to register and purchase a day permit at one of our registration points. You also have the option of purchasing an annual permit

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