At Active Escapes we are absolutely fanatical about mountain biking and have spent the past few years travelling South Africa in search of the best trails. We specialise in providing mountain biking and cycling holidays, to accommodate all levels of riders. Whether you're looking for adrenalin-pumping downhill, flowing single-track, endurance or tranquil country road riding, we will customise a tour to meet your specific requirements.

Poorts & Passes

While not an Active Escapes tour, every now and then a gem of an opportunity crosses our desks. The Poorts and Passes Tour is a unique trip at a price that wouldn’t normally be found on a guided, fully catered tour. This being a ‘first time round’ tour, the guides have priced it basically at cost! … Continue reading “Poorts & Passes”

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Trail Daze Series

Our friend Ewald Sadie is a very talented photographer from Cape Town, and he has been shooting a series called Trail Daze over the last year or so with some beautiful images. We’ve decided to reshare his published posts here, incase you’re in the vicinity of some of these incredible trails and mountains. This weeks … Continue reading “Trail Daze Series”

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Karkloof Delights

One of our favourite trails in the Karkloof has been out of bounds for some time due to harvesting activity. We found this video by Chris Pearton from a year or so ago…so we thought we’d relive the wonder of Bat Outta Hell 🙂 Can’t wait for that to be open again! On another note, … Continue reading “Karkloof Delights”

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