Bottelary Hills Conservancy & MTB Trails

Bottelary Hills MTB Trails

Bottelary Hills MTB Trails were opened by the Bottelary Hills Conservancy in April 2011 and allow controlled access to the conservancy via dedicated, well marked routes. The rolling hillsides feature vineyards, farmland, conservation areas and trails comprised of farm roads, jeeptracks and numerous singletracks. While never too technical there are challenging climbs and a variety of distances on offer for riders of all fitness levels. A Mediterranean climate prevails providing cold wet winters and hot dry summers. Find out more about the trails here.

The Bottelary Hills Conservancy (BHC) is a conservation area enclosing the Bottelary Hills, situated approximately 40km East of Cape Town, South Africa.


Day permits are available at a cost of R60 per day.
You will receive a disposable bikeboard to display on your bike handlebars while on the trails.
You will be required to sign indemnity when purchasing a day permit.
Individuals are responsible for their own safety and should not attempt to ride any of the trails if it is not within their capabilities or that of their equipment. Bottelary Hills Conservancy and the landowners accept no responsibility for any loss, damage, injury or death of any person on the trails.

Available from the following sales points:

Devonvale Hotel – 24hrs
Hazendal Wine Estate 08h00 – 16h00
The Bakery at Jordan
Zevenwacht Country Inn
Asara Wine Estate
Soneike Engen Garage (Corner of Bottelary Rd and Amandel Drive T: 021-906 6663)

2020 Annual permits are valid until 31st December 2020 and can be purchased online.



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Bottelary Road
Stellenbosch 7605 WC ZA
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