Adventure-seeking mountain bikers are always on the lookout for new challenges and trails to test their resolve or simply to explore new picturesque areas. The Cathkin Trails in the Central Drakensberg Mountains near the stunning Champagne Sports Resort is one such trail that avid mountain bikers are actively seeking out.
The Cathkin Trails is a community project driven by a passion for mountain biking and trail running with a dedication to maintaining and developing trails in the Central Drakensberg area. Champagne Sports Resort is one of many sponsors along the route that ensures the trails stay open and continue to operate as one of the most charming mountain bike trails in South Africa. The project aims to top class mountain bike trails but also to promote employment in the local community.
With a growing network of trails, the Cathkin Mountain Bike Club offers a large network of mountain bike trails that cater for all skill levels of riders, from kids to expert trail riders, everyone is sure to find a trail that suits their needs. Whether you are looking for an adrenaline filled adventure trail or a laid-back exploration trail, the Central Drakensberg Cathkin Trails offers mountain bikers the chance to traverse the beauty of South Africa as they wish.
There is a 4km mountain bike trail route through the Champagne Sports Resorts grounds and riders can register to enter the Cathkin Trails from the Champagne Sports Resort entrance. Entering the Cathkin Trails from the Champagne Sports Resort entrance opens riders to various trails including 12km, 20km and 30km routes. For the kids there is even a scooter track to keep them involved. Among the other activities offered at the resort is golf, swimming pools, putt-putt, tennis courts, bowling green, trail running, gym, spa, basket ball, volley ball, badminton and squash court.
Get your heart pumping and adrenaline rushing with a challenging but fun trail run, or mountain bike trails through some of the most breath-taking scenery within the secure Champagne Sports Resort estate. For more information call 036 468 8000.
Handy Tip: If you visit the Cathkin / Champagne Valley often and enjoy the outdoors, then you should consider buying an annual pass to use the trails whenever you want. Annual members get a board for their bike.