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E-Bike Stellenbosch to Franschhoek


Activity Description

This unique E-Bike tour meanders through some of the best wine land scenery in South Africa. We cycle from Stellenbosch to Franschhoek. Meet local people and taste some of the great cuisine this region has to offer before our bus takes us back to Stellenbosch.

NB. Riders need to have intermediate mountain biking skills to do the tour and a general fitness level is required. Activity level 3/5
Distance is about 50km with 850m climb elevation

• Start at 9:00 from our office in Stellenbosch
• Cycle mostly jeep tracks and mountain bike trails over the Helshoogte Pass, a route used by the first Dutch and French families who settled in the Olifantshoek valley in 1688. Later known as Franschhoek.
• Enjoy fantastic views and sites along the way.
• Learn about small mission stations and local people living in the Banghoek Valley.
• Get a chance to spot Eland and Blue Wildebeest as we cycle along multiple mountain streams in the Banhoek Conservancy.
• Enjoy lunch and wine on a Franschhoek Wine estate
• Have time to explore the beautiful town of Franschhoek.
• Transport back to Stellenbosch by vehicle


Duration7 hours
WhenAvailable Monday to Saturday Closed on Christmas, Good Friday and New years eve. For Sunday bookings, please contact us to check availability
WhereAdventureshop Stellenbosch Ou Landbousaal, 1 Noordwal-Wes Street Stellenbosch
WeatherService is weather dependent and will be cancelled in case of extreme rain or extreme heat.
What to WearCycling pants recommended, otherwise we can supply gel seats Comfortable clothes for cycling, no jeans! Comfortable trainers, no sandals
Things to BringPlease bring your own water bottle, you can fill up at our water fountain (we try to cut down on single use plastics) Cycling pants recommended, otherwise we can supply gel seats Comfortable clothes for cycling, no jeans!
Guests or Spectators


Minimum Age13 years
Minimum Height157.0 m
Maximum Height208.0 m
Fitness LevelAverage
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight120.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelIntermediate

Inclusions and Exclusions


E-bike or normal bike rental
Back up vehicle
Water and snacks along the way
Lunch on a Franschhoek wine estate
Wine tasting with lunch
Return transport to Stellenbosch from Franschhoek.


Items of personal nature


Please provide us with your height in booking notes

Customer Reviews

We really enjoyed the mountainbike tour around Stellenbosch that pushed the limits of some of our family members. Animals, wine and good food during a well organised tour! - Roger

If you want to enjoy scenery and the landscape, meet locals, have fun outside the tourist hotspots, this ebiketour is a must. In our SA-holiday it temains a highlight - Nico

Fantastic day out on the trails with Sevi, great guide and choice of route. - john

Absolutely fantastic day riding from Stellenbosch to Franschoek with Sevo. He was an excellent, knowledgeable guide. A walking encyclopaedia!! Thanks so much for having us. - Emma

Absolutely spectacular The guides are (patient) gentlemen - learnt some history along the way The views and scenery spectacular So well organized, safe and so enjoyed Thank you - Mrs

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