Biking and Hiking

The Farm has had the CAPE EPIC cycle tour through it in 2014 and 2015…

Simply walk out the front door and make your choice. The farm is 983 hectares (2400 acres) and one can go for either short walks (around the dam or orchids) or longer trails at the back of the farm and up the mountain range. Cyclists are not permitted to ride around the orchids (they are riddled with thorns in any case). See the boundaries of the farm under the “About Us” page. There is a diagram of trails that can be used when checking into the farm.

A Couple of Ideas

Zandrivier Estate - Langeberg Mountain Biking

Langeberg Mountain Biking

View the Robertson District from a bicycle and take away memories of unmatched beauty. Meander through the vineyards, valleys and the ancient mountains. Langeberg MTB Tours will design a tour to suit your capabilities and your needs. Various routes to choose from in all the 5 towns of the Robertson Valley.

Fish Eagle Hiking Trail

A 7.5km hiking trail starting on the Van Loveren Wine Estate, crosses the Breede River and climbs up the Rooikrans with breathtaking views of the valley.

McGregor Cycling Routes

5 mountain biking and cycling routes in and around the village McGregor. Starting at 8km to 32km. Map available at the McGregor Tourism office.

Cogmans Kloof Hiking Trail

12.1km circular hiking route, 4 – 6 hours. The summit is at 690m with beautiful views of Montagu, proteas and fynbos. Shorter trails: Aasvoelkrans and Badskloof. Detailed Hiking Maps available from the Montagu Tourism office.

Bloupunt Hiking Trail

A 15,6 km circle hiking route, 5-9 hours with breathtaking views from 1 266 m summit over all the 5 towns in the valley. Fynbos, kloofs and waterfalls. Two stone overnight cabins accommodate 6 people each. Detailed Hiking Maps available from the Montagu Tourism Office.

Boesmanskloof Hiking Trail

Also known as the McGregor/Greyton hiking trail, it winds through, fynbos valleys, gorges, past mountain pools and waterfalls. 

Birding route @ Van Loveren

The birding route in and around the Van Loveren Gardens, will take approximately 2 hours, and is sure to impress the most ardent birder. Collect your bird list from our reception on arrival. The environment is safe, restful and soul-refreshing. Senior citizens will find the walk easy going as there are no obstructions or steep inclines. The section of the path along the Breede River is shaded by tall bluegum trees and is pleasantly cool, even in warm weather.

Arangieskop Hiking Trail

Circular route with breathtaking views over the Breede River Valley. Up route is approximately 9,5 km and overnight hut at the summit. Down route is approximately 11,4 km. Arrange permits and payment in advance.