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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 in the Black Horse Centre Corner of Dorp and Mark 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

Loved my Ebike ride from Stellenbosch to Franschhoek. The terrain was challenging but Sevo, the guide was great & kept up the pace to suit the group. The coffee & lunch stops were fantastic. I would highly recommend this trip. - Fliss Hancock

top tour the best yet - mark Holden

Super mooie excursie, zeer goede gids. In overleg met de gids was de tocht in het Afrikaans, mooie taal, mooie woorden. Omdat wij veel ervaring hebben met mtb-en, wat extra tracks gereden. Gids speelde zeer goed in op onze ervaring, vragen en interesses. - Jose Braakman

Realy great and nice guide!! The E-Mountainbike super ,my usband an I realy loved the tour and the stop at Lanzerac for lunch and wine tasting at the end of our tour. - Lise Marchand

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