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Situated a few kilometres off the N3, just over an hour from Durban and 5 hours from Johannesburg, the beautiful Karkloof valley in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands is fast becoming one of the premier mountain biking destinations in South Africa.

Sappi’s wide-spread plantations, coupled with the vision and dedication of passionate local mountain biking enthusiasts has resulted in a world-class trail network which is now accessible year round to recreational riders. Add to this the facilities offered at the Karkloof Country Club, including safe parking, hot showers and a place to wash your bike and you have everything you need to enjoy a mind blowing mountain biking experience!

If you are visiting the area for a weekend and need a place to stay, no need to worry! The Karkloof is located in the heart of the Midlands Meander, meaning that there is a variety of accommodation options available to suit all budgets. To make things easier we have listed a few spots located close to the Karkloof Country Club (trail head/ centre) under the contacts section of this website.

GPS Coordinates:
29 22'57,99"S, 30 15'48,76"E
Decimal Degrees:
-29.382757404, 30.263523090