Things To Do in StellenboschEden / Paradyskloof MTB Route
Where? Eden / Paradyskloof MTB route, Stellenbosch, Cape Winelands
When? Best during daylight hours
How much? Free
Where: Eden, Stellenbosch
Type of route: network of trails
Best: any time of year
Above the suburbs of Eden and Paradyskloof lies a network of MTB trails against the Stellenbosch Mountain. The largely single track, though sometimes jeep track, routes head through pine plantation, meant for the more serious mountain biker as they can get rather technical.
Compose your own ride from the maze of track and trails. The Dalsig side of Eden offers downhills, and you can extend the ride by heading to Coetzenburg Sport Centre and the paths above the Danie Craven Stadium.
Not far away is Jonkershoek. Combine the two for a hard day's ride.
Start either at the Paradyskloof Plantation parking, or the Engen on the R44. The rides are free and the emphasis is on downhill single track riding.