Farleigh Mountain Bike Routes

Fairleigh MTB Trail

GPS Co-OrdinatesFarleigh Mountain Bike Routes

This route starts in the forest at the foot of the Outeniqua mountains. GPS Co-Ordinates

Farleigh Green Route

  • Route: An easy introductory route for novice riders and families through Pine plantations and pockets of indigenous forest as well as some open fynbos offering views of the farming area below with glimpses of the sea in the distance.
  • Trail Type: Jeep track and main logging road.
  • Surface: Smooth to rough gravel. Dirt tracks. Tree roots across track in places.
  • Technical: Basic – braking, gear shifting, moderate inclines, negotiate minor obstacles.
  • Exertion: Low to moderate.
  • Distance: 8 km
  • Route Duration: Approximately 1.25 – 2 hours.
  • Difficulty: 2.5/10

Farleigh Yellow Route

  • Route: A route offering some moderate climbs and awesome views for those improving their mileage and technical ability. Beautiful views of the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains in the distance as well the historic Millwood Goldfields. The Knysna heads are clearly visible on clear days . Ride through pockets of indigenous forest, plantations and large sections of mountain fynbos.
  • Trail Type: Jeep tracks and logging roads.
  • Surface: Dirt tracks. Smooth to very rough gravel. muddy after rain.
  • Technical: Feathered braking, gear shifting on the fly while descending, moderate inclines, bumpy surfaces, negotiate moderate obstacles.
  • Exertion: High.
  • Distance: 25 km
  • Route Duration: Approximately 3.5 – 5 hours.
  • Difficulty: 7/10

Farleigh Blue Route

  • Route: A challenging route for intermediate riders wanting to test their endurance abilities and/or training for longer endurance events. Beautiful views of the Outeniqua and Tsitskamma Mountains in the distance as well the historic Millwood Goldfields.The Knysna heads are clearly visible on clear days . Ride through pockets of indigenous forest, plantations and large sections of mountain fynbos.
  • Trail Type: Jeep tracks and logging roads.
  • Surface: Dirt tracks. Tree roots across track. Smooth to very rough gravel in places. Muddy after rain.
  • Technical: Feathered braking, gear shifting on the fly while descending, moderate inclines, bumpy surfaces, negotiate moderate obstacles.
  • Exertion: Moderate – high.
  • Distance: 20 km
  • Route Duration: Approximately 2 – 3 hours.
  • Difficulty: 6/10

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