Welcome


Welcome to the Bottelary Hills Renosterveld Conservancy (BHRC) where private landowners strive to preserve the beautiful Bottelary Hills and its endangered fauna and flora species.

What started out as one man’s passion to preserve the less than 4% Renosterveld in the Western Cape, resulted in a non-profit conservation community that formed The Bottelary Hills Renosterveld Conservancy. Members contribute by following sustainable farming and wine production practices through the adoption of biodiversity guidelines by the South African wine industry.

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Projects


Through ongoing work to clear alien vegetation, the conservancy now has more than 550 hectares of unspoilt Renosterveld, while dedicated community programmes and projects address the socio-economic challenges of the people living and working on the farms within the BHRC …

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MTB routes


Enjoy a 92km trail network through rolling hillsides, conservation areas, vineyards and farmland. Multiple route options cater for various skill and fitness levels.  Park and ride points offer restaurant facilities to relax before or after your ride. Best of all – your permit fee goes to conservation, community development and trail maintenance …

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Thank you to our Partners & Sponsors:

The diverse and multifaceted nature of the work done by the BHRC would not be possible without the support of our partners and sponsors. Together we have established integrated and sustainable programmes and projects.  We thank and salute you.

" Best tracks,fun and views! Organizer do hard work to keep Us riding. Thank You! "

— Leon Nel (MTB rider)

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