Get your 2023 Bottelary Hills Renosterveld Conservancy MTB annual permit online from 1 December and explore the scenic 130km trail network.  The trails meander across the rolling Bottelary Hills through working wine farms and pristine Fynbos Renosterveld conservation areas featuring farm roads, jeeptracks and numerous singletracks.  A variety of distances cater for various skills and fitness levels – while never too technical there are some challenging climbs. BHRC annual permit holders will also have free access to the new Polkadraai Bike Park!  The family friendly bike park is suitable for beginners through to experts and offers a kiddies’ track, pump track, flow, skills trails, fun line and more. Ideal for training.

  • MAIN MEMBER @ R800
  • SPOUSE @ R700
  • U18s (JUNIORS) @ R500

We are excited to announce that the Bottelary Hills MTB Trails have joined the greater Wine Lands Permit.  Riders can now choose if they would like to purchase the BHRC permit or the regional Cape Wine Lands permit at R1800 (adults) and R1400 (Seniors/Juniors) that will allow access to the following trails:  A-Z Grabouw, Banhoek Conservancy, Boschendal, Bottelary Hills Conservancy, Elgin Valley, Franschhoek trails,  Fruitways Farms, Grabouw, Helderberg, MTO Jonkershoek, Oak Valley, Paarl, Plaisir, Stellenbosch Trail Fund, Van Loveren, Wellington (Wild Boar & Scouts) and Wine Lands Cycling Club trails.  This permit can be purchased online from

Take note that ONLY the BHRC green permit or white Wine Lands Trails permit allows access to the Bottelary Hills MTB Trails!  Access to Tygerberg members purchasing the top-up Winelands trails do not have free access to the Bottelary Hills MTN trails and will have to purchase a day permit.  The space between the name is key, so please take note of which trails are included in the package purchased.

BHRC day permits (R70) are available from the following points:

  1. ASARA security receiving station next to the parking facility (05h00-18h00)
  2. Bellevue Wine Estate tasting room (Monday to Thursday: 10h00-17h00 / Friday-Sunday: 10h00-18h00). Pizzas and platters are available from Wednesday to Sunday.
  3. Crest Coffee kiosk at Devonbosch (Monday to Friday: 07h00-16h00 / Saturday: 07h00-12h00)
  4. Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate Pro Shop (06h30-18h00). The Devonvale halfway house is open for something to eat or drink.  Plenty secure parking.
  5. Dwars in die Weg security, Devon Valley Road (24/7).
  6. Engen Soneike (24/7)
  7. Fort Simon tasting room (Friday-Sunday: 09h00-17h00)
  8. Hazendal Babushka Deli (Tuesday-Sunday: 08h00-17h00)
  9. Neethlingshof Wine Estate (Monday-Friday: 09h00-17h00 / Saturday-Sunday: 10h00-16h00)
  10. The Cellar Door at Jordan (08h00-16hh30)
  11. Polkadraai Bike Park (09h00-17h00)
  12. Shell Kruispad (24/7)
  13. Zevenwacht Wine Estate (24/7 at the security gate). Patrons are welcome to park at the main carpark where they can have coffee and something light to eat before or after their ride.

Access points operate on a cashless Zapper payment system. Your permit fee contributes to alien clearing, trail maintenance and community development.

Find the latest trail map on the Trailforks app.

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