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      Belvedere Game Ranch is an exciting new mountain biking destination near Pongola in South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal province. Nestled in the beautiful heartland of the historic Zulu Kingdom, and South Africa’s famed big game country, it offers a mountain biking experience unlike anything you have ever experienced.

      You can expect to ride some of the most natural, lightly handcrafted, all-mountain trails while enjoying the peace and quiet of the serene bushveld – immersing yourself in nature and riding with buffalo, kudu and giraffe. After a long day of riding you can enjoy a splash in the pool while enjoying a drink, or watch the sun make way for the African night sky next to a hard-wood campfire. After a decadent three-course dinner you can finally fall asleep to the gentle sounds of night in the bushveld.

      With an expansive network of natural, lightly hand-crafted single-track trails, supplemented by many kilometers of wilderness, double track and farm trails, it caters for mountain bikers of all ages and abilities.

      The trail network makes excellent use of the big country landscape of the Zulu Kingdom and on any of the trails you are likely to encounter a wide variety of game. it is in a development phase and new singletrack trails are being built every day, including some awe-inspiring gravity-fed trails traversing some of the highest hills in the area and making outstanding use of the many natural rock features in the landscape. All new trails are built to IMBA trail building standards.

      Belvedere is centered on the 1,400-hectare Belvedere Game Ranch which is home to Buffalo, Giraffe, Kudu, Nyala, Impala, Warthog, Bushbuck, Zebra, Bluewildebeest, Red- and Grey Duiker and many other small game species. It is a paradise for bird lovers and hosts a magnificent variety of tree species.

      Accommodation is available at the Belvedere Lodge which is situated in the center of the trail network, surrounded by the lush African bushveld. The superbly appointed Belvedere Lodge has a self-catering central kitchen, lounge, dining area, bar and swimming pool. Full catering is also available. Accommodation is in six en-suite air-conditioned units or, for those who are more self-reliant, in a modern camp site with full ablution facilities.

      Belvedere Game Ranch, provides for a totally exclusive mountain biking breakaway. Bookings are essential
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: Pongola, Belvedere
      Land Status: Private Property
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      Directions are available at the link below.
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      Trails Mountain Bike
      Trails E-Bike
      Trails Hike
      Trails Trail Running
      Total Distance
      48 miles
      Total Descent
      6,249 ft
      Total Vertical
      846 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,846 ft
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      Photos of Belvedere Game Ranch Mountain Bike

      trail: SP1 - Tofana
      12 |
      Sep 24, 2020 @ 9:53am
      Sep 24, 2020
      trail: SP1 - Tofana
      38 |
      Sep 24, 2020 @ 9:52am
      Sep 24, 2020
      58 |
      Sep 23, 2020 @ 1:22pm
      Sep 23, 2020
      16 |
      Mar 13, 2019 @ 10:06am
      Mar 13, 2019
      trail: Giraffe Loop
      29 |
      Mar 13, 2019 @ 8:26am
      Mar 13, 2019
      18 |
      Mar 13, 2019 @ 7:44am
      Mar 13, 2019
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      Mar 13, 2019 @ 7:44am
      Mar 13, 2019
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      Mar 10, 2019 @ 8:47am
      Mar 10, 2019

      Activity Feed

      user #1879269kareldejageraddphoto in Pongola, South Africa and 1 more
      Sep 24, 2020 @ 9:52am
      Sep 24, 2020
      user #1879269kareldejagerriddentrailSP1 - Tofana
      Sep 24, 2020 @ 9:48am
      Sep 24, 2020
      user #1879269kareldejageraddphoto in Pongola, South Africa
      Sep 23, 2020 @ 1:22pm
      Sep 23, 2020
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailFarm Track 29
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 4:39pm
      Aug 27, 2019
      user #1559724wesseljacobszaddtrailSP1 - Tofana
      Jun 16, 2019 @ 3:08am
      Jun 16, 2019

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike6048 miles6,250 ft24 miles846 ft
      E-Bike5745 miles5,456 ft22 miles846 ft
      Hike5948 miles6,250 ft24 miles846 ft
      Trail Running5948 miles6,250 ft24 miles846 ft
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