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      Buffelsdrift Trail Park currently have 10 mountain bike routes to choose from and 6 Enduro lines and 5 dedicated Trail running routes.

      The mountain bike routes offer the mountain biking enthusiast different challenges and riding environments. Our trails are very well marked and with constant trail maintenance, we keep our trails ready for your riding pleasure. We have a dedicated Trail Building and Maintenance Team. Francois Theron, one of the Co-Owners has extensive MTB experience as a professional MTBer and his years of cycling all kinds of trails are being put into practice at Buffelsdrift. Through the involvement of local bike clubs in trail building sessions we keep on expanding our trails. Since the trails are also built by riders, we know that our trails offer exactly what you want.

      You are welcome to combine routes to extend your riding pleasure. Mix of single track and jeep Track, fun climbs and fast downhills.

      Bufuni - Green Route
      The Bufuni Route is our endurance route, covering 85% of the combined Nguni and Buffel Routes. This Route is not for the faint hearted and should not be attempted unless you are capable of a 5hr + ride on challenging terrain. The Route includes all 4 major climbs: “Kwagga”; “Concrete hill”; “Spook bult” ; “Okkies ” as well as all the steep ascents on the Nguni Route. The technical sections includes Rocks2Crocks; Buffel View; Maiyak / A-line; Njala Drop and Supertube Prepare to suffer!

      Buffel - Red Route
      The Buffel Route is our flagship Route, Covering our entire trail system along the mountain range in the park, it starts out tough but gives some easier miles in the third quarter of the Route along the canal and river trails. The Route should not be judged by the distance as it is slow going and takes the average rider 3 to 4 hours to complete. The Route has 4 major climbs: “Kwagga climb”; “Concrete hill”; “Spook Bult” and “Ockies climb”. All of the downhills are fun but still for the more seasoned mountain biker. If you are in doubt, rather opt for one of our easier routes. Downhills featured: Rocks2Crocks; Buffel View; Maiyak / A-line; Njala Drop and Supertube! Enjoy!

      Nguni - Brown Route
      The Nguni Route is one of our “flatter” but by no means easy Routes, perfect for the endurance rider or beginner looking for a challenge without all the technical stuff. Refill your water bottle at the PVM Rondawel (Waterpoint) and enjoy the view of Roodeplaat Dam from the Nguni Viewpoint before cycling the last 15km through the Monkey Route back home. “There are no dangerous animals on this route………maybe a cow!”

      Sort Nguni 31km - Pink Route
      The Nguni route is one of our “flatter” but by no means easy trails, so we created the short nguni perfect for the casual rider or beginners looking for a challenge without all the technical stuff. Refill your water bottle at the PVM Tank (Waterpoint) and enjoy the view of Roodeplaat Dam from the Nguni Viewpoint before cycling the last 15km through the Monkey trail back home. “There are no dangerous animals on this route…maybe a cow!”

      Zebra - Blue Route
      The Zebra Route offers a fun 26km ride that includes two of the most fun downhill sections – Rocks2Crocks and the Supertube. You also get to ride down to the river section and before you know it, you’re back at the start. Have a snack and tackle the next Route.

      Kudu - Yellow Route
      The Kudu Route offers the rider about 24km of nice steady riding. You start with some easy flat riding but once over the canal, you face the steep Cement Climb. Once over you have some fun dirt road down hills and a fun single track before you follow the jeep track to the Pienaars River section. All technical challenges On this Route have easy B-lines.

      Impala - Neon Green Route
      The Impala Route is waiting for you to enjoy it. Come climb up the Kwagga and discover the more technical short Route that will give you a great workout. Your training can be taken to a new level on this Route. If you are a novice rider looking to move up your skill level, this Route is for you. This 18km Route is pure single track.

      Rabbit - Orange Route
      The Rabbit Route is perfect for the beginner that wants to put a bit more distance in. It is also great for kids that are building their mountain biking skills. This Route runs along the Pienaarsrivier which makes for a wonderful winding Route that is basic enough for anyone to ride.

      Turtle - Purple Route
      The Turtle Route is our beginners’ 7km Route that offers some flat riding along the canal and down to the Pienaars River section. The less confident cyclists can stay on the chicken run – you still need to concentrate here as chickens can also fall prey to the river python.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Land Status: Conservation Reserve
      Land Manager: Buffelsdrift Conservancy
      Buffelsdrift Trail Park / Sefudi Coffee SHop ParkingParking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      The main access road to the Buffelsdrift Conservancy is off Moloto Road, Approaching from the N1, turn left onto Buffelsdrift road just after the SAPS station. Pass through the main gate and proceed to the Sefudi Coffee Shop and Buffelsdrift MTB Park turnoff on the right. The Trail Centre and parking is at the Sefudi Coffee Shop complex. Secure parking, ablutions and food & refreshments are available.

      Mondays and Tuesdays closed for day visitors. (Except public holidays)
      Wednesday to Friday 08h00 - 17h00
      Saturday to Sunday 06h00 - 18h00 (September to April)
      Saturday to Sunday 06h30 - 17h00 (May to August)
      Public holidays 06h00 - 17h00
      Park open 24/7 to Annual Board holders.

      *Please note that all day passes must be purchased at the office two hours before closing time.


      Saturday to Sunday & Public Holidays 07h00 to 14h00
      Cold Drinks available at start during the week.
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      Region Status
      Open as of May 31, 2020
      Day Ticket
      60 ZAR
      Season start
      Jan 1
      Season end
      Dec 31


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      Trails Mountain Bike
      Trails E-Bike
      Trails Hike
      Trails Trail Running
      Total Distance
      127 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      48 miles
      Total Descent
      8,253 ft
      Total Vertical
      466 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,232 ft
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      Photos of Buffelsdrift Trail Park Mountain Bike

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      Videos of Buffelsdrift Trail Park Mountain Bike

      Crash for Friday fails
      38 | Mar 14, 2022
      Buffelsdrift Zebra Trail (Part 1) | Pretoria,...

      3:15 | 185 | Feb 3, 2021
      Crocks2Rocks Downhill section - Zebra trail at...

      4:13 | 179 | Feb 3, 2021
      Bail on the Buffelsdrift Zebra Trail |...

      5:20 | 200 | Feb 3, 2021
      Fast Supertube section on the Zebra Trail at...

      3:51 | 207 | Feb 3, 2021
      Buffelsdrift - Short Nguni | Gauteng, South Africa

      7:45 | 247 | Feb 3, 2021
      Buffelsdrift MTB Park - Maniyak
      trail: Maniyak
      7:04 | 379 | May 20, 2020 , Pretoria North
      Bike Life - Buffelsdrift Mountain Bike Park

      4:10 | 239 | May 20, 2020

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      Activity Type Stats

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      Mountain Bike182126 miles8,222 ft48 miles466 ft
      E-Bike180124 miles7,897 ft47 miles466 ft
      Hike175122 miles6,417 ft44 miles466 ft
      Trail Running175122 miles6,417 ft44 miles466 ft
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