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Mafunyane MTB Tour Day 1

Phalaborwa Gate to Malopeni 4x4 Camp (35km)

Mountain Biking Easy

33 km
383 m
511 m
2-3 hrs
Low Point
291 m
High Point
456 m
Mafunyane MTB Tour Day 1 Map

This is a popular mountain biking route which is generally considered to be easy. It's extremely remote, it features medium exposure and is typically done between May and September. From a low point of 291 m to the maximum altitude of 456 m, the route covers 33 km, 383 vertical metres of ascent and 511 vertical metres of descent.


Guided MTB cycle through Kruger National Park Big-5 area. Day 1 is a relatively flat ride. Accompanied by 2 x armed cycle guides and a backup vehicle.



Mostly smooth and non-technical singletrack with unavoidable obstacles 2in/5cm tall or less. Avoidable obstacles may be present. Ideal for beginner riders.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.


4 out of 4

In the high mountains or remote conditions, all individuals must be completely autonomous in every situation.

Best time to visit

between May and September


  • Picturesque
  • Road sections
  • Wet-weather friendly
  • Gap Jumps