Breakaway Rides   Team Breakaway

Wine & Bike

Looking to pair the best of the Cape wines with mountain biking? Our Wine & Bike rides have been carefully designed to offer you a diversity of trail riding with just the right amount of indulgence in the fine wines of the Cape.

Constantia

Stellenbosch

Rheebokskloof

Boschendal

Constantia Cape Town

Constantia Wine Valley

Price:

ZAR3100 (1 rider)
$233 | €196
ZAR2300 (2 riders)
$173 | €146
ZAR1800 (3 riders)
$136 | €114

Full Day:

08h00 – 17h00

Destination:

Constantia Wine Valley

Travel time:

30min

Ride time:

2 – 3 Hours

Type of riding:

Mountain biking on tar and gravel roads.

Intensity:

Leisure i

Skills:

Beginner to Intermediate i

Our journey will start in the heart of the Constantia Wine Valley at Groot Constantia Wine Estate, the oldest wine farm in South Africa, which was established in 1685. We will cycle along the estate vineyards and soak up the spectacular vistas over False Bay. A short visit to the estates museum will teach you about the remarkable history of the wine farm. The visit is rounded off with a tasting of the estate’s outstanding wines.We will hop onto our bikes and take a stroll through the lush green suburbs of Constantia to our next destination Constantia Uitsig. You have the option to practice your mountain bike skills at the estates own bike park or sample some more of the famous wines in the farm’s tasting center.

From Constantia Uitsig we will ride through the beautiful Tokai forest along indigenous fynbos, which forms part of the Cape floral kingdom, to our next destination the Steenberg Wine Estate. We will enjoy a scrumptious lunch and have the option to sample some more wine at the popular Bistro 1682.

Back on our bikes we continue our ride through the picturesque Constantia Wine Valley to another historic wine estate called Klein Constantia. We will enjoy a taste of the exceptional wines and learn about the winemaking during a brief cellar tour. A short cycle takes us back to the starting point from where you will make your way back home.

Included:

• Pick up and drop off at accommodation
• Experienced wine and cycling guide (English / German speaking)
• All wine tastings

Not Included:

• Bike rental
• Lunch and drinks
• All entrance and optional activity fees

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Stellenbosch Winelands

Stellenbosch Winelands

Price:

ZAR3300 (1 rider)
$248 | €209
ZAR2400 (2 riders)
$181 | €152
ZAR1900 (3 riders)
$143 | €120

Full Day:

08h30 – 17h30

Destination:

Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, Stellenbosch Wine Valley

Travel time:

2 x 90min

Ride time:

2 – 3 Hours

Type of riding:

Mountain biking on tar, gravel and single track

Intensity:

Leisure to Active i

Skills:

Beginner to Advanced i

Your journey will start at your hotel where we will collect you and drive through to the picturesque Winelands. Our first destination will be the historic town of Stellenbosch, South Africa’s second oldest town and named after Cape Town’s governor Simon van der Stel. We off load and set up the bikes and take a stroll through the historic centre of town with its classical Cape-Dutch architecture. The road out of town towards the mountains takes us through the bustling streets of Stellenbosch University and along the Eerste River to the gate of the Nature Reserve in the rugged Jonkershoek Mountains. Jonkershoek Nature Reserve is a World Heritage Site with over 1100 plant species and a variety of small mammals, birds and reptiles.

Enjoy a ride through pristine indigenous fynbos that suits your fitness level and level of skills.

Jonkershoek offers routes and tracks for everybody. From the beginner and leisure rider to the keen athlete and skilled mountain biker, the valley offers enjoyable rides for all of us! You’ll meet families and kids riding the roads and professional athletes hammering the gorgeous trails up and down the slopes of the valley.

Our ride will end at one of the most beautiful wine estates the country has to offer. Steeped in a history dating back to 1692, the Lanzerac Wine Estate – home to the first bottled Pinotage – is situated at the foot of the majestic Jonkershoek Valley of Stellenbosch. Experience the finest hospitality the Cape Winelands has to offer, indulging its guests with warm and passionate service, the finest wine and cuisine and exquisitely styled rooms and suites. We will exercise our taste buds with a tasting of some of their fine wines before we make ourselves comfortable on the terrace and enjoy Lanzerac’s renowned picnic and more wine! Transfer back to your hotel.

Included:

• Pick up and drop off at accommodation
• Experienced wine and cycling guide (English / German speaking)
• All wine tastings

Not Included:

• Mountain Bike rental
• Lunch and drinks
• All entrance and optional activity fees

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Rheebokskloof Wine Estate Paarl

Rheebokskloof Wine Estate | Paarl

Price:

ZAR3300 (1 rider)
$248 | €209
ZAR2400 (2 riders)
$181 | €152
ZAR1900 (3 riders)
$143 | €120

Full Day:

08h30 – 17h30

Destination:

Rheebokskloof Wine Estate, Paarl Wine Valley

Travel time:

2 x 90min

Ride time:

2 – 3 Hours

Type of riding:

Mountain biking on farm roads and single tracks

Intensity:

Recreational to Active i

Skills:

Intermediate i

Your journey will start at your hotel where we will collect you and drive through to the magic Winelands. Our destination is the romantic wine estate Rhebokskloof nestled on the slopes of Paarl Mountain near Paarl facing the impressive Klein-Drakenstein mountain range.

From the parking lot, we will cycle through idyllic country side, heading along manicured gardens with peaceful little water areas before we get out into the real farm lands. A gentle climb on farm roads will take us through the vineyards. Further up on the mountain we will enjoy some beautiful single tracks winding through bush and forest. Enjoy the picturesque landscape of fynbos vegetation dominated by massive rounded granite rock formations set among wild olives, rock candlewoods and wagon trees. Paarl rock is the second biggest granite rock in the world. The view point on top promises rewarding
vistas over the country side below and across to the mountain range of Klein-Drakenstein mountains and Bainskloof Pass.

Single tracks, switch backs and more single tracks all the way down back to the farm where a delicious lunch at the garden terrace awaits the hungry and
thirsty cyclists. A wine tasting before or after lunch is optional.

Time permitting is an optional chocolate tasting at Spice Route and drive through Paarl before we transfer back to your hotel.

Included:

• Pick up and drop off at accommodation
• Experienced wine and cycling guide (English / German speaking)
• All wine tastings

Not Included:

• Mountain Bike rental
• Lunch and drinks
• All entrance and optional activity fees

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Boschendal Wines Franschhoek and Stellenbosch

Boschendal Wines | Franschhoek & Stellenbosch

Price:

ZAR3300 (1 rider)
$248 | €209
ZAR2400 (2 riders)
$181 | €152
ZAR1900 (3 riders)
$143 | €120

Full Day:

08h30 – 17h30

Destination:

Rheebokskloof Wine Estate, Paarl Wine Valley

Travel time:

2 x 90min

Ride time:

2 – 3 Hours

Type of riding:

Mountain biking on tar, gravel and single track

Intensity:

Recreational to Active i

Skills:

Intermediate i

Your journey will start at your hotel where we will collect you and drive through to the magic Winelands. Our destination is the historic wine estate Boschendal which dates back to 1685 and lies in the beautiful Drakenstein Valley, flanked by the dramatic Drakenstein and Simonsberg mountains. We will cycle out of the fairytale-park-like homestead and into the country-side of the farm. The route takes us along vineyards, fruit orchards, olive groves, farm animals and game (sable antelope) and historic farm buildings including the cottage of Sir Cecil John Rhodes. The ride takes up on the slopes of majestic Simonsberg to a view point with breathtaking vistas of the Franschhoek wine valley. On the way downhill, we will top the ride with some fun riding in the playpark at the bottom of the hill.

Back in the avenues of the estate we will make ourselves comfortable under an old oak tree and treat ourselves to a tasting of a choice of 5 of their renowned wines.

A short walk takes us past the historic homestead dating back to 1795 to the wine cellars for an optional cellar tour.

We will climb back on our bikes for a stroll ride back to the main house and parking area where we will end our ride and reward ourselves once more with a well-earned lunch.

The farm offers a variety of delicious lunch options from luxury picnic on the lawn or a deli lunch in the courtyard to a superior farm cuisine lunch at their restaurant.

Time permitting is an optional visit of Franschhoek before we transfer back to your hotel.

Included:

• Pick up and drop off at accommodation
• Experienced wine and cycling guide (English / German speaking)
• All wine tastings

Not Included:

• Mountain Bike rental
• Lunch and drinks
• All entrance and optional activity fees

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