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Rustenburg Hiking

 
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Summit Hiking trail
Kgaswane Mountain Reserve is a nature reserve of 5,300 hectares consisting of veld and mountains run by the North West Parks and Tourism Board and is located 5 km south-west of Rustenburg on the northern slopes of the Magaliesberg.
Sunrise to Sunset 100km Walk
Sunrise to Sunset Woman's Walk. Come and join us in this unique opportunity to explore and enjoy the beautiful UNESCO sanctioned Magaliesberg Biosphere, The Mountains of Wonder. This unique 100km Women's Walk will happen over 4 days, covering different areas and geological sites in the Magaliesberg Biosphere.
Peglerae Hiking Trail
The Kgaswane Mountain Reserve is a place of special beauty, an escape into a mountain range of great natural appeal and an ideal destination to take tourists or out of town visitors for a day outing. Day visitors are welcome to enjoy the self drive route on tarred roads which links a number of picnic sites and view points.
Kumbagana Hiking Trail
The word Kumbagana is an Aboriginal word meaning ‘Place in the Sun’.
It refers to the beautiful sunsets experienced at Kumbagana Game Lodge.
Kumbagana Lodge is a privately owned lodge. It provides for tranquility and close encounter with nature.
Milorho Hiking Trails
Enjoy the pristine Magaliesburg at its best with a variety of indigenous flora, animals and birds with short walks and hikes (map provided) or go clambering up the gorges and see some historic sites.
Kranskloof Hiking Trails
Kranskloof is situated close to the well known Sparkling Waters Hotel, not far from Rustenburg in the North West Province. The farm is owned by Ronnie Bartlett, hence the other common name used for the trails. The farm also is home to Canopy Tours, the popular treetop slide experience. Come to Kranskloof for the day or book a stay at the Kranskloof camp which is suitable for camping or a group can book the hikers hut which can accommodate up to 20 people.
Baviaanskrans Hiking Trail
The Baviaanskrans Route is a 19 km hiking trail which starts off at the southern section of the Kgaswane Mountain Reserve. Hikers begin the route at Avon More camp, starting an uphill climb to the garden of remembrance. The route then follows a stream to the tierkloof waterfall.
Bergheim Hiking Trail
Start: Bergheim resort camp, Magaliesberg
Finish: Bergheim resort
Duration: 8 km
Fitness: relatively fit, particularly because of the climb
Our tip: the climb to the top of the gorge can get tiring in the heat of the day; get an early start.

Bergheim trail has few directional markers. Either you do the hike with someone who knows the route, or you follow a general direction (the resort may be able to give you GPS co-ordinates).
Eagle Cove Hiking
Start: Kumbagana Game Park, close to Rustenburg
Finish: Kumbagana Game Park
Duration: 2 days, 18 km
Fitness: easy to moderate
Our tip: a pool at base camp makes cooling off afterwards that much easier

On the same road you would travel to reach Mountain Sanctuary Park, Kumbagana Game Park lies just before the Sparkling Waters Hotel (good to know as it is a perfect spot for a good cool drink, or tea and cake en route home).
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Rustenburg Biking

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Mountain Sanctuary Park
Where: deep in the Magaliesberg Mountains, about 1 ½ hours from Johannesburg.
Level: difficult
Type of route: the bike trail at Mountain Sanctuary forms part of the Magalies Monster race; children can manage parts of it
Distance: 12 km
Best: any time of year

Mountain Sanctuary Park used to be one of the best kept secrets of Gauteng. Few knew about the reserve and, as a consequence, most weekends were magically peaceful.
Van Gaalen MTB Trails
Over 100km of mainly single track trails extending across 30 private properties. The trails have been developed by
Erik Schipper from Van Gaalens cheese farm.

The trails are shared between horse riders, hikers, birders, mountain bikers and trails runners. Entry requires a day permit and signing an indemnity form at Van Gaalen's farm. The trails are normally open from 6h00 in summer during the weekends and 7h00 in winter. Access may be limited or closed when there are events taking place.
Mountain Game Trackers MTB routes
Mankwe GAMETRACKERS is very excited to announce that we will have a mountain bike route in the Letsatsing Game Park. The route covers a distance of 9.7 km through a private game park situated in the Sun City Resort bordering the Pilanesberg National Park. It is a 700Ha reserve with plenty of wildlife such as Wildebeest, Impala, Sable, Zebra, Giraffe, Warthogs, Nyala, Kudu and much more, not to forget about all the smaller creatures, critters and bird life.
Mathaithai Mtb Race
Bergheim MTB Trails
Mountain biking around Bergheim is a great to experience more of the landscape. But it’s often tough to know where to start. To help you find the best mtb routes around Bergheim, here are the top 12 rides!
Magalies Monster MTB Race
The Magalies Monster MTB Classic is one of the largest one-day mountain bike races in the North West Province of South Africa.
Kgaswane Mountain Bike Trails
Kgaswane Mountain Reserve Trek is a 6.8 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Rustenburg, North West, South Africa that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, and backpacking.
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Rustenburg Running

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Mathaithai Trail Run
The Mathaithai Trail Run & MTB Race takes place once a year at Lebone II – College of the Royal Bafokeng, outside Rustenburg.

Now in its eighth year, the fun and challenging Mathaithai Trail Run features the 20km Tshufi Hill Challenge, the 10km Mathaithai Trail Run, the 5km Fun Run and the 2km Kiddies Fun Walk. The Mathaithai Mountain Bike Race gives cyclists a choice of 3 distances; the 45km Challenge Ride, the 15km Let's Get Lost Ride, and the 5km Let's Go! Fun Ride.

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Bergsig Motorshow Funrun
Konka Farm Run
Magalies Monster Trail Run
The perfect weekend breakaway for families, the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and the FNB Platinum Trail Run depict the best off-road routes on offer in the North West Province
Lebone Park Run
What is Lebone parkrun?
It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock.

When is it?
Every Saturday at 7:00am (October - March) & 8:00am (April - September).

Where is it?
The event takes place at Lebone II College of the Royal Bafokeng, 261 JQ Farm Morgenzon, Phokeng, 0335. See Course page for more details.
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Mountain Sanctuary Park

Where: deep in the Magaliesberg Mountains, about 1 ½ hours from Johannesburg. Level: difficult Type of route: the bike trail at Mountain Sanctuary forms part of the Magalies Monster race; children can manage parts of it Distance: 12 km Best: any time of year Mountain Sanctuary Park used to be one of the best kept secrets of Gauteng. Few knew about the reserve and, as a consequence, most weekends were magically peaceful.

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