The legendary Harkerville Trails are considered mountain biking and trail running Utopia. We provide the opportunity for people of all ages and fitness levels to absorb the magic of these famous forests with friends and family. Discover the spectacular beauty of the forest on foot, via bike or trail run.
You can loosen up your off-day legs with a brisk hike or run (you choose) over a longer 10km distance, amble or jog the shorter 6km or walk 2.5km at a fairy-listening pace.
If you would rather explore the forest on a mountain bike, join us on Tuesday the 25th for the new ‘Mountain Bike Meander’. You can choose between the longer Knysna Elephant red 24 km route or the shorter Blue duiker bike route 14 km options.
Experience the spiritual silence and rare magnificence of the indigenous forest via the easier blue duiker route, which follows jeep track, single track and forest roads, linking three Harkerville cycle routes for a fantastic family adventure.
The Knysna elephant red route is a more technical, tough ride, with exhilarating single track and fairly steep inclines and declines, including part of the legendary Harkerville red route.
Online entries of all events will receive a long-sleeve top. After dressing up in fantasy costume all hikers, runners and bikers are treated to an entertaining talk on the fascinating history of the region, intimate information about the rare forest plant and animal species and more.
Pre and post adventure participants can enjoy our legendary forest hospitality in a cosy & stylish marquee, including hot soup, snacks, music, colouring in competitions and lucky draw prizes.
Hikers to start anytime between 08h30 and 11h30
Trail runners to start at 08h30
MTB begins at 08h30
[Between Knysna and Plettenberg bay, just off the N2]
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Contact the race office
021 438 5972