Where to ride dirt bikes in South Africa- A guide

As we have previously seen, there are many places where you can ride a dirt bike. However, what about in your country? In this article, you will find where to ride dirt bikes in South Africa.

Keep in mind that some of these places charge, have other activities and are even homes where you can stay in for the weekend with the family.

where to ride dirt bikes in South Africa.

Reminder: By clicking in the links, you will be able to see the location and website of each individual place.

Arrows Rest

 Arrow Rest has it all. Enduro track, quad tours, golf court, paintball, and fishing. You can also enjoy archery and 3D animal shooting trails.

If you do not know how to shoot, stop by for some lessons. And if you come with a dirty car you leave with it clean, courtesy of the car wash.

Arrow Rest, South Africa

Baviaans Lodge

At the Baviaans Lodge, you will find a 36km trail that takes you into the heart of the city.

The farm-style cottages offer country-style home cooked meals, fireplaces, hand showers and paraffin lamps.

The stay at 63JX+8G Bernardshoek, South Africa is sure to give you a fun ride!

Baviaans Lodge, South Africa

Bloemfontein Club

The Bloemfontein Club offers a junior track that is 700 meters long, and a senior track 2.08 kilometers long.

The track is both for enduro riding as well as MX. And it is located at Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Bloemfontein Club

Bonniedale Farm

Found at Bonniedale Farm, Hartenbos, Mossel Bay, 6520. This farm is situated in the Attaquaskloof in the Outeniqua Mountains, surrounded by nature.

With a large dam with a zip line, swing bridge, paddle boats and canoes. No way to be bored at the Bonniedale Farm!

Trails include 4x4, horse riding, hiking, mountain bike and dirt bike trails. From steep mountains, to rock pools you can drink from. There is a lot to see.

With no electricity, internet or phones, you are going to have to sign off and relax with nature.

You can explore caves and the paintings inside, enjoy a naturally grown honey bush tea and even go for a swim and some fishing!

Bonnirdale Farm
Bonniedale Farm

Buffalo Drift

 Buffalo Drift offers various places to stay. While some are more for relaxing others will give you a thrill!

Some, such as "the farm" and most of the "cottages" have large, open spaces where you can ride around as you wish.

Buffalo Drift, South Africa

Capricorn Racing Club

The Capricorn Racing Club has kid tracks as well as MX. Therefore, the whole family can enjoy a weekend out riding together!

Capricorn Racing Club

Chestnut hill motocross park

Looking for a great place where to ride dirt bikes in South Africa? Look no further!

Gear up and ride the day away at Chestnut hill park found between Bapsfontein & Rayton, Pretoria. This is a must have on your bucket list.

With a beautiful view and killer track you are guaranteed a ton of fun!

Chestnut hill park, South Africa

De Wildt

The De Wildt trail is an open park for riders that want to have kilometers to ride.

Decorated with trees, bushes, and grass, there is a lot to observe. However if it is your first rodeo, guided trips are available too.

Found at De Wildt 4x4 track entrance, Brits, you can leave the car parked at Maroela Sun, and have a swim after!

De Wildt, South Africa

Click on the picture to experience a bit of the De Wildt track!

Dirt & Dust

Located at Cape Farms, Cape Town, South Africa, this is a big area to ride around in.

With a clay gravel foundation which is as hard as concrete, giving riders a great riding base.

Definitively check out Dirt & Dust.

Dirt & Dust,m South Africa

Dirt Bronco Raceway

Open 364 days a year, the Dirt Bronco Raceway brings the fun for the adults and the little ones.

With off-road motorcycle tracks, and kid tracks, it welcomes any age and skill level!

Training can be done in a safe and fenced area in one of the tracks. Check them out at Viscount Rd, Luipaardsvlei 246 IQ, Krugersdorp, 1743, South Africa.

Dirt Bronco Raceway

Dirt Maniacs

Many say that Dirt Maniacs is a great way to spend with your family or your riding buddies!

Imagine a huge riding area, an amazing guide and some incredible food. 

Dirt Maniacs

Dirt Trax

At the Dirt Trax you will find fun for the whole family as you ride your dirt bikes or quads!

You can also enjoy enduro, MX, mini, and 4x4 courses and trails.

Go for a ride at Dirt Trax found on Unnamed Rd, South Africa.

Dirt Trax

Erora Race Track

The Erora Race Track includes a flat dirt bike track, kid track, supercross, and a enduro track.

Additionally, there is a freestyle park for the more advanced riders that enjoy extreme terrains and tricks.

Erora Race Track

Gordon's Bay Track

Maintained by local Helderberg area riders, Gordon's Bay Track is full of passionate bike owners.

The location has MX, kids MX and enduro tracks. So even the little ones can tag along ! 

Parking is also available under big, shady trees are available.

Gordon's Bay Track

Grootnek Guest Farm

Located at 5Q9C+JF Krakeel River, South Africa, this 4×4 route is sure to give you a lot of space to ride around! 

The Grootnek farm offers an unique stay and experience for visitors of the Eastern Cape. 

Off-road dirt bike riding is allowed on the lodge and on the 4×4 route. 

Grootnek farm. South Africa

Heidelberg Track

The Heidelberg track includes an enduro track for intermediate and even advanced riders. You can also find a 4x4 trail and a kid trail.

There is also a take away food stand, barbecue area, shaded area, restrooms and wash bays.

Heidelberg track

Highstakes MX track

Found at 2 Killarney Valley Rd, Cato Ridge, 3680, South Africa, this is an amazing place for a weekend trip.

Highstakes not only offers tracks for motocross, 4x4 and quad, but a lot of other activities.

You can also enjoy archery, clay pigeon shooting, paintball and zip lining! Have fun and ride dirt bikes in South Africa

Highstakes Track, South Africa

Killarney Race Track

At the Killarney Track, dirt bikes are not the only things that could hit the tracks.

They offer various types or riding such as, karting, circut racing, fine or classic car racing, and even robot races!

They are sure to please everyone that goes for a ride. And of course, they have dirt bike tracks too.

Killarney Race Track, South Africa
Killarney Race Track

Kurhula Mx Track

At Kurhula MX Track, they have developed a system to let everyone ride for a set amount of time.

There is a free time slot of an hour, then 15 minutes for the juniors and 25 for the seniors to ride.

This gives all the riders a chance to hit the tracks with people their age and with the similar bike sizing too!

Kurhula Mx Track

Kzn Enduro Adventures

The KZN is a volunteer formed organization. They primarily offer mountain bike touring.

Bush riding, enduro trails and tours is also a part of the organization and can be fun!

If you do not know the area, a tour at 47 Old Main Rd, Bothas Hill, Durban, 3610, South Africa, can be just the thing for you.

Knz Enduro Adventures

Legends MX

Looking for a family adventure that lets you hit the tracks too? Legends MX track has it all for you! 

With outside trails ranging from 5 km to 25 km, motocross, off-road bikes, quad and air field tracks. This is the perfect place to take your family dirt bike riding. 

Legends MX, South Africa

Maggie May Enduro Track

The Maggie May Enduro Track is the ideal place for dirt bike riders to stay for a weekend.

If you are a hardcore rider, you can get 8 hours or riding in the 30km trail. They also have an enduro track.

Additionally, they feature flat track areas, laundry, self-catering, kitchen and internet.

Other entertainment includes darts, table tennis, and darts!

Maggie May Enduro Track
Maggie May Enduro Track

Mamarock Enduro

The Mamarock Track offers a hang out spot for the whole community to have fun.

They include Enduro, kids, and trial bike trails. There is also a bike wash, a clubhouse and a pool to enjoy!

Mamarock Enduro

Manna Motocross Track

As family oriented venue, the Manna Motocross Track made sure to include something for everyone.

With a braii area, you are sure going to have the best time grilling and riding around.

Want to check them out? Head to Manna Motocross Track, Nelspruit, South Africa.

Manna Motocross Track

Melkbos 4x4

4x4 is not the only thing that Melkbos offers. They have various fun activities to keep you busy.

These include archery, bike tours, laser tag and other events that you could book.

Melkbos 4x4

Nutbush

 At Nutbush you can find 8 tracks to ride on.Including Enduro, EnduroX, Motocross and Off-road tracks.

You might go for the track but you will stay for the view as it is situated in the mountains.

 You will overlook the highest peak of the Magaliesberg, the longest continuous mountain range in Africa.

Additionally, they also have a man-made beach with a large rock pool.

You may bring your quad or dirt bikesto use the track. There’s also off-road go-karting too!

Nutbush, South Africa
Nutbush

Piesangkloof 4×4

Piesangkloof offers trails for 4×4 vehicles, quads, enduro offroads, mountain biking and hiking (unguided). 

With a beutiful view of nature, you are sure to enjoy a good ride!

The mountain view is breath-taking, and so is the water pools in the ravine.

There is also a braai facility down at the camp and on top of the mountain.

Situated at the foothills of Magaliesberg at Unnamed, Newlands, Pretoria, 0049, South Africa.

Piesangkloof 4×4
Piesangkloof

P.O.R.K.

Want to meet some amazing people that share your interest and passion for riding?

At P.O.R.C. Club you can discover new places, go on adventures, and enjoy the outdoors.

Whether you are a beginner or an advanced rider, you will find a place in the club.

There is an organized social ride most weekends. Being the perfect time for beginners practice their skills!

For the advanced riders, you can get some practice in a social environment. As well as learn something new!

PORC Club

Pronkies Holiday Farm

Staying at Pronkies Holiday Farm means you will be accommodated and have fun.

Enjoy their trails to go for a ride or even a hike. Whatever you please. Its a beautiful spot to ride dirt bikes in South Africa.

Pronkies Holiday Farm

Que Sera

For the dirt bike and quad riders  Que Sera has a 5km off-road track. However, there is so much more!

With a kid and family friendly venue, and all bikes and vehicles are always welcome. Making it a great place to bring the whole family.

They also offer a swimming pool, secure parking, a kid play area and a restaurant with live music.

Que Sera, South Africa
Que Sera

Reedsdell Country Farm

With steep mountain tracks that can be up to 2750m, challenging river crossings, and mountain streams, there is plenty to see at Reedsdell Country Farm.

Activities range from easy to difficult to technically challenging. But the breath-taking views are worth the challenge!

Reedsdell Country Farm

Rooihoogte Guest Cottage

Rooihoogte Guest Cottage is surrounded by hills and spectacular countryside but still close to all the amenities.

With a number of outdoor and nature related activities on our doorstep, you will as if nature is on your doorstep!

Additionally, its location is the perfect stopover. Located at Rooihoogte Guest Cottage, Badplaas, Farm, Buffelspruit, 1185, South Africa.

It is located roughly halfway  from the Kruger National Park. Perfect spot to stay in if you want to visit the park and ride dirt bikes in South Africa.

Rooihoogte Guest Cottage
Rooihoogte Guest Cottage

Rover Motocross Track

With a rich 50 year history, the original building still stands. However, no need to worry, it has been modified and remodeled!

With a large outside competition track, you will have a lot of space to ride around and experience the rich history of Rover Motocross Track.

Rover Track, South Africa

Serendipity Eco Trails

Serendipity eco trails specialize in 4X4, Enduro, Two Wheeler, Mountain bike and Hiking Trails.

The trails stretch over an unusual combination of valleys, gorges, Savannah and mountain streams.

Rock pools with crystal clear water, indigenous forest, waterfalls, and panoramic views of the Waterberg await you.

A large variety of trees, abundant bird life and game can be seen and enjoyed at Tierkloof farm, Mookgophong, 0560, South Africa.

Serendipity Eco Trails
serendipity eco trails

Smoking Pistons MX Track

Smoking Pistons motocross dirt track and junior track is a great place to get some laps in, and feel the adrenaline pumping.

The MX track is open to the public, however, if youre feeling adventurous, stay for amateur racing events for adults and juniors.

There is also change rooms, Braai area, childrens’ play area, swimming pool, restaurant and bar.

Situated on the corner of Swartkoppies road and Kliprivier drive in Johannesburg, Gauteng.

Smoking Pistons
Smoking Pistons, South Africa

Sun City

Sun City Resort has a thrilling new, multi-wheel pump track suitable for the whole family and all rider skill levels.

The pump track is part of the new Sun City Bike Park, which was made to accommodate any types of wheels.

From Mountain bikes, to bmx and skateboards, a pump track creates a fun facility for all.

Being a multi-wheel park,  skateboards, BMXs, mountain bikes, dirt bikes, push bikes and inline skates can be enjoyed!

There is also a dedicated kiddies track for push bikes only with a special surface that has more grip and makes it safer and easier to ride on.

Stay at the resort which is located at 6 Sandown Valley Crescent, Sandton Gauteng, South Africa.

Sun City, South Africa
Sun City, South Africa

Swartbergsvlei 4x4

At Swartbergvlei the difficulties of the tracks range from easy to nearly impossible, to satisfy every level of riders.

You can experience this outdoor adventure whilst enjoying surroundings of fynbos and raw nature. 

Once you have conquered the hills, you can enjoy the magnificent bird eye view of Table Mountain and surroundings.

After a day's hard work, kick back and enjoy our braai facilities whilst your kids have fun swimming. 

Bring your friends and family and enjoy true West Coast hospitality and scenic views making it fun to ride dirt bikes in South Africa.

Its location is Swartbergsvlei, South Africa. On the beautiful West Coast route, a convenient 80km from Cape Town.

Swartbergsvlei, South Africa
Swartbergsvlei

Terra Topia

Enjoy many amenities such as a canteen, bar, parking, braii area, and wash bays at Terra Topia.

They have motocross and junior track that are around 2km long.

Additionally, there is a viewing area that look over a pretty lawn.

Terra Topia, South Africa

Tzaneen Enduro Track

With a wide riding area for enduro track or even tricks, you are sure to have some fun!

The Tzaneen Enduro Track was created by off road riders to practice and to enjoy the outdoors.

Tzaneen Enduro Track

Varkfontein Mx Track

A Motocross riding destination designed for both newbies and experienced riders.

All ages and all levels are welcome at the Varkfontein Mx Track.

Varkfontein Mx Track

Wild West Enduro Track

Wild West has all the facilities you may need, even though it is deep in the bushes.

The perfect spot to ride dirt bikes in South Africa!

With a splash pool and a restaurant with hamburgers and ice-cold drinks, you'll feel at paradise.

But you are not the only one who has a vacation. With a small workshop and wash service, your bike will get a break too! 

You will be able to find them at Primula Street, Gerhardsville, 0157, Centurion.

Wild West Enduro Track
Wild West, South Africa

Wolwekloof Enduro

Wolwekloof Enduro is a large private farm that is located around 15km East of Pretoria.

With safe parking, lapa and 4 braii areas, it makes a great weekend.

 And of course you can also take a shower after all that riding!

Camping facilities are also available for those who want to make a weekend of it.

Found in the mountain right next to the Mamelodi Koppies, you can locate them at WolweKloof Enduro Track, culinan, south africa, 1000, South Africa.

Wolwekloof, South Africa
Wolwekloof Enduro

Zone 7

Zone 7 is a recreational park for Off-Road, Quad, Go-Karts and Dirt-Oval riders. 

They host 6 types of tracks including a senior, kiddie, go-kart, dirt oval, RC and enduro.

They also provide a bar,seating area with fire-place, sun deck with a view, braai facilities, clubhouse, parking and change rooms, with showers.

Zone 7, ride dirt bikes in South Africa

The bottom line

There are plenty of places where to ride dirt bikes in South Africa. Others make a perfect weekend getaway, allowing you to take the whole family on a trip.

However, you can also have some fun with zip lining, archery, golf and many other entertainments that a couple of these places offers.

Additionally, you can also find a couple that will allow you to disconnect from the world and relax. No internet, no electricity, and no phone can actually give you some time off.

Go swimming, fishing, and get some fresh air as you ride around tracks, trails, and much more!

 
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