beauty, with an adventurous twist… Experience the
oldest farm in the famous Ceres Valley, surrounded by
the majestic Skurwe and Matroosberg Mountains.
The track is situated on the 2500 ha farm, Eselfontein.
It's the oldest farm in Ceres, where mixed farming is
practiced with apples, peaches, pears, grain &
dairy. The source of the Breede River also lies in the
surrounding mountains, from where it flows into a
magnificent dam next to the eco camp. The farm also
boasts an abundance of indigenous wildlife, including
suurpootjie tortoises, leopard (tracks on trail), fish
eagle and many other birds, baboons and buck.
Further attractions include perennial waterfalls,
proteas, fynbos and beautiful rock formations. The Ceres
MTB Festival has become a must do on every serious
mountain biker's calendar. Even though an array of
disciplines and distances cater for all levels of
riders, the true magic of the Eselfontein Experience
lies in the, variety and quality of single-track
incorporated in the event - routes designed and built
specifically with MTB'ing in mind like the twists and
turns of Death Drop or Blair Witch forest will keep even
the most experienced of bikers thrilled. Whether you get
your kicks from lung-busting climbs, breathtaking views,
long fast descents, single-track or just a cruise
through the orchards, the Ceres MTB Experience should not
Both the guesthouse and eco huts we rent out to only one
group of people at a time. Day cyclist - R30
There are also other activities in the immediate area,
horseriding and an endurotrack on the next door farms.