Explore By Bike

Bike riding in the Kammannasie De Rust

Explore the many gravel roads in and around De Rust.  Here are a few ideas for your bike ride, but there are many more.

Bospad Circular Route

A relatively short ride through De Hoop onto the Middelplaas Road.   Returning on the Bospad Road which is a private farm road.  The farmer has made a gap in the fence for bicycles when you reach the locked gate.

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Bospad Circular Stats
Bike ride Bospad Elevation

Middelplaas Circular Route

Middelplaas Circular Route De Rust

A ride along most of the Middelplaas Road.  Ride through De Hoop (a farm), Middelplaas and alongside a railway line.  Cross the Olifants River many times before heading back via Rietvalley and the Bospad Road.

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Middelplaas Bike Time De Rust
Middelplaas Bike Elevation De Rust

Stompdrift Dam and Back

Stompdrift Dam and Back De Rust

Ride to the Stopmdrift Dam Wall and back.  You can detour at the sign to Die Gat (once through Middelplaas and over the river), and take the Bospad back home.

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Stompdrift Dam Time
Stompies Ride Elevation

Raubenheimer Dam and Back via Oudemuragie

Ride to the Raubenheimer Dam – the main source of water for Oudtshoorn, along the stunning Oudemuragie Road.  The scenery is quite spectacular.

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Raubenheimer Dam Time
Raubenheimer Dam Elevation