Choose your country and language:


  • Global
  • Angola
  • Botswana
  • DRC
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe


  • USA
  • Argentina
  • Brazil

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Australia


  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • United Kingdom
South Africa
Cape Town

QQuad bikes, or all-terrain vehicles, are a great mode of transport for doing sightseeing off the beaten track. They can take you further, faster than your feet can, and they can access places that ordinary road vehicles can’t. And they are super fun. If you are interested in touring in a different and exciting way, these quad-biking adventures might be just the thing for you...

Clarens Xtreme

Situated near Golden Gate Highlands National Park in the Free State, the Clarens Xtreme quad-biking trails offer stunning views over the town of Clarens and the magical Maluti Mountains. Depending on your energy levels, you can choose between half-hour, one-hour or two-hour tours hosted by experienced guides that negotiate a variety of obstacles. Halfway through the ride, you will pause for drinks and your guide will share some historical information about the town. You also have the option to ride as a passenger on someone else’s bike if you don’t feel up for too much of a challenge.

All Out Adventures

Based in the northern Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal, All Out Adventures offers 15km trails over varied terrain. You will traverse ‘Montusi Gorge’, ‘Rocky Pass’ and the ‘Waterfall Challenge’. Don’t be nervous, though, there is a test track where everyone gets some training before they depart for their ride. The experience includes a lesson on riding safely off-road, followed by an outride on purpose-built mountain trails. The whole experience lasts 1 to 1.5 hours depending on the group.

Induna Adventures

One of the biggest quad-bike tour operators in the country, Hazyview’s Induna Adventures offers one, two, and four-hour rides along hand-cut trials through indigenous bush and blue-gum plantations, and past spectacular waterfall lookout points. Induna Adventures is in Mpumalanga province and is only a 20-minute drive from the Kruger National Park. Trails are guided by professional guides. Children can join the trip as passengers. Don’t forget about the Kiddie Quad Track at the Adventure Center.

Did You Know?
TThey are easy to ride unlike a motorbike, you don’t have to learn to balance and once you’ve mastered the fairly simply basics of steering and stopping, you’re ready to go.

KKagga Kamma

Kagga Kamma game farm is situated in the Swartruggens region of the Cederberg mountains in the Western Cape, and its quad-bike trails offer you the chance to cover rugged terrain that would otherwise be inaccessible—allowing you a unique nature and game-viewing experience. One-to-two-hour tours are arranged on request. Regrettably, no children under the age of 16 are allowed.

MMelk ‘Bos’ 4x4

Situated on Ogieskraal farm just outside Melkbosstrand about 25km from Cape Town in the Western Cape, Melk ‘Bos’ 4x4 lives up to its name (‘bos’ is an Afrikaans slang word for mad). Here you can hire quad bikes and tackle several 4x4 tracks, or go for a ride on nearby dunes. Melk ‘Bos’ 4x4 also has camping facilities, children’s jumping castles, a pub, restaurant, archery and much more. Here, you can even book birthday parties, corporate events and year-end functions.

Nature Discovery

Nature Discovery’s quad-bike trails traverse nature reserves, state land and private properties. There is a two- to 2.5-hour trail for beginners; a 3.5-to four-hour trail for those who want a bit more of a challenge; and, for the serious quad-bike and nature enthusiast, a full-day tour or an all-inclusive two-day mountain expedition that involves about five hours of riding per day through the Western Cape’s famous fynbos, taking in spectacular sea views. All tours are led by registered guides. This company boasts one of the largest fleets of Quads in South Africa and have multiple venues and a selection of trails to ensure you have a fun-filled adventure.

SA Forest Adventures

With SA Forest Adventures in the Western Cape, you have the opportunity to ride through the vineyards of the Hamilton Russell and Southern Right wineries, and the Fernkloof Nature Reserve. Experience amazing mountain vistas and pause at a vantage point lookout with views over the seaside town of Hermanus. These quad biking tours are ideal for beginners. Together with an introduction to our spectacular environment, the quad bike tours are safe and easy, giving extra time to explore the special floriculture and mountain scenery.

SSegwati Quad Trails

The Segwati trails traverse some wild and rugged Witwatersberg mountain terrain with views over both the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site and the Magaliesberg mountains. Segwati Quad Trails offers a unique game-viewing experience only a 40-minute drive from both Johannesburg and Pretoria in Gauteng. Rated as one of the best Safari Quad bike trails in the country, Segwati offers a Unique quad biking experience filled with adventure and unforgettable game viewing.

Soweto Outdoor Adventures

Soweto Outdoor Adventures will take you on a quad-biking trail through the dusty back roads of Soweto, Gauteng, along the famous Vilakazi Street (where both Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela lived) and past the iconic Orlando Towers. There are a variety of packages to suit all energy levels, time constraints and skill levels.

Downhill Adventures

Tackle Downhill Adventures’ 4x4 tracks on a quad bike, or go for a ride through the Western Cape’s Atlantis Dunes Reserve for a unique and scenic off-road soft-sand riding experience. Downhill Adventures also offers a full-day sandboarding and quad-biking combo package. 

Related articles

An aerial adrenaline rush – Ceres Zip Slide Tour

An aerial adrenaline rush – Ceres Zip Slide Tour

The Ceres Zip Slide Tour, in the Western Cape, offers Africa’s longest zip line, with 8 slides that allow for a 1.4km aerial journey amid beautiful scenery.

Gondwana Game Reserve

Gondwana Game Reserve

At the Gondwana Game Reserve the Big 5 and other animals like the Cape mountain zebra roam freely among the fynbos of the Cape Floral Kingdom.

Chapman’s Peak Drive, Cape Town: one of the most exquisite views in the world

Chapman’s Peak Drive, Cape Town: one of the most exquisite views in the world

Chapman’s Peak Drive in Cape Town is a winding 9km route that takes visitors from the fishing village of Hout Bay to the beaches of Noordhoek, through some of the world’s most breath-taking scenery.

West Coast Wine Route

West Coast Wine Route

The West Coast Wine Route follows the N7 North and has a surprisingly large selection and quality of award winning wines to chose from. It includes boutique and garagiste producers, along with some of the largest wineries in the country.

Succulent Karoo

Succulent Karoo

Succulent Karoo is a unique South African biome known for its wildflower extravaganza in spring. The vegetation is primarily made up of dwarf succulent shrubs. You won’t find as many plant species – mostly succulents – in other similarly sized arid areas in the world.

Shark Alley: get up close and personal on a marine safari

Shark Alley: get up close and personal on a marine safari

Get in the water with great white sharks, or laze on the beach watching the whales – Shark Alley near Gansbaai in Western Cape, South Africa offers all sorts of coastal adventures.

Port Shepstone: hub of the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast

Port Shepstone: hub of the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast

In Port Shepstone, visitors to the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast can laze on the beach, get swept up in the Sardine Run, chase adventure in Oribi Gorge, or enjoy fishing on the reef.

Paragliding in South Africa

Paragliding in South Africa

There are great paragliding locations, and adventure companies making the most of them, all over South Africa, whether you’re an experienced pilot or a beginner looking for a tandem thrill.

South Africa on social media

Copyright © 2021 South African Tourism
|Terms and conditions|Disclaimer|Privacy policy