Quad Biking or ATV Trails in South Africa is one of the best adventure activities.
Much like a four-wheeled, off-road motorbike, quad bikes are easy to learn to drive and make for excellent fun. They are used for tours, sightseeing, traversing rough terrain, and, for advanced riders, on technical courses that demand skills, balance, and concentration.
Quad biking has a short learning curve as those used for clients have automatic gears. It’s more like riding a motorbike than driving a 4x4 vehicle. The fun really begins when you start heading off the gravel roads and into the hills on a variety of quad bike tracks. It is a test of nerve, muscle, and machine to see just how far you can tilt the quad bike before you realize you’ve just passed the point of no return.
Quad bikes are safe and forgiving of learner-driver inexperience. There are quad bike adventure tours all over the country from Cape Town and the Winelands to the Garden Route and Mpumalanga, with most offering short day trips around farmlands, across the mountains, through forests, or in game reserves.