When you embark on the Cross Cape Cycle Route, you’re opening yourself up to a multitude of invigorating and unique experiences. The smell of fynbos, the feel of cool ocean breezes, the sights of wide open spaces, the sounds of wildlife and the tastes of local culture will move you like no other journey can. That’s why the Cross Cape cycle route is no ordinary journey. It’s a journey through the senses. Being immersed in your surroundings means you can see, touch, taste, hear and feel all that this captivating landscape has to offer. Our mission is to grow cycle tourism in the Western Cape and with each turn of the pedal, you’ll find yourself closer and closer to the authentic heart of the Cape. This route is open 24/7/365, free of charge. Simply download the map, pick your pace, plan accordingly, and go for a ride. At 40 to 50 km’s a day, leisurely rides will complete the full route in 15 to 20 days. If you’re fit on the bike, and able to easily do over 100 km’s a day, you could cover the full distance within 7 days. It’s up to you! The Cross Cape Cycle Route includes the Hessequa towns of Heidelberg and Riversdale. You can download a map of the route by clicking here