People from the big cities of Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town escape the city life for a stay in the small picturesque town Clarens in the Free State. And why wouldn’t they since it’s only a few hours’ away from their main cities. Clarens is only three hours’ drive from Johannesburg and Bloemfontein and four hours from Durban.

Clarens is part of the scenic Highlands Route and is surrounded by mountainous splendor. The Rooiberge is the range encompassing the village, whilst further on towards the southeast, the mighty Maluti Mountains stands proud forming a backdrop which changes with the seasons, from shades of purple and blue in summer to the snow-clad slopes of winter.

It’s a place for shoppers, foodies, art and nature lovers and adrenaline junkies. And understandably so with a sport like quad biking, if you’re in the mood for easy going, non-strenuous physical activity.

Partake in the town’s sport of quad biking on the town’s main attractions its mountains. It’s a great way to see the scenic countryside of Clarens by following trails behind the majestic Maluti Mountains or quad bike riding with routes that follow the foothills of the Rooiberge.

Quad Biking trips range in length from one-and-a-half to two hours depending on the participants’ skills level. Choose between a technical ride, a game-viewing outride or just a leisurely sundowner trip. Some quad bike riding tours are for the nature lover while some can cater for those who’d like speed and do obstacles at a flying pace.

Wild Rides Quad Biking cater for novice to experienced quad bikers offering quad biking experiences in the Maluti mountains, only 10 km from Clarens.

Here’s a YouTube video of what quad biking in Clarens is like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-M0F_VH0M4k enjoy.