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Van Gaalen Cheese Farm

Van Gaalen Cheese Farm is a wonderful place to experience flat-ish trails and vert!

Van Gaalen Cheese Farm

Day Permits
- Hiking/ Trail running: R50
- MTB: R60

(Children under 12 are free)

Bookings only required for groups larger than 20 people.

The Van Gaalen trails cross over 30 private farms with over 80km of single-track throughout the Skeerpoort Valley. We offer opportunities for mountain biking, trail running, hiking & birding. The manicured routes are well prepared and maintained which attract many athletes to the area.

Day permits and mandatory indemnity forms are available at the Trail/Farm Shop.

Wed-Vry 08:00am-17:00pm
Sat-Sun 06:00am-17:00pm (Summer)

07:00am-17:00pm (Winter)
Closed on Monday's & Tuesday's

Helmet, protective eye wear and cellphone are compulsory for mountainbiking.
Horses have right of way, then mountain bikes
No Pets/Dogs or motor bikes allowed
No picnics, smoking, fire or dumping of rubbish allowed
Stay on marked trail. Stay away from private grounds and houses and don’t climb over fences or make your own trail.
Respect privacy and greet the landowners please
Close gates if they were closed
Trails are closed on race days
Please report problems, blocked routes or anything strange.
Right of admission reserved
Use of trails only with permit and signed indemnity form

For any trails queries, please contact Victor Schipper at 0835603318 or

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