Explore the Agulhas Plain on your bike



Explore the Agulhas Plain on your bike

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Get active and experience our beautiful area on your bicycle.

The Black Oystercatcher is situated 27 km from Bredasdorp, 43 km from Struisbaai/LÁgulhas and 51 km from Gansbaai. And we offer great cycling opportunities on the farm and gravel tracks across the Agulhas Plain and into the Overberg. 

Black Oystercatcher Cycling Routes

When staying over in our cottages, or if you are just visiting for the day, try out our five cycling routes. All the Black Oystercatcher Cycling Routes begin at the Black Oystercatcher Wines. They’ll take you on tar tracks, and onto gravel farm roads – a wonderful way to get into gravel riding or to test your gravel biking skills. 

Advanced Cycling Routes

Cab Merlot

84.36 km. Elevation: 654 m

bike_map_2 From BOC entrance turn left; 8.15 km right towards Gansbaai; 9.22 km right towards Napier; 16.92 km right towards Napier; 19.29 km left; 27.24 km right towards Sandys Glen, 39.46 km right, 40.4 km left at Guesthouse; 45.32 km right; 48.12 km right; 49.49 km right towards Elim; 64.81 km left towards Blomkloof; 69.04 km straight through Spanjaardskloof; 72.74 km towards Elim; 75.11 km left at Elim Dairy; 76.19 km left towards Bredasdorp; 84.36 km arrive to BOC.


95.3 km. Elevation: 629 m

cycling From BOC entrance turn right; 720 m turn right towards Wolvengat; 15.24 km turn left; 20.16 km turn right towards Pearly Beach; 28.38 km turn right towards Bbos; 32.43 km turn left towards Bbos, 44.27 km turn right towards Avoka; 61 km turn right towards Sandy’s Glen; 67.98 km turn right; 75.96 km turn right towards Elim; 78.33 km turn left towards Elim, 86.04 km turn left at Elim Dairy; 87.1 km left towards Bredasdorp; 95.30 km arrive at BOC.

Average Cycling Routes

Sauvignon Blanc

49.87 km. Elevation: 195 m

bike_map_3 From BOC entrance turn right; 3.25 km left towards Bredasdorp; 14.96 km left towards Blomkloof; 32.99 km left at Kersgat; 40.19 km left towards Elim; 40.62 km left at Elim Dairy; 41.7 km left towards Bredasdorp; 49.87 km arrive at BOC.

White Pearl

57.7 km. Elevation: 273 m

bike_map_4 From BOC entrance turn left; 8.15 km right towards Gansbaai; 24.7 km left towards Pearly Beach; 28.74 km left towards Viljoenshof; 48.85 km right towards Wolvengat; 56.4 km left towards Elim; 57.7 km arrive at BOC.

Easy Gravel Routes


35.97 km. Elevation: 195 m

bike_map_5 From BOC entrance turn right; 720 m right towards Wolvengat; 15.24 km right towards Elim; 27.8 km right towards Bredasdorp; 35.97 km arrive at BOC.

So easy to stay over

We have accommodation available on the farm (4 self-catering cottages) – ideal for friends and family. Bring the family and make a weekend of your visit.

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Our Waterscapes

#Waterscapes: The natural wonder of the Agulhas Plain

You depend on water – it’s the basis of life. The same goes for the Black Oystercatcher. But – because of our unique setting, we depend on an intricate water network. We don’t just turn on a tap. We connect with a vast water system that must function fully.

Because our #waterscapes are at the heart of our existence, we’re highlighting these natural wonders of the Agulhas Plain. It’s a tribute to our corner of earth in the Overberg – and the life-giving systems you’ll find here.

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