Wittedrift to Buffelsnek Return via Tour De Plett route

71km; 1363m;  
Trail Overview

This route starts at the Quarry Lake Estate along the Stofpad in the Wittedrift area. Coming out of Wittedrift turn left up the Uniondale Rd and up the 3km climb before turning left into the Uplands dairy farming area. Any closed gates should be closed behind you! Follow the route through two climbs and a long descent before you cross the river and start the 6km climb to the Buffelsnek Forest Station (small shop at Buffelsnek with basics…even for cyclists!) Proceed down the Uniondale Rd in the direction of Knysna and turn left back into the Buffelsnek forest at the Ysternek gate. You now follow a section of the Tour de Plett marathon route (beware of the very first descent!!!)…this will ultimately bring you to the base of Buffelsnek, from where you will climb back up to the Plett/Uniondale Rd. Turn right onto this road and enjoy the 10kms of rolling descent back to Wittedrift area.