Guided E-Bike Tours

Funbos Bikes is a guided E-bike fynbos tour experience at Lomond Wine Estate outside Gansbaai. Conservationist Jacques Pretorius invites you to join him for an eco-friendly adventure into endemic fynbos on a pedal-assist electric bike. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels, Jacques will give you exclusive insights into the rare ecosystems that Lomond calls home. E-bikes and helmets are included in the tours with a guided option available for riders who bring their equipment. Funbos Bikes offers group tours and outings for couples, combining adventure, education, and relaxation with the choice to end the ride with wine tasting and a platter at Lomonds Tasting Room. Please note, that although the trails are maintained, moderate competency is needed to join a Funbos Bikes tour.

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About

About

Funbos Bikes, at Lomond Wine Estate, is run by Jacques Pretorius.

Jacques has his Masters Degree in Environmental Management and has worked as a guide at award-winning destinations such as Sabi Sand Resort and Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. 

In 2024 he realised his dream of owning his own business and started Funbos Bikes at Lomond Wine Estate.

Powered by his passion for the beauty of our planet, Jacques takes you through critically endangered Elim ferricrete fynbos and Overberg sandstone fynbos. The experience is about adventure, education, and relaxation.

When he is not doing E-bike conservation tours, you will find Jacques out E-biking in nature, something he never tires of.

E-Bikes

E-Bikes

Funbos Bikes provides top-of-the-range pedal-assist electric bikes and helmets.

E-bikes are created for maximum balance and power delivery, allowing you to immerse yourself in the experience without too much effort.

Bikes
  • Various sizes available
Helmets
  • Various sizes available
Guided E-Bike Tours
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Guided E-Bike Tours

Guided E-bike tours by Funbos Bikes are as follows:

  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Times: October to April: 9:00 and 15:00 / May to September: 10:00 and 14:00
  • Group Size: minimum 2 / maximum 6
  • Includes: bikes & helmets
Four Fynbos Routes

There are four routes for varied skill levels.

The routes are predominantly single-track and jeep tracks that take you through the diversity of Lomond’s fynbos fields. 

Your guide is passionate about the miracle of the environment and will go into a great amount of detail about the plant species, and tell stories and tales of the things in nature. 

What to Bring
  • Closed Shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water Bottle
Cost & Bookings

Cost & Bookings

Funbos Bikes offers various E-bike tour options:

  • Guided E-Bike Tour (Lomond Bike) - R950
  • Guided E-Bike Tour (Own Bike) - R500
  • Guided E-Bike Tour & Platter (Lomond Bike) - R1,150
  • Guided E-Bike Tour & Platter (Own Bike) - R700
Cancellation Policy
  • Full payment is required upon booking
  • A full refund will be given if 48 hours notice or more is given
  • 50% refund if 24 hours notice is given
  • No refunds for on-the-day cancellations

Contact Funbos Bikes for more information and to book your E-biking adventure!

Lomond

Lomond

Funbos Bikes is based at Lomond Wine Estate.

Part of the Cape Agulhas Wine Route, the estate is set on sprawling farmlands, with a large dam filled with trout, a milkwood forest and a natural wetland abundant with plant and animal life. 

Showcasing its red, white and rosé wines, The Tasting Room@Lomond is open seven days a week. There is a choice of indoor and outdoor seating, and you can celebrate life while you enjoy wine tastings and country-size platters in good company. Available for large and small functions, Lomond is perfect for weddings, birthday celebrations and live music shows. Focussed on wholesome fun, Lomond Wine Estate is family and pet-friendly. 

Read more about Lomond Wine Estate here.

Reviews

Reviews

“Jaques Pretorius at Funbos Bikes is an excellent guide, with an incredible wealth of knowledge. He is a real character. Guided fynbos E-bike tours are an experience not to be missed.”  Chris Zuidema

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