Off the beaten track for beginners

Have you ever glanced out of the window while driving on the long road and watched forlornly as untouched mountains and natural terrains pass you by? South Africa offers spectacular scenery and experiences which are at times only accessible by 4×4vehicles. Sometimes the best adventures are found off the beaten track. If you’re the type of driver who enjoys a challenge, traversing natural obstacles, winding mountain passes and low lying rivers, Drive Africa offers fully equipped 4×4 rentals at an affordable rate.

Jumping into a 4×4 vehicle, with a taste for adventure and your heart set on venturing off the beaten track might be daunting to novice off road enthusiasts, however South Africa boasts a number of 4×4 routes that can be attempted by even the most timid explorers. Set your mind at ease with Drive Africa; with our exceptional  4×4 hire services and a range of new and well maintained all-terrain vehicles, you have the perfect launch pad to start your next adventure.

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4×4 off road trails for beginners.

Want to explore the raw, rugged beauty of the Drakensberg mountain ranges? Perhaps you want to navigate through the heart of the bushveld region of the Waterberg, stopping en route to cool down in the rock pools framed by glistening waterfalls. Maybe the lure of the Blyde River Canyon with its towering Mac Mac Summit Route near Sabie is just too appealing to ignore. Whatever the case, Drive Africa has the right vehicle, tough enough to handle whichever off road challenges interest you!

There are great beginner trails in South Africa which make good practice grounds before venturing through more remote and challenging trails which require an experienced 4×4 driver. With literally hundreds of 4×4 trails in every province of South Africa, you are spoilt for choice.

Here are some of our favourite 4×4 trails that are ideal for beginners and unmatched in their amazing, natural beauty:

  • Mac Mac 4×4 Summit Route – Mpumpalanga. Rated as one of the easiest routes around, it is a great introduction to the Sabie region known for its scenic beauty.
  • Blombosch 4X4 Nature Trail- Yzerfontein, Western Cape. This great beginner trail allows you to experience all that the Sandveld region has to offer.
  • Witsand Kalahari Mountain View 4×4 Dune Route – Northern Cape. An award winning track nestled between the Langeberg and Skurwe mountains; the Dune Route offers a fun but fairly easy track ideal for beginners.

Get out of the city, get exploring and discover the many wild and remote locations that 4×4 enthusiasts dream about! So what are you waiting for? Contact us now and book your 4×4 with Drive Africa.