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Bike & Saddle is Africa’s leading eco-active travel company that runs tailor-made, fully supported & one-of-a-kind, cycle, walking & hiking and kayaking trips across Southern Africa, Africa and the Indian Ocean. From a 2-hour heritage & culture...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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V&A Marina Quarterdeck | Granger Bay, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

WE did two: the first an orientation of Cape Town, which I highly recommend. No better way to be acquainted with the city and so much was covered with relatively little effort. At times it was crazy with crowds (V & A) but at no...More

Thank Fiona241
BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Dear Fiona, thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers! I'm glad that you had a wonderful experience with Bike & Saddle in Cape Town and in Franschhoek. Skeezo and TK love taking good care of their guests...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017

I was excited for this tour, but sorely disappointed by the logistics. I was told to meet at 8:45 for a 9 am roll. When I arrived I was asked by one guide to have a coffee and wait for another guide. I waited over...More

Thank ARai1
BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017

Dear ARai1, I'm very sorry that the tour didn't meet your expectations and I apologize for the logistical shortcomings. I hope we can make it up to you with a complimentary tour on your next visit to Cape Town, or to one of our other...More

Reviewed 7 January 2017

My sister and I had a great day on a 'Sip and Cycle Tour of Franschhoek vineyards'. Quite a strenuous start on mountain bikes, but our tour was adjusted in the afternoon to a more leisurely cycle. We visited 5 beautiful vineyards, all different in...More

Thank Jackie R
BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Dear Jackie, thank you for sharing your experience of Bike&Saddle with other travelers! I'm glad that you and your sister had a good time and that our guides were attentive and adjusted the program to make it enjoyable! We hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I did the 1/2 day Table mountain MTB tour. On the positive side, guides Skeezu and Tony were really a delight to be with. And they were quite flexible and accommodating in modifying the tour when I ran out of steam on the mountain. Yes,...More

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BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2016

Dear David, thanks for your great feedback about Skeezo and Tony ! Our guides always do their best to make the tours as enjoyable and fun as possible! Mountain biking in the Table Mountain National Park is a special experience and the trails are carefully...More

Reviewed 2 December 2016

Bike & Saddle offered great customer service, picked great wine locations in Franschhoek, and took us on one of the most scenic bike rides we've ever been on. The wineries we went to were wonderful and being able to travel by bike made it that...More

1  Thank Jason C
BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Dear Jason, thank you so much for sharing your impressions with other travelers. We're glad you enjoyed your time with Bike & Saddle and exploring beautiful Franschhoek on a bike is a special experience. There are so many great vineyards to choose from and we've...More

Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

An absolutely fantastic day with Skeezo and Tony. We visited 4 wineries where we were treated like royalty. Our guides were very knowledgeable about the area and we had wonderful discussions about South Africa as a whole. One of the highlights of our 2.5 week...More

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BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Dear Walsimp, thank you so much for this wonderful review and for taking the time to share your impressions with fellow travelers! Our guides always strive to give the best and personalized service and we've chosen the vineyards with care. We hope you'll come back...More

Reviewed 14 November 2016

My wife and I have been planning our trip to Africa for over a year. At the top of our list of must do activities was a day bike tour of SA's famed wine country. Fortunately our travel arranger chose Bike & Saddle and fortunately...More

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BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Dear Snowbliss, thank you for giving us such a wonderful review and we're very glad that you had such a great experience. Skeezo and our whole team always give their best to make the tour memorable, paying attention to the guests preferences, and choosing the...More

Reviewed 9 November 2016

My husband and I had the most wonderful time visiting the vineyards of Franschhoek with Bike & Saddle (and a special thanks to Skeezo, Ida, and Silvas) this past October. We went to beautiful wine estates, saw gorgeous scenery, learned about South African history, and...More

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BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Dear mkdepetris, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and to share your experiences with fellow travelers. We're so happy that our Bike & Saddle team gave you a memorable day and that your husband had a birthday treat! Our...More

Reviewed 6 November 2016

There are not enough superlatives to describe our cycling wine tour today in the capable hands of Skeezo (our guide) and Silva (our driver). En route to Franschoek Skeezo covered so many aspects of South African history, culture and politics which we found fascinating. On...More

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BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Dear Pippa, thank you so much for taking the time to share your Bike & Saddle experience with fellow travelers and for your wonderful review. We're glad that you had a memorable day with Skeezo and Sylvis who are always doing their very best to...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our bike and saddle wine tour was one of the highlights of our trip. Skeezo and Silva were full of info and took us to stunning wineries, not to mention delicious. With the chase van behind on the main roads we felt very safe. We...More

Thank Anne J
BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Public Relations Manager at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Dear Anne J, Thank you for taking your time to post a review. We're glad that you enjoyed riding with Skeezo and Sylvis and that you had a good time in the winelands. We hope you'll join us for another ride in the future. Your...More

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