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Address: Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 83 234 6428
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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AWOL Tours offers exclusive hiking and biking adventures, with...

AWOL Tours offers exclusive hiking and biking adventures, with opportunities for genuine cultural exchange and natural encounters, personalised to ensure your extraordinary travel experience.

AWOL Tours is a leading outdoor travel specialist for hiking and bicycle tourism in Cape Town, South Africa. We offer you opportunities for breathtaking adventure and authentic interactions.

Our experienced AWOL team balance expert trip planning with eco-friendly activities, creating thrilling, memorable travel experiences for you.

We've been at the forefront of responsible tourism since 2002, with repeated awards and happy client reviews to prove our success.

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US$46,72*
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Private Hiking Tour of Table Mountain
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US$46,72*
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Cape Town City Cycling Tour
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US$73,98*
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Private Tour: Bicycle Township Tour in Cape Town

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Cycling Winelands Tour

Really fun day out, our guide Jeremy was very knowledgeable and lovely, and the winelands were beautiful - cycling is a great way to see them! Very relaxing to be picked up from... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really fun day out, our guide Jeremy was very knowledgeable and lovely, and the winelands were beautiful - cycling is a great way to see them! Very relaxing to be picked up from the accommodation and delivered back as well.

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GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear Josephine F, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your Cape Town Winelands cycling tour. We are so pleased that you had a lovely time with your AWOL guide Jeremy; personal, private tours allow the guide's so much more flexibility to share the best cycling routes available and to ensure that our guests experience the day... More 

The Netherlands
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70 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

All the outdoor people should book a tour with them! Explore the town on a bike and if you like hiking we would highly recommend the walking trail to Cape Point! Off the beaten track and avoiding the traffic jams...

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GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear AfricanTravelsNL, Thanks so much for the review this is very much appreciated. We love outdoor people ! and we love sharing the off the beaten tracks and personal stories. Table Mountain, Silvermine Nature Reserve, Cape Point Nautre reserve and the beautiful Cederberg Region all have so many beautiful hiking options. We hope that you will join us again soon... More 

Monrovia, Liberia
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love to spend my holidays outdoors in new places. AWOL took all of the guess work out of it and guaranteed an amazing experience. We spent a couple of days with Jeremy hiking table mountain and biking around the city. He brought the history of Cape Town alive and also taught us a lot about the local nature and... More 

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GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear NFF77, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cape Town Table Mountain and cycling adventures with your AWOL guide Jeremy. Thank you for trusting AWOL Tours with your holiday, we are so pleased that you had an amazing experience. AWOL tours really strives to provide a balanced trip planning service for visitors in... More 

Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took two Awol tours - one in the city of Cape Town and one in Masipumilele township. Both were great. The guides were knowledgeable and friendly. Being on a bike or on foot is a great way to connect with the environment and cover a little ground too.

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GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear PTDonald, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your Cape Town City Cycle Tour & Cultural Bicycle Tour in Masuphumele with AWOL Tours. yes, being on bike or foot provides many more opportunities for authentic cultural connection, sharing and just taking it all in. Guests might have reservations about visiting an informal settlement and awkward at... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a bike tour through the Masiphumelele township - Zwai was the perfect guide explaining everything and showing us around. We never felt awkward or strange - he managed to show us his life in all details...

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GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear vivianb619, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your Cape Town Cultural Bicycle Tour in Masuphumele with AWOL Tours. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the company of your guide Zwai; who really loves sharing his community with our guests, we keep our groups private so that our guests can experience a far more personal... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

very informative trip and very easy cycling - our guide was excellent. Cycling suitable for all levels of fitness

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GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear Val M, Thank you so much for reviewing your AWOL Tours experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the leisurely AWOL Tours City Cycling tour and the company of your guide. This 3 hour tour is a beautiful way to get up close to the culture, architecture and history of Cape Town. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Erfurt, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a few words: a great day with an excellent guide, nice weather, good explanations, unbelieveable hiking tour, amazing view on the top of the table mountain!

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GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear Franziska S, Thank you so much for your "few words" We are so pleased that you had a great Cape Town Table Mountain hiking experience with AWOL Tours. Thank you for trusting us with your hiking adventure. We believe that the mountain is perfect for hiking whatever the weather ( unless safety is effected, as safety is always our... More 

Winnetka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful tour through Cape Town with Sally. Very informative and entertaining. I could have down a whole day with her! Highly recommend.

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GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear CBloves2TRAVEL, Thank you so much for the taking the time to review your AWOL Tours experience. AWOL Guide Sally really enjoyed sharing Cape Town with you. This three hour experience departs and returns to the V&A Waterfront and our guides share the history, culture and everything Cape Town; this experience is also suitable for all ages and fitness levels.... More 

London
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55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide Bevan , looked after us as 2 inexperienced cyclists crossed 4 x lane intersections in downtown CT. Great way to get your bearings in this great City and learn about its culture & history. Do the tour early in your holiday , then revisit your favourites.

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GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear mowbrab, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Cape Town City Tour. As we keep our groups small, our guides are able to ensure that even the most inexperienced cyclists are looked after, safety is always our priority. Yes, this tour which starts and returned to the conveniently located V&A Waterfront information centre; is a... More 

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the cycling tour with 4 adults and 4 children aged between 10 and 15. The tour was very interesting for both the adults and children and Niels our guide was great. Our tour started in the rain but the weather changed quite quickly and didn't make it any less enjoyable. The tour allowed us to see parts of... More 

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GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear Claireprice72, Thank you so much for taking the time to recommend your AWOL Tours Cape Town City Cycle Tour. Niels really enjoyed sharing Cape Town with your adventurous family and we are so pleased that the rain cleared (although Cape Town in the rain is beautiful) We keep our groups small so that our guides are able to ensure... More 

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