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Address: Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 83 234 6428
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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$48,68*
and up
Private Hiking Tour of Table Mountain
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US$48,68*
and up
Cape Town City Cycling Tour
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US$77,07*
and up
Private Tour: Bicycle Township Tour in Cape Town

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Township Massiphumelele

Great 4hrs visit as a family. Educational, friendly, people were very nice. So much to discuss about with our children. A place where everyone learned something. The tour was... read more

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Noyalo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great 4hrs visit as a family. Educational, friendly, people were very nice. So much to discuss about with our children. A place where everyone learned something. The tour was pricy but well worth it and money helps the community. You have to go there!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I decided to try and book a last minute mountain biking tour while staying in Cape Town and Helen went out of her way to make that happen in less than 24 hours. Bevin, our guide, who picked us at our hotel was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. Mountain biking tours aren't AWOL's main attraction. Other road biking... More 

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

Hi Scott M, Thank you so very much for reviewing your AWOL Tours private Mountain Biking experience in Cape Town. We are so pleased that we could deliver a great experience at short notice and that you enjoyed the company of your guide Bevan. He really enjoyed the ride with you and we hope that you join us again when... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the table mountain tour on an early morning in march and it was one of the best experiences we had so far in South Africa! Bevan is a great guy, he offered just the right mix of explanations, savety and adventure :) We got so enthusiastic that some days later we even tried a red tour in garden... More 

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Ballymoney, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent tour with a very knowledgable guide. Good pace and a great way to see the city. Only suggestion would be a stop for coffee but I know this would eat into the available time

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

Hi Adrian S, Thanks so very much for the review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the Cape Town City Cycle Tour. The tour departs from the V&A Waterfront and we have a lovely coffee stand just outside the office so there is certainly an option for coffee for the early arrivals and the end of the tour, we do... More 

Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our Cape Town City Cycle tour was really great. Our guide was really knowledgeable, the biking was fun and the group was small enough that it was manageable. I wasn't a huge fan of the way we biked through busy intersections and crossed busy streets - biking on the left side was an adjustment for me and even though I... More 

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

Dear rinas751, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cape Town City Cycle Tour. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the experience and the company and expertise of your guide. We always keep our groups small to ensure that everyone feels safe and nobody gets left behind. Thank you for mentioning that you... More 

Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had an excellent guide for just the two of us. The route selection was great with magnificent views and interesting nature. AWOL was very flexible on pick up and drop off logistics. Highly recommend this tour!

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

Dear Michael W, Thank you so much for reviewing your AWOL Table Mountain Hike in Cape Town. Private hiking experiences allow guides to really personalize the experience. We are able to be flexible to ensure that our guests requirements and preferences can be accommodated; and select routes that guests would really enjoy according to fitness and interests. We are so... More 

Voorburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent guided tour that took 4 - 5 hours including a breakfast. Guide was very friendly.

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

Dear Rianne H, Thanks so much for the 5 star recommendation. We are so pleased that you had an excellent experience of hiking Table Mountain and enjoyed the company of your guide. Our AWOL hiking guides are renowned for their hiking picnics, our hikers never go hungry. We look forward to sharing more hiking experiences with you when you return... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this tour was great. Danielle our guide was both knowledgeable and friendly. The visits to the wineries were exceptional. Too of my favorite things together biking and wine. Would highly recommend.

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Assas, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Super cool guide (Cape town style indeed) and a great way to discover this unique city. I strongly recommend to do it (second time for me :-))

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get some rest before the all day tour of Cape Point. It's a long day and can be hot and really windy as it was on our day. The van is fairly comfortable though not in the very back. The guide / driver was fun and flexible (Letitia). The sights are wonderful. Being at the cape of good hope is... More 

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