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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$47,24*
and up
Private Hiking Tour of Table Mountain
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US$47,24*
and up
Cape Town City Cycling Tour
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US$74,80*
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Private Tour: Bicycle Township Tour in Cape Town

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Great tour in a great city !

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 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Dominique C
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Assas, France
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Assas, France
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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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Thank Dominique C
GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear Dominique C, Thanks so much for the recommendation this is very much appreciated. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the Cape Town City Cycle Tour ( again) If you could please email me and let me know who your was so that I can pass on the lovely review that would be much appreciated. Hope that you will... More 

North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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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Thank BallaghMan
GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear BallaghMan, Thank you for your review. Cape Point is a beautiful experience Yes, the Two Oceans restaurant is one of our favourite lunch destinations on this route. We hope that you enjoyed Cape Town and look forward to your return. Kind regards. More 

Lohmar
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very enjoyable cycle tour around the City centre with a knowledgable guide, taking in many Points of interest which might otherwise go unnoticed from a car

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Thank C3109RTandrew
GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear C3109RTandrew, Thank you so much for reviewing your AWOL Tours Cape Town City Cycle Tour. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the experience and the company of your professional cycling guide. Yes, 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... More 

Highland Park, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bevan was our guide on a 3-4 hour ride thru the Tokai park. He's knowledgeable, a great cyclist, and an entertaining conversationalist. He showed up on time, had great equipment for us ready to go, and made sure we had what we needed throughout the ride. very accommodating and responsive. We had a blast. The ride itself was challenging (lots... More 

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

Dear raweil, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Mountain Biking experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the guiding expertise and company of your AWOL guide Bevan and the beautiful challenging Tokai Nature reserve. Private mountain biking tours allow us to ensure that guests can really enjoy an experience to their preferred... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

We had the best bike tour EVER in Cape Town, Danielle our tourguide was so great, she had so much knowledge about the city, she was funny, she had a lot of patience (for my mother of 76 it was sometimes a bit hard to take the kerbstones), she took us to unknown beautiful squares, churches, parks, coffeebars. I would... More 

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

Dear Annemieke K, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cape Town City Cycle with AWOL Tours. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the company of your guide Danielle and that she was able to modify the route to ensure that your mother could enjoy the experience. Cape Town really has so much... More 

Hamilton, Bermuda
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Our guide, Jeremy, was excellent. We spent two days with him and he was very polite, kind and patient with us throughout. Our party didn't have a lot of hiking experience, but he got us through it with smiles intact!

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Thank aroth210
GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear aroth210, Thank you for your review of your 2 day overnight Table Mountain hiking tour. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the company of your AWOL Guide Jeremy, he really is an excellent guide and a very experienced Table Mountain Hiking guide and his cooking skills are excellent. Thank you again for the recommendation, we look very much... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Great half-day tour with family. Great guide, very knowledgeable, friendly and flexible. Beautiful experience. Would recommend to others. Definitely not cheap and half-day is long enough.

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

Dear hijssel, Thank you so much for reviewing your AWOL Tours Mountain Biking experience with your guide Bevan. We are so pleased that you had a great experience. Yes, private mountain biking tours are in a higher price bracket; but this ensures that you get the experience you prefer and allows us customize the experience accordingly. Our mountain biking guests... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

A very nice way to get some exercice , to catch your bearings and to get alot of information about the history of the Cape. Good bicycles, small group, enthousiastic guide Niels, Nick cycling at the back of the group like a sheepdog, felt safe.

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Thank 125marleenb
GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear 125marleenb, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cape Town City cycle with your guide Niels ( and sweeper Nick ) As safety is always our first priority we do our utmost to ensure this with small groups, correct helmet and bicycle adjustments and a full road and cycling safety briefing before the... More 

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Fabulous insight into the culture and lives of some amazing people , well organised and informative guide , felt safe at all times

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Thank Kim R
GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear Kim R, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cultural Township Bicycle Tour in Cape Town's Masiphumelele community. Yes, our local guides have been guiding guests through this community for many years and are an integral part of the AWOL family. Safety is always our priority, and we are so pleased that you... More 

Holstebro, Denmark
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We were 4 people who booked a private city cycle tour. It turned out to be a great way to see some of the city. Our guide Niels made sure we never felt unsafe driving among the other traffic, and he did give os a lot of information along the way. Except from the little climb to Bo-Kaap it was... More 

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

Dear Tomad50, Thank you so much for your very much appreciated review of your Cape Town City Cycle Tour with your AWOL guide Niels. We are so pleased that you felt safe and enjoyed exploring Cape Town by bicycle. Yes, the AWOL Cape Town City Cycle Tour is very much available for all ages and fitness levels and our guides... More 

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