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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$47,69*
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Private Hiking Tour of Table Mountain
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US$47,69*
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Cape Town City Cycling Tour
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US$75,51*
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Private Tour: Bicycle Township Tour in Cape Town

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Great bike tours

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... read more

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Reviewed 18 April 2017
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Boulder, Colorado
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

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
1 review
Reviewed 18 April 2017

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
1 review
Reviewed 18 April 2017

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
Reviewed 18 April 2017

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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Reviewed 17 April 2017

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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Reviewed 14 April 2017 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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Reviewed 12 April 2017 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 

New Castle, Delaware
1 review
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This was a great tour! Reservation process was quick and easy and they were very responsive to questions. Location easy to find. Bikes were in great shape and comfortable. Guide was really wonderful. It was just the four of us and that made it easier to hear and stay together. Request a private tour if available. We were lucky to... More 

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

Dear fleurdetravel, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your Cape Town City Cycle Tour. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the company of your experienced AWOL guide. Yes, as safety is always our priority; our bikes are regularly serviced, our guides are certified, we keep the cycling groups as small as possible and start the... More 

Nashville
1 review
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Our AWOL 10-day Garden Route Cycling Tour led by Dave was phenomenal! We rode mountain bikes since off-road riding was of interest. The cycling included: 1) around Cape Town, 2) around Franschhoek in Cape Winelands, 3) drove east to Oudtshoorn, 4) south from Oudtshoorn (no Robinson Pass crossing due to heavy rain), 5) south from Rheenendal to Buffel’s Bay followed... More 

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

Dear Maureen S, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your Garden Route trip with AWOL Guide Dave and thank you for trusting AWOL Tours with your holiday. We are so pleased that you had a wonderful time. AWOL tours really strives to provide a balanced trip planning service for visitors in search of customized, unique hiking... More 

Varberg Municipality, Sweden
1 review
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Go on a biketour is a very good way to see Cape town or any other city. Can recomend It, go on Sunday with less traffic.

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

Dear glamheden57, Thank you so much for reviewing your AWOL Tours Cape Town City Cycle Tour. We are so pleased that you had a good time and enjoyed the 3 hour history, culture and architecture experience by bike. Although Sunday is a quiet day in Cape Town, we do depart everyday at 10:00 am from the V&A Waterfront, so our... More 

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