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Address: Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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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 Tour: Bicycle Township Tour in Cape Town

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Cape Peninsula Cycling is Fabulous

I did the Cape Peninsula Cycling tour and it was one of the highlights of my Africa adventures. The route has beautiful scenery and the tour includes a short hike and exploration... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2011
Dennis A
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2011

I did the Cape Peninsula Cycling tour and it was one of the highlights of my Africa adventures. The route has beautiful scenery and the tour includes a short hike and exploration at Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope, which added to the overall experience. I appreciated the lunch at a local restaurant and the return trip to Cape... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 7 October 2011

Slightly more expensive than some other tours but great quality and a personalised service make it well worth while.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2011

I had a very short time in cape town and I wanted to visit a township to see how such a big part of the South African population really lives, mostly out of sight of the main tourist attarections. This is siomething you need to do with someone who knows their way around, but I didn';t have time to take... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2011

My fiance and I hired AWOL to plan a bike tour for us around the wine lands outside of Capetown for a day on our honeymoon. AWOL customized a trip for us to fit what we wanted and take us to wineries that were unique and off the beaten path! We ended up with a trip that we will never... More 

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UGOAWOL, Owner at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review on your personalised Winelands cycling experience with AWOL Tours. We are pleased that you entrusted AWOL Tours to plan the perfect day whilst on honeymoon . We look forward to seeing you back in Cape Town for another personalised AWOL experience. All the best for your wedding and a great life together. More 

Essen, Belgium
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2011

An interesting tour, during which you get to see the very core of South-Arfrica. An intense experience that I will never forget.

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UGOAWOL, Owner at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for coming on an AWOL Bicycle Township Tour and sharing your tour experience on TripAdvisor. We are really pleased that we were able to show the 'real' South Africa and it proved to be a life changing experience. We hope to see you back in South Africa in future. Regards Sally More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2011

Left on bicycles from AWOL'S office at V&A. Cycled through the Bo Kaap area and into Company Gardens. Back down Adderley Street mainly along designated cycle routes. One must still keep an eye open for pedestrians and traffic. Stopped at the famous Flower Sellers Market in Adderley Street. Returned to V&A via Green Point Stadium and Eco Gardens and Sea... More 

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Berlin
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Reviewed 12 August 2011

Firstly thank you to Sally who took me and our little group on the tour in Cape Town. We took in all of the main sights and learned a lot about past events that have made up Cape Town (and South Africa's) rich history. I was impressed by how easy it was to cycle within the inner city - on... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2011

My wife and I took two tours with AWOL when we visited Cape Town in March 2011, and we were blown away by the standard of the tours. Informative and enjoyable, we enjoyed both experiences immensely. We did the Cape Point tour and also the Masiphumelele tour, with Leonard and Rudi respectively. Both guides were excellent, to the pint that... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 July 2011

This was an excellent walk and one of the highlights of our trip to South Africa let alone Cape Town. Our guide, Jason was very informative and bought a packed lunch which was home made. We were picked up from our hotel and taken back there after our hike from the Kirstenbosch Gardens. I would definitely recommend having a guide... More 

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UGOAWOL, Owner at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review on your AWOL Table Mountain hike with Jason. We are thrilled that we made it a highlight of your holiday. We look forward to seeing you back in Cape Town for another personalised AWOL experience. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2011

AWOL's bicycle township tour of Masiphumelele is seriously worth doing whether you live in Cape Town or are a visitor to the city. The tour gives a second-to-none opportunity for a close up and personal experience of township life. The chance to weave your way slowly through MasiP, feeling welcome as you interact with members of the community, visit residents... More 

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