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AWOL Tours

Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 83 234 6428
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Cape Town City Cycling Tour
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Private Tour: Bicycle Township Tour in Cape Town
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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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“cycle tour” (32 reviews)
“guide jeremy” (6 reviews)
“great cycle” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
City Bowl
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+27 83 234 6428
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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...More

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GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

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...More

Reviewed 27 January 2017

Booked the above mentioned tour, pick up from the hotel in time, friendly and experienced tour guide, Jeremia, had a interesting biking tour through the vineyards including few small wine tastings, very modern mountain bikes,…. Best way to see and learn about the area, 1000...More

Thank VonHeberding
UGOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Dear VonHeberding, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours full day cycling winelands experience. The Winelands is always beautiful this time of year and your AWOL Guide Jeremy really enjoys sharing the history, culture and the carefully selected vineyards...More

Reviewed 27 January 2017

This organisation has terrible booking agents trying to squeeze in as much as they can to pump up the price. when you try to address this, the arrogance kicks. Really a bad experience to do business with these guys!More

Thank AlexAmsterdam1979
UGOAWOL, Owner at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Hi AlexAmsterdam1979, we are sorry that feel that you had a really bad experience trying to book with AWOL Tours. Please be advised that with the constantly changing requirements and negotiations, it became more apparent that your group was seeking the cheapest alternative possible; one...More

Reviewed 24 January 2017

From before until after the tours we purchased, awol tours were fantastic. Our guide for the wine tour was very knowledgeable about more than wine abd made our day! We had to cancel the city tour due to an injury but awol tours were very...More

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UGOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Dear Lucylou2013, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the Constantia Winelands tour and were sorry to hear about your injury to cancel the City Cycle Tour. We are so pleased...More

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very educative and interesting tour by bike in township Musiphumelele. Nice guide and good food from a local.More

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Thank FamvdLest
UGOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Dear FamvdLest, Thank you so much for your review of your Cultural Bicycle Tour in Masuphumele with AWOL Tours. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the company of your guide, who is a local resident and really enjoys sharing his personal experiences of living...More

Reviewed 15 January 2017

Very interesting tour around Cape Town, we learnt plenty of things thanks to our guide. It's very nice to discover some neighbourhoods on a bike.More

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UGOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Dear charkey25, Thank you so much taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cape Town City City Cycle. Your children did really well on the ride; Yes, safety is always our priority and AWOL Guides will modify a route to suit all ages and...More

Reviewed 15 January 2017

Our family loved the AWOL bike tour in Cape Town. Peter our guide was very knowledgeable and affable and showed us parts of the city that we didn't know existed. You don't have to be super fit but you do know how to ride a...More

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Thank charkey25
UGOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Dear charkey25, Thank you for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cape Town City Cycle Tour. Safety is always our priority, we keep our groups small, everybody wears helmets (included in the tour) and guide's provide a safety briefing before the tour starts,...More

Reviewed 14 January 2017

We had a very nice tour in Masiphumelele. It was good to hear and learn how people live. Also for our children of 9 and 10 years old this was very informative. Tourguide Shwaai, who lives in the township himself, made this tour very special...More

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Thank caravonk
UGOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Dear caravonk, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cultural Bicycle Tour. So many families join us in Masiphumele and we know that children really enjoy cycling through the vibrant narrow streets of Masi and making new friends. The...More

Reviewed 12 January 2017

We went biking and hiking at the Cape Point, including visit to the penquins. It was a great day and a great experience. We had an excellent guide (Niels) who gave a lot of insights and was very observant in creating a good experience for...More

Thank Pia G
UGOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Dear Pia G; Thank you so much for reviewing your AWOL Tours Cape Point cycling experience. We are so pleased that you had a beautiful day exploring the scenic coastal surrounds and the penguins. Your AWOL Guide Niels really enjoyed sharing this day with you...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

it is very interesting to meet the township people and have a dialog with them, also to eat with them was very nice, it is a bit pricy so, and you are ask to give tips here and there on top of it, makes me...More

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Thank stephbahr
UGOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Dear stephbahr, thank you for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours cultural township cycling tour. Although AWOL Tours is very much giving back to this community through sustainable partnerships with both Masicorp and BENbikes, All our local AWOL township guides are paid salaries...More

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balimogale
26 October 2016|
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Response from GOAWOL | Property representative |
Thanks so much for your interest in our 3 hour Cape Town city cycle tour. Its more of a talking tour than a cycling tour as we only cover about 15km in the 3 hours. Only two hills. So no special fitness required. You do... More
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Heather B
24 June 2015|
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Response from GOAWOL | Property representative |
Hi HeatherB, Thank you for contacting AWOL Tours. Please be advised we can provide the tour on your preferred date. We have availability between the 14-18th July and look forward to welcoming you to Cape Town, if you would... More
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