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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*
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Private Hiking Tour of Table Mountain
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Cape Town City Cycling Tour
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US$77,07*
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Private Tour: Bicycle Township Tour in Cape Town

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Excellent tour

The tour was really organized. The guide was very nice and knew all about Cape Town. His explanations were really interesting and helpful. We had so much fun.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
168rona
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The tour was really organized. The guide was very nice and knew all about Cape Town. His explanations were really interesting and helpful. We had so much fun.

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Thank 168rona
UGOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

Dear 168rona, thank you so much for reviewing your AWOL Tours experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed The AWOL Tours; Cape Town City Cycle with your guide. The Cape Town City Cycle Tour is a 3 hour history, architecture and culture tour of the city with a guide and is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. AWOL... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I booked a tour cycling wine country. It was a fantastic day! Our guide was a great conversationalist and very knowledgeable about the area and, importantly, about wine. We cycled mostly through Franshoek, but since it was a private tour we also stopped at a winery in Stellenbosch a friend recommended. The biking was very well paced... More 

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

Dear Gayle Z, Thank you so much for the cycling in the winelands tour review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the Franshoek cycling and wine tasting in Stellenbosch, AWOL Tours certainly agrees that wine tasting after beautiful scenic cycling is very rewarding. As our tours are private we are able to ensure that guests have the best cycling... More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Perfect way to explore Cape Town. A way to see high lights and hidden gems you’ll (most probably) not see when you visit the city by car. Neither by foot in just 3 hours time. Very nice guide (Jeremy from Holland!). Tells a lot about the history of Cape Town. Level of the tour is “easy” in fact everyone who... More 

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

Dear rwvisser, Thank you for reviewing your Cape Town City cycle tour with AWOL Tours. We are so pleased that you enjoyed this experience which is designed for all ages and fitness and covers the history, architecture and vibe of the city. We look very much forward to welcoming you back to Cape Town for more cycling adventures, maybe the... More 

Ede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Very nice guides, with lots of interesting stories. It was great fun cycling in a city where cycling is upcoming. Never felt unsafe in the traffic.

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

Dear jolijnp180, Thank you so much for your review of your AWOL Tours Cape Town City Cycle. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the company and expertise of your guide. This experience is a lovely balance of history, architecture and the culture of Cape Town and AWOL guide's love sharing their personal Cape Town history with guests. Yes, cycling... More 

Novo Hamburgo, Brazil
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

First of all the speciall attention from AWOL Staff and their warmest welcome. second the área and landscape just amaizing for MTB trips, and the last the great job from Sally and Meikel, thank you so much.

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

Dear davidhV9189BY, Thank you so much for the very much appreciated review of your AWOL Tours Cape Town Mountain Biking experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the ride with your guides Sally & Meike. Personalized Mountain Biking tours allow for so much more flexibility and we can match clients to guides based on fitness and experience to ensure... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We had a great time! The route we took - I think it was called the green belt- was fun and had a few challenges like small bridges and hills to keep thing a fun but very safe also. There were a few local cyclists around so we could see this was considered a local gem. Our guide Marcus was... More 

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

Dear Kavitha R, Thank you for your review this is very much appreciated. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the AWOL Tours Cape Town; Constantia green belt ride with us. This route is indeed a local gem and the local riding community do so much to keep this trail in excellent condition. Being in the heart of the Constantia... More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We booked 2 tours with AWOL Tours! We cycled till Cape of Good Hope and also did the city cycle tour...and both were amazing! Our guide Jeremy was so nice and knows pretty much everything about the city! In the Cape Of Good Hope tour they offered water and snacks and left us free to ride as much as we... More 

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

Dear Erika S, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cape Town City Cycle Tour and Cape Peninsula experience. We are thrilled that you had a wonderful time with AWOL guide Jeremy and enjoyed the AWOL way of doing things, private tours allow for so much more cycling and exploring. Thank you very much... More 

Profondeville, Belgium
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

My husband and I have booked a township tour with Awol. We are both aware of the conditions of general slum areas as we lived for months in the Philippines for example. We wanted to learn more about the life in the SA township while being a bit embarrassed by "visiting" the place they live. That's why we chose AWOL... More 

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GOAWOL, Owner at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

The poor rating given to the AWOL Tours township tour is very unfortunate and saddens us immensely. Whilst we respect the opinion of the reviewer it most certainly does not reflect the ethos, partnerships, and sustainability of the experience that we have worked so hard over the last 14 years to create. If the reviewers felt unnecessarily pressured into buying... More 

Queensland, Australia
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went on the city cycle tour yesterday! To begin with booking on line was a breeze! On the morning of the ride we met Sally and her staff in the office, they were friendly and helpful. Abi our guide was in training with Mark the experienced guide along to ensure all went well. They were both... More 

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

Dear MagellanSingapore, Thank you so much for your very much appreciated review of your Cape Town City Cycle Tour experience. We are so pleased that you found the AWOL online booking system easy to use and with friendly and helpful customer service from the team. Yes, AWOL guide Mark ensures that everyone feels safe and comfortable on this experience and... More 

Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We went on a cycling tour and it was fantastic despite the weather. We got to know a bit more of South African history with a great guide

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

Dear Virginia L, Thank you for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cape Town City Cycling Tour. We are so pleased that you had a great time, Cape Town in winter really is a beautiful experience. We look forward to welcoming you back for more cycling adventures. Kind regards, Helen AWOL Tours. More 

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