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Address: 54 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 73 056 6727
10:30 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Cycle to the spectacular point at the end of Africa. Join free roaming...

Cycle to the spectacular point at the end of Africa. Join free roaming ostrich, zebra, bontebok and baboons in the Cape of Good Hope national park. Watch for penguins, whales, dolphins and sharks at the meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian ocean. Breathe clean air hinted with aerosols from the world's most diverse floral kingdom.

Bicycles are availble for pick-up and drop-off in Simon's Town, accessible by scenic train ride from central Cape Town. Intrepid cyclists meet daily at 54 St George's st. Round trip distance is 50 km, through wild and hilly terrain, usually with strong wind. Recommended only for the fit and adventurous.

Trips usually take 5 - 7 hours. Please bring layers for varied weather, water and food to re-energize and a working phone for emergencies. Prices are for rentals. Guides can be arranged for an extra cost.

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Bikes in great condition, scenic rides

Cycle Cape Point and Karim's cafe were really helpful and friendly and the bicycles were in great shape and well maintained. Would just caution that it's fairly hilly to get to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cycle Cape Point and Karim's cafe were really helpful and friendly and the bicycles were in great shape and well maintained. Would just caution that it's fairly hilly to get to cape point from Simon's Town, so as long as you're up for the ride....and its all downhill back to Karim's.

Thank C P
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We saw all the 5 star reviews? Not sure why. We made a booking and were told to pick up bikes from the back storage room of a small grocery store in ST. The bikes were new, not electric, and not adjustable. If you're over 6 feet (like my husband) be prepared for a sore back. Our directions consisted of... More 

Thank BombayLiz
sandy-baaaay, Owner at Cycle Cape Point, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We always want to improve our customer service. Sorry to hear we failed to help you adequately. You should have received trip information upon booking with details of what to expect, a map, highlights, distances etc? Karim, the shop owner, has allan keys to adjust seat heights. We have electric bikes, which are not suitable... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Bike picked up at shop in village ... easy. Charged and ready to go. Not having cycled for a while, appreciated the help on the hills between here and the Cape, as gusts of wind deceptive. Wheel tread good, sturdy construction. Overall, a highly enjoyable three days. Thank you, Sandy!

1 Thank David P
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

I was looking for rental bikes to do a trip to the cape and was happy to find Sandys bicycles. Booking the bikes in the internet was really easy and we could choose the bikes when we arrived. My bike was really well equipped for the tour as it was for the other bike. Sandy prepared everything perfect and provided... More 

Thank Kristin H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Not only the charming, self-engineered bicycles but also the kindness and flexibility of Sandy makes me recommend this activity to anyone who wants to explore the cape without a car

1 Thank Gerald G
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 November 2015

The motorised bikes are great.. very easy to ride.. perfect for a comfortable ride through the cape.. Sandy, the owner, is a very nice guy.. very helpful and flexible and most importantly he is not a "business man" but cares more about you enjoying your ride which makes me gona try the other activities he sponsors.. Highly recommended!

1 Thank Rami222
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 November 2015

The motorised bikes are great fun and something I had never tried before. Learning to ride them was relatively easy and allowed my wife and I explore the cape under our own steam. Much simpler (and cheaper) than hiring a car and easily accessible from Simon's Town train station.

1 Thank Alex v
Lucerne, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 9 November 2015

top fun! the bikes are really easy to use and the perfect option to get out to the cape point and around the beautiful cape peninsula. We had a great afternoon in the nationalpark and chilling with the baboons, a must do if you are in cape town!

Thank Moritz_Hofstetter
Brest, France
1 review
Reviewed 4 November 2015

I've been renting my motorised bicycle from Cycle Cape Point in June 2015. Wonderful experience to drive along the beatiful Cape roads! I was a bit worried as I never drove any kind of two-wheels motorised vehicule before, but Sandy, the owner, was very nice, patient and did take time to explain me everything I needed to know. I had... More 

Thank Lobo29
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Reviewed 3 November 2015

Such a brilliant way to explore the cape peninsula - easy to use and really great fun! Sandy is very helpful and makes sure we understood how to use them and then all pretty easy from there.

Thank Fenellahh

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