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AWOL Tours

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Address: Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 83 234 6428
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07:00 - 22:00
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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$47.59*
and up
Cape Town City Cycling Tour
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US$47.59*
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Private Hiking Tour of Table Mountain
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US$75.36*
and up
Private Tour: Bicycle Township Tour in Cape Town

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We had the best bike tour EVER in Cape Town, Danielle our tourguide was so great, she had so much knowledge about the city, she was funny, she had a lot of patience (for my mother... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Annemieke K
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had the best bike tour EVER in Cape Town, Danielle our tourguide was so great, she had so much knowledge about the city, she was funny, she had a lot of patience (for my mother of 76 it was sometimes a bit hard to take the kerbstones), she took us to unknown beautiful squares, churches, parks, coffeebars. I would... More 

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

Dear Annemieke K, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cape Town City Cycle with AWOL Tours. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the company of your guide Danielle and that she was able to modify the route to ensure that your mother could enjoy the experience. Cape Town really has so much... More 

Hamilton, Bermuda
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our guide, Jeremy, was excellent. We spent two days with him and he was very polite, kind and patient with us throughout. Our party didn't have a lot of hiking experience, but he got us through it with smiles intact!

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

Dear aroth210, Thank you for your review of your 2 day overnight Table Mountain hiking tour. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the company of your AWOL Guide Jeremy, he really is an excellent guide and a very experienced Table Mountain Hiking guide and his cooking skills are excellent. Thank you again for the recommendation, we look very much... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great half-day tour with family. Great guide, very knowledgeable, friendly and flexible. Beautiful experience. Would recommend to others. Definitely not cheap and half-day is long enough.

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Dear hijssel, Thank you so much for reviewing your AWOL Tours Mountain Biking experience with your guide Bevan. We are so pleased that you had a great experience. Yes, private mountain biking tours are in a higher price bracket; but this ensures that you get the experience you prefer and allows us customize the experience accordingly. Our mountain biking guests... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice way to get some exercice , to catch your bearings and to get alot of information about the history of the Cape. Good bicycles, small group, enthousiastic guide Niels, Nick cycling at the back of the group like a sheepdog, felt safe.

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

Dear 125marleenb, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cape Town City cycle with your guide Niels ( and sweeper Nick ) As safety is always our first priority we do our utmost to ensure this with small groups, correct helmet and bicycle adjustments and a full road and cycling safety briefing before the... More 

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous insight into the culture and lives of some amazing people , well organised and informative guide , felt safe at all times

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

Dear Kim R, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cultural Township Bicycle Tour in Cape Town's Masiphumelele community. Yes, our local guides have been guiding guests through this community for many years and are an integral part of the AWOL family. Safety is always our priority, and we are so pleased that you... More 

Holstebro, Denmark
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 lot of information along the way. Except from the little climb to Bo-Kaap it was... More 

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

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 Cycle Tour is very much available for all ages and fitness levels and our guides... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 x better than sitting in a bus with many other people on wine tasting tour.... More 

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

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 and cellars to complement the beautiful scenic cycling. This experience is suitable for all ages... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

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UGOAWOL, Owner at AWOL Tours, responded to this review

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 that we were just not able to accommodate without putting the integrity of AWOL Tours... More 

Davos, Switzerland
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 understanding and agreed to refund the tour. Very good experience and highly recommended.

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

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 that we were able to contribute to your holiday and hope that we can welcome... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

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

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

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 in Masi. Yes, we agree Nonny is very welcoming and always provides really nice lunches... More 

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