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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$47.69*
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Private Tour: Bicycle Township Tour in Cape Town

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Cape Town Bike Tour, Table Mountain Hike and Cycling in Stellenbosch

We booked three tours online with AWOL. Helen Baker was my primary contact. She was extremely responsive, helpful and professional. The tours were excellent in every respect. The... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago
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Toronto
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked three tours online with AWOL. Helen Baker was my primary contact. She was extremely responsive, helpful and professional. The tours were excellent in every respect. The guides (Bevan (Cape Town Bike Tour); Jeremy (Table Mountain Hike) and Tyne (Stellenbosh)) were knowledgeable, simpatico and made these tours the highlights of our trip. I would highly recommend AWOL (and Bevan,... More 

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

Dear SimontheTenor, Thank you so much for the recommendation and the lovely review of your AWOL Tours experience. (We note that this review is also recommends The Adventure Shop in Stellenbosch with Guide Tyne) The AWOL office HQ always try to ensure a smooth booking process; trying to find out as much about our guests requirements so that we can... More 

Wiesbaden, Germany
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a very interesting bike Tour in Cape Town. The children (12 and 17 years old) have also been very happy with the tour

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fantastic way to explore township life and to see how this company was reinvesting in it's community to help others. Our guide was exceptional and took the time to answer all of our questions and let us explore as we wanted. We used to live in South Africa and have been on many township tours, but this... More 

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

Dear Bill H, Thank you so much for reviewing your AWOL Tours Cultural Bicycle Township Tour. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the company of your guide Zwai who is a local resident of Masiphumelele and really enjoys sharing his community with our guests. We understand that guests might have reservations about visiting an informal settlement and feel awkward... More 

Tuttlingen, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an interesting tour on bike easy and relaxed with a good guide called Zwai. Everything was safe because we came with the car. We saw how the people live there an have a lot of good conversations with a part of inhabitans

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

Dear jchocu, Thank you so much for taking the time to recommend your AWOL Tours Cultural Bicycle Township Tour experience to other travelers. The self drive option with good directions to the secure parking facility allows for so much flexibility especially as this community is so close to the penguins, Cape Point Nature reserve and the Constantia winelands which are... More 

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We like to sightsee while being active to keep our teenagers entertained. We took an evening bike ride around Cape Town to learn of the major sights and get the feel for the city so we could sighsee on our own for the next three days. Bike ride was fun and easy. We also hiked Table Mountain with AWOL Tours.... More 

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Dear CinthiaR, Thank you so much for taking the time to recommend your AWOL Tours experience. We loved sharing Table Mountain with you and teenage sons and are so pleased that they enjoyed the India Venster route with a vertical height of around 700m and one of the more "adventurous" routes on the mountain. The AWOL Tours private hiking experiences... More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very helpful, friendly knowledgeable in the office, Went above what was asked for, very keen to help. Guide on the mtb trip was very personable and knowledgable. A great day.

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

Dear Suzif3, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your Cape Town AWOL Tours Mountain Biking adventure. We are so pleased that you had a great day and enjoyed the company of your guide. Thank you again for trusting AWOL Tours with your adventure and we look very much forward to welcoming you back to Cape Town... More 

Apollo Beach, FL
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are an age 60+ couple from the USA that visited Cape Town in March 2017. For us it was difficult to find the AWOL office. There are many ‘Information Centers’ in the V & A Waterfront and we somehow missed the main one. If remembered correctly it is next to Dock St., inside a building next to the large... More 

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

Dear ApolloGeorgia , Thank you so much for taking the time to review your Cape Town City Cycle Tour. We are sorry to hear that you had trouble finding our office, we do send a web location and waterfront map with our location marked to every guest booking with AWOL Tours, although there are many information kiosks in the V&A... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really fun day out, our guide Jeremy was very knowledgeable and lovely, and the winelands were beautiful - cycling is a great way to see them! Very relaxing to be picked up from the accommodation and delivered back as well.

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

Dear Josephine F, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your Cape Town Winelands cycling tour. We are so pleased that you had a lovely time with your AWOL guide Jeremy; personal, private tours allow the guide's so much more flexibility to share the best cycling routes available and to ensure that our guests experience the day... More 

The Netherlands
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

All the outdoor people should book a tour with them! Explore the town on a bike and if you like hiking we would highly recommend the walking trail to Cape Point! Off the beaten track and avoiding the traffic jams...

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

Dear AfricanTravelsNL, Thanks so much for the review this is very much appreciated. We love outdoor people ! and we love sharing the off the beaten tracks and personal stories. Table Mountain, Silvermine Nature Reserve, Cape Point Nautre reserve and the beautiful Cederberg Region all have so many beautiful hiking options. We hope that you will join us again soon... More 

Monrovia, Liberia
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

I love to spend my holidays outdoors in new places. AWOL took all of the guess work out of it and guaranteed an amazing experience. We spent a couple of days with Jeremy hiking table mountain and biking around the city. He brought the history of Cape Town alive and also taught us a lot about the local nature and... More 

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

Dear NFF77, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cape Town Table Mountain and cycling adventures with your AWOL guide Jeremy. Thank you for trusting AWOL Tours with your holiday, we are so pleased that you had an amazing experience. AWOL tours really strives to provide a balanced trip planning service for visitors in... More 

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