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Address: Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: +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$ 45.25*
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Private Hiking Tour of Table Mountain
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US$ 45.25*
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Cape Town City Cycling Tour
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US$ 56.57*
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Private Tour: Bicycle Township Tour in Cape Town

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I had the pleasure of going on a 3 hour bicycle tour of Cape Town this morning with two totally wonderful tour guides. Both were full of knowledge, enthusiastic and passionate... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Maurine R
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Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of going on a 3 hour bicycle tour of Cape Town this morning with two totally wonderful tour guides. Both were full of knowledge, enthusiastic and passionate about their city. I saw many things that you couldn't do in a car and travelled further than by walking. This way to see Cape Town is something not... More 

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

Dear Maurine R, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cape Town City Cycle Tour with your AWOL Guide Mark & Danielle. Thank you so much for the honey & eucalyptus Aussie drops, we love them :) ! We are so pleased that you enjoyed the history and culture of Cape Town by bicycle.... More 

Papillion, Nebraska
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just completed my first visit to Cape Town, SA and had 4 days to explore the area. I contracted with AWOL Tours for 5 expeditions to include Cape Point, Table Mountain, Vineyards, Townships, and central city tours. I had the great good fortune to have Niels as my assigned tour guide. Niels is truly a Renaissance man who is... More 

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

Dear JakeFAC, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the professional expertise of your AWOL guide Niels. All our AWOL guides are qualified certified guides as much at home on the mountains, as on bicycles and will also provide engaging relaxing leisure vehicle tours. Private tours allow... More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cycle tour of Capetown was superb. A great introduction and outstanding commentary. Really good value. Would heartily recommend it.

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

Dear David N, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cape Town City Cycle experience. We are so pleased that you had a great time and enjoyed the company of your guide in the 3 hours exploring the history, culture and architecture of Cape Town. This is the best way to get to know... More 

Moehlin, Switzerland
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At first we have been very reluctant, because we didn't want to take part in an sightseeing of extreme poverty and sadness. Our fear was completely wring: AWOL has organized an insight in the daily life of the township people when singing (in the church), when washing (at home or at running water places), when walking around on the road... More 

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

Dear Girsberger, Thank you for the very much appreciated review of your AWOL Tours Cultural Township Bicycle Tour. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time in Masiphumelele and enjoyed the Sunday gospel church experience, this is one of the most vibrant and culturally interesting experiences that AWOL Tours can offer guests. Responsible Tourism practices must be mutually beneficial... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tour & guide. Location is a little hard to find...very poor signage & our Uber driver nor the Security at the waterfront knew where the location was.

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

Dear Chris W, thank you for reviewing your AWOL Tours Cape Town City Cycle Tour. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the tour, which is a 3 hour guided history, culture and architecture tour of Cape Town by bicycle, this departs from the V&A Waterfront. AWOL Tours is based in the V&A Waterfront information centre and although we do... More 

Guadalajara, Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was amazing. The attention, equipment and overall experience. I would certainly book with AWOL tours any time.

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

Dear obrigada21, thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours experience. We are so pleased that you would book us again and hope that we can arrange more adventures for you. Private tours allow us to ensure our guest's various interests and cycling preferences can be catered for. Cape Town has so many great hiking... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb experience for intermediate to advanced riders! Full day of mountain biking with Sally in Paul Culver near Grabouw exceeded my expectations in every way. Sally is an excellent guide who always paid careful attention to making sure I was happy and comfortable. From careful pre-planning to pick up to the best ride ever to the drive home....I was very... More 

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

Dear saguanno, Thank you for the very much appreciated review of your AWOL Tours Cape Town mountain biking experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed a private mountain biking which allowed our guide Sally to match you to the best route and plan the day as perfectly as possible. Paul Culver near Grabouw is absolutely beautiful and Sally really... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had a wonderful and very interesting time on the township bike tour. The guides are members of the local township and they are knowledgeable and thoughtful about the community, history and culture, and we really felt like we got the inside view of the township and how it fit into the country's broader history around apartheid, etc. Many people... More 

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

Dear Kate C, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours cultural township bike tour. AWOL Tours has worked hard to develop this experience with integrity and sustainability in priority; Masiphumelele is a multicultural community with so much to offer and is a great option for families travelling to Cape Town, South Africa. We really... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We used AWOL tours for a guided hike up table mountain and for a day trip to Cape Point with some cycling.   Our trip up table mountain was very good. We were collected from our hotel on time in a nice vehicle and transferred to the start point for our walk. We walked at our pace, stopping to take... More 

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

Dear marktwin12, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the hike and the picnic lunches; AWOL Guide's ensure that every guest is catered for to their preference on our personalized hiking tours. Cycling along the scenic Cape Peninsula is a perfect way to enjoy the coastal... More 

Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Excellent and informative bike ride through Cape Town, and a fantastic and very knowledgeable guide, too. And thanks to rainy weathermeveryone else cancelled - so I even got a private tour! I highly recommend this company.

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

Dear Sascha M, Thank you for review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed that Cape Town City cycle Tour with your guide, and enjoyed a little of the Cape rain en route. AWOL adventures in all weather unless safety and visibility is effected, our priority is always our guests safety first. The Cape Town City Cycle Tour is a... More 

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