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Cycle Cape Point

54 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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Avoid at all costs!

Bikes aren’t serviced, gear changes are very dodgy and the chain kept coming off. Ended up getting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
krisg423
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Dangerous, terrible experience

I’m not sure who has been asked to leave reviews so far but I can assure you they cannot be genuine... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Dan_m_chest
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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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2 weeks ago
“Avoid at all costs!”
7 Mar 2018
“Dangerous, terrible experience”
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54 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bikes aren’t serviced, gear changes are very dodgy and the chain kept coming off. Ended up getting stranded in Cape Point National Park and had to get a lift back from a very nice tour guide otherwise I would have faced a 4 hour walk...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

I’m not sure who has been asked to leave reviews so far but I can assure you they cannot be genuine (apart from one other). The facts: - you call them and speak to a guy in Cape Town who gives no detail at all...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We've rented a scooter for 3 days with Cycle Cape Point. It was clean and in perfect condition. Alexander, who runs the company, made sure our trip was perfect and gave us many advices on where to go. I would definitly recommand doing bussiness with...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank C P
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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...More

2  Thank BombayLiz
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sandy-baaaay, Owner at Cycle Cape Point, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

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,...More

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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...More

1  Thank David P
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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
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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...More

1  Thank Rami222
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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...More

1  Thank Alex v
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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...More

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