On the AWOL Cape Town city cycle tour departing daily from the V&A Waterfront, we not only explore the history, culture and architectural highlights of this diverse city but also include a taste of authentic Cape Malay Cuisine. […]
There are so many Cape Town experiences on offer it is sometimes hard to find the one that will suit your available time frame and personal interests. Below are 10 good (and an 11th excellent one) reasons for booking the Cape Town City Cycle Tour with AWOL Tours.
This tour is great way to kick […]
Twelve years ago AWOL Tour guests gifted enough money so we could purchase three kids bikes to donate to Ukhanyo primary school in Masiphumlelele as prizes to their class poetry competition working in collaboration with Bicycling Empowerment Network (BEN). At the time I had no expectations of the outcome of the donation and just hoped that the bicycle would go to make a small difference in a child’s life. Often donations are not often measured and the results not always realised until many years later. […]
Visiting the Cape Winelands vineyards is a huge tick of the box in most itineraries when visiting Cape Town. There are over 600 (!) vineyards to choose from nowadays, and wine tasting can sometimes feel like an overwhelming activity. Therefore AWOL Tours provides the unique opportunity to cycle through some of the world famous South African vineyards to discover the history and culture of these unique areas and include private tastings with the cellar masters or winemakers.
Over the years, AWOL Tours has been growing its commitment to support the Songezo Jim Cycling Academy based in Masiphumelele Cape Town. Songezo Jim is a professional South African cyclist riding for Kuwait–Cartucho.es. He rode in the 2015 Vuelta a España & 2016 Giro d’Italia, becoming the first black South African rider to compete in the race. Our Tour Guide Bevan recently went on a training ride with the youth team and discovered just how serious they really are and why they truly do deserve the support of the Cape Town cycling community. […]
AWOL Tours is launching scheduled mountain bike half day Constantia winelands tours. We know that cyclists are sociable and many of our clients love connecting with other travellers. To make mountain biking tours more accessible for spontaneous travellers we are launching scheduled daily departures for a small group experience which we hope will become one of the preferred meeting places for our travelling mountain biking community.
I have been working as a front desk sales consultant at AWOL Tours based in the V&A Waterfront Tourism Information Centre for just over 7 years and in this time have fielded some fairly strange questions: ” What time does the Noon day gun go off ?” and ” Can we walk to Robben Island ? ” are a […]
AWOL Tours now had scheduled daily departures on our Masiphumelele Cultural Township Bicycle Tour to cater for guests making spontaneous last minute travel plans. Our relationship with the Masiphumelele community, our local guides, and our partnerships with MasiCorp and Songenzo Jim’s Cycling Academy, have seen this experience grow from strength to strength and we are now in a position to offer both private and scheduled group tours. […]
AWOL Tours encourage visitors to come to enjoy Cape Town despite the drought and water restrictions. Come and embrace this as an important life experience and be mindful of the drought whilst having a responsible holiday in Cape Town.
If you manage to visit the breathtaking City of Cape Town, take the opportunity to learn more about this fantastical place on a City Cycle Tour! If you’ve just arrived fresh off the plane and are eager to get out and see the sites, here are a few things you can be sure to learn about while on the tour…