Frequently asked questions AWOL hiking and cycling tour

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 [...]

August 30th, 2018|

Scheduled Masiphumelele Bicycle Township Tour experience

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. […]

July 31st, 2018|

Visit Cape Town despite the drought

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. […]

February 11th, 2018|

Explore the beauty of the Inner City of 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... [...]

January 8th, 2018|

Ride an Electric Mountain bike now on AWOL Tours

AWOL Tours can now offer guests an easier option to ride the exhilarating and challenging trails around Table Mountain in Cape Town on an electric mountain bike. […]

December 14th, 2017|

Hiking Table Mountain with an Active Heart

What started as a way to involve my own adopted children with exposure to their birth culture has lead to even greater community involvement, where AWOL Tour guests can now join a community guided hikes. […]

November 22nd, 2017|

Devasting fire burns Masiphumele creche

It’s with a heavy heart we share the news that Masivelani creche burnt down recently. AWOL Tour guests visit the creche on the Masiphumelele bicycle township tour. […]

November 12th, 2017|
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The Art of a City Cycle Tour

By joining an AWOL City Cycle tour visitors get to experience many aspects of the “Mother City”. Its famous rich history, imposing geology and cultural diversity will obviously be pointed out and discussed. But there is much more. AWOL guides also like to point out the less obvious attractions of the city, some of them [...]

September 25th, 2017|
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Things to do in Cape Town with Kids

Cape Town is a great city to explore with Kids. Especially if you enjoy being active outdoors. On a bicycle is the ideal way to see, hear, smell and experience our magificant city and Sea Point promenade, meet local kids in Masiphumelele, try out the pump track on a wine farm and cycle around Cape [...]

September 8th, 2017|

AWOL’s City cycle tour unfolds the founding of Cape Town

On an AWOL City cycle tour of Cape Town, our experienced tour guides unfold the sequence of unfortunate events led to the founding of the Mother City. 1. The closure of overland trade routes by the Turks By 1453, the lucrative Spice trade florished; but when Constantinople fell into Turkish hands, overland trade routes to [...]

July 5th, 2017|