AWOL Tours is now able to offer Mountain biking tours at night, an exhilarating way to experience adventure on the slopes of Table Mountain when visiting Cape Town. […]
Being enthusiastic mountain bikers and hikers, we are extremely lucky to have such a wonderful icon as Table Mountain right in front of our doorstep. In Cape Town we can always go for a long hike or a quick bike ride in the morning – but what about our adventurous guests that have limited time and want to do both? The answer: A Table Mountain Biking and Hiking Combo!
When my adventurous colleague proposed that we go hiking, I was reluctant at first given that I hardly exercise. Eventually I agreed to hike up Kasteelspoort as its the easiest ascent up Table Mountain. After all she is an experienced hiking tour guide and a holiday adventure in Cape Town is not complete without a trip to Table Mountain. .
AWOL Tours prides itself in providing customised tours, so when a Mom called to ask if we can organise a kids bicycle birthday party, we of course jumped to the challenge to create a perfect bicycle adventure for Luke.
India Venster is an exciting, short and sweet hike up Table Mountain. It is not an easy route but if you are reasonably fit and have a head for heights, this is definitely the route to go for.
From the start of the hike which is to the right of the Lower Cable Car station, steps […]
Zizipho Silwana (better known as Zizi) grew up in Masiphumelele and is gaining valuable work experience at her first job as a Tour Consultant for AWOL Tours at the offices in the V&A Waterfront Tourism Information Centre.
She passed her matric in 2010 at Masiphumelele High School, where she met Masicorp and applied for financial assistance. […]
After the devastating fires on the Cape Peninsula destroyed the Tokai Mountain biking single trails, AWOL Tours mountain bikers are looking for alternative routes for adventurous clients in the winelands. Our latest quest for single tracks took us to Rhebokskloof Wine Estate in Paarl.
The trails at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate were opened in February 2014 and […]
AWOL hiking and cycling Tours on the Cape Peninsula had to grind to a halt for a week in March this year as fires raged over 6 days through 5500 hectares of mountains, forests and nature reserve.
After our Mountain Biking adventure in the Cederberg last year, it has been itiching in my fingers to return to the Cederberg and hike the two most popular trails: Maltese Cross and Wolfberg Arch. Last weekend, finally, a Land Rover fully packed with camping equipment and enthusiastic AWOL hikers left Cape Town towards Sanddrif in […]
As guides with a passion for cycling, mountain biking and good wine we are continuously recceing new tours which combine cycling adventures with premium wine-tastings. Equipped with our new Momsen Mountain Bikes we headed to Wellington and soon discovered that this is the perfect place to take our guests off the beaten track.
Wellington offers breath-taking […]