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Hiking up Kasteelspoort on Table Mountain

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. .
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September 10th, 2015|
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Bicycle Birthday Party

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.
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June 21st, 2015|
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India Venster Table Mountain Hike

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 […]

June 19th, 2015|
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Masiphumelele graduate gains work experience at AWOL Tours

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. […]

June 3rd, 2015|
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Rhebokskloof Mountain Biking Trails

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 […]

May 2nd, 2015|
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Cape Town Fires destroy Table Mountain’s hiking and cycling trails

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.

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April 10th, 2015|
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A Weekend of Hiking in the Cederberg

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 […]

March 31st, 2015|
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New Wellington Winelands Cycling Tour

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 […]

March 23rd, 2015|
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Garden Route Mountain Biking

I’ve often heard people claiming that cycling is the only way to really get to know a country, and since I finally got my first-hand experience mountain biking from Coast to Karoo and Karoo to Coast on the Garden Route, I can only agree on this.

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January 29th, 2015|
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Skeleton Gorge Hike Table Mountain

Table Mountain has over 50 different hiking trails on offer, so choosing the best one for you to hike up is not an easy decision. Due to the different weather systems and micro-biomes, each side of Table Mountain has something special to offer. One of AWOL Tours most popular guided hikes is up Skeleton Gorge.

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December 5th, 2014|
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