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A Bicycle township tour through the eyes of a local

Masiphumelele resident Zizipho Silwana  joins the AWOL Tours Cultural Bicycle Tour to experience her community from a new perspective. This is her personal experience: […]

October 22nd, 2015|
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Cycling in Constantia Cape Town’s oldest winelands

Fitted with new cycling shirts our AWOL guides went out to explore new cycling routes in the Constantia Wine Valley to prepare for a busy summer season that lies ahead.  Now we have an perfected Constantia Winelands Cycling Tour and offer our guests a little bit more off-road experience with a taste of nature, culture and of course winetasting.


October 14th, 2015|
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Mountain bike night rides on Table Mountain

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. […]

September 30th, 2015|
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Table Mountain Biking and Hiking Combo tour

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!


September 21st, 2015|
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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. .

September 10th, 2015|
  • AWOL kids bike treasure hunt 2

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.

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|
  • zizi and meike awol tours waterfront

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|
  • AWOL Sally on Paarl Mountain

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.


April 10th, 2015|