AWOL Blog

The Western Cape Cycling Mecca

Cycling has long become an integral part of tourism in South Africa. Especially the Western Cape with its many events attracts thousands of international visitors every year. Let's have a look at what makes cycling here so special. Events like the Cape Town Cycle Tour, [...]

December 17th, 2016|

Top 6 safety tips for hiking Table Mountain

Table Mountain  should be on your to do list when visiting Cape Town. Hiking up is the best way to go for an even more adventurous experience.  You don’t need to be very fit or experienced  as long as you have a little bit of [...]

December 9th, 2016|

The history of the Company’s botanical garden

On the AWOL City Cycle tours our guides share the city’s heritage and culture. In between the beautiful historical buildings and vibrant the vibrant Cape Town communities are the tranquil Company Gardens. This is a heritage gateway to the past and in the spirit of heritage month we reflect [...]

October 27th, 2016|

Bicycle Township Tours in Masiphumelele

Since the ending of Apartheid, Township Tours in South Africa have become really popular, but AWOL Tours was the first tour operator to start offering the same experience by bicycle in Masiphumelele Township on the Peninsula in Cape Town. Involvement with the local community earned AWOL [...]

August 15th, 2016|