Mountain biking on the Constantia Greenbelt

In February 2016, after a public participation; the City of Cape Town opened the Constantia Greenbelt to cyclists. AWOL Tour guides are  able to offer guests an easy mountain biking route away from tar roads to explore the vineyards in the Constantia Wine Valley. […]

February 11th, 2016|

Christmas giving responsibly on Township Tour

The Christmas season in Cape Town is always a time of renewed compassion. Many guests who join our Bicycle Township tours in December always ask how they can give back to the Cape Town community and this kindness always brings back an appreciation for what we do. […]

December 21st, 2015|
  • Pedalling on the Garden Route

Pedalling on the Garden Route

The Garden Route has so much spectacular scenery and diverse activities to offer, that it is difficult to decide where to go and what to do. AWOL recently took four guests on a lovely Garden Route cycling tour and we showed them the most beautiful scenery along South Africa’s famous mountain passes. We started the tour with [...]

December 19th, 2015|

Cape Town history tour by bike

As Zizi, recently discovered when she participated on an AWOL City cycle tour that departs daily from the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town has a rich tapestry of diverse cultures and historical stories that our guides love to share with visitors. Cycling is a great way for visitors and locals to gain insight into the history of Cape Town. […]

November 30th, 2015|

Durbanville Hills Mountain Biking tours

For mountain bikers visiting Cape Town the Durbanville valley is becoming one of the ‘must do’ places to ride. With rolling hills, superb vineyards, quaint coffee shops  and over 70 kilometers of  flowing single tracks it’s a great choice of AWOL guests who want a half day tour of mountain biking!     […]

November 19th, 2015|

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|

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|

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|

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|

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|