Personalised Bike Tours Around Cape Town City Centre

Personalised Bike Tours Around Cape Town City Centre

Ride around the Mother City with an expert guide.

There are very few places on Earth that boast the same topographical diversity (and magnificence) that Cape Town does. A mountain, surrounded by ocean… with lush vineyards and riverlands giving way to desertscapes.

That said, It would be travesty to live in (or visit) such place, without exploring its full majesty. And by “exploring”, we don’t mean by bus, car or plane. We’re talking about truly immersing yourself in the natural wonder of the Cape.

Which is where these alternative adventure tours come in. Their aim is to get you into the great outdoors good and proper, with a range of comprehensive day tours that exclude run-of-the-mill tourist packages, allowing you to unwrap the beauty of the Cape at your own pace and in your own way.

Bike tour through Cape Town

City Bike Tour

If mountain-biking is indeed the new golf, hold my drink Tiger Woods (or is it Justin Rose?). This provider has a fleet of over 200 bicycles, and the tours cater to beginners and experienced cyclists, with options ranging from a laidback cycle in the winelands to a rigorous four-and-a-half-hour mountain-bike along Table Mountain. If you want to explore Cape Town, we recommend the city tour!

The route + sites you’ll see

This gentle cycle along the Green Point seafront passes the ever-popular V&A Waterfront and continues towards Sea Point Promenade (via Mouille Point, with its stunning ocean vistas). From there, it heads towards the city centre via the colourful Bo Kaap, where you’ll get to see (and learn about) some of the city’s amazing buildings and monuments before returning to the V&A Waterfront.

  • V&A Waterfront
  • Cape Town Stadium
  • Moullie Point Light House
  • The Promenade
  • Bo Kaap
  • The Company’s Garden
  • St Georges Cathedral
  • The Slave Museum
  • St George’s Square
  • Green Market Square
  • The Castle of Good Hope
  • The Clock Tower

The four-hour long tour costs R500 per person (minimum of four required for the tour) and includes water, bike rental, a helmet and a knowledgeable (and friendly) guide. Tours kick off at Green Point Track Car Park, and are available throughout the day from 8.30am until 5pm.

Good to know These tours are operational year-round except on Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and the day of the Cape Town Cycle Tour. It’s advised that you wear shorts or trousers and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a sweater or windbreaker, sunscreen, sunglasses, money, and an open mind!

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Address

Green Point Track Car Park, Fritz Sonnenberg Road Green Point Cape Town

Disclaimer:

The Inside Guide has made every effort to ensure that the information in this post was correct at the time of publication. However, we do not assume any liability caused by errors, such as price, cost, time, and location.

Time of publication: 14 December 2018