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Bike & Saddle Day Tours

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Address: V&A Marina Quarterdeck, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 813 6433
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Bike & Saddle is Africa’s leading eco-active travel company that runs...

Bike & Saddle is Africa’s leading eco-active travel company that runs tailor-made, fully supported & one-of-a-kind, cycle, walking & hiking and kayaking trips across Southern Africa, Africa and the Indian Ocean. From a 2-hour heritage & culture evening cycle of Africa's cities, to an incomparable Cycle Safari Holiday through the region’s premier nature & game reserves, we provide exclusive, luxury, hand-crafted active-holidays that blend the best in hospitality with iconic bio diversity, scenic splendors, rich culture and invigorating activity.

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Bike ride to Constantia Wine Estates - Great Fun

Who knew you could have so much fun on a bike around the Constantia Winelands of Cape Town in the rain! It rained a little bit on our full day bike tour, but it didn't seem to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2016
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Cape Town
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Who knew you could have so much fun on a bike around the Constantia Winelands of Cape Town in the rain! It rained a little bit on our full day bike tour, but it didn't seem to matter as we were either too busy cycling or too busy tasting wine at 4 different estates in this beautiful valley. And the... More 

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BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Safaritart, thank you for taking the time to write a review and for sharing your experience with other travelers. Weather can be finicky but I'm glad that it didn't detracted from the beauty of the winelands. Our guides always do their best to make the guests comfortable and sometimes a little "assist" makes the ride so much more enjoyable.... More 

Tanunda, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

A great day out for the tragic cyclist Wonderful scenery on this spectacular coastline. Great support along the way with backup vehicle. Skeezo you guide cycles with you and has a great local insight.

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BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear WaynesWorld, thank you for taking the time to write this review. The Cape Fitness Ride is a wonderful ride to experience and we're glad you enjoyed it. Please come back and cycle with us again. Your Bike&Saddle Team More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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153 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We are just back from a full day with Skeezo and his amazing driver ( sorry - forgot his name). We got a late start due to the GPS sending them in the wrong direction to get us. However, the trip did not suffer and the whole thing was a delight. There were 3 of us - husband and wife... More 

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BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Cathdav, thank you for the wonderful review and for taking the time to share your experience. We're glad that Skeezo looked after you so well and that the biking and tastings were exactly to your expectations. We hope to see you again. Your Bike&Saddle Team. More 

Boston
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Had an awesome time with Jaco and Patrick! It was a great way to see a few vineyards from the back roads, get some fresh air, exercise, and sample from just a couple of vineyards. I didn't really want to taste too much wine, so a half-day was the perfect amount! (2 full tastings.)

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BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Tiffany, thank you for taking the time to post a review. We're glad you enjoyed the trip and the guides. Hope to see you again. Your Bike&Saddle Team. More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Had an amazing day cycling from Cape Town to Big Bay Blouberg with my very knowledgeable guide Patrick. It's a largely flat route which is good in the heat and you get a fantastic view of Table Mountain from round the other side so made several stops to take photos. It's great that Bike and Saddle don't charge a supplement... More 

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BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear BelRol, thank you for the wonderful review and for sharing your experience with other travelers. We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed your day of cycling with Patrick. who is indeed a wonderful guide who likes to share his knowledge of the city. We often hear from the guests that they enjoy the attention and care of the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We really enjoyed our trip with Jaco (and his Dad). Jaco had a positive, energetic attitude and we felt that really we just enjoyed hanging out learning some interesting bits about Franschoek and the wines. I had thought, because it was billed as a cycling tour, there could have been more cycling. Perhaps ½ day isn’t sufficient to really get... More 

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BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Catrina, we're glad you enjoyed the trip and that you took the time to share your experience with fellow travelers. Franschoek has so much to offer and it's hard to do it justice in half a day. Your comment that you wish you had cycled more is well taken and we hope that you can join us for a... More 

San Francisco, California
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I really enjoyed the entire process, from inquiry and booking, through to the two day trips I did, and the follow up. They are a class act. I was on a business trip, and so I was able to only book a couple of tours, but I enjoyed them thoroughly. I did the Table Mountain biking (on mountain bike) with... More 

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BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear 1-Global-Citizens, thank you for such a great review and for taking the time to share your experience with fellow travelers. Guests often tell us that they enjoy the interaction with guides who are happy to share the beauties of the Cape and also their knowledge of what South Africa is really like. We hope you'll join us for another... More 

Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

My family had a very enjoyable sunset bike ride in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe with Farai, our knowledgable and enthusiastic guide. Bikes were good and we gently cycled along the Zambezi river then through the spray from the Victoria Falls, across the border and into Zambia taking in spectacular views & bungee jumping. We visited the colonial Victoria Falls hotel, followed... More 

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BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Wendycxx, thank you for taking the time to write a review about your trip experience in Victoria Falls. We're glad that you enjoyed the ride with Farai who always does his best to show guests the most interesting sites, at their own pace. We hope to see you again on one of our tours. Your Bike&Saddle Team. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

An excellent half day spent cycling the amazing coastal roads of Cape Town taking in much of the the world famous Argus route. The service from Bike and Saddle was first class and our guide Skeezo was a very good cyclist, with a superb knowledge of the routes and the best places to stop for coffee and cake! This was... More 

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BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Shane, thank you for this wonderful review! It's always a pleasure to hear from the guests how well they've been looked after and Skeezo is one of our best guides. We hope that you'll join us again, perhaps for a longer ride, to experience more of the wonderful Cape scenery and cuisine. Your Bike&Saddle Team. More 

Brightlingsea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Had a great day with the Skeezo Vicani and Sylvas, cycling round the Cape. Looked after us well and great to see the van after 85kms of cycling in the hot sun! thanks Gents

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BikeAndSaddle-Trips, Owner at Bike & Saddle Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Craig, thank you for sharing your feedback of your very own Argus tour. We like to craft customized tours for our guests and we're glad you enjoyed the experience. We hope to welcome you back. Your Bike&Saddle Team. More 

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