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AWOL Tours offers exclusive hiking and biking adventures, with opportunities for genuine cultural exchange and natural encounters, personalised to ensure your extraordinary travel experience. AWOL Tours is a leading outdoor travel specialist for...more
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Dock Road | V&A Waterfront Information Centre, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed May 11, 2011

We took a one-day cycling trip, of the Cape Winelands area, organized by AWOL Tours. The trip was fabulous! Our guide was incredibly nice and knowledgable, and gave us a wonderful introduction to the history of the Cape. The trip was organized just for my...More

7  Thank lakshbloom
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 18, 2016

My husband and I have booked a township tour with Awol. We are both aware of the conditions of general slum areas as we lived for months in the Philippines for example. We wanted to learn more about the life in the SA township while...More

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GOAWOL, Owner at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2016

The poor rating given to the AWOL Tours township tour is very unfortunate and saddens us immensely. Whilst we respect the opinion of the reviewer it most certainly does not reflect the ethos, partnerships, and sustainability of the experience that we have worked so hard...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had quite an intense 4 hours in the township of Masiphumelele. Our tourguide was absolutely fantastic and professional answering all sort of questions and giving us all kinds of information in detail. The tour was impressive on many levels and the best parts were...More

Thank Petek L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not the fittest person, but Jeremy was very understanding when I needed to take breaks and also made me and my husband feel safe going up Table Mountain, even on the scrambling sections! He was very friendly and knew a lot about plants and...More

1  Thank Georgia A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide, Jeremy, was amazing. He took us on a long, non-tourist hiking route of Table Mountain. The views were amazing. The conversation with Jeremy was fluid and informative. The expectations he set for the hike were on par and the 8+ mile hike was...More

1  Thank Ryne T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I wanted to explore the city and and safely as possible. Furthermore we only had a day to do so and didn't want to waste time aimlessly lost. We were advised on the big red bus tour but out simply this wasn't...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful tour private tour with Vaughn. Bike tours are our. Favorite thing to do on our first day in any city. It is an excellent way to cover a lot of ground and get a feel for a city....More

1  Thank shannonkiely
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Shawn was my cycling guide and he was great top bloke to use. he know all sort of things about cape town and history. we was out for about 3 hour covered about 18KM great dayMore

1  Thank Gary R
GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Dear Gary R, Thank you for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cape Town City Cycle tour with AWOL guide Shaun. We are so pleased that we could contribute meaningfully to your holiday and that you found this experience valuable. This small group...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018

AWOL tours and in particular our guide Bevan was amazing - on time, informative, interesting and very good with our 2 girls - we had an excellent tour seeing the penguins at Boulders beach and then cycling around the national park. The animals were even...More

1  Thank Charlie W
GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Dear Charlie W, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your AWOL Tours Cape Peninsula experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the experience and the company of your AWOL Guide Bevan. The full day Cape Peninsula tour including Boulders penguin...More

Reviewed September 22, 2018

I have previously done two hikes with AWOL and been completely satisfied so booked with them, through their office on the Waterfront. My previous hikes were up Kasteelspoort followed the following year by India Venster but both times we descended by cable car. This year...More

1  Thank TeganThomas
GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear TeganThomas, Thank you for your very considerate review of your AWOL Tours #CapeTown Table Mountain Hiking experience. Yes, we do hike in the rain but safety is always our priority and our AWOL hiking guides are experienced in hiking Table Mountain in all conditions....More

Reviewed September 20, 2018

We were signed up with AWOL through our travel agent here in the states. We had a great cycling tour of the Franschoek wineries, and enjoyed the entire day very much. Our guide was friendly, informative, and accommodating. Great experience all the way around. The...More

2  Thank David H
GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear David H, Thanks so much for very much appreciated review of your Cape Town Winelands experience and Township tour. We are so pleased that we could contribute meaningfully to your holiday and that both tours that you booked with us worked well for you....More

Reviewed September 14, 2018

We hiked up Table Mountain with a guide from AWOL Tours, Leonhard. We hiked the Castle Valley route and it was a great experience. Our guide was knowledgeable and shared loads of information about the Mountain, the route, Cape Town and SA generally. It took...More

1  Thank Janine B
GOAWOL, General Manager at AWOL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Janine B, Thanks so much for your Table Mountain hiking with AWOL Tours review. Yes, this route is absolutely beautiful with sweeping interesting views along the way. Yes, the ladders can be a little daunting but it is only a very small part of...More

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October 25, 2016|
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Response from GOAWOL | Property representative |
Thanks so much for your interest in our 3 hour Cape Town city cycle tour. Its more of a talking tour than a cycling tour as we only cover about 15km in the 3 hours. Only two hills. So no special fitness required. You do... More
Heather B
June 24, 2015|
Response from GOAWOL | Property representative |
Hi HeatherB, Thank you for contacting AWOL Tours. Please be advised we can provide the tour on your preferred date. We have availability between the 14-18th July and look forward to welcoming you to Cape Town, if you would... More