The Best Guided Bicycle Tours In Cape Town | Road And Mountain

by | Dec 15, 2022 | Where To Ride, Bike, Outdoors, Sports

Our list of the best cycle tours in Cape Town to help you explore the Mother City care free without missing the must-see spots or stressing about where to turn next!

As summer descends on the Mother City, so do the tourists! Being the home of world famous cycling events such as the Cape Town Cycle Tour (previously Cape Argus) and the ABSA Cape Epic, exploring Cape Town by bike is an amazing way to see and experience this beautiful City that is quite the outdoor adventure hub.

Trying to figure out the network of dirt roads on the slopes of Table Mountain or making sure not to miss a turn on the way out to Simon’s Town isn’t everyone’s cup of tea so why not give yourself peace of mind with the help of an experienced bike touring company? We have listed a few of our top recommendations for road and mountain bike tours below!

AWOL Bicycle Tours

Road or Mountain Bike: Road and Mountain Bike

About: AWOL Tours have been operating in Cape Town for 20 years. They have a range of popular routes to offer from township tours to winelands experiences and adventures out to the stunning Cape Point Nature Reserve. Their guides are able to share from their extensive knowledge of the City and its surroundings bringing a cultural depth to your tour. Electric bikes are available as well.

Contact Details: [email protected] / +27 83 234 6428  (7am to 7pm)

The Best Guided Bicycle Tours In Cape Town | Road And Mountain
AWOL Bike Tours have just about every inch of the Cape Peninsula covered with well though out routes to explore!


Road or Mountain Bike: Road and Mountain Bike

About: iRideAfrica have been operating bike rentals and tours in Cape Town for years and know the land like the back of their hands. They have a fleet of high end road bikes available for rentals along with guided road tours. Their speciality lies in mountain biking with an extensive knowledge of the local trails and dirt roads (see featured image at the top of the page). 

Contact Details: ​​[email protected] / +27 (0) 21 823 8790

The Cycle Tour 365 route by Cape Cycle Routes.

Cape Cycle Routes

Road or Mountain Bike: Road or Mountain Bike

About: If you are more keen on self-guiding your Cape Town adventure, pop over to Cape Cycle Routes’ website for inspiration on your next cycling trip! Their Cycle Tour 365 route will guide you along the famous Cape Town Cycle Tour route but if you have more time on your hands and a hunger for exploration, you will find a selection of gravel cycling options from Plettenberg Bay all the way to the Cederberg. We have had some incredible experiences on their routes that you can read about or watch here!

Keen to experience one of these gravel routes in a guided format with all your logistics covered? Sign up for WILD AIR Experiences here!

Wild Air Experiences Cross Cape Cycle Route
Explore the Western Cape’s most magnificent landscapes with Cape Cycle Routes and WILD AIR Experiences!

Ebike Cape Town

Road or Mountain Bike: Electric Mountain Bike

About: If you’re emphasising the “chill” vibes on your holiday and don’t want to be out there sweating too much. Go for an Ebike Tour!  “There are many guided bicycle tours in Cape Town, but none that combine charisma with comfort quite like our tours. Hop onto one of our electrically powered bikes and explore the Mother City’s most iconic places with our enthusiastic tour guide – you’ll soon see why we are so passionate about the outdoors, and we can’t wait to share this with you!

Contact Details: [email protected] / +27 (0) 83 630 5468

Adventure awaits in the Mother City and her surrounds! Get your trip locked and loaded and have yourself a good time.

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