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City Cycle

Cape Town

Activity Description

We cover ALL the main sights in and around the city center! See the Waterfront, stand where the first ships SET ANCHOR in Cape Town over 350 years ago, cycle up LONG STREET and see the last vestiges of the Napoleonic-era armory at the CHAVONESS BATTERY and see a huge amount more!

Find out:

How the Castle of Good Hope was saved from destruction
How much the Dutch Est India Company bought the Cape Peninsula for from the Khoi
Why some historians have suggested that APARTHEID was inevitable given the Cape’s divided origins…
How Robben Island came to be a penal island
What wild animals roamed the City Centre only 300 years ago
How the historical Long Street architecture was preserved

Detailed list of Discover Cape Town
V&A Waterfront
The Green Point soccer/football stadium
Moullie Point light house
The Promenade
Gallows Hill
The Gold Museum
The Lutheran Church
Bo-Kaap
Long Street
Centre for the Book
The Company’s Gardens
SA Museum
The Planetarium
The Jewish Museum
The Holocaust Museum
Houses of Parliament
SA National Gallery
De Tuynhuys
St. Georges Cathedral
The Slave Museum
St Georges Square
Green Market Square
The Flower Market
The Grand Parade
The City Hall
The Drill Hall
The Granary
Rust en Vreugd
The Perseverance Pub
District 6
The Castle of Good Hope
Artscape & The Civic Centre
The Cape Town International Convention Centre
The Clock Tower

Arrangements

Duration2 hours
WhenAll Year, except on Christmas, New Year and the day of the Cape Argus Cycle Tour.
WhereGreen Point Track Car Park - Fritz Sonnenberg Rd, Green Point You will see our clearly marked vehicle. If you cannot find us, wait at the Traffic lights at the McDonalds and we will come find you.
WeatherWe run in most weather conditions, if it is really bad we will cancel. Remember to dress accordingly.
What to WearShorts or trousers, Comfortable walking shoes. A sweater/windbreaker & Sunglasses.
Things to BringSunscreen (For summer time... SPF 30+) Sun Glasses, money and a great attitude.
Guests or SpectatorsYour guest is welcome to join us on the trip, but with a booking made prior to the start of the tour.

Requirements

Minimum Age9 years
Minimum Heights0.0 m
Maximum Heights0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight120.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsIncludes water, bike rental, helmet and guide.
ExclusionsOwn Personal things

Customer Reviews

Great way to The city and great guide!! - Raphael Oertel


very nice tour much information about the city lovely guide Pedro - good assistance for a bike problem in a few hours you see a lot of the city. - Bart Vanwynsberghe x6


This was amazing and the best way to see Cape Town! This was the second time we have visited and we wanted something a bit different - there were four of us - my wife and two daughters - 19/20 - and we had a great laugh. We saw more and learnt more about the fascinating history and evolution of this amazing City. Our guide was brilliant - a must do for any one visiting! - Peter Boddy x4


We had a really great day on the bikes! It was a nice experience to see the city of Cape Town from that perspective - it is different (but better and closer) to cycle or walk through a park or market, than driving by bus. You are faster than just walking, but can take your time, when you want to. Only thing is, that we missed to take more pictures. BUT that's a good motivation to come back to South Africa and visit the city again! :) Thank you Bennett for that cool and nice day in Cape Town - really good job! Regards, Melanie & Andi - Melanie Esser


Really a great Tour! A very nice guide, perfect bikes, and a lot to see. We hope we van do it again! Thanks - Barbera attema




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