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Cycle The Cape CTC

Visiting: South Africa
Trip Duration 10 Days

South Africa Cycling Tour

Cycle with us through South Africa's Western Cape Province. We pedal along the rugged coastline of Cape Point and through the forested shorelines of the 'Garden Route'. In Stellenbosch we ride through vineyards and enjoy a glass of the locally produced wine. Along the way we explore the dripstone caverns of Cango Caves and visit Boulders Beach - home to a colony of African Penguins.

Tour Highlights

  • Cycle Cape Town - Ride on the slopes of Table Mountain
  • Cape Peninsula National Park - Scenic coastal cycle from Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope
  • Stellenbosch winelands - Cycle through stunningly beautiful vineyards and farmlands
  • Redstone Hills - Cycle through the dramatic orange and red sandstone scenery
  • Oudtshoorn- Down the dramatic Swartberg pass
  • Tsitsikamma National Park - Dramatic forest covered Indian Ocean coastline
  • Knysna - Ride through the Knysna Harkerville Forest
  • Cape Agulhas - Cycle to the Southernmost point of Africa


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour Cape Town; optional introductory ride

  • 2
    Drive to Cape Point Nature Reserve via Hout Bay; cycle to Kommetjie, or Simon’s Town

  • 3
    Drive to Stellenbosch; cycle through wine farms to Jonkershoek Reserve

  • 4
    Drive and cycle through Red Stone Hills to De Poort

  • 5
    Cycle Swartberg Pass; optional visit to Cango Caves

  • 6
    Drive to Plettenberg Bay via George to Knysna; cycle through the Knysna Harkerville Forest

  • 7
    Drive to Tsitsikamma NP; cycle Bloukrans and Nature’s Valley Passes

  • 8
    Drive to Witsand, cycle to Malgas Pont, drive Swellendam

  • 9
    Cycle to Cape Agulhas; return Swellendam

  • 10
    Drive via Hermanus to Cape Town where tour ends

Trip notes

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Cycle The Cape
Why Book this trip
Unlike many other operators, we include the hire of your bike in the overall cost of the holiday: you don't need to bring your own or pay extra to hire one locally. We also provide a support vehicle, spare parts and take care of day to day bike maintenance. All you need bring is your own helmet.
Included meals 9 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Bicycle
4 nights Standard Hotel
3 nights Standard Guesthouse
2 nights Standard Lodge
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader / Cycle guide
Cycling Information
On this tour we cycle 211 km over eight days (an average of 26 km per day) with a further 71 km of optional rides available. We cycle on minor roads and good tracks (45% dirt roads, 40% tarmac, 10% cycle paths). A support vehicle accompanies the rides throughout the tour. We have graded the route as moderate.
Included Bike
24 gear Schwinn Messa mountain bike with front suspension
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16