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Our most recommended Western Cape Bike Tours

Franschhoek: E-Bike Guided Winery Tour

1. Franschhoek: E-Bike Guided Winery Tour

Meet your guide at Hey Joe Brewing Company in Franschhoek, a village with centuries-old vineyards and historic regional architecture. Learn how to ride your e-bike, adjust the seat post, and grab a helmet. Cycle through the countryside following picturesque trails and roads. Take in the breathtaking scenery while avoiding the main roads. Visit 2–3 wineries and cycle through vineyards, tasting wine at each spot. Take pictures of lovely Franschhoek Village and the surrounding mountains from different angles. Listen as your informative guide fills you in on the rich history of the area.

Cape Town: E-Bike Cape Peninsula Tour

2. Cape Town: E-Bike Cape Peninsula Tour

After a short safety briefing, you will begin riding south to the Cape of Good Hope. This area is a world-renowned landmark, and contains monuments in honor of two of the world's most famous explorers: Vasco da Gama and Bartolomeu Dias. On your way, observe over 250 species of birds, baboons, ostriches, bucks, and the Cape Mountain Zebra. You will then head to Cape Point where you will get off your bike to travel to the lighthouse, where you will have some leisure time and eventually lunch at a local restaurant (not included). Once you’ve made the most of Cape Point, you will ride your bike back north to where you started to get back in the vehicle for the last attraction of the day. You will have the option to visit the penguins at Boulders Beach in the charming coastal town of Simon’s Town. There you will be able to observe them coming back from the ocean, basking on the beach, or just resting in their nest, from a non-intrusive platform above the floor.

Cape Town: 3-Hour Bike Tour

3. Cape Town: 3-Hour Bike Tour

Learn about Cape Town’s heritage on a bike tour from the vibrant Victoria & Alfred Waterfront to the bustling inner city, and get up close and personal with its inhabitants along the way. Marvel at the urban landscape, and see sights old and present as you visit the historic fort of the Castle of Good Hope, journey down Adderley Street and go to the former township of Bo-Kaap. Cycle to Company Gardens and St. George’s Mall and see the impressive Green Point Stadium, where the 2010 FIFA World Cup was held. Explore the newly landscaped Green Point eco park and admire the oldest working lighthouse in South Africa.

From Stellenbosch: E-Bike Tour with Wine Tasting and Lunch

4. From Stellenbosch: E-Bike Tour with Wine Tasting and Lunch

Depart from the convenient meeting point in Stellenbosch by e-bike for the first part of the exciting trip to Franschhoek. Cycle along mostly jeep tracks and mountain bike trails over the Helshoogte Pass, a route used by the first Dutch and French families who settled in the Olifantshoek valley in 1688.  Enjoy fantastic views and sites along the way and learn about small mission stations and local people living in the Banghoek Valley. Get a chance to spot eland and blue wildebeest as you cycle along multiple mountain streams in the Banhoek Conservancy. Enjoy a mouthwatering lunch and wine tasting on a Franschhoek wine estate and have time to explore the beautiful town of Franschhoek. The tour concludes with transport by vehicle back to Stellenbosch.

Stellenbosch: E-Bike 2.5Hr Wine Farm Tour

5. Stellenbosch: E-Bike 2.5Hr Wine Farm Tour

After departing from the bike center, you will follow our guide along the Eerste River and past some historic buildings. The track will take you into Stellenbosch town with a scenic route where you can do wine tasting , grab a coffee or even an ice cream. From here you will cycle again into the Jonkershoek valley to Stark Conde for some great wines. You will be surrounded by nature and beauty all the way, and cycling on an e-bike will enable you to soak up so much more of your surroundings. You will spend 30–45 minutes at each wine farm, which will provide you with time to enjoy different wine flavors and also do some shopping. At the conclusion of your wine experienced, you will be transferred back to the bike trail center.

Cape Town: 2-Hours Guided E-Bike Tour

6. Cape Town: 2-Hours Guided E-Bike Tour

Embark on a fun and unique tour experience as you explore Capetown on an E-bike. A ride along the Atlantic coast and through the city of Cape Town, with its rich history, is undoubtedly a highlight. See more of the city in less time, visit famous locations, and enjoy entertaining commentary from your local guide along the way. You can visit South Africa's oldest lighthouse by crossing the Yacht Marina and walking along the waterfront. Following a ride on the Seapoint Walkway, your guide will take you to Greenpoint Gardens, where you can get a great view of the Cape Town Stadium. Explore the Nelson Mandela jetty 1 Museum, where all prisoners were kept before being transferred to Robin Island also the entry fee is free when open This tour is easy to do on an E-bike, with plenty of opportunities to stop for photos.

Cape Town City Centre : Art & History by Bike

7. Cape Town City Centre : Art & History by Bike

Ride past the main historical and artistic landmarks of Cape Town in a relaxed way on this bike tour. Follow a bicycle guide to The City Centre, District Six, The Company's Garden, Green Point Stadium, and V & A Waterfront, while taking a deep dive into the art and culture of the city. Follow your experienced guide around town to experience the Mother City through art. Learn about Cape Town’s history and heritage and discover why people flock to this city in hopes of seeing where much of modern South Africa first began. Get up close and personal with the city and its inhabitants by cycling around its neighborhoods, getting a true sense of its communities. Travel with ease between the sites and experience the inner city.

Stellenbosch: Historical Bike Tour & Wine Tasting

8. Stellenbosch: Historical Bike Tour & Wine Tasting

Start your tour at 9 AM at the tour operator's shop to collect a bicycle or E-Bike and helmet to suit your size. Receive a snack pack included in the rate. The guide will carry saddle panniers for those who would like to buy wine en route. Set off on your ride around interesting historic sites in Stellenbosch Town. Then, cycle further along the scenic Jonkershoek Valley where the mountains form part of a UNESCO World Heritage site. Follow a winding road through oak and poplar forests which leads to a wine estate nestled in the valley bottom. Here you can take in the stunning views while enjoying a wine tasting of some award-winning wines. On the way out of the valley, stop at another wine estate which sports beautiful grounds and historic Cape Dutch architecture. Participate in a private cellar tour before you sit down for a chocolate and wine pairing that will make your taste buds tingle. After the tasting, head back into Stellenbosch Town via the famous Stellenbosch University before ending the tour back at the tour operator's offices. There are some variations on this guided bike tour for varying levels of difficulty so the tour can be tailored to suit your cycling ability. The tour lasts between 4-5 hours.

Cape Town: Street Art Walking Tour

9. Cape Town: Street Art Walking Tour

Experience the creative cultural hub of Cape Town, filled with beautiful street art and murals on every corner. Explore this area full of murals, art, and graffiti, with a local guide while learning all about the stories behind the artworks, artists, and what inspired them. See first-hand just how street art is changing the perspective in these local communities.

Cape Town: E-Bike Wine Tour

10. Cape Town: E-Bike Wine Tour

Embark on an adventure and explore the wine lands of South Africa. Enjoy a 2-hour guided e-bike ride and take in a unique atmosphere while cycling.  Explore the vines on an electric bike and be surrounded by many striking landscapes such as Zevenwacht which has viticultural roots that go back deep into the historic past of South Africa. This activity is suitable for everyone as the electric bikes will help you get on top of the hills so you can make the most of the ride.

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What people are saying about Western Cape

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 101 reviews

We loved the experience. It was so much fun to tour the city on electric bikes. We visited important landmarks and learned about the history in only two hours. Grant is an excellent guide, full of good vibes, very friendly, and gave us great suggestions for other activities to do around Cape Town.

Prince gave us an amazing tour with a great amount of history. He definitely new his stuff. We had a blast and would definitely want to do the e-bike tour again and again. The selection on vineyards and route taken were a great choice. Many thanks to Oudts and Prince.

Brilliant bike tour around Stellenbosch and to 2 beautiful winery estates. Sevo was a fantastic guide and really good to chat to. He had lots of interesting knowledge and made the tour really interesting. Tasty wine and chocolates too!

It was a very nice trip. Our tour guide explained everything to us in great detail about winegrowing in South Africa. He was very friendly and accommodating. I would definitely recommend the trip.

Absolutely brilliant! Grant our tour guide was great, really knowledgeable and the bikes where spot on and good to get about on. plus we saw some local wildlife too. 100% recommend this tour.