Art and Architecture Bike Tour

Normal Price: R535 | What you get: Single entry

A great half day tour for those seeking a different and more authentic South African touring experience. The Cape Town streets are full of rich artworks, statues, architecture and imagery!


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Highlights

  • Go through the history and culture of Cape Town with a bicycle
  • Modern and contemporary street art, architecture, statues
  • 3 to 4 hour tour, all fitness levels

Description

Get a feel of the city in the best and fastest way possible. This half day tour is perfectly suited to the active outdoor history and culture enthusiast seeking a more authentic South African touring experience. The Cape Town streets are full of rich artworks, statues, architecture and imagery. The most notable artistic pieces in the area will be highlighted by an experienced and knowledgeable guide who will also uncover the historic leaders in imposing statues, stunning architecture old and new, modern street art and contemporary pieces that stand along famous bike routes like the seaside promenade.

History

Founded in 2007, Bikes ‘n Wines offer guided cycling tours that embody the culture and spirit of adventure in both Cape Town and the Cape winelands. Guests have a wide choice of day and overnight tours, amongst the many touring offerings. Bikes ‘n Wines was awarded runner up for Most Innovative New Product in South Africa in 2013 by the Africa Growth Institute.

Advice for visitors

Guests under 16-years-old are not permitted, otherwise the tour caters for all fitness levels, with personalised tours and adventures for groups. Bring along open-minded friends and family members who are ready to adventure through the city and admire art with you. All you need is comfortable shoes, a small backpack, sun block, money for lunch and drinks, and a camera. The tour is fully guided and takes approximately 3-4 hours to complete. Make a note to venture into the heart of the colourful Bo-Kaap for a traditional Boboti for lunch. Be sure to end the tour with a stop in at the recently opened &Bikes Café and Cycle Boutique working in conjunction with Baseline Coffee from Woodstock. Here you will find delicious coffee, awesome cycle gifts, t-shirts as well as custom city bicycles.

Did you know

Bikes ‘n Wines provide a carbon negative touring service. This is a phrase used to describe any activity that removes more carbon from the atmosphere than the average person is responsible for making. The business aims to absorb all of the environment’s beauty without releasing harmful pollutants. This is achieved through the use of public transport and bicycles, as well as other recycling initiatives. Bikes ‘n Wines also actively takes part in CO2 removal by donating a tree for every 10 riders on tour through their partnership with local sustainability initiative, Green Pop.

Monday – Friday: 9:00-13:00, 13:30-17:00

Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Easter Day

Booking essential

Email: bookings@bikesnwines.com

Telephone: +27 (0)21 823 8790

Website: www.bikesnwines.com

Departure Point: &Bikes Café, 32 Loop Street, Cape Town, 8001

Alternatively, you can request a hotel pick up for an additional fee.

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