This three-hour guided afternoon cycling tour explores parts of the city visited by Charles Darwin in 1836 and the attractions present on the route today. Wind past the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, the Marina Pier, Green Point, the delightful De Waterkant Village, Parliament and presidential residence in the Company Gardens, Long Street and Bo-Kapp. Group size is kept small (fewer than 15 guests) and culminates with a glass of South African champagne at sunset.
This three-hour guided cycling tour departs at 3pm in front of the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel in the Mouille Point area of Cape Town. Healthy, active, and environmentally-friendly, this tour winds along part of the route visited by Charles Darwin in 1836, and will allow you to savor the sights and sounds of downtown Cape Town.
You'll ride past the much-celebrated Victoria and Alfred Waterfront area as evening descends on the city. Following Beach Road, within view of the South Atlantic, you'll pass the historic harbor from the Marine Pier and head through Green Point, past the historic Green Point Stadium, to the holiday homes in De Waterkant Village. You'll then loop back to Company Gardens, home to Parliament, the presidential residence, and National Gallery, where you'll enjoy a cup of coffee and a piece of cake in the wonderful ambiance of the Company Gardens Restaurant. Marvel at the Cape Dutch architecture as you make your way down vibrant Long Street, the heart of Cape Town's nightlife, to the historic Malay quarter of Bo-Kaap past mosques, colorful houses, and cobbled streets. The tour culminates at the original departure point around sunset with a glass of South African champagne.