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  • Enjoy a scenic ride to historic Stellenbosch
  • Explore Montagu and enjoy wine tasting
  • Visit to Cape of Good Hope
  • Ride down the famous Table Mountain Ariel Cableway

South Africa is one of our oldest friends. We saw a stunning country that lent itself beautifully to our penchant for pedalling, and knew we absolutely had to introduce B&R travellers to it. It’s hard to believe that so much beauty, diversity and wine can be found so close to Cape Town—not to mention truly spectacular biking. In fact, this trip is not unlike many of our European jaunts, as we explore a compact area and stay in one elegant hotel after another. Pedalling along roads lined with dramatic vistas, we cover the Cape Winelands and cross over dramatic mountains, entering the Klein Karoo and Overberg. As our trip winds down, we will visit the coastal town of Hermanus before ending up in Cape Town.

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Nailed it. August 2015

  • Value 5.0
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Look no further - B&R assembled a private trip for 18 of us from Prague to Vienna and they nailed it. Nice job.

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Amazing1 August 2015

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Amazing! Just got back from my fifth trip with B&R, this one a walking trip from Piemonte to Portofino. Great walking, views food, wine, friends. Jacopo and Alice were wonderful guides and made every detail of the trip special.
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Amei! August 2015

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Ameiii!! Giacomo e Ricardo, guias maravilhosos!!! Tudo perfeito!!! Repetirei!!

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Butterfield and Robinson June 2016

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Amazing! 5 star service with 5 star accommodations. Luxury to its finest! Thank you to our guides whom where very talented and aware!! (Alex and Flo)

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Loved the Vietnam trip. June 2016

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Experience of a lifetime! Erin our guide was particularly special with her experience and fun nature. But she also took out all the hassle and trouble and hoc ups that inevitably arise through unforeseen circumstances and handled e
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Day 1

Welcome to South Africa! Upon your arrival at the Cape Town International Airport, your guide will be waiting for you in the arrival hall. Spend the day exploring your surroundings.

Day 2

A short drive from your farm hotel will bring you to the quaint country village of Franschoek. We’ll pedal the back streets of Franschoek and explore the surrounding wine farms.

Day 3

Our route takes a scenic ride through wine country on undulating asphalt roads making our way to historic Stellenbosch, with options to taste wine and experience cellar tours along the way. We end our ride at the beautiful Middelvlei Wine Estate to enjoy a traditional braai (BBQ) on the manor house’s lawn

Day 4

Hop on your bike and cycle into the remote frontier town of Montagu, arriving in time for a farm-style lunch. Get settled in your lodge before spending the remainder of the afternoon wine tasting, exploring the town or taking a hike around a nearby canyon.

Day 5

Leaving directly from the front door of the hotel, today's ride takes you through a dramatic canyon with soaring twisted rock faces and into the rolling hills of the scenic wine country. We will make our way to the rural farming community of Bonnievale and have lunch on a wine farm along the banks of the Breede River, the life blood for this arid region.

Day 6

Bike on beautiful broad roads with stunning remote mountain scenery. The route drops down to the dramatic Tradouw’s Pass, revealing its wonderful rock formations, and take you to the missionary town of Suurbraak for lunch at an organic vegetable farm.

Day 7

Our ride takes us through the vast fields of wheat and down the Caledon Pass into the beautiful Hemel en Aarde (Heaven and Earth) Valley, one of the Cape’s premier wine regions. Whet your palette while we will stroll through the vineyards to understand the fine art of viticulture and to sample the wines.

Day 8

Early this morning we’re trading in our bicycles for kayaks to search for whales and seals in the bay. After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll drive beside the spectacular False Bay coastline, taking out the bikes along the way for a scenic ride to soak up the views.

Day 9

After a quick walk to the colony, we will ride from Simonstown along the beautiful False Bay coastline, gradually ascending to reach the famous Cape of Good Hope, commonly called Cape Point.

Day 10

Either climb or take a cable car to the top of Table Mountain. Ride down the famous Table Mountain Ariel Cableway, returning to the city in time for lunch at a home-hosted affair in the Bo-Kaap, the Cape Malay Quarter of Cape Town.

Day 11

After breakfast, your guide will drive you back to Cape Town International Airport for your journey home. Safe travels!

Dates & Pricing

Price From

$ 6,895

Price Per Day:

$ 690 per person
Prices may vary due to local taxes and trip seasonality. Click "Request Info" to inquire directly with the tour operator for the final trip price.
Trip Includes
  • All hotel accommodation
  • Meals as indicated with drinks (as selected by B&R)
  • Services of B&R guide and support van
  • Use of a Giant Cypress bicycle or Giant Escape and helmet
  • All special events and private tours
  • Detailed maps and water bottle
  • All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
  • All baggage transportation
  • All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service except while on safari.
Trip Excludes
  • International Flights
  • Passport and Visa Charges
  • Personal Expenses
Flights & Transport
Only ground transport
Group Size:
Private - your group only


Babylonstoren is situated in the scenic Western Cape wine growing area, close to both Franschhoek and Paarl. This 250 hectare working farm is one of the oldest Cape Dutch farms of the area, surrounded by the dramatic Simonsberg and Franschhoek Mountains. Dating back to 1690, the original farm structures are beautifully preserved, reflecting the simplified Cape Dutch architecture of the era, with white washed walls and thick thatched roofs.

Mimosa Lodge, Montagu

This 19thC farmhouse is now a charming lodge set conveniently in the centre of Montagu. Lovingly converted and restored by chef and owner Bernard Hess, each room opens onto a Victorian veranda or the extensive, lush gardens. Other amenities include a well-stocked library, a heated salt-water pool and a boules pitch available for some pre-dinner competition! View hotel website »

Schoone Oordt Country House

Schoone Oordt Country House is a charming country hotel with 10 luxury bedrooms set in lush gardens, an intimate Conservatory restaurant, a saltwater pool and a passion for people, family, food, wine and the environment. The emphasis here is on unpretentious unaffected luxury, quality and acute attention to detail.

The Marine Hermanus

The Marine Hermanus holds prime position on top of the cliffs at Hermanus, with spectacular seascapes over Walker Bay and the Overberg Mountains. It is decorated in a sophisticated nautical theme, with black and white photography and a unique wave designed class screen. Dining options are varied, with The Pavilion Restaurant and the Wine Cellar offering an elegant, yet relaxed and informal atmosphere, while the Seafood at The Marine emphasizes the freshness of the fish from Walker Bay.

Kensington Place

Located in the leafy Cape Town suburb of Higgovale, surrounded by Table Mountain and overlooking the city, this luxury boutique hotel houses just eight spacious suites. Sink into the total comfort of meticulously designed suites defined by a blend of luscious textures and contemporary detail. Breakfast is served throughout the day and a seasonal menu is always on hand should you wish to dine by the pool or on your own private terrace

Start City
Cape Town
End City
Cape Town
Cancellation Policy:

If you have to cancel your B&R trip for a reason not defined in the Trip Mate Travel Insurance Policy, you are entitled to the return of these amounts:

Number of days prior to your trip:

270+ days100% Refund of deposit

96-269 days will be 50% Refund of deposit

61-95 days is 75% Refund of penalties

31-60 days will be 75% Refund of penalties

0-30 days is 75% Refund of penalties

Between 270-95 days prior to departure each traveler will be charged $500 to cancel or the traveler may choose to keep the full US$1,000 deposit in a holding account with us for a future trip.

Additional Information:

Activity Level - Enthusiast

This trip is rated Enthusiast, meaning it’s appropriate for travellers who bike about once a week at home. Daily biking distances usually vary from 25 to 40 km amid the vineyards, farmlands and coastline of South Africa’s Western Cape. The riding is on predominantly asphalt roads, with the occasional compact dirt road. You can expect to encounter a few steep hills and at least one steep descent. There are plenty of shorter and longer options available each day to accommodate a wide range of fitness levels.

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