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Number of Reviews: 23 Overall score: *****
Humpback Whale tale fluke, South Africa
Review posted by THEA TAYLOR
***** Written

Cycling The Cape and Winelands

As an Exodus cycling 'virgin', I could not envisage a better initiation both in terms of this trip's varied, action-packed itinerary and the camaraderie speedily-established (and splendidly alcohol-fuelled!). The Western Cape is a land of beauty and fascination and I relished exploring it so ably facilitated and in such merry and stimulating company.
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Humpback Whale tale fluke, South Africa
Review posted by Gordon Stainer
***** Written

Cycling the Cape and Winelands

This was an excellent tour taking in breathtaking views, lovely scenery, hills and valleys, wine and beer-tasting, varied accommodation, ocean-swimming, penguin and whale-watching, history, geography, nature studies and excellent food at exceptionally low cost.
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Humpback Whale tale fluke, South Africa
Review posted by Tony Gooch
***** Written

cycling the cape

the views are fantastic the cycling is good but I was a bit disappointed with the tour guide he either wanted to cook for us or take us to a restaurant of his choice so we never had a chance to look around the towns we visited. It would have been nice to have a choice a few evenings just to do your own thing .
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Humpback Whale tale fluke, South Africa
Review posted by Yvonne Carson
***** Written

Cycling the Western cape and Winelands.

Excellent trip, totally wonderful experience. The cycling was great but be prepared to be cycling into a head wind most days! Accomdation overall was excellent but 2/3 nights were less so. Lovely scenery and plenty of wildlife to spot.
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Humpback Whale tale fluke, South Africa
Review posted by Robert Simpson
***** Written

Cycling the Vineyards and Wineries

No matter how much reading you do, you can never be totally prepared for any cycle tour. There are always surprises in store and of course the people you meet, the guides and fellow cyclists are a key factor in the ultimate overall experience. The scenery on this tour was dramatic and at times absolutely fabulous, especially in the 2nd half when we returned to Cape Town along the coast. There were times when the weather was a little difficult and on one stretch of coastline with mountainous cliffs on one side and a sheer drop to the sea on the other, we were frequently 'blown about' or stopped in our tracks by the wind in our faces. It all added to the excitement and sheer enjoyment of the cycling, it certainly wasn't boring! The guides were excellent, they didn't allow us to cycle when it was too dangerous but at the same time we were able to tackle some demanding climbs and descents and the cycling was generally just within the capabilities of the group.
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Humpback Whale tale fluke, South Africa
Review posted by KIM Payne
***** Written

Brilliant Experience

The Western Cape area of South Africa was so different to my first experience in the Kruger area. Outstanding scenery, well organised, fairly easy cycling, homely accommodation. The only negative would be the food and wine was INCREDIBLE so there is no chance of weight loss on this trip!
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Humpback Whale tale fluke, South Africa
***** Written

SOUTH AFRICA: CYCLING THE CAPE & WINELANDS

A wonderfull way of experiencing the Western Cape of South Africa. Superb cycle rides, great food , marveloous cheap wine and some lovely people. Truly a memorable holiday and just one long party.
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Humpback Whale tale fluke, South Africa
***** Written

SOUTH AFRICA: CYCLING THE CAPE & WINELANDS

This was an excellent well planned tour. It gave me exactly what I wanted in the middle of an English winter; warmth, light and greenery. The cycling is quite challenging. I did 250 miles in 8 days and climbed c 4000m (but with an equivalent of exhilarating downs!)
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Humpback Whale tale fluke, South Africa
***** Written

SOUTH AFRICA: CYCLING THE CAPE & WINELANDS

Overall a very enjoyable trip, especially as it was my first every cycling holiday.  Great scenery, great wines, and tour leaders that really made it all work pretty much seamlessly. BUT...overly expensive bike hire (for what was provided), and very expensive (and disappointing) single supplement accommodation.
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