• Tour code: 17692P24
  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
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Follow in the footsteps of Charles Darwin during his 1836 visit to Cape Town thanks to this 3-hour small-group cycle trip. Pedal past landmarks like the Victoria and Albert Waterfront, Company Gardens, the colorful Bo-Kaap neighborhood, and Long Street. You’ll cap it all off with a glass of included sparkling wine served at sunset. Cycle, helmet, and gourmet canapés are also included.


  • Follow in the footsteps of Charles Darwin on this history-themed cycle tour
  • Retrace some of the sights visited by Darwin on his 1836 stop in Cape Town
  • Explore Cape Town landmarks like the Victoria and Albert Waterfront and Company Gardens
  • Discover the colorful Bo-Kaap area, home to the city's Cape Malay group
  • Enjoy an included glass of South African sparkling wine at sunset
  • Great way to get exercise and sightsee at the same time

What You Can Expect

Darwin Trail Cycle in Cape Town

Take in amazing views during your cycling tour

Meet up with your group and guide in the afternoon in front of the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel. As you pedal through the streets of Cape Town on the Darwin-inspired trip, you’ll get a taste for the city’s unique culture and its vibrant history.

Start by cycling along the famous Victoria and Albert Waterfront area before continuing along Beach Road with a vista of the South Atlantic Ocean. Continue past Marine Pier and then view the Green Point Stadium. As you keep riding, make sure to enjoy the view of the fancy holiday homes in De Waterkant Village.

Head next to the Company Gardens, an area that encompasses the National Gallery, president’s residence, and Parliament. Pause for a break as you sip on a cup of coffee accompanied by cake in the Company Gardens Restaurant. You ride then proceeds down Long Street, one of Cape Town’s main nightlife hubs and a hotspot of historic architecture. Then pedal over to Bo-Kaap, the traditional Malay section of the city, where you’ll have the chance to enjoy the area’s cobblestone streets, mosques, and multi-colored buildings.

You’ll eventually reach the end of your ride back at your original departure point. Before saying goodbye, celebrate your ride and the sunset with a glass of included South African sparkling wine.

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