Every time I travel down roads seldom pedaled I discover a whole new experience of our city. The route to Mitchells Plain is just 21km, but it is absolutely facinating, transversing a variety of landscapes – from the leafy suburbs of Claremont to the verdant farmlands of Philippi. In this article Brett Petzer shares his […]
Located 5kms south of Simon’s Town (+50kms from the CBD) the secluded beachside campsite at Miller’s Point makes for a perfect overnight microadventure destination – not too far away from home yet ideally located to get away from it all.
One of my favorite things about going on S24o (sub 24 hour) micro-adventures, is that one doesn’t have to cycle far to escape the bustle of the city and seek out the wild serenity of nature. Located 60km from Cape Town, on the West Coast, Ganzekraal Resort is the perfect destination to catch a sunset.
Take a day out to explore one of Cape Town’s oldest townships. Langa is a unique area steeped in Jazz tradition, with a rich cultural and historic heritage. At the heart of Langa lies the vibrant Langa Quarter – Langa’s cultural hub and home to a variety of community outreach projects and cultural institutions, art and craft studios, theaters, restaurants and shops. Getting to Langa by […]
This has to be one of Cape Town’s most scenic commutes and a popular route among city’s road cyclists and tourists! The route starts in Hout Bay and hugs the Atlantic Seaboard all the way through to Seapoint where it connects to the cycleway that runs along the Greenpoint Fan Walk into the CBD.
Get your heart pumping with this sweaty MTB commute from the Southern Suburbs to the CBD – the best way to kick start your day at the office!
Cycling between Gardens (Vredehoek and Oranjezicht), and the Waterfront is a breeze. This route is perfect for either a fast paced commute or a more leisurely urban adventure – exploring the city’s favorite bike friendly cafes and attractions like the Company’s Garden, Iziko Museum, the Two Oceans Aquarium and the VnA Waterfront precinct.
The recommended commuter route from the CBD to Bellville follows a mixture of dedicated cycle lanes and streets shared with traffic. While surprisingly easy – fairly flat and straight, this route should be cycled very cautiously, especially in the early morning and late afternoon when the traffic can be particularly heavy. ROUTE DESCRIPTION Leaving the CBD the route […]
This quick easy commute follows the cycleway along the Atlantic Seaboard from Seapoint to CBD. Most of the route is completely traffic free and flat! Pop into some of the city’s favorite bike friendly cafes and bicycle shops along the way.
Discover one of Cape Town’s favorite places to cycle, walk and play. The Seapoint Promenade runs the length of Sea Point’s beachfront, from Bantry Bay to Mouille Point where it connects to the Green Point Urban Park. This scenic route is completely traffic free and is suitable for kids and riders of every fitness level. […]