New route launched for cyclists in Mother City

The Western Cape Government has launched a new cycle route - the 'Cycle Tour 364' - for cyclists in the Mother City.

This is the second in a network of routes promoting cycle tourism in the province, explains Economic Opportunities MEC, Alan Winde.

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The new 123 km scenic route starts and finishes at the V&A Waterfront.

It takes in the spectacular Atlantic Seaboard, summits Chapman’s Peak and conquers the world famous Suikerbossie hill.

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The route will be accessible to riders on every single day of the year, except on the annual Cape Town Cycle Tour.

Winde says the 'Cycle Tour 364' will be marketed to locals and tourists as a must-do cycle experience.

We're building these routes across the province.

Alan Winde, MEC of Economic Opportunities at Western Cape Government

People can do it in one go, or they can do parts of it.

Alan Winde, MEC of Economic Opportunities at Western Cape Government

It will be on a mapped out route to knock off the bucket list.

Alan Winde, MEC of Economic Opportunities at Western Cape Government

Listen to the MEC map out the plans for cycle tourism in CT:


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