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Cape Town Cycle Tour 2017

9th or 10th to 13th or 14th March 2017

The Cape Town Cycle Tour celebrates its 40th edition in 2017 so don’t miss out.
A well located Cape Town hotel with guaranteed entry into the 2017 Cape Town Cycle Tour and airport transfers is now available with Sports Tours International.

The Cape Town Cycle Tour which was previously held under the name of one of the sponsors, the Cape Argus is a cycling event held in Cape Town, South Africa during the second week of March 2017.
The 2017 date has been confirmed as Sunday March 12th.

This is a large international event with more than 30,000 people taking part from all over the World in 2016. The route is 110km long and you will ride through various town and communities in the Western Cape of South Africa.

We can also offer a 10 day package, combining riding the tour with a longer tour of South Africa.
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The Hotel:

The 5* Westin hotel Cape Town:
Memorable experiences await you at the Westin Cape Town. Enjoy the exclusive rooms with unique views over the V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain. This hotel’s fantastic glass front allows clear views of the breathtaking beauty of Table Mountain, Lion’s Head and the whole of Table Bay.

You will stay in a Deluxe Room. Contemporary and classic décor provides the highest degree of comfort in an atmosphere of easy elegance and sophistication. The all-white Heavenly Bed, with its custom designed pillow-top mattress set promises a wonderful night’s sleep. Views on offer range from Table Mountain, Cape Town City Center and the popular V&A Waterfront

Deluxe Rooms include:

  • Flat-screen satellite TV
  • Wireless telephone with voicemail
  • Windows that Open
  • Individual Climate Control
  • Daily Newspaper (On Request)
  • Turndown Service
  • Hairdryer
  • Refreshment area with tea and coffee making facilities

The culinary diversity will also delight. Besides the large variety of restaurants in Cape Town, the hotel has a great selection of elegant restaurants and bars on offer from brasserie-style Thirty7 to ON19 with it’s panoramic views. Begin a wonderful Cape Town evening or round off your day in one of our bars: Louis B’s & Terrace and Raleigh’s Cigar Bar.

Planned itinerary for the 2017 event:

Thursday March 9 and Friday March 10 – Arrival days
You have the possibility to arrive on the Thursday or Friday. We provide airport transfers to the hotel at a supplement of just £60 per person for a return taxi transfer with bikes. Please let us know your flight time and we will ensure the transfer is ready and waiting for you on arrival. E-mail us 
Tonight is your first night at the conveniently located hotel, the 5 star Westin hotel in the centre of Cape Town. You are free to enjoy a meal out in town tonight.

Saturday March 11 – Registration and event EXPO
Today is the day of registration at the event expo. You need to register for tomorrow’s event and collect your race pack. After this you can have a look around the event expo and spend the day around Cape Town.

Venue: Cape Town Stadium, Fritz Sonnenberg Rd, Green Point, Cape Town

Registration times:

9 March 2017, Cape Town Stadium, 9:30am – 7pm
10 March 2017, Cape Town Stadium, 9am – 7pm
11 March 2017, Cape Town Stadium, 9am – 4pm

Why not cycle to the Expo this year? Not only will you loosen your legs for the big day but you will also reduce your carbon footprint. There will be a safe and secure bike park, sponsored by Thule, at the Green Point Athletics Stadium where you can leave your bike in safe hands while getting your race pack and browsing the incredible range of vendors exhibiting their merchandise.

Sunday March 12 – The 40th Cape Town Cycle Tour
You are just a few kilometres from the start so you can simply ride to the start and participate in this fantastic event today. After the finish, simply ride the short distance back to the hotel.

The Cape Town Cycle Tour is owned and staged by the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust and it is the largest, timed cycling event in the world. It celebrates its 40th year in 2017 when, on the morning of Sunday, 12 March, 35 000 cyclists will line up to ride the 109km route through some of the world’s most spectacular scenery that includes the iconic Table Mountain as a backdrop.

Monday March 13 and Tuesday March 14 – Departure days
Departure Monday or on Tuesday if you want to stay to enjoy this fantastic city a little bit longer. Airport transfer is available.

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The 5 star Westin Hotel. (See above) is excellently located for the registration, start and finish of the event. We can also book your flights if you wish. Please contact us for a quote

5* Westin Hotel for 3 nights (4 and 5 nights also available)
£369 per person based on sharing a twin or double bedded room
£269 per person supplement for the single occupancy of a room

What’s included:

  • 3, 4 or 5 nights at your hotel
  • The hotel is conveniently located in Cape Town for the start and finish
  • Daily breakfasts
  • All hotel taxes
  • Bike storage at the hotel
  • A Sports Tours International cycling jersey made by Santini – More information
  • A detailed travel itinerary

Also available:

  • Guaranteed entry into the 2017 Cape Town Cycle Tour is available at £50 per entry
  • Timing chip for the event, to be rented at the Race Expo for approximately R100.00 per chip.
  • Flights. We can book your flights for you if you wish. Please contact us for a quote
  • Return airport transfers (bookable in conjunction with accommodation). Our transfer service includes a meet and greet at Cape Town Airport and deliver you to your hotel and return you back to the airport on your day of departure. £60 per person
  • Travel insurance. Please visit our insurance page

Single travellers and twin to share:
We welcome single travellers on our tours and holidays as it is a great way to join a like-minded group of people and you will make lots of new friends. If you would like to join our group as a single traveller we can offer you two options. A single room or if you want to avoid the single supplement then you can make use of our ‘twin to share’ option. We will pair you up with another traveller (of the same sex) and you can enjoy the event without having to pay extra.

HOW TO BOOK:
Click on the green button below.
At time of booking we require a non-refundable deposit per person plus any applicable entry fee. The balance of your travel package must be paid, at the latest, 12 weeks before departure to avoid the cancellation of your trip.

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Important Information:

General, visa, passport and health information:
For passport and visa information, please check the relevant section on this page. General Travel and health Information for your destination is available on the FCO website. Please note that this information relates to UK passport holders only and that other nationalities should refer to their own authorities for this information.

Travel Insurance:
For details of specialist sports travel insurance for our travel packages, please visit our insurance page. You must ensure that your travel insurance policy covers you to participate in cycling events if you will be doing so. There is additional information about our other Concierge Services on our special web page.

 

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