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Vision House 2

53 Blaauwbwerg Rd, Cape Town 7439
South Africa

The most fun you can have on two wheels

Cycle Tour on Alphonse Island

There's nothing quite like exploring a remote island paradise and what better way to explore Alphonse Island than on a cycle tour around the Island.

Each guest receives their own bicycle for the duration of their stay at Alphonse Island, so hop on your bicycle and meet with our activities team who will take you on a tour across Alphonse!

Meeting point is at the activities centre where you will receive a short briefing and introduction to Alphonse Island.

Now it's time to head off on the tour with our knowledgeable nature guides. The tour normally takes 1.5 to 2 hours. 

Get ready to learn more about the bird-life, fish and plants who call this paradise their home and explore every nook and cranny of the island with our knowledgeable team. 

During the tour stops will be made at major landscapes and seascapes allows you to familiarize yourself with the forest trails and most secret spots of the island.

You will learn interesting facts such as who the earliest settlers to Alphonse were and how the change came about from indigenous forest to coconut plantation.

Throughout the tour our guides will stop to point out various bird species that are found on the island and shorelines.

Expect to see species like Ruddy Turnstone, Brown Noddy, Great Crested and Fairy Tern, Whimbrel, Grey and Green-backed Heron, Lesser Frigate and many more. 

You will also get to visit a Wedge-tailed Shearwater colony to see how they burrow underground and if you're lucky, you might also spot a chick. 

The cycle tour of Alphonse Island is an ideal way to explore the island while learning all there is to know about your holiday destination. 

Should you prefer to explore on your own, you are more than welcome to! The tracks around the island lead to various corners and beaches that the island has to offer. So choose a spot and head out to any one of the many pristine beaches and hidden corners of your own unique island getaway.
 

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