If your idea of fun is to clad yourself in lycra, don cleats and get around on two sets of wheels, then the annual Cape Town Cycle Tour is definitely an event to put into your diary. It’s the largest individually timed cycle race in the world (with approximately 35,000 entrants), and it boasts one of the most picturesque routes in the world, making it a bucket list item for those who like active holidays. Better still, there are various events happening in the week leading up to the big race, making it a great trip for the whole family.
There are three main races to take part in, including two other races in the run-up to the Cycle Tour.
Junior: This fun ride takes place on the Sunday before the main event, with several races available to a few age groups, from toddlers to energetic 12-year-olds. For safety purposes, entries are limited and parents are encouraged to accompany their kids on foot. Each child will walk away with a medal, certificate, and goodie bag for completi..