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Scooter Rental

Renting a scooter in Cape Town is a great way to get around the city quickly and easily. In peak tourist season roads can get very congested, making scooter rental a convenient alternative to car rental in Cape Town.

Most scooter rental companies are located in Cape Town city centre, Green Point or on Sea Point main road. To rent a scooter you require a valid drivers’ license in English. You will not be allowed to drive with 2 people on a scooter unless you have a valid motorcycle license.

The following great Cape Town attractions and beaches are all within easy scooting distance (5-15 minutes):

  • Table Mountain
  • V&A Waterfront
  • Camps Bay
  • Clifton
  • The Atlantic Seaboard

Further afield you can explore the following Cape Town attractions and Cape Peninsula beaches (15-45 minutes):

  • Kirstenbosch
  • Llandudno
  • Hout Bay
  • Constantia Winelands
  • Kalk Bay
  • Muizenberg
  • Cape Point

We do advise anyone that decides to rent a scooter in Cape Town, to take great precautions of the following:

  • Strong winds - especially in summer
  • Dangerous drivers – Cape Town roads are notoriously busy during the peak summer season and we advise everyone to take great care when driving around the city and coastal roads
  • Cape Town is hilly – be prepared if you are 2 people on a motorbike.

Currently Drive South Africa does not offer direct scooter rental in Cape Town, we recommend you consult the following websites for rental prices, scooter hire details and scooter bookings:

Zest Bikes - Currently boasting the cheapest scooter prices in Cape Town, Zest Bikes supply 125cc Scooters, 150cc Scooters and 300cc Scooters as well as bikes services, a selction of helemts, gear and back boxes.

The Scooter Doctor - The Scooter Doctor specialises in Classic and Retro Scooters, namely Vespas, Lambreattas, Bajaj and LML, as well as supplying 100cc automatic Yamaha scooters for international customers that only have driver's licenses. They are based at 201 Bree Street in Cape Town and offer a scooter delivery and collection service. 

For great ideas on routes and attractions have a look at The Scooter Doctor's Cape Town and Cape Peninsula scenic routes and attractions

Cape Town Scooter Hire - Operating a personalised collection and delivery service for the Cape Town City Bowl and surrounding areas, Cape Town Scooter Hire supply a range of 150cc Scooters.

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2 Responses on this page.Add your own

  1. Gravatar carly shearer says:

    hi

    what cc scooters do you have? are there any availbe for renting on the 25th to the 27the of september and does hiring come with a helmet?

    Thanking you
    carly shearer

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  2. Gravatar The Drive South Africa Team says:

    Hi Carly,

    At this time Drive South Africa does not rent out scooters. Depending on the type of scooter you are looking for, we recommend you contact either the Scooter Doctor or Cape Town Scooter Hire using the links in the article above.

    The Scooter Doctor specialises in Classic and Retro Scooters, namely Vespas, Lambreattas, Bajaj and LML, they are based at 201 Bree Street in Cape Town.

    Cape Town Scooter Hire offers a drop off and collection service supplying a range of 150cc Chinese scooters.

    Hope that helps

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