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Address: Table Mountain National Park, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 12 426 5000
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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The mountain in the middle of Cape Town offers many hikes and magnificent...

The mountain in the middle of Cape Town offers many hikes and magnificent views in all directions.

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You have to do the mountain especially if it's your first visit here. Super views and a good walk around the top. Take the cable car, or, if you're fit, you can have a wonderful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You have to do the mountain especially if it's your first visit here. Super views and a good walk around the top. Take the cable car, or, if you're fit, you can have a wonderful scenic walk to the top which would take about 2 hours (plenty of sun cream needed as you're exposed). Part of being in Cape Town.

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Myself and a group of friends hiked table mountain. For those who are keen on hiking, ensure that you know which route you are taking up the mountain and have done your research on it. Take lots of snacks and water as you easily get dehydrated and tired. I wouldn't recommend climbing down as it is incredibly dangerous and a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fabulous views from the top and walks ranging from easy to moderately challenging. The cable car ride itself is a treat as are the quokkas and abseilers once you are up there! Be flexible when to go and take the first opportunity as wind often closes the cable car operation and cloud can spoil the views.

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The Shire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the moderate route, not the hardest not the easier, and it took just under 2 hours. We had a wonderful walk up. It can get very hot so take plenty of water. There's a well-stocked cafe at the top.

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Altona, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The views are stunning when the weather is right. There's lots of places to wander off and be by yourself in the incredible scenery. This is a 360 experience, so don't miss out on the views to the South, West, and East, not just the view to the North over Cape Town and Table Bay. It's good also to pay... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited in summer and wanted to try ascending on foot, so I hiked up the Platteklip Gorge. While the trail isn't super challenging (only steep part is in the beginning and possibly the end), there isn't any shade at all and despite taking precautions I could feel my skin burning off from the intense African sun. The views were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You should check the weather before you go. If it is really cloudy on the mountain your views will seriously be affected. You can hike it or take the cable car. Either way you are in for a treat. When you get to the top their are a few pathways and hikes so bring your running/walking shoes. Absolutely stunning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best excursions you will ever experience . If you are a nature lover ❤️🐉🌵, you must not miss this . One of the new 7 wonder of nature #JustBeautiful 🙌🏾😊

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Once you're up there's a multitude of trails to follow. We spent way over an hour-and-a-half meandering along trails that afforded us brilliant views of Cape Town and its environs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We walked up Platteklip Gorge to the Cableway Station. It was phenomenal and is a tick on my bucket list. As I don't have a head for heights I could only look up! Because of this there was absolutely no chance of me walking down! As 60+ year olds we took it steady with plenty of rests. It took just... More 

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