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Hiking guide Table Mountain: My name is Nick Ashby. I work as a trail guide in Cape Town's wilderness - Table Mountain as well as the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve/ Cape Point, and wineland mountains near Stellenbosch
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a great time hiking with Nick. He planned a full day hike for us covering over 15 miles of amazing landscape, happily answering our questions about plants and flowers and rock formations and anything else that popped into our minds. We learned...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Nicholas A, Owner at Cape Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thanks so much. It was an interesting day spent with you both. And a real pleasure showing off the quietest and most spectacular parts of the mountain to such appreciative hikers. All the best.

Reviewed 11 December 2018

Nick was an extremely knowledgeable and professional guide who taught us so much about the history, politics and plant life of South Africa and was easy to talk to. We did two hikes with him: Cape Point some of the shipwrecks as well as India...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Nick was the perfect host and guide. Packing various beautiful locations into our very short stay in Cape Town. His knowledge of the area and the indigenous flora and fauna is immense and he was able give us a far deeper understanding of the area...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Nicholas A, Owner at Cape Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Hi. Thanks for your feedback. You guys get fifteen stars back (5 for each of you) for being such wonderful guests. Thanks and keep well.

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

When one envisions their hike on Table Mountain one thinks of a perfectly clear, sunny day with perfect views that isn’t too hot or too cold. That wasn’t our day at all. It was our final chance to hike the mountain before my father returned...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Nicholas A, Owner at Cape Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thanks Karrie. It would take more than the elements could throw at us that day to keep me off the mountain! Especially that route. Glad the weather didn't dampen your enthusiasm either. And it is encouraging to meet older people as nimble as your dad....More

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We cannot say how much sorted our needs out, explained what was required with and delivered perfectly! A beautiful climb up Table Mountain (4 hours) followed by the following day a walk round Olifants Bay. Great guide, cannot recommend enough

Date of experience: July 2018
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Nicholas A, Owner at Cape Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Hi. It was a great couple of days showing you around. Thanks so much.

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Nick Ashby took my family on the most incredible hike and tour in and around Cape Point, South Africa. His knowledge of the wildlife and plant life is extensive and the hike he chose was perfect for both adults and kids. He took us to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Nicholas A, Owner at Cape Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thanks Della, It was a great day out. Much appreciated.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

We enjoyed two days of exquisite beauty in perfect weather on the Cape Point trail with Nic. He shared his passion about the mountains, ocean, fauna and flora with us, patiently answered the many questions from the teens and he is a fine cook to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Nicholas A, Owner at Cape Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Hi It was a great pleasure. I look forward to hiking with you guys again. All the best.

Reviewed 14 August 2018

Brilliant two day hike with Nick on Table Mountain - stayed at Orange Kloof Camp and then went up the Disa Gorge which was beautiful and we met no one all day which made it seem as though we were alone. Great flora and fauna...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Nicholas A, Owner at Cape Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Hi Thanks so much. It was a fine couple of days spent showing your family the city's local 'park'. Great to know you are thinking of another visit.

Reviewed 1 August 2018

I booked an afternoon hike up Table Mountain with Nick and we ended up walking up the Devil's Peak route, somewhat away from the more popular routes up. It was a memorable afternoon. As well as being blessed with perfect weather and visibility, Nick proved...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Nicholas A, Owner at Cape Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you for your company. It was a really fine way to spend an afternoon, showing you our city from one of its less-travelled vantage points.

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I just want to say a big thank you our mountain guide Nick. My boy friend and I did a table Mountain tour which was guided by Nick. He was very informative and he really cared about us having a great time, we're able to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Nicholas A, Owner at Cape Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi Gabriele It was a thorough pleasure. Thank you.

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