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Hike Table Mountain

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25 St John's Wood, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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India Venster vs Platteklip Gorge

I always want to hike up Table Mountain and finally did it in a perfect morning with six others... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
TersinaShieh
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Hong Kong, China
India Venster Hike

We did the India Venster Hike with Hendre on a perfectly clear day. Our 3 hour hike started very... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
bocon13
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Palo Alto, California
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Hike Table Mountain is an owner-operated mountain guiding business specializing in hikes and climbs on Table Mountain and around Cape Point. A passion for nature and mountains coupled with a commitment to service excellence lies at the heartbeat of what we do, ensuring you get the ultimate mountain experience. Run by qualified, accredited, attentive and highly-experienced mountain guides. All hikes and climbs are customized to suit your level of fitness and sense of adventure. We are the only guiding company offering hikes up all routes on Table Mountain. Whether you are a first-time hiker or seasoned trekker, adrenalin junky or nature lover, we make sure you get the experience you are looking for.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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25 St John's Wood, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

I always want to hike up Table Mountain and finally did it in a perfect morning with six others. Our guide Hendre is professional and fun. The three hours hike (5:55-8:55am) was one of the most memorable hikes I did. Riaan from Hike Table Mountain...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We did the India Venster Hike with Hendre on a perfectly clear day. Our 3 hour hike started very early, but we were glad that it did because it was cool and shady on a day that saw temps climb up to over 30C. Hendre...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Great route up the mountain with spectacular views! Our guide was Hendre and she did an excellent job. Would recommend. Wish it was a little bit longer as we could definitely have done more in the time as there were plenty of breaks. But this...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

My wife and I are experienced hikers and we booked an 8km hike with Johan. It was an amazing experience. We felt like we had the mountain to ourselves and had a wonderful time in Johan's company. He taught us how do so some basic...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I are fairly regular hikers (Grand Canyon, Swiss Alps, Patagonia, Iceland) in our early 30s/late 20s from NYC, and for the first time, we decided to go with a guided hiking group for Table Mountain. We didn’t know much about the mountain...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

The views on this route are spectacular. Hendre was brilliant and made everyone at feel at ease. I wouldn't be confident to attempt this route without a guide at all- it's difficult to follow which way the trail goes and it makes a huge difference...More

Thank RMGarr
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Mike was really helpful during the booking process and Liesl was a fantastic guide for our private hike. It was very hot when we did our hike but Liesl was very good at making sure we were ok and had breaks as needed. She is...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

My husband and I hired a guide from Hike Table Mountain who took us up the Twelve Apostles trail. She was extremely knowledgeable about the animals and plants on the mountain as well as South African history. We had a very nice time with Lynette,...More

Thank Justina K
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

My sister and I did the Twelve Apostles route with Liesl on 11/22/2017, and it was honestly the best hiking experience of my life. Let's start from the beginning, though. Riaan was helpful and easy to communicate with. We originally scheduled the hike for 11/20,...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to do the early morning hike at Table Mountain and we are so grateful we selected Hike Table Mountain tours. Our guide was Hendre and she was very punctual and professional from the start. When we got to Table Mountain...More

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Imran M
20 February 2018|
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Response from Riaan V | Property representative |
Hi Imran. Duration depends on route, ranges from 2.5 to 4.5 hours.
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Brenda W
8 December 2017|
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Response from Riaan V | Property representative |
Hi Brenda. Cost is R1200 pp excl cable car descent (R150 pp) for 2 people. Duration is about 4 hours.
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Brenda W
6 December 2017|
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Response from P2573CFmichaelp | Reviewed this property |
Brenda, Here is the contact info. If he runs and hikes and can go up stairs he will be fine. They take it slow. It does have some scrambling and a little cardio but I am 53 and I had NO issues at all. Hike Table Mountain... More
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