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Hike Table Mountain

25 St John's Wood, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 83 683 1876
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This was one of the Top 5 hikes in the world i've been on

The only way to do this hike is the barely visible and almost unmarked trail right up the face... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Jimmy R
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Orem, Utah
Excellent hike at India Venster

I hiked the India Venster route with a group led by Hendre. WOW it was amazing. A challenging hike... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
kimkallen
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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25 St John's Wood, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

The only way to do this hike is the barely visible and almost unmarked trail right up the face. Definitely difficult at times but worth the challenge and can be pretty safe is you are not wanting to take any huge risks.

Thank Jimmy R
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I hiked the India Venster route with a group led by Hendre. WOW it was amazing. A challenging hike for sure, but we all mastered it, and we weren't all pros, let me assure you. Hendre was a wonderful guide -- helped us make it...More

Thank kimkallen
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Visiting Table Mountain is a must-do in Cape Town and since my husband and I both like to hike, we researched routes. Being seasoned hikers, we briefly considered going on our own but we're both extremely glad we went with a guide. We emailed with...More

Thank cjabenojar
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We hiked Table Mountain by the Platteklip Gorge with our guide, Kathy, who could not have taken better care of us. She provided a lot of interesting information on the flora and fauna whilst letting us climb at our own pace, never hurrying us, always...More

Thank Serge665
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Not only was the hike itself amazing, but we were more than impressed with our guide, Liesel Ravenscroft. We weren't prepared for the cold winter conditions on top of the mountain, but Liesel brought us extra jackets of different sizes and extra packs. She carried...More

Thank kkatz815
Reviewed 18 July 2017

After emailing Riaan and figuring out which route we wanted to take, I scheduled our family of 17 on the India Venster trail. On a beautiful Sunday morning, we met our 3 guides Hendre, our lead guide along with Lynette and Stephanie (these girls rocked!)....More

Thank 222Susan222
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I did the 12 Apostles with Hike Table Mountain. Firstly, Riaan talked us out of doing the Platteklip Gorge and instead to do the 12 Apostles route, and we are so glad he did recommend this instead! Lynette was our guide who...More

Thank Luc T
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My wife and I were on Honeymoon in South Africa, only spending a few days in Cape Town. We hiked up the India Venster trail with Hendre and boy did we have such a great morning. It was the highlight of our time in Cape...More

Thank steven e
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I did a private Table Mountain Summit Stroll from the top cable car station to Maclears Beacon and it was amazing. The price wasn't too bad considering it was a private tour. I like adventure but am not in good enough shape to climb to...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I visited Cape Town with my Dad for 10-days. We wanted to climb Table Mountain, but were not sure which route to take. After speaking to HikeTableMountain, we decided on Indian Venster. Our guide was fantastic! She was energetic, encouraging and very knowledge. The perfect...More

Thank Megan T
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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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Brenda W
6 December 2017|
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Response from Miemie123 | Reviewed this property |
We saw the prices and estimated levels (difficulty, fitness, duration, length) on the website because there are various hike options. When in doubt, Riaan from the Hike Table Mountain was great with email responses.
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