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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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Great Sunrise Hike up Lion Head

A friend of mine and I hiked up Lion's head with Riaan as our guide. Overall, a great hike and... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2012
IwonaG10
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Table Mountain is incredible, Riaan makes it better!!

What can we say that the other reviewers haven't said already. Hiking Table Mountain is a must... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2012
Steve K
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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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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+27 83 683 1876

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Reviewed 31 July 2012

A friend of mine and I hiked up Lion's head with Riaan as our guide. Overall, a great hike and great view! Riaan was very knowledgable & experienced. On our next visit, I'm hoping to hike up Table Mountain.

Thank IwonaG10
Reviewed 29 July 2012

What can we say that the other reviewers haven't said already. Hiking Table Mountain is a must, and was one of the highlights of our honeymoon to South Africa. As we look back on the trip, I strongly feel the hike itself was more memorable...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2012

We had an extraordinary climb with Riaan. He was able to motivate even us non-seasoned hikers up India Venster. He was incredibly knowledgable about the trail and the mountain. Riaan also wisely recommended we schedule our climb for a different day than we originally planned...More

Thank MonkeyMacgyver
Reviewed 23 July 2012

We just hiked the India Venster trail with Riaan on a miserable, rainy, foggy, hailing Thursday morning and despite the weather it was a great hike. Well, the ascent was great, at least ... the rain started in earnest as we approached the top; I...More

Thank Ricedee
Reviewed 15 July 2012

Our family of 5 went for a hike on India Venster with Riaan. He was simply fantastic. He made sure each person in our party was safe but still excited and challenged. My husband and I were less confident than the kids, but Riaan helped...More

Thank VirginiaJkl
Reviewed 12 July 2012

As a long-time reader of TripAdvisor, it was our climb with Riaan that catalyzed me finally becoming a contributor. Despite teasing him about the need to have some non five-star reviews, no guide or excursion has been more deserving of such acclaim. Riaan is very...More

1  Thank teschbacher
Reviewed 2 July 2012

First of all, to those who aren't sure if its worth hiring a guide for a Table Mountain hike, I say this: Not only its worth it, but its actually mandatory, if you care about your safety. Probably, the only route that can be done...More

1  Thank Kaiser_Amir
Reviewed 21 June 2012

My husband and I grew up in very flat Florida and are not very experienced hikers, so we were a little nervous at first. Even when we were half way up I was still worried we wouldn't make it! BUT Riaan made every step of...More

2  Thank TravelingBridget
Reviewed 21 June 2012

I happened to pick up a flyer in the Cape Town tourist office and immediately spoke to Riaan who told me that he would even collect me from my accommodation in the morning! He advised me on what to bring and asked me about my...More

Thank doubris
Reviewed 17 June 2012

I came to Cape Town intending to hike Table Mountain the easiest way possible. Riaan was open to taking my friend and I the easiest way but encouraged me to push my limits a bit. I am so glad I listened to his advice. I...More

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Megan L
24 May 2017|
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Response from Riaan V | Property representative |
Hi Megan. Sneakers are fine.
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Casey V
26 February 2017|
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Response from Riaan V | Property representative |
Hi Casey. I strongly recommend a guide for India Venster, as the route involves scrambling and exposure to heights.
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JillianMatheson
6 February 2017|
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Response from Riaan V | Property representative |
Hi Jillian. Johan guides for Hike Table Mountain and you may book a hike with him by directing an enquiry through Hike Table Mountain's Trip Advisor lisitng.
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