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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
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+27 83 683 1876
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Hike Table Mountain is an owner-operated mountain guiding business...

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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We were a family group of 9 aged between 15 and 54 from Mauritius and we wanted to include a Table Mountain climb in our Cape Town trip. After exchanging emails with Riaan and... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2012
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Mauritius
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 15 January 2012

We were a family group of 9 aged between 15 and 54 from Mauritius and we wanted to include a Table Mountain climb in our Cape Town trip. After exchanging emails with Riaan and discussing our fitness rating over the phone, he recommended the India Venster Route, provided no one suffered from fear of heights. We were not sure what... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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39 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2012

We did an intermediate hike with Riaan (some intense scrambling; 4 hours up Table Mountain). Riann was very professional, helping us with footing and holds. He did not rush us up the mountain, and provided Cape history lessons as we ascended. Riaan is also a professional climber; which makes it easy to trust his advice. As important as our hiking... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2012

Decided to go with Hike Table Mountain based on fantastic reviews here. Right from the start, Riaan didn't disappoint! He was quick in replying our emails & he makes you feel very secured throughout the hike. He also adapts his pace to suit everyone & he is extremely considerate & kind. We went with Riaan's suggestion & took the Indian... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2012

Riaan has been hiking and climbing Table Mountain for 25 years and must be one of the most knowledgeable guides here. His passion for the mountain is evident. If you're going to spend a valuable day of your holiday with someone you haven't met before you want to like them - Riaan is an easy going, caring person who wants... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 24 December 2011

If you are browsing through these reviews looking for information about hiking Table Mountain, look no further! It is true what everyone says about Riian Vorster. Your experience will be different if you have the pleasure to hike with someone like Riian! His passion and love for the mountain is contagious and encouraging at the same time. This is no... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 December 2011

I´ve been on two trips with Riaan, both to Table Mountain via the Indian Venster route. Both times he picked me up at the hotel on time, and then I´ve joined a group for the day. He knows his way around the mountain, but also has a lot of knowledge about history, geography, culture etc, so all my questioned during... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 22 December 2011

With only a day to spare after a meeting, the best decision I could have made was climbing Table Mountain with a group of colleagues, guided by Riaan Vorster from Hike Table Mountain. With each of us at a different fitness level, and one having health issues (that necessitated her turning back), not to mention our late start and the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 December 2011

Yes you can just do Table Mountain by the 3 Minute cable car trip but if you want to 'DO' Table Mountain you need to go with Riaan and spend the 3-4 Hours (atleast) walking up it. The route we went on took me out of my comfort zone i.e. had a harder scrambling than I thought, but with Riaan... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 18 December 2011

We emailed Riaan the morning of our hike - he came back to us within half an hour and worked within our plans. Riaan picked us up at 11am and drove us to the foot of this beautiful mountain and within that brief drive - I knew this was going to be an unforgetable experience. The knowledge, love and history... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 14 December 2011

I was in Cape Town with my wife at the start of October and we wanted to climb up Table Mountain. I was contemplating going without a guide, however due to lack on information about routes and our desire to go on a more adventurous path up the mountain, we decided to do a guided walk. Riaan was recommended by... More 

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