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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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Great guide, very flexible bookings!

I really wanted to hike Table Mountain, but had little time. I contacted Riaan the day before and... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2013
Peter B
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Incredible India!

Took on India Venster this morning and it was one the best things I've ever done. Worth every... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2013
freecactusdisco
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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 8 February 2013

I really wanted to hike Table Mountain, but had little time. I contacted Riaan the day before and was able to join a suitable hike the next day. He was so incredibly helpful. I only confirmed my booking at 5am, an hour before we started...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2013

Took on India Venster this morning and it was one the best things I've ever done. Worth every penny. If you're looking for an interesting and slightly challenging hike up the mountain, look no further - I'm not sure if there's anything Riann doesn't know...More

Thank freecactusdisco
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Reviewed 5 February 2013

I contacted Riann a couple of weeks in advance and had to change the day of my hike on a relative short notice. He was able to accommodate the change with no problems. I was in town on business and was able to get away...More

Thank Dan V
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Reviewed 19 January 2013

Very efficient. Responded to my emails very promptly and clearly. Riann suggested the right route for me and it did not disappoint. Neither did Riann. Not only you get a knowledgable, calm and patient guide with you, he can also tell you about the history...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2013

I spent two days on Table Mountain whilst in Cape Town: The first was hike / scramble up the India Venster route and the second was a 10 pitch rock climb up to the top. I organised both via Hike Table Mountain and had a...More

Thank PSIII
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Reviewed 17 January 2013

We contacted Riaan on very short notice to hike Table Mountain the day after Christmas. He was able to accommodate us on a group hike up the India Venster trail. Riaan offered to pick us up from our hotel and drive us to the mountain....More

Thank scottalbin
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Reviewed 17 January 2013

I found Riaan on trip advisor when I was researching table mountain hikes (which had been recommended by Capetown expat friends). We emailed back and forth to identify the right hike for our skill level/fitness (and vertical fears) - the Kasteelspoort - which was a...More

Thank Suzanne x
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Reviewed 10 January 2013

When we went to Cape Town for our honeymoon, we were eager to Hike Up the notorious Table Mountain, but were nervous about trying it on our own. We were thinking about using the cable car, but didn't want miss out on the opportunity to...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2013

If you are planning to climb Table Mountain while spending time in Cape Town then there is definitely only one man for the job and that is Riaan! Throughout the booking process he was very responsive and genuinely wanted to help select the best route...More

Thank 890annette
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Reviewed 8 January 2013

We hiked Skeleton Gorge with Riaan in November. This was one of the highlights of our trip to South Africa! The day of our hike there was rain expected in the morning so we postponed our hike to slightly later in the morning - Riaan...More

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cremita
24 April 2018|
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Response from Marijke_VL | Reviewed this property |
Hi cremita, hike table mountain company (riaan vorster) is very good. In february we did the early morning guided lions head tour at it was great!
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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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