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Table Mountain Hikes and Climbs

Tafelberg Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 72 024 6537
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Smuts track

We have been "walking" Smuts track from the kirstenbosch garden. The biggest part of the hike is in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nozem6567
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Climbing Table Mountain with Ian Slatem is a great way to spend a morning.

Fred Walters, Glen Roberts and yours truly, Chris McNickle spent a glorious Saturday, October 27... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
cmcnickle
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New York City, New York
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Discover first-hand Table Mountain's hidden secrets! Join me on a personalized guided hike, through slopes of colorful & aromatic flora, alongside fresh mountain streams, through indigenous forest & around uniquely sculpted rocks. Be enchanted by the energetic chirping of sunbirds & invigorated by fresh mountain air. Hikes tailored to suite your level of fitness & sense of adventure. Easy walking trails to off the beaten track scramble routes. I am Robin, a local from Cape Town, a specialist mountain guide, certified & registered with the Department of Environment & Tourism. MY APOLOGIES SUMMER 2015/WINTER 2015 I AM UNAVAILABLE TO MOUNTAIN GUIDE.
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Tafelberg Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been "walking" Smuts track from the kirstenbosch garden. The biggest part of the hike is in shade. It is a realy tough walk. We did not want to go up to table mountains, but the sings were not easy to understand. ThAnks to...More

Thank Nozem6567
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Fred Walters, Glen Roberts and yours truly, Chris McNickle spent a glorious Saturday, October 27, 2017 climbing Table Mountain with Ian Slatem. We hiked for a while in the early morning air while Ian identified flowers and rock formations, named the bays below and peaks...More

Thank cmcnickle
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We parked at rhe beginning if TAFELBERG ROAD where a FREE shuttle bus runs every 10 mins to the lower cable way. Sadly the queue was 1.5 hours waiting time even for those who had booked tickets on line...thus we strolled about 2 kms further...More

Thank 413evelyn
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I've been up the table mountain many times and this time I really wanted to hike up the mountain. We chose a super hot day to hike up the Platteklip gorge and it was amazing. Definitely beats queueing to go up in the cable car....More

Thank kimchixo
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best ways to get to the top. It's much further than it looks when you get going, but any fit person will be able to get to the top eventually. Its great to start out close to the city and...More

Thank MartinP1974
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Finding a map to this trail at the botanical gardens, where you start, was impossible. We needed to ask ground staff which direction to walk in just to find the start of the trail. Once at the start, there was also no signage as to...More

Thank mop003
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I last walked up the Pletteklip Gorge 18 years ago in Winter. It was quite warm then, so I prepared well for a summer ascent. We are both in our early 60s and reasonable fit. It took us, with two 10 minute stops for drinks...More

1  Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Easy if you're relatively fit, difficult if you're not. If it's windy at the trail head, the cable car may close due to high wind (> 25km/hr) while you are hiking up the trail so don't depend on using the cable car to get down...More

Thank 474fred
Reviewed 7 January 2017

My wife and I hiked the India Venster trail. The views and experience of climbing the mountain are so much better going up via a climb compared to just the cable-car. If you have time, and ability I highly recommend doing this climb. The views...More

Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Hiked up as the cable car was closed. In my hotel receptionist's words 'my Grandma could hike up there, no worries'. This is completely wrong - I later found out she'd never done it herself. It's an enjoyable but at times challenging hike - but...More

1  Thank Ian W
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