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Address: Tafelberg Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 72 024 6537

Discover first-hand Table Mountain's hidden secrets! Join me on a...

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.


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Definitely hike up one of the new 7 wonders of the world

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... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore

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Singapore, Singapore
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93 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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. It is quite a steep hike but nothing dangerous and a clear path to follow.... More 

Thank kimchixo
Johannesburg, South Africa
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55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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 its noises and end up in the mountain where its just serene nature all around.... More 

Thank MartinP1974
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 which trail we were doing....until it was too late. We had already done the slippery... More 

Thank mop003
Walsall, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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 and snacks, 1hr 57mins from the road. We started at 0930 and it was already... More 

Thank Stephen L
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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 so be prepared. Take water and a warm sweater as it can be chilly at... More 

Thank 474fred
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 are absolutely amazing. We found it to be challenging but very enjoyable. We started at... More 

Thank Ryan H
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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 it's definitely a hike not a walk. Suitable clothing, footwear and supplies should be carried... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This was probably the most difficult hike my friend and I have ever attempted. We started from Kirstenbosch gardens via Skeleton Goege. It's absolutely stunning and very rewarding when you get to the top. We initially hiked up to find the secret lake that our friends told us about but we walked all over and couldn't find it. The hike... More 

Thank 391mariamagdalenav
Johannesburg, South Africa
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

We accessed the mountain from Newlands Forest, which is in the Southern Suburbs. The view of Table Mountain from this side is, in my opinion, much prettier than the internationally recognised view. You will need to wear decent walking shoes and ensure you have drinking water with you lest you find yourself dehydrating along the way. We packed a little... More 

Thank Amy Z
Figueira da Foz, Portugal
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229 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

This city is all about outdoor activity. If you get bored im CT, you have some issues eheheheheh ;) Perfect city for nature lovers. Simply amazing, joyful, vibrante ... ! In love with her. Table Mountain trails are amazing. Some are easy, others aren't but the views, the surroundings make you wanna go till the end, no matter what.

Thank PauloMystical

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