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Lauren was a perfect table mountain hiking guide. She knows the various trails very well and was... read more

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Dportnoy18
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This is not just about hiking up the Table Mountain

The hike with Mother City Hikers guides is more of an experience than just an item to check off... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Andile S
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We offer full or half day hiking trips on Table Mountain which was just named 'One of the New Seven Wonders of Nature'. We tailor make our routes to suit each client's ability. Whether you are looking for adventure or just a walk away from it all we...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lauren was a perfect table mountain hiking guide. She knows the various trails very well and was flexible if we wanted to change difficulty levels mid-trip. We were new to Cape Town and she gave us a bunch of recommendations and even called in a...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

The hike with Mother City Hikers guides is more of an experience than just an item to check off your bucket list. We went with Lauren herself, Wow! So much knowledge, interaction and we had so many photos :) I definately recommend travellers/hikers to have...More

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mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you! I am so happy you came with me for your first ever hike. It was a true pleasure to guide you and show you one of the amazing routes that Table Mountain has to offer. You are a natural! Thank you for your...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018

What a amazing hike with Lauren she has so much knowledge and was great learning all about the plants and Table Mountain we even received a lovely lunch pack. Thank you so much Lauren look forward to many more hikes!

Thank loveCapeTown2014
mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you! I am so pleased you enjoyed it. It was my pleasure to guide you, and YES to many more hikes :) Keep well x

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Lauren was my guide. After an early pick up we hit it off right away. I was considering a hike and she suggested India Venster up table Mountain. I heard from a couple of other locals that this was the best one. It was awesome!...More

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mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you! It was a beautiful day amongst the clouds. Great to meet you and get the chance to take time in nature together. SO glad you came to South Africa and made sure to do the hike while you were here. I have heard...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

I cannot say enough amazing things about this experience!! Lauren was our guide and she picked us up in the lobby of our hotel. She was super flexible and accommodating. Our agent had listed the wrong pick up time so we were running late and...More

Thank MercedesM007
mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you so much for your glowing review!! I am so happy you loved the hike. I did too! It was so great to meet you and I am glad it all worked out even after the misunderstanding about the pick up time. What a...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We can’t imagine experiencing Table Mountain without Lauren! She is an absolute pleasure who is so knowledgeable and has a contagious passion for Cape Town and Table Mountain. Lauren found amazing waterfalls to explore and taylored the hike so we would love every second of...More

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mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Hello! What a beautiful hike we had. It was great to meet you both and share an amazing morning together on Table Mountain. I'm happy that you were up for the altered route which I think was much better for everyone with our time frame....More

Reviewed 10 June 2018

Very happy with the Hilton Concierge recommendation to go with Mother City Hikers. Lauren took me out on my birthday and I couldn't ask for a better guide / route. Lauren is very knowledgeable about the history of the mountain, trails and indigenous plant life...More

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mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you! It's been awhile but I remember that day like yesterday. Especially the birthday song that myself and the Germans sang to you on the rock near the end :) It was my pleasure to guide you, and you were also a real treat...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

What a great way to spend our last day in South Africa after a month of traveling! Matt was our guide and we took the Kasteelsport trail up which took like 4 hours, and took the cable car down. Matt taught us a lot about...More

Thank knomad33
mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you! I am so happy you chose to hike for your last day in South Africa. What a memorable way to end the trip. Happy to hear you enjoyed Matt and the route. Kasteelspoort is a wonderful hike where you enjoy the environment around...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Lauren guided me through the India Venster trail and it was one of the best experiences of my life. She was so comforting, experienced, and made the whole experience special. She even poured us tea to enjoy on the mountain while watching the sun rise....More

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mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you!! I am happy you felt it was one of the best experiences of your life. It was pretty magical from start to finish! I'm glad you enjoyed the tea and taking the time to watch the sunrise from our perch on the mountain....More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

We hiked Lion's Head with our guide Shaun. He picked us up promptly and drove us to the base of the hiking site at 6:30am. He was well prepared with snacks, headlamps, water for us as well. On the way, he pointed out various plants...More

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mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you! I am so happy you enjoyed your hike with us. Glad to hear Shaun is on point as usual :) He is a wonderful person and guide. Lions Head can be challenging in parts for sure so having Shaun there to assist and...More

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