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Mother City Hikers

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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About Mother City Hikers
We offer unforgettable hiking trips on Table Mountain taking you to spectacular places and making you feel right at home. We tailor make our trips to suit each client's ability in order for you to have a one of a kind experience. Whether you are looking for adventure or just a walk away from it all we will be happy to guide you and get you back in nature.
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Francesca S wrote a review 15 Jun
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Before coming to Cape Town, I knew I wanted to attempt to climb table mountain but I was very nervous, not being much of a climber. I’m so glad I found this company and Lauren, my guide. She talked me through every step of the way, all while teaching me about the flora and fauna of the area. Although it was definitely challenging, I was grateful to Lauren for helping me conquer this. 100% recommend her - just do it!
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Response from mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you! What a pleasure it was to share the mountain with you. You were well prepared and you took every step on your own. You should be very proud of your accomplishment. I am thankful you found me to be calming, helpful and encouraging. Thank you for your interest in all the little tidbits along the way too! A true pleasure to meet you. I hope we will meet again. Many, many thanks!
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Luke Williams wrote a review Mar 2021
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Yesterday on a misty morning on Table Mountain we had a truly wonderful guided hike along the twelve apostles with Lauren and Johan from Mother City Hikers. We asked specifically for one that geared itself towards informative rather than physically challenging, with particular regards paid to the local flora and fauna. Almost every fynbos shrub we passed, no matter how large or small, had a story and our wishes for the hike to be more to do with the journey than the destination were more than answered. We truly couldn’t have found ourselves in better hands and look forward to embarking on another extraordinarily educational hike hopefully not in the too distant future.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you so much for finding us and for the very special few hours we shared. It was a pleasure to be with you all, and we are thankful it met your expectations. We will be starting our local fynbos walks in September so would love to have you again, then. All the best!
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Marvin wrote a review Jan 2021
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Passionate, empathetic, huge knowledge, just the perfect guides! Thank you so much for that experience
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers
Responded 13 Jan 2021
Hello, thank you so much! Super happy you joined us. Well done on your first hike ever!! I really appreciate your group being open to all the earthly knowledge and insight into the natural life here. So glad you enjoyed. And many thanks for sharing your experience too! It certainly will help others to find us. Keep well and hope to see you back again :)
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Bert D wrote a review Apr 2020
Houston, Texas, United States2 contributions
I've been in the African safari business for 30 years and Lauren is one of the best guides I've ever worked with. She is supremely knowledgeable, well-prepared, authoritative when needed, yet friendly and caring at the same time. We hiked up Skeleton Gorge and down Nursery Ravine on the same day and it was tougher than I had anticipated. However Lauren was so positive and encouraging - it really made my day and I am so happy that I finally got around to hiking Table Mountain for the first time. Lauren had some extra hiking sticks for me, hand sanitizer (it was at the start of the COVID-19 event) and she even dropped me off back at my hotel at the end of the hike. Great service! We will be back!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers
Responded 14 Dec 2020
Thank you!! I truly appreciate your great feedback, and must apologise for my delayed reply back. I am so thankful you joined us in March and now again in December. Many thanks to you and I truly hope this is the beginning of many more hikes in the Cape Peninsula :)
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Elli W wrote a review Mar 2020
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Lauren was a very nice and friendly guide! She has a huge knowledge and gave us much information about nature, Cape Town and the Lion’s Head itself and in addition to that we got many advices for our further trip through South Afrika! The weather was great and the view was awesome! The booking was so easy and ist is definitly worth it!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers
Responded 19 Mar 2020
Thank you SO much! It was my pleasure to meet and guide you for the sunrise hike up Lions Head recently. Thanks for being up for the adventure :) I hope you are enjoying the rest of your stay. All the best during this uncertain time we are currently in. Stay safe and healthy!
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