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Hike Table Mountain
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Owner description: 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.
Orem, Utah
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“Best part of our trip!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This hike was amazing.. Gotta go right up the face and do the harder hike but so worth it. Only 3 hours or so too and met some amazing people on the path

Visited August 2016
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“Exhausting but a must do!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hiked our way up using the Platteklip Gorge trail. While it was very exhausting we made it in 2h. I would recommend hiking up in the morning and walking around the top in the afternoon. After that you can take the cable car down if needed.

Visited April 2017
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Cape Town, South Africa
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“Not hiking Table Mountain when in Cape Town is like not walking the Champs Elysée when in Paris”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can do a half hour, flat, easy walk on the Pipe Track, the crazily popular, one and a half hour steep hike up Platteklip, the more adventurous routes up via India Venster or Kasteelpoort, or if you are really not into any effort at all, zoom up with the cable car and mill about on the large flat Table top. There are dozens or routes, of all kinds of duration, desolation, views and difficulty. Whichever one you choose, you won't regret it. I have hiked Table Mountain dozens and dozens of times (I live here), and each hike is equally memorable. Whether you want to spend the day on the mountain, or just do a quick-up-and-with-the-cable-car-down-after-work, Table Mountain has something for you. Don't miss out, you'll regret it when you post your Cape Town visit on FB and people comment with things like 'I hope you hiked up Platteklip' and add a selfie with unparallelled background views.
Two words of warning: be prepared. Whatever the weather, take some warm clothing, a snack and drinking water. A wear proper shoes.

Visited April 2017
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“Scramble above the clouds ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the morning we were due to climb India Venster it was very foggy and Riaan warned us it may not clear. We took the gamble and it totally paid off. As we arrived at the foot of our climb the sun was rising and we were above a blanket of cloud. Stunning views and a fantastic walk up a steep bouldery path. Lots of scrambles and climbs which made the views even more spectacular. Riaan was a brilliant guide, knowledgeable about the history and geography of the mountain but with lots of stories to tell. We felt very safe at all times. The best activity we did by far in Cape Town. Thanks Riaan

Visited April 2017
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“Worth the early start!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hiked the mountain with our guide Hendre who was fantastic! She was a fun and knowledgable guide. I did this hike with my two boys aged 11 and 15 years and we did the 'B' grade scramble which was challenging in places but a lot of fun! The cloud came in for the last quarter of our hike but until that point the views were incredible.

This is definitely a company that I would recommend and use again for this sort of activity.

The communication between Riaan and myself was excellent (one of our hikes had to be cancelled due to inclement weather).

This is a must do hike!

Visited April 2017
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