Table Mountain

experiences

Lions Head Sunset/Sunrise Hike

a bucket list experience

Cape Town’s must-do hike. An easy to moderate 1.5-hour ascent. Enjoy panoramic city views and a gorgeous mountain sunrise or ocean sunset. This is the best way to capture a glowing picture of Table Mountain. Learn about the points of interest in the city below and across the bay as if you were soaring in the sky. Descending into the bright city lights or having fun in the sun is a great way to start or end your day in the mother city.

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Embark on a captivating adventure with our professional guide as we take you on the must-do hike of Cape Town’s Lions Head during sunrise or sunset. This hike promises an unforgettable experience with its easy-to-moderate 1.5-hour ascent and the stunning vistas that await you.

As you ascend Lions Head, prepare to be mesmerized by the panoramic views of the city below and the majestic mountains. If you choose the sunrise hike, witness the gradual unveiling of the day as the sun paints the sky with hues of orange and pink, casting a warm glow over the city and the ocean beyond. Alternatively, if you opt for the sunset hike, experience the magical moment as the sun dips below the horizon, bathing the landscape in golden light and creating a breathtaking spectacle.

Capture the perfect photograph of Table Mountain as it basks in the morning or evening light, showcasing its iconic beauty. Our professional guide will also provide fascinating insights into the points of interest in the city below and across the bay, making you feel as if you were soaring in the sky, gaining a bird’s-eye view of Cape Town’s treasures.

To conclude your adventure, descend back into the vibrant city lights or embrace the joyful atmosphere at the beach, providing a fantastic way to start or end your day in the Mother City. This hike with a professional guide ensures a memorable experience filled with natural beauty, stunning views, and an enchanting sunrise or sunset.

GRADE:
Moderate to Difficult

INCLUDED:
A certified tourist guide who specializes in wine, culture, history and nature and shares our passion for our country’s heritage.

EXCLUDED:
Food and Drinks, Pick Up and Drop off from your accommodation

DEPARTURE TIMES:
Depends on sunrise or sunset. We will communicate details prior to booking.

DEPARTURE PLACE:
Lions Head Trail Start, Signal Hill Road, Cape Town

DURATION:
3-4 hours

WHAT TO BRING:
Plenty of Water, Comfortable Walking Shoes, Sun Protection, a Warm/Dry Top, Snacks, Headlamp/Flashlight

COST:
1 Hiker: R1950
2+ Hikers: R1200 per person
*Discount is included for bookings of 5 and above

All our tours are private.

Table Mountain Platteklip Gorge Hike

A Scenic Journey to the Summit

Zig Zag your way up the fastest route to the summit of Table Mountain. This is the same stone path used before the cableway was built. Enjoy postcard views of Table Bay, Robben Island, and downtown Cape Town. This is the iconic way up the 7th Natural Wonder of the World. Explore the summit with many viewpoints and photo opportunities, grab a bite to eat or drink at the cafe on top and experience the cableway back down the mountain.

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Join a guided hike up Table Mountain, the iconic Cape Town, South Africa landmark, for an unforgettable adventure. The Platteklip Gorge route, led by a professional guide, offers a safe and enriching experience while providing breathtaking views of the surrounding areas.

Your journey begins at the mountain’s base, where your guide will meet you and provide a trail introduction and safety briefing. Platteklip Gorge, the original path used to ascend Table Mountain before the cableway was built, features a well-maintained stone path that winds up the mountain, offering a challenging yet rewarding hike.

The ascent follows a zig-zag pattern with well-trodden paths. As you climb, you’ll have the opportunity to marvel at Table Bay’s picturesque vistas and, on clear days, catch glimpses of Robben Island and Cape Town’s downtown area.

While the hike is physically demanding due to the rapid elevation gain, your guide will set a comfortable pace, provide breaks, and share insights into the area’s natural and cultural history. They will also ensure you have necessary breaks and hydration.

Upon reaching the summit, you’ll be greeted by a vast expanse of panoramic views. Take your time to explore the summit, capturing the beauty of Cape Town from various viewpoints. You might even encounter unique flora and fauna thriving in this diverse ecosystem.

To recharge and refuel, visit the café at the top of the mountain. Enjoy a delicious meal or refreshing drink while soaking in the awe-inspiring scenery. It’s the perfect place to relax and reflect on your accomplishment before beginning the descent.

For a convenient and thrilling way to end your adventure, consider the Table Mountain Cableway, allowing you to glide down the mountain while enjoying different perspectives of the views.

Embarking on the Platteklip Gorge hike with a professional guide ensures a safe and enjoyable experience and offers a chance to learn about the mountain’s history, geology, and ecology. It’s an opportunity to connect with nature, challenge yourself physically, and create lasting memories of one of the world’s natural wonders.

GRADE:
Moderate to Difficult

INCLUDED:
A certified tourist guide who specializes in wine, culture, history and nature and shares our passion for our country’s heritage.

EXCLUDED:
One-Way Cable Car Fee, Food and Drinks, Pick Up and Drop off from your accommodation

DEPARTURE TIMES:
6 am Summer and 8 am Winter

DEPARTURE PLACE:
Platteklip Gorge Trail Start, Tafelberg Road, Cape Town

DURATION:
2-3 hours

WHAT TO BRING:
Plenty of Water, Comfortable Walking Shoes, Sun Protection, a Warm/Dry Top, Snacks

COST:
1 Hiker: R1950
2+ Hikers: R1200 per person
*Discount is included for bookings of 5 and above

All our tours are private.

Table Mountain India Venster Hike

An Adventurous Journey for the Brave

A challenging and quieter route to the summit of Table Mountain. Scramble up rocky outcrops. Look back onto the white sands of Cape Town’s iconic beaches and the glimmering swells of Table Bay. Get a 360-degree view of surrounding peaks and the city below. Enjoy some time and many photo opportunities on the summit of the 7th Natural Wonder of The World before catching the cable car down.

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Join our professional guide on an exhilarating adventure up Table Mountain via the India Venster route. This hike offers a challenging yet rewarding experience, showcasing breathtaking views and unique natural wonders.

Prepare yourself for an exciting scramble up rocky outcrops, where you’ll feel a rush of adrenaline as you navigate the trail. As you ascend, look back at the picturesque white sands of Cape Town’s renowned beaches and the sparkling waves of Table Bay, creating a stunning backdrop for your journey.

As you reach higher altitudes, be prepared to be awe-struck by the panoramic 360-degree views of the surrounding peaks and the city below. Take in the sweeping vistas, marvel at the rugged beauty of the mountain, and capture countless memorable moments through your camera lens.

Finally, after conquering the challenging terrain, relish some well-deserved time at the summit of Table Mountain, considered the 7th Natural Wonder of the World. Take advantage of the ample photo opportunities and soak in the awe-inspiring vistas stretching out in every direction.

To conclude your adventure, enjoy a convenient descent by cable car, allowing you to fully appreciate the magnitude and grandeur of Table Mountain from a different perspective. This hike with a professional guide promises an unforgettable experience that combines physical exertion with unparalleled natural beauty.

GRADE:
Moderate to Difficult

INCLUDED:
A certified tourist guide who specializes in wine, culture, history and nature and shares our passion for our country’s heritage.

EXCLUDED:
One-Way Cable Car Fee, Food and Drinks, Pick Up and Drop off from your accommodation

DEPARTURE TIMES:
6 am Summer and 8 am Winter

DEPARTURE PLACE:
Cable Car Station, Tafelberg Road, Cape Town

DURATION:
3-4 hours

WHAT TO BRING:
Plenty of Water, Comfortable Walking Shoes, Sun Protection, a Warm/Dry Top, Snacks

COST:
1 Hiker: R2000
2+ Hikers: R1500 per person
*Discount is included for bookings of 5 and above

All our tours are private.

Table Mountain Skeleton Gorge Hike

 A Journey Along Historic Trails

Meander and rock scramble through a forest with freshwater streams, waterfalls, and some of the oldest trees in Cape Town. Enjoy views of the famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Relax on the white sands of a mountain lake. Trek up a gorgeous nature trail to Maclear’s Beacon, the highest point on Table Mountain. Enjoy lunch with views of the peninsula. Traverse the face of Table Mountain with city views and Robben Island in the bay—so many panoramic views to soak in before catching the cable car back down the mountain.

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Embark on an unforgettable adventure with our professional guide on the Table Mountain Skeleton Gorge to Cable Station hike. This full-day excursion takes you on a scenic journey through diverse landscapes, immersing you in the natural beauty of Cape Town.

Starting at Skeleton Gorge, you’ll meander and navigate rocky terrain as you make your way through a lush forest adorned with freshwater streams and waterfalls. Discover some of the oldest trees in Cape Town, their towering presence adding to the enchantment of the surroundings. Along the way, you’ll be treated to stunning vistas of the renowned Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, a testament to the region’s rich biodiversity.

Take a moment to unwind and soak up the serenity of a picturesque mountain lake, its white sands inviting you to relax and appreciate the tranquillity of nature. Ascend a beautiful nature trail leading to Maclear’s Beacon, the highest point on Table Mountain. From this vantage point, you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views, allowing you to appreciate the magnificence of the surrounding landscape truly.

Traverse the face of Table Mountain, marvelling at the stunning views of Cape Town and the iconic Robben Island in the bay. Each step offers a new perspective, allowing you to absorb the beauty of this world-renowned landmark.

Concluding this remarkable journey, you’ll descend from the mountain via the cable car, providing a thrilling and scenic descent. This Table Mountain hike is a remarkable experience tailored to those seeking adventure, natural wonders, and unforgettable views. Join us on this exploration and create memories that will last a lifetime.

GRADE:
Moderate to Difficult

INCLUDED:
A certified tourist guide who specializes in wine, culture, history and nature and shares our passion for our country’s heritage.

EXCLUDED:
One-Way Cable Car Fee, Entrance to Kirstenbosch, Food and Drinks, Pick Up and Drop off from your accommodation

DEPARTURE TIMES:
6 am Summer and 8 am Winter

DEPARTURE PLACE:
Entrance 2, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town

DURATION:
6-8 hours

WHAT TO BRING:
Plenty of Water, Comfortable Walking Shoes, Sun Protection, a Warm/Dry Top, Snacks

COST:
1 Hiker: R2450
2+ Hikers: R1850 per person
*Discount is included for bookings of 5 and above

All our tours are private.

Table Mountain 12 Apostles Hike

Tranquillity Cracks Adventure

Start on a trail following an old water pipeline with the Twelve Apostles Peaks towering above you. Enjoy panoramic views of Lions Head Peak, the turquoise ocean and white beaches around Camps Bay, and the lush vineyards of Constantia. Explore hidden cracks in the mountain where magical forests grow. Descend a historical trail via the Old Cableway with more breathtaking views of the back face of Table Mountain.

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Join us for an exhilarating full-day hike to experience the breathtaking beauty of Table Mountain’s Tranquillity Cracks, guided by a professional adventurer. This thrilling excursion will take you on an unforgettable journey through some of the most stunning landscapes in South Africa.

We’ll start our adventure by following an ancient water pipeline trail with the majestic Twelve Apostles Peaks towering above us. As we ascend, be prepared to be mesmerized by the panoramic views of Lions Head Peak, the glistening turquoise ocean, and the pristine white beaches that grace the picturesque Camps Bay. In the distance, you’ll also catch a glimpse of the lush vineyards of Constantia, adding a touch of green to the stunning coastal scenery.

But the true magic lies within the hidden cracks of Table Mountain. As we explore these enchanting crevices, you’ll discover a world of wonder where magical forests thrive. The air is filled with tranquillity as you meander through these natural sanctuaries, surrounded by the mountain’s ancient rock formations and vibrant flora.

We’ll take a historical trail that leads us via the Old Cableway as we descend. Along the way, be prepared for more breathtaking views, this time unveiling the mesmerizing back face of Table Mountain. The beauty of this natural wonder will leave you awe-inspired as you soak in the remarkable vistas surrounding you.

This full-day hike to Table Mountain’s Tranquillity Cracks is an extraordinary adventure that combines awe-inspiring landscapes, hidden treasures, and expert guidance. Join us for an experience that will create memories to last a lifetime and leave you with a profound appreciation for the remarkable beauty of nature.

GRADE:
Moderate to Difficult

INCLUDED:
A certified tourist guide who specializes in wine, culture, history and nature and shares our passion for our country’s heritage.

EXCLUDED:
Food and Drinks, Pick Up and Drop off from your accommodation

DEPARTURE TIMES:
6 am Summer and 8 am Winter

DEPARTURE PLACE:
Kloof Nek Car Park, Tafelberg Road, Cape Town

DURATION:
6-7 hours

WHAT TO BRING:
Plenty of Water, Comfortable Walking Shoes, Sun Protection, a Warm/Dry Top, Snacks

COST:
1 Hiker: R2450
2+ Hikers: R1850 per person
*Discount is included for bookings of 5 and above

All our tours are private.

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