TABLE MOUNTAIN HIKES

Choose from our selection of Table Mountain and Lions Head Hikes with a Professional Guide.

TABLE MOUNTAIN
PLATTEKLIP GEORGE
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. Look back at postcard views of Table Bay, Robben Island and downtown Cape Town. This is the iconic way up the 7th Natural Wonder of the World. Enjoy time on 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. 

GRADE: Moderate
INCLUDED: Transport, Professional Guide, Bottled Water
EXCLUDED: One-way Cable Car Fee & Meals
DEPARTURE TIMES:  08h00am
DEPARTURE PLACE:
Platteklip Gorge Trail, Tafelberg Road, Cape Town
DURATION:
3 – 4 hours

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WHAT TO BRING: Water, Comfortable Walking Shoes, Sun Protection, Warm Top
1 Hiker 2 – 5 Hikers 6 – 10 Hikers
R1850 R1125 R850 per person
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TABLE MOUNTAIN
INDIA VENSTER
A challenging but definitely more scenic 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. 

GRADE: Difficult
INCLUDED: Transport, Professional Guide, Bottled Water
EXCLUDED: One-way Cable Car Fee & Meals
DEPARTURE TIMES:  08h00am
DEPARTURE PLACE:
Lower Cable Station, Tafelberg Road, Cape Town
DURATION:
3 – 4 hours

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WHAT TO BRING: Water, Comfortable Walking Shoes, Sun Protection, Warm Top

1 Hiker 2-5 Hikers 6-10 Hikers
R1850  R1125 per person R850 per person
Wild Things Outdoor: Table Mountain Hike
TABLE MOUNTAIN
SKELETON GORGE TO CABLE STATION
A full day’s hike. Meander and rock scramble through a forest with fresh water streams 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 Maclears Beacon, the highest point on Table Mountain. Enjoy lunch with views of the peninsula. Traverse the face of Table Mountain with views of the city, and Robben Island in the bay. So many panoramic views to soak in before catching the cable car back down the mountain. 

GRADE: Moderate/Difficult
INCLUDED: Transport, Professional Guide, Entrance to Kirstenbosch, Bottled Water
EXCLUDED: One-way Cable Car Fee & Meals
DEPARTURE TIMES:  08h00am
DEPARTURE PLACE: Gate 2, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Newlands, Cape Town
DURATION:
6 – 7 hours

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WHAT TO BRING: Water, Comfortable Walking Shoes, Sun Protection, Warm Top

1 Hiker 2-5 Hikers 6-10 Hikers
R2200 R1300 per person R1000 per person
Wild Things Outdoor -Tranquility Cracks
TABLE MOUNTAIN
TRANQUILITY CRACKS
A full day hike. 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. Enjoy lunch in a shady cavern. Descend a historical trail via the Old Cableway with more breathtaking views of the back face of Table Mountain.  

GRADE: Moderate
INCLUDED: Transport, Professional Guide, Bottled Water
EXCLUDED: One-way Cable Car Fee & Meals
DEPARTURE TIMES:  08h00am
DEPARTURE PLACE:
Kloof Nek Car Park, Tafelberg Road, Cape Town
DURATION:
6 – 7 hours

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WHAT TO BRING: Water, Comfortable Walking Shoes, Sun Protection, Warm Top

1 Hiker 2-5 Hikers 6-10 Hikers
R2200 R1300 per person R1000 per person
LIONS HEAD
SUNRISE/SUNSET HIKE
Cape Town’s must do hike. An easy to moderate 1.5hour 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. Descend into the bright city lights or fun in the sun as a great way to start or end your day in the mother city.

GRADE: Moderate
INCLUDED: Transport, Professional Guide, Bottled Water, Headlamp
EXCLUDED: Meals
DEPARTURE TIMES:  TBD 
DEPARTURE PLACE:
Lions Head Car Park, Signal Hill Road, Cape Town
DURATION:
3 – 4 hours

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WHAT TO BRING: Water, Comfortable Walking Shoes, Sun Protection, Warm Top

1 Hiker 2-5 Hikers 6-10 Hikers
R1850 R1125 per person R850 per person
Wild Things Outdoor - Woodstock Cave
WOODSTOCK CAVE
HISTORICAL VIEW
One of the largest caves on Table Mountain. Follow a historic path starting at the controversial mountainside landmark of Rhodes Memorial. Enjoy views of the city center, Robben Island and the glimmering water on Table Bay. Walk through rich mountain forest, fynbos and an old cork tree plantation. If you are lucky, catch some mountain spring water gushing out of the peaks above. Relax in the ancient cave with panoramic city views. 

GRADE: Moderate
INCLUDED: Transport, Professional Guide, Bottled Water
EXCLUDED: Meals
DEPARTURE TIMES:  08h00am
DEPARTURE PLACE: 
Rhodes Memorial Car Park, Rhodes Avenue, Cape Town
DURATION:
4 hours

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WHAT TO BRING: Water, Comfortable Walking Shoes, Sun Protection, Warm Top

1 Hiker 2-5 Hikers 6-10 Hikers
R1850 R1125 per person R850 per person