- Table Mountain Hike
- 2-6 hours of walking
- English-speaking guide
- Gourmet picnic lunch
- Book now online!
Our Table Mountain Hike is the perfect activity if you have already explored Cape Town and would like to escape the busy city for a while. A local and experienced guide will take you on a fun excursion on the mountain right next to the city – a must-do activity. We have picked out a few routes, you can decide which one you prefer to do. Either way, there will be breathtaking views awaiting you.
Table Mountain Hike: a must-do activity when visiting Cape Town
For this wonderful excursion we have selected a number of routes, and you get to pick which one you would like to do. There are a few easy routes, however there are also a few ones for advanced hikers, which are a bit longer and more demanding. Choose your own route for the Table Mountain Hike and enjoy some nature.
Western Table to Maclear’s Beacon: 2 hours – Easy walk on the plateau
This route starts with a ride in the cable car. Once you arrive on the top, you will get to enjoy a magnificent 360 degree view of the city, Lions Head and the mountain itself. The route continues on to Maclear’s Beacon, the is the highest point. This is a pleasant walk mainly flat with great views.
Platteklip Gorge: 2-3 hours – Easy to moderate walking along the most popular route
This route starts with a steep walk. The long staircase to the top is one of the most popular hiking routes. From here, you can take in a breathtaking 360 degree view of the city, Lions Head and the mountain itself.
India Vester: 2-3 hours – Moderate to demanding route
This route offers adventurous hikers an exciting challenge and includes hikes up a few steep rocky inclines. This tour starts at the Lower Cable Car station and follows the path of the cable car for two thirds of the route. Afterwards it turns and offers great views of Lion’s Head, Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean and Camps Bay below. This route is not suitable for those with a fear of heights!
Twelve Apostles to the Table Mountain Plateau: 4-6 hour – Moderate up the easiest route with variety of views
The route route for this tour includes a climb up Kasteelspoort and zigzags its way up a partly shaded gorge beneath the overhanging walls of Spring Buttress. After the hike you will be rewarded with fantastic views of the Twelve Apostles overlooking the Atlantic Coast. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the Valley of the Red Gods and the Valley of Isolation. Afterwards, you continue onto the plateau for a pleasant walk towards the Upper Cable-way station where the tour ends.
Reserve your spot for a hike on the Table Mountain now!
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Prices Table Mountain Hike
1 person: ZAR 2.800 per person
2 people: ZAR 1.600 per person
3 people: ZAR 1.250 per person
4 people: ZAR 1.050 per person
5 people: ZAR 900 per person
Note: The price does not include the cable car ticket (ZAR 190). You will meet the guide at the bottom of the cable car, but it is also possible to book this tour including transfer. Don’t forget to bring sunscreen, a cap or hat, a rain/wind coat and a small backpack.
If you want to book this including transfer and cable the price are as followed:
1 person: ZAR 3.790
2 people: ZAR 2.290 per person
3 people ZAR 1.790 per person
4 people: ZAR 1.590 per person
Good to know:
- Online reservation is necessary
- Reschedule or cancel free of charge up to 24 hours before the tour
- Payment up front
- In case of bad weather: free poncho
- We recommend you to bring sunscreen, a raincoat, a small backpack and a camera
- Snacks and water
- English-speaking guide
- A great experience!
- Time to take great pictures
- Bookable from: 2 to 200 participants
- Average group size: 8 participants
- Minimum: 2 participants
- For bigger groups we provide an additional guide
- More details will be sent by e-mail after booking
- Reservation is required