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Skeleton Gorge to Table Mountain Cableway Full-Day Hike

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    What to Expect
    Your OTC guide will collect you from your accommodation and transport you to Kirstenbosch Gardens from where the Skeleton Gorge hike starts. Before starting on the hike wander around with your guide and see the spectacular displays of plants at Kirstenbosch and marvel at this botanical beauty on the majestic slopes of the East side of Table Mountain.
    This is one of the most popular routes to the upper cable car which goes via Maclears Beacon. With a luscious canopy of green indigenous trees and dense fynbos (indigenous only to Table Mountain), this popular route includes fantastic views of Robben Island, Cape Town City, West Coast and the Twelve Apostles.
    If you would rather do a round trip then a return trip down Nursery Ravine back to Kirstenbosch can be done.  After the hike, whether it ends at the lower cableway, or taking Nursery Ravine back down to Kirstenbosch Gardens, your guide will transport you back to your accommodation.
    This hike takes approximately 5 - 7 hours
     and is an adventurous hike suitable for the whole family.
    This hike includes:
    • Services of your qualified experienced guide
    • Transport to and from your accommodation (within Central Cape Town/CBD and immediate surrounds)
    • Snacks and water on the hike
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    Reviewed 9 April 2019 via mobile

    Access Skeleton Gorge hiking route through Kirstenbosch gardens and follow sign posts to the start of route. Ladders involved. Be careful if route wet. Hike up skeleton gorge to the top of Table Mountain and enjoy the reservoir beach as your well earned resting point...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank AlisonM2944
    Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

    I hiked up Skeleton Gorge with two friends as we really wanted to tick a hike up Table Mountain off our bucket list! From the get go, the upward trek is relentless, you are climbing steps, rocks and ladders the whole way. There are no...More

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    OTCadventures, Public Relations Manager at OTC Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

    Thank you for your informative review. We appreciate the feedback and we're glad you enjoyed the day. Hope to see you all again soon.

    Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

    Although originally supposed to do the 12 Apostles, the weather did not cooperate so we did Skeleton Gorge instead. Great views and great snacks. Although it’s not an easy hike, it’s not hard either and Cliff will pace you to succeed. Most of all, Cliff...More

    Thank farlightalpha
    OTCadventures, Guest Relations Manager at OTC Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

    Thank you so much for your review - sorry for the delay in responding. We're really pleased you had a great hike with Cliff and look forward to welcoming you back for another one in the near future.

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    • OTC Adventures
    • Duration: 5h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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