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Address: Tafelberg Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 72 024 6537
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Discover first-hand Table Mountain's hidden secrets! Join me on a...

Discover first-hand Table Mountain's hidden secrets! Join me on a personalized guided hike, through slopes of colorful & aromatic flora, alongside fresh mountain streams, through indigenous forest & around uniquely sculpted rocks. Be enchanted by the energetic chirping of sunbirds & invigorated by fresh mountain air. Hikes tailored to suite your level of fitness & sense of adventure. Easy walking trails to off the beaten track scramble routes. I am Robin, a local from Cape Town, a specialist mountain guide, certified & registered with the Department of Environment & Tourism.

  MY APOLOGIES SUMMER 2015/WINTER 2015 I AM UNAVAILABLE TO MOUNTAIN GUIDE.

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A Scenic Excuse To Exercise!

We accessed the mountain from Newlands Forest, which is in the Southern Suburbs. The view of Table Mountain from this side is, in my opinion, much prettier than the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 January 2016
Amy Z
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hiked up as the cable car was closed. In my hotel receptionist's words 'my Grandma could hike up there, no worries'. This is completely wrong - I later found out she'd never done it herself. It's an enjoyable but at times challenging hike - but it's definitely a hike not a walk. Suitable clothing, footwear and supplies should be carried... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This was probably the most difficult hike my friend and I have ever attempted. We started from Kirstenbosch gardens via Skeleton Goege. It's absolutely stunning and very rewarding when you get to the top. We initially hiked up to find the secret lake that our friends told us about but we walked all over and couldn't find it. The hike... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

We accessed the mountain from Newlands Forest, which is in the Southern Suburbs. The view of Table Mountain from this side is, in my opinion, much prettier than the internationally recognised view. You will need to wear decent walking shoes and ensure you have drinking water with you lest you find yourself dehydrating along the way. We packed a little... More 

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Figueira da Foz, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

This city is all about outdoor activity. If you get bored im CT, you have some issues eheheheheh ;) Perfect city for nature lovers. Simply amazing, joyful, vibrante ... ! In love with her. Table Mountain trails are amazing. Some are easy, others aren't but the views, the surroundings make you wanna go till the end, no matter what.

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

My first trip to Cape Town and a must to see Table Mountain. My concierge at the hotel suggested I walk the Platteklip Gorge route up and then take the cableway down. The Platteklip Gorge route is just over 3km long (3.15km as measured by map my run app) and as a first timer I did it it 1hr 24m,... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

Four of us did this hike, started at 9:30am. Sun was just beginning to get intense and well before we reached the top it was very hot. So start early if you wan to avoid some of the heat. The hike itself is very strenuous as everyone else as mentioned. It starts out not to bad they gets more and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

We hiked up via Platteklip Gorge. What an amazing experience. Once we got up to the trail, it was a bit unclear as to when the path splits, so we went onto Google Maps to find the correct path, going right would take you along the base of the mountain using Contour Path, turning left would take you all the... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

We hiked using a guide from FollowMe2Africa and Lisa was wonderful. It is simple enough to do by yourself but her knowledge of the fynbos was more than great. Took a few hours but she would point out different sounds, animals, and flora and tell us about the unique ecosystem on Table Mountain. It was really special and I am... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

We hiked up the Table Mountain with Rob, and he was an excellent guide! He was encouraging, extremely patient and extremely well-informed. He also opened our eyes to the diversity and beauty of the Table Mountain, the bright flowers and treacherous bushes, the birds and animals in hiding. I suspect our experience of this wondrous city would have been thoroughly... More 

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

I hiked up with some newly met tourists and it was an excellet experience! Do bring a warm jacket for the mountain top as the temperature drops with the altitude, even though you get really hot when climbing up. The view is spectacular and well worth the 1 hour 20 minute hike!

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