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Guided Hikes up Table Mountain & Lion's Head with professional, experienced guides. Cape Town, South Africa. Great exercise, fun and an experience you'll never forget. Get adventurous with Take a Hike.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I cannot say enough about the awesome hiking experience we had with Barry as our guide. Barry is knowledgeable, attentive and easy going and made the adventure so much better than we already had anticipated. Barry is also very patient and supportive whether it's accommodating...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lionshead14
Barry W, Owner at Take a Hike, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the great review Pepe.

Reviewed 17 October 2018

Thanks for a wonderful experience on the Devil's Peak hike! Barry is a very knowledgeable guide and knows the hiking routes like the back of his hand. He made the walk a fun and insightful experience sharing interesting facts about the area along the way....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MarleJvR
Barry W, Owner at Take a Hike, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thanks Marle!

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend doing a hike with Barry. Extremely knowledgeable about all trails and knows just what the group can handle. Thank you thank you thank you for a great morning!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tatum Nicole J
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We are regular hikers but tend to keep to the routes - and distances - we are familiar with. Walking with Barry is particularly great as he has an easy and encouraging way to get me to stretch myself. The best part was I felt...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BrianBerkman
Reviewed 8 October 2018

A wonderful experience with Barry Washkansky, from Hike Cape Town, leading us ( a small group of four in total). We started at Theresa Avenue in Rontree Estate Camps Bay (Kasteelspoort starting point). From there on we followed the pipe track to Corridor Ravine and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

We had a wonderful Sunday morning climb to the top of Lions Head with Barry. Unfortunately it was too cloudy to be able to see anything from the top but they climb was good fun and Barry is great company. We felt really safe with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Charelyfarley
Barry W, Owner at Take a Hike, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thanks Charely!

Reviewed 8 August 2018

We had the pleasure of being guided up to the top of Devil's Peak by Barry. He was available on short notice so we could make the best a beautiful winter's day. We have not hiked up Devil's Peak before and it made a huge...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cedric C
Barry W, Owner at Take a Hike, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks Cedric, was great hiking with you and your family.

Reviewed 23 March 2018

I hiked up Table Mountain with Barry Washkansky, from Hike Cape Town. He is a _superb_ guide. Knowledgeable, entertaining, a pleasure to be with. And he knows the mountain inside out. We came up a less traveled route, from the other side. And it was...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Nigel S
Barry W, Owner at Take a Hike, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you Nigel.

Reviewed 22 March 2018

Barry was a great guide up Table Mountain. I have been many times, but wanted to try a new track and know not do ever do that without a suitable guide. Barry was awesome, he tailored the speed to our slower pace and it was...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Nevillezvi
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We loved doing a 1/2 day hike with Barry up Table Mountain's India Venster trail, which was wonderful and challenging and gorgeous. It is a trail that circles from one side of the mountain to another affording phenomenal views of the city, of Lions Head,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Sandi D
Barry W, Owner at Take a Hike, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thanks Sandi - was great meeting and hiking with you.

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