The wild peach tree on Table Mountain

A Table Mountain Tree One of the most common and striking trees that you will see on Table Mountain is the wild Peach.  Found throughout [...]

The King Protea

Plantlife on Table Mountain One of the most enjoyable things about the plant life on Table Mountain is that it always has something flowering. Even [...]

The Silvertrees of Table Mountain

A Protea Tree found on Table Mountain The Silver Tree (Leucadendron argenteum) is one of my favourite sights in Kirstenbosch and on Lions Head. Your [...]

By |February 10th, 2012|Table Mountain trees and plants|

Spring hiking on Table Mountain

Table Mountain hikes in the spring Spring in South Africa officially begins on the first of September.  At this time of year the spring flowers [...]

By |October 31st, 2011|Table Mountain trees and plants|

Table Mountain hikes – what to look out for

What you will see on a Table Mountain hike No matter where you hike on Table Mountain you will probably see a lichen of one [...]

Table Mountain hikes. Platteklip Gorge in spring

Hiking on Table Mountain in the  spring July is still officially the middle of the Cape winter. However anyone who hikes up Platteklip Gorge at [...]

Wild flowers to see on a Table Mountain walk

What wild flowers to see on a winter walk on Table Mountain Explore the diversity of the Fynbos plant kingdom on a guided Table Mountain [...]

Trees to look out for on Table Mountain

Afromotane Forest of Table Mountain Table Mountain is more well known for beautiful views than for forest hikes. However on the Kirstenbosch side of the [...]

Ericas of the Cape Peninsula

Plants to look out for on your Table Mountain walk.  With over 2000 different plant species packed into the Cape Peninsula, (which is more species [...]

Walk on Table Mountain to find Disa and Protea plants

Fynbos hikes on Table Mountain Take a guided hike on Table Mountain with Ridgway Ramblers to find King Proteas and Disa's in flower One of [...]