Can I hike up Devils Peak

  Can I hike up Devils Peak? Devils Peak is the 2nd peak that overlooks Cape Town. If you stand at the waterfront and look towards Table Mountain, Lions Head is the small peak on the right and Devils Peak is the larger peak on the left. Only slightly smaller than Table Mountain at 1001m Devils Peak is separated from Table Mountain by the by a saddle that stands at 600m. In answer to the often asked question, can I hike up Devils Peak? The answer is absolutely “yes!” There are a number of trails. Some difficult and treacherous, some very easy. The easiest way is a route from Tafelberg Road which I will outline below. […]

A short fun walk on Table Mountain

  A short fun walk on Table Mountain If you are looking for a short fun walk on Table Mountain I have the perfect hike for you. The hike up Oppelskop takes you to a height of 570 metres with the most magnificent views of the city. The hike itself should take less than 2 hours and and although it has some uphill sections has none of the scrambling associated with Lions Head. […]

2 day hike on Table Mountain

  2 day hike on Table Mountain If you are interested in doing a 2 day hike on Table Mountain Have a look at this [...]

The perfect 2 day Table Mountain hike

  The perfect 2 day Table Mountain Hike The perfect gettaway in Cape Town is a multiday hike on Table Mountain and for those of you unable to get away for more than 1 night, this is the perfect 2 day Table Mountain hike. […]

Hike the 12 Apostles on Table Mountain

  Hike the 12 Apostles of Table Mountain One of the most classic hikes on Table Mountain is the hike along the 12 Apostles. The 12 Apostles of the Table Mountain are the cliffs that tower above Camps Bay. The name is a bit of a misnomer as there are actually 17 different buttresses, and apart from Judas peak above Hout Bay none are named after the apostles. […]

Hike up Devils Peak

  Hike up Devils Peak Devils Peak is the peak on the left of Table Mountain if you stand in the waterfront and face Table Mountain. Originally called “windberg” (windy mountain) its more recent name is taken from the legend about the a pirate, the Devil, and a smoking competition. Whatever the name, Devils Peak is a lovely walk with amazing views from the top which is often overlooked by visitors to Cape Town. […]

Something different to do when you next visit Cape Town

  Spending the night on Table Mountain is something different to do when you next visit Cape Town The Overseers Cottage is found on the Back of Table Mountain at the top of The Constantia Kek jeeptrack. Beautifully positioned it is well kitted out with large braai area, comfortable beds, hot showers and the National Parks will even transport your food and drinks up the mountain for you so there is no need to go hungry. […]

Hike on Table Mountain

  Hike on Table Mountain For anyone of reasonable fitness, a hike on Table Mountain is an absolute must when visiting Cape Town. […]

A circular hike on top of Table Mountain

  A circular hike on top of Table Mountain If you are looking for a really satisfying day hike on Table Mountain but don’t really want to schlepp all the way up. Then there is a hike for you. By taking the cable car both up and down the mountain and walking around the reservoirs on top you can do a good 4 to 5 hour hike, still with some climbing (it is still not a walk in the park) But you will be able to see the absolute best of Table Mountain and avoid the heavy cardio vascular climb at the beginning. […]

By |February 26th, 2013|Table mountain walks and hikes|

Hike across Table Mountain

  Hike across Table Mountain One of my favourite hikes on Table Mountain is one that takes you right across the back of Table Mountain from the Camps Bay side to the Southern suburbs side.  This route ensures you enjoy the absolute best of the views and enjoy the variety of plant species on the mountain. […]

By |February 20th, 2013|Table mountain walks and hikes|