Hike the Table Mountain Trail
Day 1: Cape Point to Smitswinkel camp
Join Ridgway Ramblers on the full 5 day Table Mountain hike or for any shorter section that you have the time to enjoy. We will organise your food, accommodation and baggage transfer ensuring that you are free to enjoy the hike.
Day 1 of the Hoerikwagga or “Table Mountain hiking trail” stretches for 15km from Cape Point to the Smitswinkel tented camp right at the entrance to the Cape Point reserve. Although there are no tough climbs on this day, the trail is continuously going up or down over very uneven stony ground so don’t be fooled into thinking it is not tough. Most groups will take at least 6 hours get to camp.
Starting at the lighthouse you begin with a short climb to the top of Vasco Da Gama Peak. From here you get a taste of the magnificent views that are the highlight of todays walk. Behind you Cape Point itself.