Hike from Kirstenbosch Gardens to The Cablecar

This is a classic Table Mountain hike starting in the world famous botanical gardens and ending with the choice of the steep Platteklip Gorge or the cable car. It offers the chance to experience many of the different aspects of Table Mountain. Starting with a steep climb through the afromotane forests of the South Easterly facing slopes followed by a chance to experience the pristine wilderness of fynbos on the back of Table Mountain and ending with the sheer cliffs that overlook the city.  Taking time to enjoy the scenery this is a route whcih can take anything from 4 to 7 hours. 

Hiking trails on Table Mountain

Castle Rock above Kirstenbosch gardens indicates the routes of Nursery and Skeleton Gorges



Skeleton Gorge. Table Mountain

The Ladders. Skeleton Gorge



Hiking trails on Table Top Mountain

The back of Table Mountain seen from Smuts Track


Table Mountain walks

At the highest point. Maclears Beacon


Table Mountain hikes

The route from Skeleton Gorge to Maclears Beacon


Table Mountain walks

Those famous views from the plateau


Join Ridgway Ramblers on the Skeleton Gorge Trail and experience the magic of Table Mountain.