Table Mountain hikes

Half day hikes on Table Mountain

Duration: 3 to 4 hours hiking

group hike Cost:R995 per person

If you would prefer a privately guided hike please let me know

Excludes: Cable car ticket

Platteklip Gorge

Level of difficulty: steep and strenuous but no exposure to sheer cliffs.

Platteklip Gorge offers the fastest way to the Table Top of the the mountain. Spectacular Views over the city and Robben Island are a highlight. Take the cable car down.                   

This walk may be extended to add a walk to Maclears Beacon which is the highest point on the mountain.


India Venster

Level of difficulty: Includes some easy climbing. No experience necessary but there is a slight element of exposure.

A fun route up the face of Table Mountain underneath the cable car. Classified as a scramble the India Venster route includes a little bit of easy climbing. No experience is necessary but you do need a sense of adventure. Wonderful views and an experience you will not forget. Take the cable car down.

Can also be extended to include a hike to Maclears Beacon which is the highest point on the mountain.


Lions Head

Level of difficulty: Some fun scrambling.

Lions Head, the sugarloaf peak alongside the main Table Mountain offers some of the best views in the Cape.   A short steep ascent with magnificent 360 degree views from the top. There are 2 routes possible. One following an exciting scrambling route with the assistance of chains. The other avoids the chains and is a less exciting but still a steep route.

Lions head is a great sunrise hike.



  • Ask about our other half day walks
  • Limited Transport available on request
  • Prices do not include cost of cable car (where applicable)
  • Prices valid to 30 April 2024