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Hike Table Mountain

25 St John's Wood, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 60 539 9340
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We managed to book a hike with Riaan on the last day of our trip. Given the feedback we gave him... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2012
Stephane C
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New York City, New York
Great way to experience amazing Table Mountain

My husband and I hiked India Venster with Riaan. Neither of us has done anything like this before... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2012
Jared B
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Hike Table Mountain is an owner-operated mountain guiding business specializing in hikes and climbs on Table Mountain and around Cape Point. A passion for nature and mountains coupled with a commitment to service excellence lies at the heartbeat of what we do, ensuring you get the ultimate mountain experience. Run by qualified, accredited, attentive and highly-experienced mountain guides. All hikes and climbs are customized to suit your level of fitness and sense of adventure. We are the only guiding company offering hikes up all routes on Table Mountain. Whether you are a first-time hiker or seasoned trekker, adrenalin junky or nature lover, we make sure you get the experience you are looking for.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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25 St John's Wood, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 31 October 2012

We managed to book a hike with Riaan on the last day of our trip. Given the feedback we gave him about our hiking experience and the time we wanted to spend on the Mountain, he recommended the India Venster route. A combination of rock...More

Thank Stephane C
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Reviewed 30 October 2012

My husband and I hiked India Venster with Riaan. Neither of us has done anything like this before and he is not so keen on heights. However, this was the most enjoyable experience of our trip to Capetown. It was challenging but rewarding with amazing...More

Thank Jared B
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Reviewed 27 October 2012

You've spent a lot to get to Cape Town. Don't leave without spending a bit more for a 'money well spent' experience. Riaan is very knowledgable, engaging and fun. For a man that seems to spend his life outdoors and on the mountain, he has...More

Thank Louise M
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Reviewed 24 October 2012

I am newer to hiking/climbing (2 years in) so when my wife said we are going to Cape Town, South Africa I immediately started to search how I could get to the top of Table Mountain. I was fortunate to find Hike Table Mountain and...More

Thank Juan R
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Reviewed 3 October 2012

My husband and I, in our late 50's, hikers but not climbers, had a great experience hiking the Platteklip Gorge route up Table Mountain with Riaan. He monitored the weather (first hike was cancelled until weather improved a couple of days later), set an appropriate...More

Thank jschn_2000
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Reviewed 28 September 2012

My sister and I climbed Table Mountain – the weather was stunning. Our guide was amazing. And the experience was majestic from start to finish. Riaan, our South African mountain guide, has been dubbed “Table Mountain Guy.” Let’s just say after 20 years of climbing...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2012

Riaan is professional, knowlegable, prompt, and just plain enjoyable. You will not regret hiring him. Sooooo glad we did. He is a great photographer, too. Surprised at some Wonderful shots we were unaware he took. Thanks for a great day, Riaan!

Thank MTCinTN
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Reviewed 2 September 2012

I went up Table Mountain twice with Riaan. We did the India Venster route first and a week later the long route via the Twelve Apostels. Riaan did an excellent job! Having explained my preferences he recommended the best routes to me, put me together...More

Thank foessy
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Reviewed 1 September 2012

We hiked up Table Mountain on the 'India Venster' trail. Riaan is a very trustworthy and knowledgeable guide who augmented not only our hike, but our entire holiday in South-Africa with so many excellent tips.

Thank Koen616
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Reviewed 2 August 2012

Our hike up Table Mountain with guide Riann was an experience of a lifetime. We thoroughly enjoyed his expertise on so many aspects of the climb including unique flora of the mountain, terrain, various routes, local history, and specifics of mountain climbing. He was knowledgeable,...More

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cremita
24 April 2018|
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Response from Stacey D | Reviewed this property |
Have a wonderful time!
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Imran M
20 February 2018|
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Response from Riaan V | Property representative |
Hi Imran. Duration depends on route, ranges from 2.5 to 4.5 hours.
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Brenda W
8 December 2017|
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Response from Riaan V | Property representative |
Hi Brenda. Cost is R1200 pp excl cable car descent (R150 pp) for 2 people. Duration is about 4 hours.
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