Table Mountain Rock Climbing

Go in search of the awesome rock climbing possibilities in Cape Town.

Table mountain holds Important cultural significance for people of South Africa, past and present. At 1,085 meters, it towers over the city of Cape Town and is named after its distinctive flat shape which resembles a table top. It’s a great place to go for a hike and it also offers awesome climbing and abseiling opportunities.

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There are many reasons for choosing Rock Climbing in Table Mountain

There are lots of climbs on offer here. From the more daring climbs with sheer drops to safer more restricting climbs, you’ll find something to suit everyone’s taste here.


Good to know:

Country code



South African Rand

Best time to visit

November through February


Xhosa, Zulu, Afrikaans and English

How to get there

Fly to Cape Town International Airport and drive to the mountain


Cape Town has a temperate climate with day time temperates sitting at around in the summer and 17°C during the day in the winter. The temperature drops dramatically on top of Table Mountain however

More info about Rock Climbing in Table Mountain:

This is a trad climbing area and the climbs are multi-pitch. Arrow Final is a good beginner climb close to the summit which combines some abseiling too. The Integral Ascent is probably the most comprehensive and takes you all along the north face of the mountain. You’ll need some serious endurance to take this on. Jacob’s Ladder is for the more adventurous, this climb is clean and you’ll get lots of air. You’ll also get amazing views


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