Hike Table Mountain in Cape Town via the Platteklip Gorge (Half-day)


Enjoy with one of our certified guides as we take you on a half-day hike to Table Mountain via the beautiful and easy Platteklip Gorge!


1/2 Day

All year




  • Hike on chunky, flat rocks.
  • Witness breathtaking views of the Table Bay and the city.
  • Explore the unique topography of Table mountain.


Table Mountain hike is a favored hike in Cape Town. And traversing Platteklip Gorge is the easiest and the oldest way to achieve it. Experience stunning views of the Atlantic ocean and Table Bay while exploring the unique terrain of the flat-topped mountain on this half-day hike.

Platteklip Gorge is a steep stair-like route.  The path leads up from lower cable station up the northern slopes of Table Mountain. Ascending on a well-maintained path, we’ll come across McCleary Beacon, the highest point on the mountain. You will be rewarded with stunning vistas of the city and Table Bay as you rise.

The route is known for its large, flat chunky rocks and sandstone cliffs. It is a picturesque route covered in fynbos. It does not require any technical equipment and is best suited for people who are scared of heights.

We’ll begin shortly after sunrise. This will help avoid hot slopes during mid-day. As we’ll ascend, we’ll aim to enter the gorge and remain in shadow before the sun comes up.

The route overlooks the city, Table Bay, and Devil’s peak. And ends just across the upper cable station. You’ll be stunned by the spectacular views from the top. We can opt to take a cable ride on our way back, adding more adventure to our trip!

And you don’t have to be an experienced hiker to enjoy this trek. The varied routes are graded according to difficulty and we’ll choose the one according to your climbing experience.

So, what are you waiting for? Strap your boots and book now for one of the most spectacular hikes on Table Mountain in Cape Town! Can’t get enough of Cape Town? We also guide this multi-pitch rock climbing on Table Mountain.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 129 Each

Group of 2

EUR 68 Each

Group of 3

EUR 47 Each

Group of 4

EUR 37 Each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Maximum Group Size is 4


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