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Table Mountain Skeleton Gorge Hike

Meander and rock scramble through a forest with freshwater streams, waterfalls, and some of the oldest trees in Cape Town. Enjoy views of the famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Relax on the white sands of a mountain lake. Trek up a gorgeous nature trail to Maclear’s Beacon, the highest point on Table Mountain. Enjoy lunch with views of the peninsula. Traverse the face of Table Mountain with city views and Robben Island in the bay—so many panoramic views to soak in before catching the cable car back down the mountain.

Subject to availability

GRADE: Moderate to Difficult

INCLUDED: Professional Mountain Guide

EXCLUDED: One-Way Cable Car Fee, Entrance to Kirstenbosch, Food, and Drinks, Pick Up and Drop off from your Accommodation

MEETING TIME: Early morning. Depends on the sunrise and weather. We will communicate details before the date

MEETING PLACE: Entrance 2, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town

DURATION: 6-8 hours

WHAT TO BRING: 3L+ of Water, Comfortable Walking Shoes, Sun Protection, Hat, Warm/Dry Top, Snack, Small Backpack to Carry Everything

PRICE: From R1850 per person

Detailed Description

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with our professional guide on the Table Mountain Skeleton Gorge to Cable Station hike. This full-day excursion takes you on a scenic journey through diverse landscapes, immersing you in the natural beauty of Cape Town. Starting at Skeleton Gorge, you'll meander and navigate rocky terrain as you make your way through a lush forest adorned with freshwater streams and waterfalls. Discover some of the oldest trees in Cape Town, their towering presence adding to the enchantment of the surroundings. Along the way, you'll be treated to stunning vistas of the renowned Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, a testament to the region's rich biodiversity. Take a moment to unwind and soak up the serenity of a picturesque mountain lake, its white sands inviting you to relax and appreciate the tranquillity of nature. Ascend a beautiful nature trail leading to Maclear’s Beacon, the highest point on Table Mountain. From this vantage point, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views, allowing you to appreciate the magnificence of the surrounding landscape truly. Traverse the face of Table Mountain, marvelling at the stunning views of Cape Town and the iconic Robben Island in the bay. Each step offers a new perspective, allowing you to absorb the beauty of this world-renowned landmark. Concluding this remarkable journey, you'll descend from the mountain via the cable car, providing a thrilling and scenic descent. This Table Mountain hike is a remarkable experience tailored to those seeking adventure, natural wonders, and unforgettable views. Join us on this exploration and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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