Platteklip Gorge, Table Mountain National Park

4.9
#2 of 14 in Trails in Cape Town
Steep and strenuous hikes at Platteklip Gorge are not for the faint-hearted. Consider climbing with a guide to the summit of Table Mountain, where your efforts will be rewarded with priceless views. Plan your visit to Platteklip Gorge and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Cape Town trip itinerary builder site .
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  • So if you don’t want to wait in the Q’s at table mountain then do a hike. • Not for the unfit. • You need good shoes please • Don’t do it mid afternoon • Take snack and loads of water • take your...  more »
  • Views are good, but do start early, and try to cover as much as you can before the sun is up; take a lot of water with you- it gets hot. And do be wary of tour operators who overcharge (ZAR900...  more »
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