Pre-Hike information
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TRIPADVISOR
HIKING SCHEDULES:
Sunrise hikes | 5:00 or 6:00
Morning hikes | 7:00 or 10:00.
Sunset hikes | 16:00 or 17:00

*Time may be adjusted so that you are on top for the sunrise and sunset. We take last minute bookings from the time you contact us all the way through till the time of the scheduled hike. If you book with us under 24 hours from the scheduled hike time we request you call us.

DURATION:
Lion's Head and Table Mountain including India Venster, Platteklip Gorge: The hike is usually 3-hours in duration from your pick up to the mountain and back again. The average duration of the hike is 3 hours but can be as short as 1 hour or as long as 4 hours depending on your pace.

Skeleton Gorge: The hike is usually 5-hours in duration from your pick up to the mountain and back again. The average duration of the hike is 5 hours but can be as short as 3 hour or as long as 6 hours depending on your pace.

PICK UP TIME:
15 minutes before the scheduled hike.

*Pick up time will depend on the address from your accommodation and it will be provided by your guide. Pick up is covered in Cape Town central and Atlantic Seaboard zones.

WEAR:
Light and breathable clothing that you can take off in layers when it gets hot or put on when it gets cold. Jackets or pull overs is also recommended. Hiking shoes are not required, any comfortable closed shoes will do.
BRING:
A backpack which is able to hold 1.5L to 2L water and trail snacks provided (e.g. croissant, hot drinks). Headlamps will be provided on the hike as needed.
ITINERARY:
On enquiry we will lead you through the process to get up the mountain quickly and effectively. The guide will be waiting to greet you with a warm welcome at your accommodation. Now that we have you ready to be loaded up into the vehicle which is a luxury class SUV with a spacious interior for 4 people so we will make our way to fetch the other participants who have booked a group hike or if your hike is private we will make our way straight to the mountain to begin the hike. Driving to the mountain takes approximately 15 minutes but during traffic it could take 30 minutes or maybe 45. Fetching other participants should not take longer than 30 minutes as we arrange segmented transportation within peak hours of traffic. The group will arrive together to meet and greet with snacks and drinks being on hand out as you arrive. The waiver and indemnity form will be handed out for you to sign and is in case of any injury or damage sustained while on tour. The group receives a briefing by the guide as soon as everyone has completed the form and then we are ready to begin our accent up the mountain. Taking breaks along the way to rest and for some water while the guide gives informative commentary about the surrounding flora and fauna of the trail as well as the city views. Summit the mountain to take in the magnificent views on top from an almost unhindered 360 degree view with the most amazing views. Have pictures taken in all directions with the group and the guide. Relax for a breather while we enjoy the most beautiful view in Cape Town! When you’re ready then we can go down the mountain by taking it slowly to make sure everything is okay. Coffee, hot chocolate or tea is included on your return before taking some final pictures of the mountain views. When everyone is done we load up the vehicle and drive you back to your accommodation before the final goodbyes.
COST:
Lion's Head: R1,150=$80 per person in a group.
Table Mountain: R1,350=$100 per person in a group.
Platteklip Gorge: R1,350=$100 per person in a group.
Skeleton Gorge: R1,950=$150 per person in a group.
India Venster: R1,550=$110 per person in a group.

*Private hikes are also available and we do take couples on honeymoon
hikes that are aimed to cover the best landscapes for couple’s photography.

PAYMENT:
Payment is by card through the link that we will provide when you make contact with us. Payments are processed by PayPal which is a 3rd party payment gateway and we do not store your card details or keep records.

*Payment policy applies and we do not refund hikes cancelled under 24 hours. Medical records must be presented in the case where we receive a cancellation request from you with a medical concern. No show policy is the same as cancellation and your hike will not be refunded under our Terms and Conditions.

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