Platteklip Gorge, Table Mountain National Park

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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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  • As a relatively fit mid-thirties man this was a great climb to do. After a walk up to the start of the ascent you realise that its very direct up the gorge, made up[ of some large steps, boulders and ...  more »
  • This is a deceiving endless rock/ gorge climb. Carry lots of water and snacks on hot days. Great that the path for hikers is clearly demarcated! Distract yourself by enjoying the views and trying to g...  more »
  • As a reasonably fit female in my late fifties I expected this to be challenging and it was, but only because it is quite steep in parts and not straightforward path or steps. However, if you are reaso...  more »
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