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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  • We went up the Platteklip in about 2 hours. When you are more fit you can be there faster. Bring water with you and when it's sunny have some eyeglasses. The only thing you really need to consider is ...  more »
  • If you want to avoid the queue at the Cable Car (and save some Rand as well) you may consider to walk up. Expect steps, steps and - yes - steps. Your reward will be a great view. This Hike is the most...  more »
  • I just returned to Cape Town after 5 years and we did an early morning hike up Platteklip Gorge to the top of Table Mountain. This is always an outstanding hike and a good workout and in my view a pre...  more »
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