The hike starts off at the end of Tafelberg road and leads up the saddle between Table Mountain and Devils Peak. The name sounds a lot more terrifying than the actual hike. It is a great achievement though, not that many people have gone to the top and it is an achievement that you can brag about to your family and friends.
Trip date and time: Run’s seven days a week. Times will be communicated beforehand and due to the season.
What to bring: Waterproof jackets, warm clothes, hiking shoes, hat, sunblock and sunglasses.
Transport arrives at your accommodation to take you to the hike.
Hike up Table Mountain - 3 Hours +
The hike should take 3 - 4 hours to complete
After conquering Devils peak you can sit back and relax have a look around and take a seat. This is where we smile, laugh and feel good about everything weve done, achieved and cherish the moment above the mountain.
We enjoy the walk down and also enjoy each moment as it arrives.
We will make our way back to the car and get you home safely.
Whats included in the Hike:
- Your local professional tour guide.
- Water bottle for each guest. Alocal provides reusable bottles to reduce plastic wastage.
- Transport: Alocal will pick up and drop off wherever you desire.
- Snacks such as fruit, bars, biltong and peanuts. Please feel free to request anything specific.
- Picnic blanket
“Devil's Peak was originally known as Windberg or Charles Mountain. The English term Devil's Peak is a 19th-century translation from the Dutch Duiwels Kop, and supposedly comes from the folk-tale about a Dutch man called Jan van Hunks, a prodigious pipe smoker who lived at the foot of the mountain. He was forced by his wife to leave the house whenever he smoked his pipe. One day, while smoking on the slopes of the peak, he met a mysterious stranger who also smoked. They each bragged of how much they smoked and so they fell into a pipe-smoking contest. The stranger turned out to be the devil and Van Hunks eventually won the contest, but not before the smoke that they had made had covered the mountain, forming the tablecloth cloud”