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Platteklip Gorge hike

Platteklip Gorge hike

Platteklip Gorge hike is the most common way up Table Mountain as it’s the easiest hike up the mountain with the most visible path. Most of the hike is made up of stone steps. Some of the sections do have steps as high as your hips about 1.2 meters high. Remember, your local guide will be there to help pull you up when needed. Conquer Table mountain with Alocal!

Trip date and time: 8 am to 3 pm, seven days a week

What to bring: Torch, waterproof jackets, warm clothes, hiking shoes, hat, sunblock and sunglasses.

The Platteklip Gorge hike is challenging but it is also the fastest route up Table Mountain. The route overlooks the City, Table Bay, and Devil’s Peak. This journey will relieve all stress and problems and as you enjoy the surroundings and feel one with nature. This hike is perfect for you if you have never hiked before and feel like taking on Table Mountain because you can.

Day 1

Transport arrives at your accommodation to take you to the hike.

Day 2
The journey begins after 15 minutes of arriving.

As you arrive your guide will then start off the journey and guide you up the path.

Day 3
Hike up Table Mountain - 3 Hours +

Platteklip Gorge hike is about 3 hours to the top of Table Mountain.

Day 4
Rest and enjoy the experience.

After conquering Table Mountain 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.

Day 5
Cable Car Down

The cable car down is included in the price.

Day 6
We end our journey.

We will make our way back to the car and get you home safely.

What's included in cost:

  • Your local professional tour guide.
  • Water bottle for each guest. Alocal provides reusable bottles to reduce plastic wastage.
  • Transport from a central point in Cape Town. The location that suits you will be chosen.
  • Snacks such as fruit, bars, and peanuts. Please feel free to request anything specific.
  • Picnic blanket to sit on at the top of Table Mountain.
  • Cable Car down
How long does it take to walk up Table Mountain via Platteklip Gorge?

The hike takes less than 3 hours to complete. Time spent on Table Mountain after the hike is up to you.

How many Kilometers is the Platteklip Gorge hike

The hike is only about 3 kilometres but the steep path leads straight for the summit and all the way up we go.

How fit do i need to be to hike Table Mountain?

You need to be reasonably fit If you don't think you can do this hike then come on Lions head with us first.

You can send your inquiry via the form below.

Price From ZARR1,120
Total R 1,120 ZAR

Trip Facts

  • 1-10
  • 3 Hour hike.
  • Hike - A steep gradient will be taken for more than 80% of hike