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Helderberg Nature Reserve - West Peak Hike

Cape Town, Somerset West

Nature
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Trekking
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Mountain Day Hikes & Excursions
Helderberg Nature Reserve - West Peak Hike

Helderberg Nature Reserve

Somerset West-South Africa

The Helderberg Mountain with its beautiful natural feature near the town of Somerset West, Cape Town offers a fabulous hiking trail up and over its summit.It leads up through fabulous Fynbos and overlooking beautiful views and sceneries.It is a relatively a strenuous hike and only for the one sure of foot!

DAY 01

West Peak Hike

Helderberg Mountain

  • We meet at the Visitor's Centre in the Helderberg Nature Reserve; shortly after 07h30am, when the gates open.The hike will then start from here by 07h45am.

  • We will continue up the mountain while exploring the wonderful Fynbos and views.The hike to the top of West Peak usually takes about 3 and half hours and we should be there by about 12h30pm.

  • At the top of West Peak and halfway through our hike, we will have a lovely rest and enjoy our lunch. 

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The view from the top!

  • Afterwards, we will make on our way down the mountain.We should be back at the Visitor's Centre latest 16h30pm.

Profile of the Helderberg Mountain and days hike.


West Peak Profile













  • 580.00 ZAR Per Person (* 1 guest)
  • 1400.00 ZAR Per Group (* 2 to 4 People )
  • 2250.00 ZAR Per Group (* 5 to 9 People )
  • All guided interpretation of the Flora, Fauna and Geology.

  • As a treat and included in the excursion the guide(s) will carry some nice coffee and something sweet as a treat to enjoy along the way or as an addistiona to lunch atop the mountain. 

Hike Requirements;

  • Proper Hiking Boots/Shoes

  • Water (minimum 1.5 litres)

  • Warm clothes/Anorak & Hat

  • Your own lunch/snacks

Cape Town, Somerset West

Nature
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Trekking
Trekking
Backpacking
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This tour is offered throughout the year.The tour starts at 07:30 hours.

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