1 Day Walking tour itinerary for Cape Town: Go Off The Beaten Path In The Coastal City
Climb the Mountain in the Sea, as it is known in the local Khoi language ("Hoerikwaggo") with its view of the infamous Robben Island and Cape Town below. Explore the unknown areas on foot for a day, picnicking among ancient yellow wood trees, cave visits and hot chocolate on a ledge. Feel what it is like to have the dual reality of being in wildness and see a vibrant and fascinatingly diverse city right below you, at the foot of this natural wonder of the world.
Day walk up The table Mountain
Walk up and around Table Mountain - from easy to challenging. The recommended walk is along the base of the mountain and up via a lesser known ravine.
Morning start: summer - 7:30 am: winter 9am.
Walk takes about 3 hours at a gentle pace.
Exploration of unknown parts of the back table, tea on a ledge overlooking the city and a picnic lunch
Option of either descending via the famous cable car or taking another beautiful route down on foot
Maps to get an understanding of the area
Delicious picnic lunch.
Cable car (optional)
Guided walk with a local (French speaker is available)
Unknown places in the lesser known "Back Table"
Hot chocolate in the shelter of old hidden yellow wood trees with unbelievable views of Robben island and Cape Town city below.
History of Cape Town and explanations of local life
Animal tracking, learning about bird language, medicinal plants and natural navigation skill
Walks are variable depending on your ability, how much you'd like to explore, level of fitness etc.
Pick ups from accommodation can be arranged for an extra fee.
Catering for the picnic can accommodate any kinds of dietary requirements.
Type of Tour
This tour is offered throughout the year.
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