Kasteelspoort to the Cableway

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This route starts by heading up the jeep track from the stunning Camps Bay or Atlantic Ocean side of Table Mountain. It connects to the historical Pipe Track and Kasteelspoort which is a steady climb up a beautiful ravine. Massive buttresses flanking both sides of the ravine make this a strikingly beautiful way to ascend. Halfway up is a nice break spot called ‘Breakfast Rock’ which is a perfect photo opportunity with views of Lions Head and the Atlantic Ocean below. Once you reach the top of Kasteelspoort you’ll make your way to view the remnants of the historical Old Cableway where we will share some insight into the past. Here there is also an opportunity for the brave to go out onto ‘Diving Board Rock’ for an incredible picture to show others back home. From the Old Cableway, you’ll hike up part of the Valley of the Red Gods & into the Valley of Isolation which has interesting rock formations creating a bowl-like valley and both offer peace in nature. From there, the descent is into Echo Valley and up the backside of Table Mountain up 3 ladders. Here you’ll enjoy views overlooking your starting point down below and you’ll see how far you’ve come. We make our way to the Cableway and descend down weather permitting. At the bottom we taxi back to our vehicle at the starting point.

One reason to choose this route: You’ll experience three sides of the mountain in one hike & beautiful views all around.

Time: +/-5 hours

Cost: R1050 per person (+R600 for the group to have a privately guided hike or +R600 single supplement if applicable). Rates valid until August 31, 2019.

Includes: Pick up and drop off from your accommodation in Cape Town’s City Centre and Atlantic Seaboard areas.

Excludes: Cableway fee (R190 per person), or R200 per person fee to walk down if the Cableway is closed due to high wind.

Let us know if you’d like to purchase a lunchbox from us for R150 per person. Included: a sandwich, seasonal fruit, snacks and 2 liters of water to keep your energy up along the way. Or purchase a snack pack which is all of the above minus the sandwich for R110 per person. We are happy to accommodate any dietary requirements you may have, just let us know at the time of booking.

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