Platteklip Gorge Table Mountain Hiking Trail
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Platteklip Gorge Table Mountain Hiking Trail: The Ultimate Guide to Hiking Platteklip Gorge

Table Mountain is without a doubt one of Cape Town’s most iconic and beloved landmarks. But, instead of admiring its beauty from below, we highly recommend hiking Platteklip Gorge instead. Especially if you’re looking to immerse yourself…
Skeleton Gorge Table Mountain Hiking Trail
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Skeleton Gorge Hiking Trail: The ultimate guide to hiking Skeleton Gorge

Going on a Table Mountain hiking adventure is undoubtedly considered one of the top things to do in Cape Town. Standing tall at 1 085m at its highest point of elevation, the giant of the Cape Town skyline is not only considered one of…
Platteklip Gorge Hiking Trail - Secret Cape Town
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Platteklip Gorge Hiking Trail

Platteklip Gorge is one of the most popular hiking trails in Cape Town. It is also considered one of the busiest Table Mountain hiking routes, which takes you all the way to the top of the mountain. Although this may seem like the fastest route…
Kasteelpoort Hiking Trail - Secret Cape Town
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Kasteelpoort Hiking Trail

In the Mother City, there are seemingly endless hiking trails options. We’re going to go out on a limb to say that Kasteelspoort is one of the best hiking trails you can use to reach the top of Table Mountain. Here are a few reasons why.  The…
Secret Cape Town - Orange Kloof Hiking Trail
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Orange Kloof Hiking Trail

Orange Kloof is a gorgeous protected area that can be found just above Hout Bay on the southern end of the iconic Table Mountain range. You need a permit to hike here. The reason for this area’s protection is because of the Afromotane Forest.…
forge hiking app
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Forge: The New Trail App for the Cape Peninsula

There are more than 1 300 kilometers of hiking trails in the Cape Peninsula. The hiking community of Cape Town loves exploring the natural beauty of the city. If you are part of the outdoor fanatics club, calling Table Mountain and Lion’s…
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Where to See the Snow in Winter in Cape Town

Feature image courtesy of @snowreportsa Snow in South Africa remains a fascinating weather phenomenon. Maybe it’s because we’re used to mostly sunny skies and warm days. It’s a great adventure to go snow hunting in winter, and in Cape…
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The Cape Town Big Five: Nature

The Mother City offers you endless exploration opportunities. There’s enough things to keep you busy 24/7! We’ve decided to offer you small chunks of exploration options, the top 5 of everything that you have to see when visiting Cape Town. Whether…
Alternative Hiking Routes While Lionshead is Closed
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Alternative Hikes To Do In Cape Town While Lion's Head Is Closed

Lion's Head is closed for trail maintenance and repair from the 7th of January until the 14th of February. To read more about the closure click here. If you are like us you are probably looking for some other hikes to do in Cape Town…
Lions Head Closed Till 14th February
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Lion’s Head Closed for Trail Upgrades

UPDATE: The reopening of Lion’s Head has been postponed to the 1st of March. After the extensive fire on 27 January 2019, SANparks have been unable to complete the planned maintenance. An investigation was conducted by JP Smith, member of…