Photo Caption: There are a number of amazing caves and ledges that look out onto #tablemountain. Can you #guesswhere this one is in this epic photo by 📷 @picstagramms (Definitely one of the best sunrise hikes 😍 ) #guesswherecapetown #secretcapetown #capehiking #hikethecape #hiking #capetown #tablemountainview #canyouspottablemountain #whereistablemountain
Lion’s head is not only one of the most iconic landmarks in Cape Town, it is also one of the most-visited hiking spots. Its magnificent views of the ocean, Camp’s Bay, and the renowned Table Mountain draws people from all walks of life. It has a number of hidden caves, the most popular of which is Wally’s Cave.
Wally’s Cave was once a secret spot on Lion’s Head. But the circular cave mouth with its breathtaking view of Table Mountain now draws hikers and adventure seekers like moths to a flame. Hikers go to Wally’s Cave at sunrise or sunset to take an epic silhouette shot with the mouth of the cave as a frame and Table Mountain as the perfect backdrop. The cave is sheltered and was named after a British-born honorary scout, Wally Struthers, who made it his mission to build up water pools and sheltered caves on the mountain.
To get to Wally’s Cave, you have to deviate from the main Lion’s Head trail. Take a left detour just before the first ladders and follow a well-trodden path until you reach the cave. But the Table Mountain National Park has closed the illegal access trail to Wally’s Cave after the death of a hiker. The increasing number of visitors has caused major erosion which has led to a high risk of falling rocks. For the safety of the hikers, Wally’s Cave is temporarily closed at the moment. Contact the South African National Parks for updates on the situation.
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