To book for any of the below hikes, please visit our Contact Details page and get in touch with the relevant hike leader. Please note that smoking is not permitted on any of our hikes.

    • 23 Feb 2018
    • 25 Feb 2018
    • Porterville
    Camping, swimming, hiking the Leopard Trail
    Hike's grade: 2B/2C

    • 25 Feb 2018
    • 07:45 - 11:45
    • Suikerbossie
    A scramble route in the mountains above Hout Bay and Llandudno with great views from Judas Peak. Fitness and comfort with exposure to heights required. Meet at Suikerbossie car park at 07:45 for prompt 08:00 start. Bookings close 18:00 on 9 February 2018
    Hike's grade: 3D

    • 1 Mar 2018
    • 4 Mar 2018
    • Van Rhynsdorp
    2 half day hikes on the farm on top of Gifberg, plus lots of time to relax, socialize, swim and braai. Sleep in farmhouse and cottages. R720 pp for 3 nights accommodation. No smoking permitted.
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 4 Mar 2018
    • 07:30 - 14:30
    • Table Mountain
    One of the Table Mountain classics. Ascend Grotto ravine and then take a long and sensational traverse to the top of Cairn Ravine. Descend by Cable Car or India Venster. Great views and the entire traverse will be in shade.
    Hike's grade: 4D

    • 4 Mar 2018
    • 08:00 - 13:00
    • Table Mountain
    Ascend Nursery Ravine descend Cecelia Ridge.
    Hike's grade: 3C

    • 4 Mar 2018
    • 09:00 - 12:00
    • Kalk Bay
    Kalk Bay to Baileys Cottage circuit via Boyes Drive with optional lunch stop
    Hike's grade: 1A

    • 10 Mar 2018
    • 08:00 - 14:00
    • Bainskloof
    An easy hike with swimming and local history on the way.  Distance 14 km.  Closing date March 6th.  Max 12 people.
    Hike's grade: 2A

    • 18 Mar 2018
    • 07:45 - 13:45
    • Simonstown
    A scramble up Swartkop Peak followed by a traverse hike to Smitswinkels Bay involving a steep downclimb. Stunning south peninsula views. Car shuttling required. Meet at Cape Nature office at Smitswinkels Bay carpark at 07:45. Bookings close on Friday 18:00.
    Hike's grade: 4C

    • 18 Mar 2018
    • 08:00 - 14:00
    • Table Mountain
    Circular route from Rhodes Memorial to Newlands Forest. Stiff gradient to Kings Blockhouse. Fitness essential. No smoking please.
    Hike's grade: 2C

    • 18 Mar 2018
    • 08:00 - 15:00
    • Table Mountain
    Hike starts at Kloof Corner, follow the pipe track and ascend Kasteelspoort to the ruins of the first cable car on Table Mountain. Hike to Echo Valley and up the back table to the Cable Car.
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 25 Mar 2018
    • 08:00 - 13:00
    • Table Mountain
    Meeting at Platteklip Gorge Parking Area, from where we will leave going up to the contour path, then further up to the "Right Face & then the Arrow Face", and coming down the India - Venster - Route. VERY EXPOSED TO HEIGHTS.
    Hike's grade: 3D

    • 25 Mar 2018
    • 08:00 - 14:00
    • Somerset West
    An ascent of Helderberg from the Nature Reserve at Somerset West with lovely views of False bay
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 25 Mar 2018
    • 08:30 - 12:30
    • Table Mountain
    The hike starts on Tafelberg Road and ascends to the upper contour path to Pulpit Rock. On the descent we will take the lower contour towards Platteklip Gorge and descend via Platteklip Gorge.
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 8 Apr 2018
    • 07:45 - 11:45
    • Cecilia Forest
    Easy scrambling with a little exposure here and there. Exciting route with unique views over Orange Kloof. Meet at Cecelia Forest parking lot at 07:45 for prompt 08:00 start. Bookings close on Friday 18:00.
    Hike's grade: 3C

    • 8 Apr 2018
    • 08:00 - 14:00
    • Table Mountain
    Ascend Platteklip, then hike to McClears beacon via Echo Valley. The descent to Tafelberg Rd will be with the cable car or hike down Platteklip Gorge
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 15 Apr 2018
    • 08:00 - 14:00
    • Table Mountain
    A classic route up Table Mountain below the cable car. A steep ascent with some fairly difficult scrambling sections
    Hike's grade: 3D

    • 15 Apr 2018
    • 08:30 - 13:30
    • Redhill
    Linear hike, Redhill to Scarborough.
    Hike's grade: 3C

    • 15 Apr 2018
    • 09:00 - 13:00
    • Simonstown
    Hike to the top of Swartkop views of False Bay and Simonstown
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 20 Apr 2018
    • 23 Apr 2018
    • Worcester, Montagu
    4 day trip with 3 nights, includes one day of socializing plus one full day hike of approx 6-7hrs. Two options available. From Nuy Valley to Koo Valley or from Koo Valley to Nuy Valley. Accommodation in house / cottages. Max 12 people per option.
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 22 Apr 2018
    • 08:30 - 13:30
    • Constantia
    Start at Constantia Corner ascend to Eagles Nest and then to Cecilia Waterfall.
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 27 Apr 2018
    • 1 May 2018
    • Gansbaai
    The Fynbos trail is a unique nature experience in the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom. It is a fully guided and catered slack-packing trail. It has a two or three night option and takes hikers along a beautiful stretch of trail through coastal and mountain fynbos, remote. Please note this hike is now fully booked.
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 27 Apr 2018
    • 08:30 - 13:30
    • Darling
    Dayhike in Farmlands. Game, birds, Fynbos, flowers, wine tasting and lunch at Cloof Wine Estate
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 5 May 2018
    • 6 May 2018
    • Botriver
    Accommodation at Klipbok and Eyrie.  Max 16 people.  Fully self catering.  Linen, towels, swimming facilities provided, and a new Cape Nature Trail which is about 12 kms but there are add ons and shorter options.  All on paths.  No scrambling. There are easier / shorter walks available.  www.porcupinehills.co.za  Cost per hiker is R 768.75 (16 hikers).  Booking closes Feb 2nd.  50% deposit required by Friday Feb 2nd.  Remaining 50% is required by April 20th.
    Hike's grade: 3C

    • 6 May 2018
    • 08:30 - 12:00
    • Hout Bay
    Stunning  views, interesting history, fabulous fynbos, no need to pay toll fee (day pass from Hout Bay side if returning same way)
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 6 May 2018
    • 09:00 - 13:00
    • Silvermine - West Gate
    Gate Fee or Wild Card. Hike starts from the parking area up to Constantia Peak and back to parking area.
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 12 May 2018
    • 08:00 - 14:00
    • Jonkershoek
    An easy hike with some ups and downs but no scrambling. Distance 10 km.  Closing date May 9th.  Max 12 people.
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 13 May 2018
    • 08:00 - 16:00
    • Table Mountain
    Strenuous hike up Skeleton Gorge.  Return via Nursery Ravine or jeep track.  Fitness essential.  No smoking please.
    Hike's grade: 3C

    • 13 May 2018
    • 08:30 - 12:30
    • Constantia
    Scenic hike in Constantia Greenbelt
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 18 May 2018
    • 20 May 2018
    • Barrydale
    Max 12. Easy circular route at the foothills of the Langeberg mountains. Magnificent views, waterfalls. Sleep at Warmwaterberg Spa - hot mineral pools.
    Hike's grade: 2A

    • 20 May 2018
    • 08:30 - 14:30
    • Constantia
    Hike starts at Constantia Corner, ascend to Eagles Nest and veer off to the right to Bel Ombre. The hike will take you to the dams at the back of Table Mountain and then descend down to Constantia Corner.
    Hike's grade: 3C

    • 25 May 2018
    • 27 May 2018
    • Arniston
    Two coastal hikes, visiting Waenhuiskrans Cave at low tide, stay in bungalows in Municipal Caravan Park.   Max 12 people.
    Hike's grade: 1A

    • 27 May 2018
    • 08:00 - 14:00
    • Helderberg
    Meeting at the Old Helderberg Farm, off the R44 between Stellenbosch and The Strand / Somerset West.
    Hike's grade: 3D

    • 27 May 2018
    • 09:00 - 14:00
    • Cape of Good Hope
    Shipwrecks, whale bone, fauna and flora, wonderful rock formations, military history. Gate fee or Wild Card
    Hike's grade: 2A

    • 3 Jun 2018
    • 08:30 - 13:30
    • Silvermine
    Park at dam.  Return river route.
    Hike's grade: 3C

    • 10 Jun 2018
    • 08:00 - 13:00
    • Silvermine
    Beautiful views of the False Bay coast.  Fitness essential.  No smoking please.
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 10 Jun 2018
    • 09:00 - 15:00
    • Cape Point
    Cape Point parking area  to Vasco da Gama Peak down to the west coast to Southern Most Point, Dais Beach and back
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 17 Jun 2018
    • 08:00 - 15:00
    • Table Mountain
    Meeting at the Kloof Corner Parking Area, zig - zag up the corner up to the contour path, then up the India Venster route, coming down Diagonal & back to Kloof Corner on the Pipe Track
    Hike's grade: 4D

    • 24 Jun 2018
    • 08:00 - 14:00
    • Table Mountain
    Very scenic hike from Rhodes Memorial, steep up Mowbray Ridge to the fire-lookout hut, then follow the upper contour path around and back down the lower contour path. On our way back we will have a tea break at the Woodstock Cave.
    Hike's grade: 3D

    • 24 Jun 2018
    • 08:30 - 13:30
    • Silvermine West
    Stupendous views, fauna and flora, interesting history. Gate fee or wild card
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 29 Jun 2018
    • 1 Jul 2018
    • Grabouw
    Hiking.  Stay in country house between orchards.  Max 6 people.
    Hike's grade: 2A

    • 1 Jul 2018
    • 08:00 - 14:00
    • Table Mountain
    Meeting at Theresa Ave, Camps Bay. Pipe Track to Oudekraal ravine and back via Tranquility Cracks & coming down Woody ravine
    Hike's grade: 3C

    • 1 Jul 2018
    • 08:00 - 15:00
    • Jonkershoek
    A climb to the watershed between Haelkop & Stellenboschberg, overlooking False Bay. Initially on a good path, which becomes fainter later but well- graded for most of the way. Great views. A long day out so fitness essential. Gate fee or Wild card. 
    Hike's grade: 4B

    • 8 Jul 2018
    • 08:00 - 15:00
    • Orange Kloof - Table Mountain
    Indigenous forest, fynbos, an interesting rock formation, waterfall ravine, Woodhead Tunnel - limited to 12 (permit)
    Hike's grade: 3C

    • 8 Jul 2018
    • 08:30 - 13:30
    • Constantia - Hout Bay
    Start and Finish at Price Drive
    Hike's grade: 3C

    • 15 Jul 2018
    • 08:30 - 13:30
    • Devils Peak
    The hike starts on Tafelberg Road and ascends to the lower contour path to Oppelskop and then to the Saddle. On the descent we will take the  lower contour towards Platteklip Gorge and descend via Platteklip Gorge.
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 15 Jul 2018
    • 09:00 - 14:00
    • Plattekloof
    Gate fee. This Nature Reserve has over 10km walking trails and wonderful 360 degree view of  The Mother City, Table Mountain  and Paarl.
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 22 Jul 2018
    • 08:00 - 14:00
    • Table Mountain
    Meeting at the Kloof Corner Parking Area, from where we will hike on the Pipe Track, going up on the Diagonal Route, and coming down Kasteelspoort and back.
    Hike's grade: 3D

    • 29 Jul 2018
    • 09:00 - 12:00
    • Cape of Good Hope
    Awesome views over False Bay, historic cannon and Kiln, fauna and flora - gate fee or Wild Card.
    Hike's grade: 2A

    • 5 Aug 2018
    • 07:30 - 17:30
    • Jonkershoek
    A breathtaking ascent to this popular peak. 1250 metres of ascent and descent, 17km distance. Up Langrivierkloof and down Nerinakloof. Only for the fit with no fear of heights. An epic day hike! Gate fee or Wild card.
    Hike's grade: 4D

    • 5 Aug 2018
    • 08:30 - 13:30
    • Paarl
    Average hike on the granite rocks estimated at 500 million years since breaking through the slate and sandstone formations. 360° view.
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 12 Aug 2018
    • 07:45 - 12:45
    • Silvermine
    A long and strenuous hike up Blackburn Ravine, up and along the Panorama Route to Noordhoek Peak, down the southern path above Noordhoek then back to the cars at East Fort along the contour path. Meet at East Fort, Chapman's Peak at 07:45 for prompt 08:00 start.  Bookings close on Friday 18:00.
    Hike's grade: 4B

    • 18 Aug 2018
    • 08:00 - 14:00
    • Jonkershoek
    Not so easy hike as we go half way uphill against Kurktrekkernek.  After heavy rains we will be rewarded with stunning views of three waterfalls and another small one as a bonus on our way back.  Distance 10 kms.  Max 12 people.  Closing date August 15th.
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 19 Aug 2018
    • 08:30 - 12:30
    • Table Mountain
    The hike starts on Tafelberg Road and ascends to the upper contour path to Pulpit Rock. On the descent we will take the lower contour towards Platteklip Gorge and descend via Platteklip Gorge.
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 26 Aug 2018
    • 08:30 - 13:30
    • Paarl
    A longish but easy going circumnavigation of Paarl mountain. Late winter / early spring should bring out exceptional fynbos and keep temperatures pleasant.
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 26 Aug 2018
    • 08:30 - 13:30
    • Darling
    Dayhike in Farmlands/Game, Birds, Fynbos, Flowers, Winetasting and Lunch at Cloof Wine Estate
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 26 Aug 2018
    • 08:30 - 13:30
    • Franchhoek
    Permit Fee.  Circular route.
    Hike's grade: 3C

    • 29 Aug 2018
    • 30 Aug 2018
    • West Coast Nat.Park
    This is a must do hike during the flower season in the Postberg part of the West Coast National Park !  It is a full pack hike (no slack packing) with own tents.  Slight but short uphills.  Distance Day 1 : 14.5 kms.  Day 2: 6 kms.  NB:  Closing date May 30th.  Max 8 people.
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 31 Aug 2018
    • 2 Sep 2018
    • Napier
    Hiking.  Stay in guest house.   Max 10 people.
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 2 Sep 2018
    • 08:30 - 14:30
    • West Coast National Park
    Annual Flowerwalk in the West Coast National Park.
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 2 Sep 2018
    • 08:30 - 15:30
    • Franchhoek
    The hike is 16.5 kms. The first section from the entry gate is along the dirt road and then one turns left to make a steady climb up the mountain.  From there the remainder of the hike is basically level.
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 14 Sep 2018
    • 16 Sep 2018
    • Rawsonville
    Max 12. Full on camping; Saturday waterfall hike 4-5hrs; Sunday easy circular route on wine farm. Magnificent views, waterfalls, wine tasting.
    Hike's grade: 2A / 3B

    • 15 Sep 2018
    • 19 Sep 2018
    • Swellendam
    After being closed for 6 years, one of the country's premiere hiking trails is back open again with new huts and a rejuvenated Marloth Nature Reserve which is also a World Heritage site, a mere 2 hours outside Cape Town. Traditionally a self-sufficient 6-day trail, we will condense it into 5 days to reduce our pack weights as this is a self sufficient trail
    Hike's grade: 4B

    • 16 Sep 2018
    • 08:30 - 15:30
    • Cape Point
    Linear hike, car shuttle.
    Hike's grade: 4C

    • 21 Sep 2018
    • 24 Sep 2018
    • McGregor
    Stay in stunning accommodation at Whipstock Farm. Hike to Oak Falls and various other day hikes in the area.
    Hike's grade: 2B / 3B

    • 23 Sep 2018
    • 08:00 - 14:00
    • Jonkershoek / Stellenbosch
    A classic day trail in the beautiful Jonkershoek mountains. Wild Card / gate fee applicable.
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 28 Sep 2018
    • 30 Sep 2018
    • Gansbaai
    Coastal hike, visiting historic cave and indigenous forest.  Stay in Backpackers Lodge.  Max 8 people.
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 30 Sep 2018
    • 08:30 - 13:30
    • Silvermine West
    Silvermine Dam to Chapmans Peak and back.  Entry Fee / Wild Card
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 6 Oct 2018
    • 8 Oct 2018
    • Betty's Bay
    Gate Fee or Wild Card.  Max 18 hkers.  Accommodation at Bayside Backpackers.  Days walks in the Kogelberg Nature reserve.
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 7 Oct 2018
    • 08:00 - 13:00
    • Table Mountain
    A classic scramble on the Camps Bay side of Table Mountain, taking in a cave and a chimney along the way. Plenty of B grade scrambles, narrow ledges and some exposure to heights. Return down Kasteelspoort or Woody Ravine. 
    Hike's grade: 3D

    • 7 Oct 2018
    • 08:30 - 13:30
    • Welgemoed
    Gate Fee.  Start at Welgemoed Gate.  Spetacular views of Table Mountain and Boland Mountains.
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 7 Oct 2018
    • 08:30 - 15:30
    • Bot River
    Linear Hike, Bot River to Houwhoek Inn. Mostly on path / jeep track.
    Hike's grade: 4C

    • 19 Oct 2018
    • 21 Oct 2018
    • Tulbagh
    Max 12. Sleep in double-decker bus and cave. Magnificent views.
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 21 Oct 2018
    • 07:45 - 12:45
    • Twelve Apostles
    A long hike in and strenuous sustained scramble up a lesser known route up Twelve Apostles offering great scenery. Fitness and comfort with limited exposure to heights essential. Return via Kasteelspoort. Meet at Theresa Avenue Camps Bay at 07:45 for prompt 08:00 start. Bookings close Friday 18:00
    Hike's grade: 3C

    • 21 Oct 2018
    • 08:00 - 13:00
    • Table Mountain
    A route full of surprises on the back table.
    Hike's grade: 3C

    • 27 Oct 2018
    • 28 Oct 2018
    • Paarl
    Max 20. Camping on green terraces. Exclusive use of Lapa, with indoor braai, tables and chairs. Various day hikes on the farm.
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 28 Oct 2018
    • 08:30 - 14:30
    • Porterville
    Hiking to the Amphitheatre from Kalk Bay Station, exploring 5 caves around that area
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 3 Nov 2018
    • 9 Nov 2018
    • Garden Route
    Slackpacking. Popular trail on the garden route with comfortable overnight huts. Scenery alternates between indigenous forests, fynbos and mountain peaks. Swimming in mountain streams and pools. Book early to avoid disappointment.
    Hike's grade: 4B

    • 4 Nov 2018
    • 08:00 - 15:00
    • Table Mountain
    Hike starts at Kloof Corner, follow the pipe track and ascend Kasteelspoort to the ruins of the first cable car on Table Mountain. Hike to Echo Valley and up the back table to the Cable Car.
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 11 Nov 2018
    • 09:00 - 14:00
    • Table Mountain
    Meeting at Newlands Forest Station, off the M3 at 08h45 and leave at 09h00 sharp. Beautiful hike in the forest. First going up to the contour-path with a break at the Block House and then going down through the trees and back to the Newlands Forest Station. 
    Hike's grade: 3B

    • 18 Nov 2018
    • 08:00 - 13:00
    • Table Mountain
    An ascent on the Camps Bay side to the dams then descending via Kasteelspoort.
    Hike's grade: 3C

    • 18 Nov 2018
    • 08:00 - 14:00
    • Twelve Apostles
    Pause at Tranquility Cracks / descend Kasteelspoort.
    Hike's grade: 3C

    • 25 Nov 2018
    • 09:00 - 13:00
    • Jonkershoek / Stellenbosch
    Beautiful hike with amazing vegetation .This hike will be at an easy pace with minimal climbing, one last minor climb to the 2nd waterfall, where will be main stop for lunch. Wild card or entry fee to Jonkershoek Nature Reserve. 
    Hike's grade: 2B

    • 7 Dec 2018
    • 9 Dec 2018
    • Bredasdorp
    Camping and day hikes in this beautiful reserve
    Hike's grade: 2B


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