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Mother City Hikers

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Address: Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 72 530 3464
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We offer full or half day hiking trips on Table Mountain which was just...

We offer full or half day hiking trips on Table Mountain which was just named 'One of the New Seven Wonders of Nature'. We tailor make our routes to suit each client's ability. Whether you are looking for adventure or just a walk away from it all we will be happy to guide you and get you back in nature.

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Table Mountain Private Hike Tour of Kasteelpoort Route from Cape Town

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Wonder and adventure during Tranquility Cracks hike

My daughter and I recently hiked Tranquility Cracks with Roy as our guide. It was one of the most amazing experiences of my life! I am an ecologist and Table Mountain is a truly... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My daughter and I recently hiked Tranquility Cracks with Roy as our guide. It was one of the most amazing experiences of my life! I am an ecologist and Table Mountain is a truly unique environment, different than any I have ever seen. Mother City Hikers is definitely the best way to see it, whether you are visiting or live... More 

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Thank Marilyn S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I would highly recommend this hike up Table Mountain! Absolutely Breathtaking! Our Guide Roy was fantastic! Extremely knowledgable of the Biodiversity of this special Mountain! If you are in Cape Town and looking for an Adventure.. Do This!!

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Thank chrisrushworthuk
mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this review

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed this amazing hike and our guide, Roy. I love your passion and am so happy you did this route and are encouraging others too :) It would be great to have you on our other routes sometime. Let us know. All the best! More 

St Helier, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic hike up the Tranquility Cracks Route. Despite the cloud at the top. (Nothing you can do about that) we had a great day. Our guide, Roy, was great company and extremely knowledgeable about the mountain and, in particular, the huge variety of flowers and plants. All the arrangements had been made by email and everything ran smoothly.... More 

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mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this review

Thank you! The cloud is mysterious, wonderful, & sometimes very cold! I am glad you enjoyed the hike even with this happening. I am glad you felt Roy was excellent. We really like him too :) Thank you for the review of your experience. I am happy it went smoothly! Next time I would LOVE to meet you both. Thanks... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I did the Indian Venster with Kathy. Great hike with a very experienced hiking guide :) See had a lot of knowledge about nature and the area around Cape Town. Made a break with me whenever i needed and did walk in my speed with me. I called the day before at the evening and i could start the next... More 

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Thank Tamara T
mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this review

Thank you! I am so happy you loved the hike and Kathy too. It's a super route and yes, there is so much to learn about the mountain. I am happy that your guide shared all of that with you. Glad you feel our service is great! Please come back again :) All the best! More 

Sharon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lauren runs a fabulous hiking business. Our guide for the day was Steph. My husband and I were lead on the 5 hour Kasteelpoort hike up to the top of Table Mountain. They provided water and a wonderful packed lunch with many energy filled snacks. They kindly brought walking poles for my husband because he has knee problems. The sites... More 

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Thank Suzanne B
mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this review

We are SO happy you chose to spend some of your special 25th anniversary trip with us on Table Mountain! What spectacular weather you had too :) I am happy you enjoyed the hike, Steph and the lunches we packed for you. The views are incredible on that route...well done on your accomplishment! Thank you again for choosing to hike... More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned to Cape Town on holiday for the 2nd year and having had such a great experience with Mother City Hikers last year booked to take another route up the mountain. Lauren recommended Tranquility Cracks, which has some amazing views! It was a slightly easier climb up than Skeleton Gorge but still demanding! I really recommend Lauren and Mother... More 

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Thank j0t63
mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this review

Thank you! I am so pleased you got in touch with us again this year. I'm disappointed I wasn't able to guide you myself this trip but I appreciate you still hiking. It's great that you enjoyed the route and experience. Tranquility is a bit easier but still a good trek as you hike up and down on that one.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the 23th of january we hiked the tranquility cracks with Teodor, one of guides from Mother City Hikers. To be honest, we would never have had such an amazing hike without Teodor! He told us all kinds of facts about Tablemountain, Cape Town and South Africa. He took us to places we would never find on our own, even... More 

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mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this review

We LOVE that you hiked with us again this year. Thank you!! Teodor is an amazing guide and I'm happy he was able to guide you to Tranquility Cracks and around the backside of Table Mountain. I'm happy he made your experience great with his knowledge, humour and photography skills too :) All the best to you both and we... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I went on a Table Mountain hike with Mother City and I couldn't recommend them more enthusiastically as a tour company. The booking process was easy, everyone was super friendly and helpful and our guide was experienced, informative, helpful and LOVELY. We had such a great time with her and she really customised the day to what... More 

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mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this review

Thank you for your very detailed review! We are so thankful you hiked with us. Also glad you felt that the booking process was easy and the guide was patient, helpful and informative. Thanks for posting about the advice on the possibility of it being cold at the top even when hot at the base...that happens! It's hard to convince... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Lions Head is a trail that most people do on their own but I really recommend having a guide for all tips about the fauna and flora & being able to know the best routes to take and the secret places. The booking process with Mother City Hikers was very easy, Lauren explained to us the different options and you... More 

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mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this review

Thank you! Yes, Lions Head is one that many people are able to do on their own (and they do) but we are very happy you enjoyed the experience even more because you had a guide to point out the incredible flora and fauna we have here, and the secret spots too that you could have missed if going on... More 

Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Must-do in Cape Town! Amazing hike & experienced guide + interesting information on the mountain. Great communication, planning & preparation. You can not do it better.

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mothercityhiker, Owner at Mother City Hikers, responded to this review

Thank you :) You said it best! Simple and to the point. I love it. Thank you so much for your kind words. We hope to see you both again in Cape Town soon for more adventures! More 

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