CAPE TOWN ADVENTURE SPORT & FUN ACTIVITIES TO DO IN AND AROUND THE CITY
Their are an endless number of activities for people looking to do something a little different on their holiday when visiting the city. From hikes up Table Mountain to learning how to surf on one of the many scenic beaches and everything in between .
Cape Town half Day Hikes
Being surrounded by mountains Cape Town offers a large variety of hikes from the short leisurely to the more adventurous .
Lions Head Hike
This is one of the more popular hikes and a must do in Cape Town. Rising 700m above the city and offering panoramic views of the whole city and surrounding beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay. The hike is relatively easy and requires a moderate fitness level. The final ascent is assisted with chains and ladder .
Time +- 3 hours
Cost with qualified guide starts at R700
Skeleton Gorge Table Mountain
This hike starts on the Eastern side of Table Mountain in the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens with a walk through the highlights of the Garden before we start the actual hiking. We ascend Skeleton Gorge through rare, indigenous forest which offers some welcome shade from the African sun. This hike has 6 short ladders and a short section of boulders on route to scramble over. Eventually the path opens up offering expansive views of Cape Town’s southern suburbs and False Bay in the distance. At the top one finds the Hely-Hutchinson Reservoir which was completed in 1904 and was built to provide the city of Cape Town with fresh water. From this point it is a steady climb on the ‘back table’ of the mountain to Maclear’s Beacon which is the highest point on Table Mountain at 1085 meters. The last part is a relatively flat walk offering iconic views of the front side of Table Mountain and the City of Cape Town below. We descend via the cableway weather permitting.
Time +- 6 hours
Cost with guide starts from R 800 exclusive of Cable Way +- R135
SURF SCHOOL CAPE TOWN
Choose one of the many surfing spots in Cape Town on the Atlantic or Indian Ocean and have a fun day learning how to surf . Lessons are suitable for all ages, all equipment is provided ( board & wetsuit) , lessons can be private or in a group and start with 1 hour lesson .
Lessons start at R350 per hour ( 1 person private)