Gifberg Hiking Trails – Day 1, Sept 2020

Gifberg Hiking Trails – Day 1, Sept 2020

Gifberg Holiday Farm – Day 1 This was my break-out hiking adventure after months of Covid-19 lockdown. I had not been to the Gifberg Holiday Farm for over ten years and when it became uncertain at what stage we would be allowed to travel across provincial borders, it...
Whale Trail – News Flash

Whale Trail – News Flash

Experience the Whale Trail Slackpacker style. Our original booking for October 2020 was cancelled due to Covid-19 – now just been re-instated so last minute places available. The Whale Trail is one of South Africa's iconic trails, with bookings opening a year in...
Table Mountain via Skeleton Gorge

Table Mountain via Skeleton Gorge

Table Mountain via Skelelton Gorge We usually start this route with a gentle stroll through the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. It is an ideal way to warm up the hiking legs and to get an overview of the stunning variation of plant life in the Cape Floral Kingdom....
Table Mountain Hiking Safety

Table Mountain Hiking Safety

General Safety Advice for Table Mountain Hiking Table Mountain National Park covers an area of about 220 square km (54000 acres). The Table Mountain chain is a spine of peaks, ridges and valleys that stretch approximately 80 km from the well known 'flat' Western &...
Platteklip Gorge Trail

Platteklip Gorge Trail

Platteklip Gorge Trail – the quickest hike to the top of Table Mountain Platteklip Gorge is certainly the most popular hiking route to the top of Table Mountain – sometimes known as the 'N1' highway to the top. The term Platteklip means 'flat rock' and is named...