Point of Interest
Skeleton Gorge / Nursery Ravine Hike
A moderate hike through the shaded, indigenous forest up the Eastern slopes of Table Mountain, and summits at Maclear’s Beacon, the highest point on Table Mountain. The hike starts from the Kirstenbosch Gardens and takes about 5 hours in total. Once you reach the top, enjoy a refreshing dip in the…
Should the weather be too hot, I recommend Skeleton Gorge as a hike as the majority of the hike is under a tree canopy as it ascends the mountain.
Take the zigzag path from Kirstenbosch and trek up to this amazing butress. If you are brave sit on the edge to view the amazing city we inhabit!
A tough but totally worth it hike up the back side of Table Mountain, beginning in the utterly gorgeous Kirstenbosch Gardens. Check out the Boomslang bridge before you set off on the trail! It's a one-of-a-kind architectural achievement that meanders along the tops of the botanical garden's little…
If you are going to climb the mountain; this is the best way to get to the top. Starting point from Kirstenbosch Gardens or Newlands Forest.
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