Hoerikwaggo Hike

Hiking Trails in or near Cape Point, Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town, South Africa.

Things To Do in Cape PointHoerikwaggo Hike

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Where? This trail leaves Cape Town to head up Table Mountain along its many footpaths in the company of qualified mountain guides.

When? Booking is essential.

How? Call +27 (0)21 683-7826

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Overnight at accommodation in Cape Point, in Cape Town

Start: Cape Town
Finish: Cape Point
Duration: 87.9 km, 5 days
Fitness: difficult
Our tip: you can opt for shorter Hoerikwaggo trails if the full 5-day adventure is too long or heavy going

This organised, slackpack hike leaves Cape Town to head up Table Mountain along its many footpaths in the company of qualified mountain guides. All of the tented camps were built exclusively for the Hoerikwaggo trail, with an emphasis on 'touching the earth lightly'.

Day one:

Cape Town to Orange Kloof Forest 18.4 km (roughly 8 hours) - head up Platteklip Gorge to the upper cable station. Then make your way across to the coastal town of Hout Bay, overnighting in the tented camp of Orange Kloof, built using alien wood.

Day two:

Orange Kloof forest to Silvermine 17.5 km (roughly 7 hours) traverse the Constantiaberg and Vlakkeberg with views out over the Cape Peninsula, arriving at the Silvermine Tented Camp overlooking False Bay.

Day three:

Silvermine to Kommetjie 18 km (roughly 8 hours) a hike up Chapmans Peak then heads down to Noordhoek beach, which connects to Kommetjie.

Day four:

Kommetjie to Simonstown 17 km (roughly 7 hours) head to the Old Wireless Station and hike up Slngkop via Grootkoop, arriving at Signal School and Simonstown in the afternoon. Overnight in the naval village of Simonstown.

Day five:

Simonstown to Cape Point 17 km (roughly 7 hours) drive to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve entrance gate from which you hike all the way to Cape Point, passing beaches like bordjiesdrif, Buffels bay and Rooikrans.

You are driven back to Cape Town.

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