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Cape Town: Fynbos & Forest Nature Walk

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What to Expect
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This is an easy guided walk where you will immerse yourself in the richest flower kingdom in the world. You will meander through mountain forest, fynbos, and alien plantations and learn about the importance of this natural heritage to South Africa and the world. On the way, your guide will share some knowledge and stories of the history of the area as well as get some photos of flowers and birds and mammals if you are lucky.

Stop At:

• Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Rhodes Drive Newlands, Newlands 7735 South Africa
• Table Mountain National Park 8001 South Africa
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Important Information
Departure Point
Ficus Avenue, Wynberg NU (2), Cape Town, 7800, South Africa
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water - Still Water
  • Entrance to Kirstenbosch
Exclusions
  • Private transportation
  • Snacks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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By: Wild Things Outdoor
51 Reviews
67katiee
Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
275
Amazing guide and views
We loved this hike. Our guide was so knowledgeable about the history and nature of the area. Definitely worth the money to go with a guide to enhance the experience.
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joeye672
30
Sunset hike
Fatima took my friends and I on a wonderful sunset hike full of vivid detail about the history and vegetation. We were well equipped for the hike up and down the mountain, would highly recommend!
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JPS D
Long Beach, California
63
Breathtaking scenery and wonderful guide!
This trip was beyond what we were expecting. The hike was has some quite challenging parts but nonetheless easy hike over all, the sceneries as you head up was breathtaking! The seeing the table mountain ranges soaked in sunset at the peak of lion's head was mesmerizing! too many opportunities to take wonderful pictures! What made this trip extra amazing was our guide! SHOUT OUT TO STUART!! First of, he offered us a ride to and from the hiking spot even though it is not included in the trip! That was a very nice gesture. But not only that, he's very professional, knowledgeable and makes everyone feel easy with each other while doing the hike! All through out the hike, he was very much concerned with everyone's safety! He was not in a rush and actually took time to explain facts about Cape town's history, mountains, flora and fauna and it's people! and not to mention he brought some extra water and snacks! He is the BEST! STUART's the best!
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488haroldd
Brisbane, Australia
40
Platteklip Gorge Hike
We hiked table mountain with Stuart Coffey. It was absolutely fantastic. The pace was easy and Stuart was encyclopaedic in his knowledge of the mountain. Plus he’s a good bloke. Highly recommend it. You don’t have to be fit to do it.
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H8436IQmarkd
Brisbane, Australia
3911
Great guided walk up Table Mountain
We had a fabulous morning on a guided walk up Table Mountain. Stuart was so knowledgeable about the flora, fauna, geology and history of the Cape. Such a great experience
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Angelique94618
10
An unforgettable hike with an awesome guide!
On our first day we took a tour up Lion's Head with Stuart. Even though I'm afraid of heights, he made me feel safe and secure and was sure I was comfortable during any time of the hike. He was also great company to have around and was extremely knowledgeable. In spite of his extensive knowledge of botany, the city and its history, he didn't bore us to death with facts and figures, but rather told the history through interesting and fascinating stories and by answering our questions and telling us about the wildlife we encountered along the way. Stuart was amazing and if we ever go on a tour in Cape Town again, we'd love nothing more than for him to be our guide!
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F2270UGluisam
30
Challenge well mastered
My friend and I decided to have a guided hike to Lions Head because we have little to no experience in hiking up a mountain. I'm so happy we decided that way because we couldn't have done it without our guide Stuart. He was really supportive and patient with us and brought us safely up to the summit. He also provided us with extra water, snacks and a lot of knowledge about nature and South African History. We were really proud of ourselves and thankful to Stuart that he made it possible for us to have such an amazing experience.
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bobbywangsaa
bandung
10
Highly recommended hike with one million dollar sunset view at the top
We were initially worried to take the tour since we are inexperienced hikers. Stuart, being an amazing guide he is, convinced us otherwise and he paced the hike specifically for us while giving us cultural, floral and fauna knowledge on Lion's Head and Capetown as well. We are proud to be his first Indonesian hikers he took up to the top and absolutely enjoyed the sunset and the surroundings view. It was a surreal experience and without Stuart's guidance we would probably have given up halfway :) Fantastic and absolutely recommended tour to take in Cape Town
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traveladdict186338
Toronto, Canada
31
Great hike with an informative guide
We hiked to Lion's Head with Stuart at the beginning of August. Stuart was very professional and even had some extra water packed for us. He led our group up the mountain at a good pace and stopped regularly to infer us about the unique floral on the ground. He was very informative about Cape Town and the whole of South Africa. He had just arrived, so it was great to hear a locals perspective. Stuart made sure we were all safe and even provided us with headlights for the trek down. I would have loved to do more hikes up to Table Mountain with Wild Things Outdoor, but the weather and cable car weren't cooperating with us. I would highly recommend doing this hike with a guide for a rewarding experience.
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ErinSchule
10
Stuart is Amazing
Me and my husband hiked up with Stuart and he was the most amazing guide. We had such an enjoyable night. He made us feel safe and never rushed. He also taught us so much about the mountain- from the nature around us to the history of the landmark. He also took wonderful photos for us. We questioned whether we could do the sunset hike on our own but in the end we were so happy to have a guide. Stuart had strap on headlights to help us descend as it was very dark at the end of the hike. He also knew safer more secure paths away from the general public. Climbing the mountain was more involved than I thought and my husband and I are in pretty good shape. I can’t say enough about Stuart and the whole experience he provided. I would only recommend climbing the mountain with him. He was absolutely wonderful.
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mariesa112
Dusseldorf, Germany
10
Sundowner @ Lion‘s Head
Stuart made our Trip perfect. Everything was well prepared and he knows a lot about nature. 5*, thanks!
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Judymvw
Basel, Switzerland
91
Great hike, excellent guide, fun & great learning
Super hike up Lions' Head - from mist at the start to sunshine on the top. Stuart paced the hike well, shared his knowledge about local flora and fauna, and got us safely through all climbs to the top plus down in darkness! We saw dassies, beautiful views of capetown & the ocean, and a marvelous sunset! Thank you!
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julzvb20
50
Wow! The BEST guide you could ask for!!
Wow! Stuart is the BEST guide you could ask for in South Africa. I have been part of two guided experiences with him and each time, they were beautifully tailored to the group. He strikes the perfect balance between providing relevant information (history, culture, and nature), while also having fun (so many laughs!), and ensuring the group’s safety at all times. I have been part of many tours on the Cape but none as phenomenal as Stuart’s. You will be missing out if you do not have him as your guide. Highly recommend!!!
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ctaylorgha
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
60
We took in the Cape tour and a visit to the wine lands then garden route for a four day tour
Stuart is a superior guide offering an experience based tour that gets you involved in the details of your trip. He is never less than engaging and attentive. I cannot recommend him highly enough. If there is a better guide in the Cape Town area I would love to meet them
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369johnnyh
21
Must Do! Amazing Sunset Hike at Lion’s Head.
Amazing sunset hike to the Lion’s Head during winter season. It was unforgettable standing at the cliff with awesome overviews on the Western Cape under your eye. Stuart is a great guide, knowledgeable and very experienced on the way to the top of the mountain. He also prepare a head light on our way down to ensure the safety of his guests. It’s a highly recommended tour whether you are here during summer or winter. We have enjoy every moment with him and he was also an amazing photographer with his phone. All the shots uploaded was taken by him. This has to be one of our lifetime memorable sunset hike.
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